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10,000-strong ‘human chain’ calls on Thai government to quit coal

Feature story | February 24, 2011 at 8:30

Greenpeace today called on the Government of Thailand to make a clean energy future a reality for Thai communities by abandoning plans to build more coal fired power plants and prioritizing solutions such as renewable energy.

Greenpeace moves to decontaminate Bt eggplant field trial site in the Philippines

Feature story | February 17, 2011 at 12:07

Bay, Laguna, Philippines - A Greenpeace decontamination unit today removed genetically-engineered Bt eggplant, locally known as ‘Talong’, from a field trial site in Barangay Paciano Rizal in Bay, Laguna, and sealed the experimental food crop in...

Nuclear Power Forum an expensive and risky distraction from real solutions

Feature story | December 10, 2010 at 11:22 1 comment

Greenpeace today held a protest at the opening of the Nuclear Power Forum Philippines in Manila, to call upon President Aquino’s government to abandon its pursuit of nuclear energy in favour of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures to...

Philippine Green Groups Join Global Campaign to “Stop Trashing the Climate” and for...

Feature story | November 28, 2010 at 15:30

An international coalition of citizens’ groups conducting waste audit in Manila Bay today called to “Stop Trashing the Climate” as part of their 9th Global Day of Action against Waste and Incineration.

Greenpeace flagship to arrive Friday to “Turn The Tide” against coal

Feature story | November 17, 2010 at 14:20

Greenpeace today challenged President Noynoy Aquino to ‘Turn the Tide’ of dirty development by supporting a green pathway toward the Philippines’ Energy [R]evolution. The environment group made the call as they announced the visit of the Rainbow...

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The country’s top bands and artists join Greenpeace campaign for renewable energy targets

Feature story | November 12, 2010 at 18:22

The country’s well-known artists and talented bands have joined a Greenpeace campaign to demand renewable energy targets from the government, as a long term solution to helping mitigate the global climate change crisis.

Golden Rice a distraction to solving Vitamin A deficiency

Feature story | November 9, 2010 at 15:49

So called ‘golden’ rice will not help in the fight against vitamin A deficiency (VAD) according to a report released by Greenpeace at the International Rice Congress today. The report documents successful measures taken to minimise the impact of...

Your pipe, our poison? We have the right to know!

Feature story | November 3, 2010 at 13:17

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today highlighted factory discharge pipes along the Marikina River and posted warning signs to call attention to the fact that no policy exists to ensure that chemical effluents from factories are not toxic. The...

Greener electronics guide updated

Feature story | October 26, 2010 at 2:21

The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics exposes the widening gap between companies that make good on their promises to clean up, and those that don't. While some of the top electronics manufacturers are failing to keep...

Greenpeace delivers solar panels to Malacañang

Feature story | October 14, 2010 at 11:12

Greenpeace volunteers and members of Solar Generation Pilipinas Youth today delivered solar panels to Malacañang Palace as part of a call to President Benigno Aquino III to lead the Philippines on the road to an Energy Revolution. The group is...

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