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Cebuanos call for global protection of thresher sharks

Press release | September 16, 2016 at 11:41

Cebu, Philippines, 16 September 2016 – Local government officials, coastal community representatives, environmental groups, marine scientists, resort owners, divers, and other tourism industry representatives gathered at the Cebu Provincial...

Forum boosts renewable energy potential in Negros Island

Press release | September 15, 2016 at 15:24

Bacolod City - Negros Island, already considered the Philippines' renewable energy capital, is again leading the charge to further mainstream the use of clean, renewable sources by empowering individuals and families with information and...

Forty-five years of people power

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid and Jennifer Morgan | September 15, 2016

After forty-five years, countless campaigns and stories – one thing remains central to the Greenpeace identity, and that is people. People are at the heart of who we are and what is needed to create the green and peaceful world we need...

Green advocates remind President Duterte of environmental to-do list

Press release | September 8, 2016 at 22:33

In a press conference held in Quezon City, environmental advocates united once more to remind President Rodrigo Duterte the list of environmental reforms he promised to initiate in the first 100 days of his presidency. The Green Thumb...

Green Groups Cheer Impending Return of Canada Garbage to Its Origin

Press release | September 7, 2016 at 12:35

7 September 2016, Quezon City.  Green groups lauded the decision by a government inter-agency committee to re-export illegal garbage shipments to Canada as a triumph for national dignity and a victory for environmental justice.

World’s two largest carbon emitters, China and US, formally join Paris Agreement

Press release | September 4, 2016 at 0:21

Beijing, 3 September 2016 - The world’s two largest carbon emitters, China and the United States, today announced they have formally joined the Paris Agreement in a major step to bring it into force and start what must be far more ambitious...

Greenpeace reiterates opposition to dated, dirty, and dangerous nuclear energy

Press release | September 1, 2016 at 10:20

In reaction to the Department of Energy’s pronouncements that the Philippines is reconsidering nuclear energy to solve power shortage and the high cost of electricity, and being open to the possibility of rehabilitating the Marcos-era Bataan...

Science and envi groups disappointed with Tuna Management Plan

Press release | August 31, 2016 at 14:42

31 August 2016, General Santos City - At the start of the 18th Tuna Congress held in General Santos City, Greenpeace Philippines, WWF Philippines and the Alliance of Tuna Handliners, together with concerned fisheries organizations, called for a...

Nuclear testing is not a path to security and peace

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | August 29, 2016

Today marks the International Day against Nuclear Tests . Since 1945, more than 2000 nuclear tests have been carried out at more than 60 locations around the globe. Nuclear weapons were designed and tested to be the ultimate doomsday...

Saludo sa Mga Tunay na Bayani

Blog entry by Diah Abida | August 29, 2016

Ang buwan ng Agosto ay mahalaga sa pagkakakilanlan ng Pilipino. Una, ang Agosto ay Buwan ng Wikang Filipino, mangyaring ang wika ay isa sa mga pangunahing simbolo ng isang sambayanan. Samantala, ang huling Lunes ng buwan na ito’y...

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