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Greenpeace launches Detox Pilipinas website to monitor chemical and industrial pollution

Press release | September 29, 2015 at 15:16

Quezon City–A day after the celebration of International Right to Know Day, Greenpeace Philippines launched Detox Pilipinas (www.DetoxPilipinas.org), an interactive website that features maps and information about chemical spills, leaks and...

Manila hosts a ‘Green Carpet’ screening of the climate documentary This Changes...

Press release | September 26, 2015 at 23:17

Manila—Ahead of the much-anticipated Paris climate talks set for December, environmental group Greenpeace Philippines, together with DAKILA, Ako Bicol, Aksyon Klima, Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA), and Philippine Rural...

Fisheries stakeholders on the effective implementation of RA 10654

Press release | September 24, 2015 at 16:41

We, the members of conservation and fisheries NGOs, and fisherfolk organizations laud the passage of RA 1065, which amended the Philippine Fisheries Code, and its Implementing Rules and Regulations of the amended Fisheries Code of the Philippines...

A step closer to Climate Justice

Blog entry by Diah Abida | September 24, 2015

I admit, when I initially encountered the term Climate Justice , I found it quite abstract. All I knew was it would look at climate change in a different light - a more human light - and for the first time, the ones responsible for...

For the first time fossil fuel companies face national human rights complaint on...

Press release | September 22, 2015 at 12:43

Manila - Typhoon survivors and civil society groups in the Philippines today delivered a complaint to the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) calling for an investigation into the responsibility of big fossil fuel companies for...

Join #LetsDoItPH and rise against pollution!

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | September 19, 2015

"Thoughts do more. Words do much. Actions do much more." We take great pleasure in supporting inspiring movements like Let's Do It! Philippines , a civic-led non-profit and non-political movement making a difference by...

1,000-strong interfaith prayer rally all set to stop coal in Quezon

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | September 15, 2015

More than a thousand people swarmed the Provincial Board of Quezon yesterday to appeal to the Board Members to withdraw their resolution of support to the proposed 1200mw coal-fired power plant in Atimonan and expansion of two existing...

Groups cite significance of Laudato Si to Philippine food and agriculture

Press release | August 19, 2015 at 14:31

Manila— For the first time since Pope Francis issued his game-changing encyclical Laudato Si, church groups, environmentalists, farmers and indigenous peoples’ organizations discussed and analyzed the papal encyclical’s significance specifically...

Justice for fellow ocean defender, Gerlie Menchie Alpajora

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | August 15, 2015

I always admire people at the frontline, actively confronting the threats happening in their backyard. Most of these people, the nameless thousands brave men and women, can choose to ignore dynamite fishing that their neighbors are...

GE rice paper retracted from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition – Greenpeace...

Press release | August 11, 2015 at 14:23

Beijing — Greenpeace East Asia welcomes the recent retraction of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, on the genetically engineered (GE) ‘Golden’ Rice paper by Guangwen Tang, as an important step in upholding ethical standards in research.

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