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Youths to Presidential bets: be a HampasLupa, champion food and Ecological...

Press release | November 25, 2015 at 13:49

Quezon City, Philippines – Young leaders from all over the Philippines gathered today at the University of the Philippines Diliman to help shape the future of the country and challenge the 2016 Presidential aspirants to prioritize food and...

Going beyond corporate responsibility, Manila’s top hotels and restaurants advocate...

Press release | November 25, 2015 at 10:53

Manila, Philippines — In a bid to help save overfished Philippine seas, Manila’s top hotels and restaurants, came together with environmental groups and fisheries NGOs to declare their support for the promotion of sustainable seafood. [1] The...

Environmental, agriculture groups tell APEC, ASEAN: Stop GMO policy integration

Press release | November 16, 2015 at 13:08

Quezon City, Philippines - Greenpeace, together with Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) and Sibol ng Agham at Teknolohiya (Sibat), called for a halt on genetically- modified organisms (GMO) policy integration in...

Environment and labor groups call for fundamental changes in the Philippine tuna industry

Press release | November 13, 2015 at 14:18

General Santos City, 13 November 2015 – At the country’s tuna capital, environmental group Greenpeace today presented the results of their Tuna Cannery Ranking Report for the Philippines. An initial survey of local tuna canneries, the report...

Mindanao youth call on presidentiables to back food security, ecological agriculture

Press release | November 13, 2015 at 12:16

Davao City - Hundreds of voting youth from different parts of Mindanao pressed the various presidential candidates to prioritize food security and ecological agriculture in their agenda at today’s #IAmHampasLupa Regional Youth Forum held in...

PH groups launch Climate Justice March

Press release | November 11, 2015 at 15:43

MANILA — Social movements, religious associations, and other civil society groups across the Philippines have united to call for a strong and fair global climate agreement ahead of the international climate talks that will start on November 30.

Green orgs gather to strengthen support for EPR bill

Press release | November 6, 2015 at 11:07

Manila - Greenpeace Philippines, Ecowaste Coalition, and Medicins Du Monde (MDM) bring together various civil society groups to strengthen the civil society push on the Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) Bill on electronic waste (e-waste).

Greenpeace holds #IAmHampasLupa seed response to help Benguet farmers recover from...

Press release | October 30, 2015 at 13:22

Tublay, Benguet – Greenpeace, together with its partners, carried out the #IamHampasLupa seed transfer on Friday to help farming communities in Tublay and La Trinidad, Benguet recover from the impacts of Typhoon Lando (international name Koppu).

Greenpeace urges Binay to support climate resilience in Typhoon Lando response

Press release | October 26, 2015 at 16:45

Manila – Greenpeace today urged Philippines Vice President Jejomar Binay to support long-term climate resiliency solutions in agriculture, saying providing hybrid rice to farmers impacted by Typhoon Lando was a stop-gap measure that would not...

Greenpeace statement on Typhoon Lando’s damage to Greater Luzon

Press release | October 21, 2015 at 17:17

Manila - Typhoon Lando (international name Koppu) was another blow to the Philippines which is already feeling the impacts of extreme weathers like El Niño. Yet, the unusual amount of rainfall, compounded by the slow movement of the typhoon, sent...

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