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Little progress on the FLEG process

Feature story | March 11, 2006 at 7:00

Upon the conclusion of the East Asia and Pacific Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG), Greenpeace raises the alarm of the need for governments to get serious about the problem of illegal logging before it's too late.

Long wait for "immediate" action

Feature story | March 10, 2006 at 7:00

More than four years ago, East Asian governments promised to take “immediate” steps to stop illegal logging. Yet the Paradise Forests are no better off than they were on September 13, 2001 when delegates to the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement...

East Asian Governments failing on illegal logging

Feature story | March 7, 2006 at 7:00

In spite of the strong declaration at the 2001 FLEG Ministerial in Bali, countries in the region have failed to implement any rigorous measures to stop the illegal trade of timber from the region.

Remembering the victims of destructive logging

Feature story | March 6, 2006 at 7:00

A solemn ceremony memorializing all the precious lives that should not have perished in deadly calamities caused by the senseless destruction of our forests marked the eve of the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Process (FLEG...

Aerial view of the current mine site of Lafayette’s

Image | January 27, 2006 at 8:00

Aerial view of the current mine site of Lafayette’s Rapu-Rapu Polymetallic Project. The total mining interest of the entire project is 4,463 hectares, approximately 79.8 percent of Rapu-Rapu Island

A deadly combination

Feature story | January 5, 2006 at 7:00

Climate change and destructive logging proves to be a deadly combination, as abnormal weather patterns caused by climate change continue to wreak havoc with the recent floodings in Oriental Mindoro, Isabela, Palawan, Quezon, Bicol, and Caraga.

Toxic Tech - Chemicals in Electronics

Publication | July 19, 2005 at 17:25

The dangerous chemicals in electronic products: Electronic products are a complex mixture of several hundred components, many of which contain heavy metals and hazardous chemicals. These dangerous substances cause serious pollution and put...

Extended Producer Responsibility

Publication | June 23, 2005 at 18:34

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a new product-oriented policy developed in Europe to deal with problematic waste streams, such as waste from consumer electronic products and scrapped cars. It aims to encourage producers to prevent...

Solar generation campaigns at Masskara festival

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 6, 2005

Solar Generation youth at the Maskara Festival These kids may have the sun in their eyes. But they definitely aren’t blinded by the light. In fact, they would like nothing more than to shine that light on everyone lest the world...

Toxic Tech - Pulling the plug on dirty electronics

Publication | June 2, 2005 at 6:00

The world is consuming more and more electronic products every year. This has caused a dangerous explosion in electronic scrap (e-waste) containing toxic chemicals and heavy metals that cannot be disposed of or recycled safely. But this problem...

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