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Greenpeace urges Binay to support climate resilience in Typhoon Lando response

Press release | October 26, 2015 at 16:45

Manila – Greenpeace today urged Philippines Vice President Jejomar Binay to support long-term climate resiliency solutions in agriculture, saying providing hybrid rice to farmers impacted by Typhoon Lando was a stop-gap measure that would not...

Greenpeace statement on Typhoon Lando’s damage to Greater Luzon

Press release | October 21, 2015 at 17:17

Manila - Typhoon Lando (international name Koppu) was another blow to the Philippines which is already feeling the impacts of extreme weathers like El Niño. Yet, the unusual amount of rainfall, compounded by the slow movement of the typhoon, sent...

National fisheries stakeholders summit held to combat illegal fishing

Press release | October 20, 2015 at 16:32

Manila–The national summit seeks to discuss and discern the salient points in the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the recently amended Fisheries Code or Republic Act 10654, which sets stiffer penalties and tightens rules against...

Reactive Statement of Greenpeace Southeast Asia to the climate plans of the oil...

Press release | October 16, 2015 at 15:50

Manila—The climate plans that will be released today by the oil majors – Shell, BP, BG Group, Saudi Aramco, Sinopec, Pemex, Total, and ENI [1] – make a mockery of the global efforts to address climate change. False solutions such as carbon...

#IAmHampasLupa: Back to what really matters

Blog entry by Angelica Carballo-Pago | October 16, 2015 2 comments

Two farmers, different stories. Arthritis-ridden Florencio Urquia wept for his country, a land of almost a hundred million people who seem to forget how to and who tills the soil to produce the food they eat. Last Wednesday, in an...

Greenpeace launches #IAmHampasLupa to spotlight role of youth in addressing food,...

Press release | October 10, 2015 at 17:12

Baguio City – Greenpeace Philippines, in partnership with local organizations, challenged the voting youth to pledge to transform the country’s food and agriculture.

33 reasons why you should join #ReclaimPower

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | October 10, 2015

Today I took part in a global action on energy transformation, #ReclaimPower , through the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice 's #CancelCoal protest march in Mendiola, Manila, calling for the cancellation of all approved coal...

Greenpeace urges consumers and investors around the globe to avoid Thai Union Group...

Press release | October 7, 2015 at 17:07

Manila— Greenpeace recently launched a global campaign demanding that the world’s largest canned tuna company, Thai Union Group (TU), take urgent and far-reaching steps to eliminate labor abuse and destructive, wasteful fishing practices from its...

Greenpeace ranks Philippine tuna canneries based on sustainable and equitable...

Press release | October 2, 2015 at 13:28

Quezon City – After months of research and monitoring, Greenpeace Philippines today released a tuna ranking of nine local canneries based on international sustainable and equitable fisheries guidelines. It found that almost all the local...

#PeoplesPilgrimage: Dedicating my first 100-kms for the children's future

Blog entry by Albert Lozada | October 1, 2015

Today, I begin my 1500-km walk from Rome to Paris as part of the People’s Pilgrimage.  The People’s Pilgrimage is a journey of people of all faiths for the care of our common home, ahead of the 21 st Conference of Parties happening...

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