Greenpeace Philippines

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  • Food, fasting and the meaning of Ramadan

    Blogpost by Francisco Noveda - July 6, 2016 at 18:44

    Pumpkins, squash flowers, water spinach and other vegetables are rich in vitamins (including pro-vitamin A) and minerals. These vegetables are widely available in local markets of the Philippines or can be grown in backyards and communal gardens.What is the right diet? When do we really need to eat? Protein from meat or protein from vegetables? Slow food or fast food? Organically grown or genetically modified? Halal or Haram?

    Countless debates about food happen throughout our planet, with wo... Read more >

  • Which fashion brands are going toxic-free?

    Blogpost by Kirsten Brodde - July 5, 2016 at 15:25

    It was a massive step when Adidas, Puma and Nike promised to go toxic-free by 2020. But when we turned our attention to other companies, the rest of the industry put up resistance.

    “It’s not feasible what Greenpeace wants us to do,” companies would s... Read more >

  • Food security can’t wait for GE’s empty promises

    Blogpost by Herman van Bekkem and Wilhelmina Pelegrina - July 1, 2016 at 12:07

    Rice Farmers Planting Rice in the Philippines. 23 Jan 2014, © Greenpeace / John Novis

    Across vast tracts of the Philippines, farmers are adapting their farming methods to withstand climate change. They're producing food in times of drought and typhoons through resilient forms of ecological agriculture. Meanwhile some scientists are s...

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  • Step up and volunteer for Greenpeace!

    Blogpost by Khristine Arellano - June 26, 2016 at 15:44

    Image of intern, Khristine ArellanoBecause of the academic calendar shift in my university, the idea of turning on the travel #OOTD and dipping in some of the country’s incredible beaches are now slashed off my to-do list this vacation. With the heavy rains and strong wind that occur e...

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  • Recent climate research identifying the major contributors of greenhouse gas emission polluting our atmosphere has opened up new possibilities in the realm of demanding justice for people and communities who have become the most vulnerable to the impa...

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