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Youths call for protection of future and food security in nationwide flash mob

Press release | April 27, 2016 at 14:55

Manila – Youth representatives in Bacolod, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and Manila today held a simultaneous flash mob around the headquarters and provincial strongholds of Presidential candidates. They are calling for an urgent response to the growing...

Food, fisheries, and the future after the Presidential debates

Press release | April 25, 2016 at 16:37

We challenge the next leaders of the country to improve the lot of our fishers, ensure food security and champion the transition to sustainable fisheries.

Fishers remind Presidential candidates: Don’t forget about us

Press release | April 20, 2016 at 11:25

Pangasinan – Fisherfolk leaders gathered today in front of PHINMA University of Pangasinan, venue of the third and last PiliPinas Presidential Debates, to remind the five Presidential candidates not to forget about fisheries issues, saying that...

Protect thresher sharks now – Conservationists tell the government

Press release | April 19, 2016 at 11:50

Cebu City — Leading voices in Philippine conservation are calling on the global community to protect thresher sharks in the upcoming Conference of Parties (CoP) 17 of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (of Wild Fauna and...

Quezon joins global call to stop new coal plants

Press release | April 12, 2016 at 12:13

Lucena City, Quezon - Religious leaders in the Southern Tagalog region, social movements, and civil society groups come together in Lucena to add their voice to the global call to ‘Break Free’ from coal and other dirty and harmful energy. It is...

Young leaders urge Presidential candidates to seriously look into food security issue

Press release | April 8, 2016 at 11:03

Manila, Philippines - Following the recent Kidapawan incident involving farmers demanding food from the government, a group of young leaders expressed their dismay and are urging the Presidential candidates to seriously look into the country’s...

10 million green voters to 'score' 2016 candidates

Press release | April 6, 2016 at 14:20

The Green Thumb Coalition (GTC), representing various civil society and environmental organizations, releases the ‘Green Thumb Score Card’ – a set of questionnaires about different environmental issues that will be distributed to presidential,...

PIGLAS PILIPINAS: PH to join global movement to end the fossil fuel era

Press release | April 6, 2016 at 13:41

Manila, Philippines – Church groups, concerned citizens, social movements, and civil society organizations are about to launch Piglas Batangas! Piglas Pilipinas!, a national campaign initiative against coal and other dirty and harmful energy.

Greenpeace condemns bloody dispersal of farmers in Cotabato and demands government...

Press release | April 1, 2016 at 18:58

Manila, Philippines - Greenpeace denounced the bloody response made by police on Friday, April 1, to protests by farmers and lumad (Indigenous Peoples) from the different towns of Cotabato who were demanding relief and subsidy for farm...

Exxon and its terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week

Blog entry by Naomi Ages | March 31, 2016

It’s been a great week for the movement calling out Exxon’s colossal climate denial operation, but the world’s largest private oil company isn’t having as much fun. First, the Rockefeller Family Fund (RFF) announced it would divest...

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