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Greenpeace announces winners of Project Clean Water photo contest

Press release | October 18, 2007 at 12:35

Photographers from Negros, South Cotabato and Metro Manila took first, second and third places in the photo contest organized by Greenpeace Southeast Asia. The contest was aimed at documenting the state of Philippine freshwaters, especially...

Agrochemical use in the Philippines and its consequences to the environment

Publication | January 31, 2008 at 18:26

Agriculture has been the traditional backbone of the Philippines’ economy and farming is still by far the most common form of employment in the country. The current industrial agriculture system promotes the reliance on agrochemicals, both...

Nitrates in drinking water in the Philippines and Thailand

Publication | November 22, 2007 at 7:00

Filipinos in key agricultural areas in the country are already drinking water contaminated with nitrate pollution, Greenpeace warned today at the launch of a new report, 'Nitrates in drinking water in the Philippines and Thailand.' The report,...

The state of water in the Philippines

Publication | October 8, 2007 at 6:00

This report gathers available information regarding water resources in the Philippines, focusing on the issues of pollution, especially of drinking water and freshwater sources, and water scarcity. It also reviews the country’s existing legal and...

'Blue babies' cry for clean water at the DENR

Feature story | November 27, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace water patrol activists deposited thirty ‘blue babies’ at the doorsteps of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to highlight the urgency of protecting the country’s dwindling clean water resources from continuing...

Greenpeace spotlights groundwater contamination in Lamphun Province, calls attention...

Feature story | November 13, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace put the spotlight on the alarming groundwater contamination in Ban Nong Pet, adjacent to the Northern Region Industrial Estate in Lamphun Province, by hanging a banner with the warning "TOXIC," accompanied by the skull and crossbones...

Agrochemicals a major source of water pollution

Feature story | February 1, 2008 at 7:00

Decades of agrochemical use in the Philippines and Thailand has polluted water sources in the country and are directly posing risks to human health and the environment, Greenpeace said today at the launch of a new study entitled "Agrochemical use...

Drinking water in Philippines, Thailand contaminated with nitrates

Feature story | November 22, 2007 at 7:00

Water in key agricultural areas in the Philippines and Thailand are already contaminated with nitrate pollution, Greenpeace warned today at the launch of a new report, Nitrates in drinking water in the Philippines and Thailand. The report,...

Greenpeace Water Patrol delivers contaminated groundwater to DENR

Feature story | October 19, 2007 at 6:00

Water Patrol activists from the environmental group Greenpeace delivered bottles of contaminated groundwater at the doorsteps of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to remind the agency of its urgent mandate to protect the...

Greenpeace launches ‘Project: Clean Water’

Feature story | October 8, 2007 at 6:00

Citing the urgent need to safeguard the country’s precious fresh water resources from contamination, Greenpeace today launched ‘Project: Clean Water,’ an initiative that aims to catalyze action to protect Philippine fresh water sources.

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