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The fake promises of GE crops

Blog entry by Janet Cotter | June 22, 2013

There's been a lot of 'noise' recently about how genetically engineered (GE) crops can help "feed the world", and that they can help agriculture in a climate-affected world. But are these promises real or just hype? If we look at...

New World Bank climate change report should spur SEA and world leaders into action:...

Press release | June 20, 2013 at 14:39

Jakarta/Bangkok/Manila, 20 June 2013—Greenpeace today called on Southeast Asia and world governments to get serious about addressing climate change, following the release of the World Bank report Turn Down The Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional...

A friendlier take on activism

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | June 10, 2013 2 comments

It’s been a week since Kumi Naidoo’s visit to Manila, but the “ Kumi fever ,” as a colleague calls it, has all but died down. During his brief stay, everybody in the Greenpeace Philippines office ached to shake hands, if not take a...

Indonesian President meets Greenpeace leader on the Rainbow Warrior: welcomes legacy...

Press release | June 8, 2013 at 14:19

Manila, 8 June 2013 – Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on board the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior, in Jakarta yesterday, to express Greenpeace’s support for the...

Planet Earth is planet ocean

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | June 8, 2013

Seen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle. Planet Earth is planet ocean as it engulfs the enormously deep and endless frontier of our planet. Without the global ocean there would be no life on Earth. As a...

Save the Philippine Seas before it’s too late

Press release | June 7, 2013 at 12:27

Manila—“Save the Philippine seas now—before it’s too late,” Greenpeace, marine experts and fisherfolk made the call today as they renewed their demand for the Philippine government to enact and enforce stronger policies to preserve the country’s...

Mothers show their activist side on World Environment Day

Press release | June 5, 2013 at 14:37

Quezon City – On World Environment Day, more than a hundred members of Green Moms, a nationwide coalition of mothers advocating for organic foods and breastfeeding practices, staged a creative protest to demonstrate their strong opposition to a...

Greenpeace unveils moving images of climate change impacts in Southeast Asia

Press release | June 4, 2013 at 19:21

Quezon City— Greenpeace Southeast Asia yesterday launched a unique photo exhibition that highlights the environmental damage and human suffering that climate change has caused in the Philippines and the rest of Southeast Asia.

Russian Indigenous communities clean up Rusvietpetro’s oil spill as company does nothing

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | June 4, 2013

On May 26, oil began flowing down the Kolva River through Komi Indigenous land in Northern Russia. For a week now the oil has been coating the river and building up on the banks, with no reaction from Rusvietpetro, the joint venture...

The last tree or the final straw?

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | June 2, 2013

Our office in Istanbul has been under siege. It is in the heart Taksim, an area in which a brutal police clampdown has been trying to end the peaceful protest over the planned destruction of the small, and historic, Gezi Park by Taksim...

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