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Green groups to Nestlé: “Own up, pay up, clean up your act!”

Press release | April 10, 2019 at 13:33

MANILA, Philippines — A day before Nestlé’s Annual General Meeting, over a hundred activists belonging to the global #breakfreefromplastic movement trooped to Nestlé’s Philippine headquarters today to demand accountability for their role in...

Plastic invades ‘centre of the centre’ of global biodiversity hotspot

Press release | April 4, 2019 at 15:20

Greenpeace South East Asia - Philippines has documented plastic pollution in Verde Island Passage, as the group deployed its iconic ship, the Rainbow Warrior, to investigate plastic pollution in the Philippines.

Greenpeace Philippines statement on the dead whale in the Philippines with 40kgs of...

Press release | March 19, 2019 at 17:14

Manila, Philippines - A young whale was washed ashore on the beaches of Compostela Valley, the Philippines, on March 15, Friday. An examination on the carcass of the whale revealed that the cause of death are ‘starvation and dehydration’ after it...

Cebu ‘breaks free from plastic’ onboard the Rainbow Warrior

Press release | March 13, 2019 at 11:07

Cebu City, 13 March 2019. - Officials from the provincial government, city government, other local government units and civil society leaders from all over Cebu today gathered onboard the Rainbow Warrior to sign a declaration aiming for the...

Clean-up and brand audit in Lahug River as Cebuanos rally for a plastic-free future

Press release | March 9, 2019 at 16:38

Lahug, Cebu - Students, government officials, employees, workers and members of civil society organizations came together today, in Lahug River for a clean-up drive and brand audit as part of efforts for Cebu to break free from plastic.

Greenpeace statement on the high ranking of Philippine cities in World Air Quality Report

Press release | March 7, 2019 at 14:55

Manila - Greenpeace expressed caution in interpreting the findings of the AirVisual 2018 World Air Quality Report ranking Philippine cities the cleanest in Southeast Asia, pointing out the inadequacies of the country’s existing air monitoring...

Greenpeace action in Manila Bay protests broken system from plastic production...

Press release | March 5, 2019 at 9:17

05 March 2019 - Greenpeace activists today tailed a garbage disposal barge carrying tons of plastic waste through Manila Bay, to protest the broken system of plastic production and pollution. The activists unfurled and attached banners on the...

Rainbow Warrior to bring global spotlight on the ‘Battle for Manila Bay’ vs major...

Press release | March 1, 2019 at 11:38

01 March 2019, Manila, Philippines - The iconic Rainbow Warrior is back in the Philippines to tackle the plastic pollution crisis. As part of the global Ship it Back tour, the Greenpeace vessel highlights the role of plastic producers for the...

See Manila Bay for yourself aboard Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior this March

Press release | February 24, 2019 at 13:13

21 February 2019, Manila, Philippines - Next week, environmental organization Greenpeace Philippines will be opening its most iconic ship, the Rainbow Warrior, to the public. The Rainbow Warrior is coming back to the Philippines for the Ship the...

Voters want candidates who will address plastic pollution, survey reveals

Press release | January 15, 2019 at 12:00

15 January 2019, Manila, Philippines - Seven out of 10 Filipinos will support candidates who will ban establishments from using single-use plastic across the country, according to a Social Weather Stations survey undertaken on the third quarter...

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