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Fighting for Climate Justice means looking after our neighbors

Blog entry by Fr. Edwin Gariguez | November 15, 2015

As I write this, more than 700 people from the Philippines’ Lumad indigenous communities in Mindanao reached the city of Manila to make their plight known. (Image: © AC Dimatatac / 350.org) The 1,500-kilometer Lumad caravan...

Environment and labor groups call for fundamental changes in the Philippine tuna industry

Press release | November 13, 2015 at 14:18

General Santos City, 13 November 2015 – At the country’s tuna capital, environmental group Greenpeace today presented the results of their Tuna Cannery Ranking Report for the Philippines. An initial survey of local tuna canneries, the report...

Mindanao youth call on presidentiables to back food security, ecological agriculture

Press release | November 13, 2015 at 12:16

Davao City - Hundreds of voting youth from different parts of Mindanao pressed the various presidential candidates to prioritize food security and ecological agriculture in their agenda at today’s #IAmHampasLupa Regional Youth Forum held in...

Tuna Cannery Ranking

Publication | November 12, 2015 at 16:49

Greenpeace Southeast Asia believes that consumers have a right to know where and how their tuna was caught. Modern consumers who are aware of their impact on the planet want to play a key role in preserving tuna resources for the enjoyment of...

PH groups launch Climate Justice March

Press release | November 11, 2015 at 15:43

MANILA — Social movements, religious associations, and other civil society groups across the Philippines have united to call for a strong and fair global climate agreement ahead of the international climate talks that will start on November 30.

Exxon set to be investigated in the Philippines as well as New York

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | November 9, 2015

A few weeks ago the first ever  human rights  legal action seeking the accountability of the 50 big polluters was launched. Filed by Filipino typhoon survivors and several environmental organisations, it demands that the Philippines...

Remembering Haiyan

Blog entry by Albert Lozada | November 8, 2015

Today, the #PeoplesPilgrimage commemorated the 2 nd year since the strongest typhoon that has ever made landfall in modern recorded history, Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), hit the Philippines and left a massive trail of devastation...

Green orgs gather to strengthen support for EPR bill

Press release | November 6, 2015 at 11:07

Manila - Greenpeace Philippines, Ecowaste Coalition, and Medicins Du Monde (MDM) bring together various civil society groups to strengthen the civil society push on the Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) Bill on electronic waste (e-waste).

Detox Outdoor, let's build the campaign together!

Blog entry by Edyta Sitko | November 5, 2015

People are at the heart of Greenpeace, and this couldn't be more true for the Detox Outdoor campaign. Protecting nature and providing a toxic-free environment is all of our goal, and it especially should be for the companies that...

Surging forward to Climate Justice

Blog entry by Albert Lozada | November 5, 2015

We’ve walked for 36 days now and along the way, we spoke at faith communities and in town squares, hosted by kind people that welcome us into their homes  and shared meals with them. I can say that it is truly heartwarming that despite...

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