Greenpeace Philippines

Bearing witness to an injustice means taking responsibility for that awareness.

  • Of fears, tears, and laughter

    Blogpost by Jobet Peñalosa - May 20, 2017 at 16:02

    When I got invited to be part of the planning committee for the volunteers’ camp, I eagerly said yes, knowing full well that this will be on top of my currently overwhelming work schedule. Saying yes was not so much a masochistic decision as another r... Read more >

  • Inspiring the youth to take climate action

    Blogpost by Jenny Tuazon - May 16, 2017 at 13:49

    Social movements develop and grow to match the circumstances they face. For the past two years I’ve witnessed the growth of the anti-coal movement in Atimonan, Quezon, led by the Catholic Church through the work of the  Our Lady of the Angels Parish. ...

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  • #reSISTERS

    Blogpost by Jezreel Belleza - May 14, 2017 at 4:28

    On 5 May 2017, the Commission of Appointments (CA) rejected Gina Lopez as Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). The decision to choose big business interests over someone with the chutzpah to go after big mining comp... Read more >

  • Beyond rejection

    Blogpost by Johanna Fernandez - May 10, 2017 at 20:05

    © Jimmy Domingo / Greenpeace

    It was a few minutes past 7 in the evening when environmental and civil society groups held a candlelight vigil in front of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources central office last Monday. Representatives from different organizations ... Read more >

  • How can we do Lent?

    Blogpost by Kristina Hernandez-Pedraya and Joan Meris - April 16, 2017 at 9:40

    Admit it, when we hear Holy Week or Lenten Season, we often think of vacation. Not to say that’s it’s wrong, we all deserve a long weekend, right? But what is it really for?

    If you went to a Catholic school that’s pretty standard, Lenten Season offici... Read more >

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