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Guns, goons and garbage: Illegal waste dump threatens violence on peaceful...

Press release | July 25, 2013 at 11:26

Manila— PhilEco, the company which owns the illegal waste dump in Manila Bay’s Pier 18, has pulled out guns and has threatened to shoot peaceful environmental activists involved in a non-violent protest to shut down their polluting facility.

Greenpeace, EcoWaste Coalition Statement on the Used Lead Acid Battery Imports from...

Press release | August 9, 2011 at 17:09

Official Information Act documents recently passed on to Greenpeace New Zealand and published in Philippine media yesterday revealed that New Zealand has exported at least 50,000 tonnes of toxic wastes to the Philippines and South Korea since...

Laguna joins eco groups' call for corporate accountability in protecting freshwater...

Press release | September 17, 2011 at 12:33

The province of Laguna today joined Greenpeace and the EcoWaste Coalition in calling on businesses for full public disclosure of their toxic effluents, especially into our freshwater bodies. The call was made during this year's International...

Philippine Green Groups Join Global Campaign to “Stop Trashing the Climate” and for...

Feature story | November 28, 2010 at 15:30

An international coalition of citizens’ groups conducting waste audit in Manila Bay today called to “Stop Trashing the Climate” as part of their 9th Global Day of Action against Waste and Incineration.

What about clean energy, clean water & safe food?

Feature story | February 26, 2010 at 7:00

Around a hundred Greenpeace activists staged a mock ‘miting de abanse’ in front of the Comelec office in Intramuros today to launch an initiative that aims to place the environment as one of the key issues of concern in the 2010 presidential...

Reducing our Plastic Footprint

Blog entry by Abigail Aguilar | July 3, 2014

Today, July 3, is International Plastic Bag Free Day. Globally, citizens and organizations are organizing activities highlighting the issue of plastic bag use and its effects, thereby strengthening the call to prohibit the use of...

Shape political and planetary destinies by voting

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | March 1, 2013

My background in social science conditioned me to think analytically. This, of course, is generally positive, as I became accustomed to questioning the common order of things. It’s inevitable, however, for anyone who has such an...

Groups Disclose Final Results Of Green Survey

Feature story | April 21, 2010 at 6:00

To commemorate Earth Day, environmental groups Greenpeace and the Ecowaste Coalition today released the final results of the 2010 Green Electoral Initiative (GEI) with independent candidate Nicky Perlas, Sen. Jamby Madrigal and Sen. Richard...

Environmental activists take action against dumping of flood wastes and debris into...

Feature story | October 16, 2009 at 6:00

The Greenpeace Water Patrol, EcoWaste Coalition and Buklod Tao Kalikasan today trooped to the Nangka River to expose the illegal dumping of flood garbage and debris into the River by the Marikina government and the Metropolitan Manila Development...

Greenpeace Water Patrol returns trash, toxic water to DENR

Feature story | June 24, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today returned trash and toxic water from a dumpsite in Laguna Lake to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to call attention to how shoddy dumpsite closure policies are endangering the...

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