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Re-affirming women’s struggle for climate justice

Blog entry by Joan Meris | March 6, 2013

Anthropogenic climate change is a proven science, whether or not people want to believe it. We are already threading 396 parts per million (ppm) of atmospheric carbon dioxide, way beyond the 350 ppm upper safety limit to avoid...

Shape political and planetary destinies by voting

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | March 1, 2013

My background in social science conditioned me to think analytically. This, of course, is generally positive, as I became accustomed to questioning the common order of things. It’s inevitable, however, for anyone who has such an...

Greenpeace renews call to end illegal fishing at Interpol forum

Press release | February 28, 2013 at 14:39

Jakarta/Manila/Lyon, France – Greenpeace today renewed its demand to governments around the world to end illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing. The call for stricter enforcement and the elimination of loopholes in fishing regulations came...

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Shell abandons 2013 Arctic drilling

Blog entry by Phil Radford | February 28, 2013

Greenpeace today welcomed the announcement by Royal Dutch Shell that the company will not attempt to pursue offshore drilling in Alaskan Arctic waters in 2013. Phil Radford, Greenpeace USA Executive Director said in response: “This...

Illegal fishing: what happens at sea too often stays at sea

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | February 27, 2013

The problem of illegal fishing is enormous and Greenpeace has been working hard to combat illegal fishing for many years, as we try to protect our oceans and ensure future generations have fish and fishing jobs.  We have sent ships...

I vote to participate

Blog entry by Cristina Nitafan | February 26, 2013

I have a confession to make...I am not a registered voter. It is not something that I am proud of and I even answer queries incoherently when asked why I am not. But being a non-voter does not hinder me by actively participating in...

Environmentalists ask politicians, “Berde ka ba?”

Press release | February 26, 2013 at 14:01

Manila – Activists dressed up as popular superheroes like the Hulk, the Green Lantern and Ben 10, and as local eco-warriors Super Walang Aksaya, Boy Bayong and PCB Eliminator descended to the offices of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in...

Making up for lost time

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 25, 2013

The pronouncement that February 25 is a working holiday is a clear indication that the significance of the first EDSA People Power Revolution is no longer in the collective consciousness of many Filipinos in recent years. I cannot...

Solace for Freedom Island

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | February 11, 2013

Our cultural narrative as Filipinos is closely linked to the seas. Thus, it cannot be gainsaid that when we cut mangroves, kill corals and exploit marine life, we are taking away parts of ourselves—making us incomplete, as individuals,...

Major breakthrough in protection for Indonesia's remaining forests

Press release | February 6, 2013 at 15:19

Jakarta, Indonesia – Greenpeace hailed yesterday’s commitment from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to end deforestation as a major breakthrough in efforts to save Indonesia’s rainforests, after a decade of public pressure and recent negotiations with...

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