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Filipino typhoon survivors demand climate action on Haiyan anniversary

Press release | November 7, 2017 at 15:35

Tacloban - With the UN climate talks underway in Bonn, and as the Philippines is preparing for the visit of President Trump for the upcoming ASEAN Summit, FIlipinos are gathering to commemorate the fourth anniversary of super typhoon Haiyan, the...

Groups call on countries to protect whale sharks at CMS, urges PH government to...

Press release | October 23, 2017 at 10:16

23 October 2017, Manila, Philippines – Marine conservation groups today called on the world’s nations to ensure protection of whale sharks and wedgefish when the Twelfth Session of the Conference of Parties (CoP) to the Convention on the...

ExxonMobil, Shell among companies told to attend human rights investigation over...

Press release | October 19, 2017 at 9:02

Manila, 20 October 2017 - The Commission on Human Rights in the Philippines have called on 47 carbon producers to attend a preliminary meeting in its investigation into their corporate responsibility for climate-related human rights abuses (1).

Multi-sectoral group calls on government to address PH food emergency

Press release | October 6, 2017 at 18:48

Quezon City – In the lead up to World Food Day, marked annually every 16th of October, a group of concerned farmers, consumers, producers, educators, and non-government, civil society and peoples’ organizations, have gathered together to call on...

Greenpeace as part of Break Free From Plastic presents a new way of exposing plastic...

Press release | October 5, 2017 at 19:30

Malta, 5 October 2017 – A four-by-four meter dragon spitting single-use plastic was installed in front of the 'Our Ocean 2017' conference to highlight the global crisis of plastic pollution. The Break Free From Plastic movement is demanding that...

Conservationists, gov’t agencies call for strict implementation of thresher sharks,...

Press release | October 4, 2017 at 10:32

October 4, 2017, Cebu City – Conservationists and government agencies today called for the strict implementation of the protection of thresher sharks and mobula rays, as stipulated by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...

Nestlé, Unilever, P&G among worst offenders for plastic pollution in Philippines in...

Press release | September 22, 2017 at 11:23

Manila, 22 September 2017 - A week-long beach clean up has exposed the companies most responsible for plastic pollution after an audit of plastic waste conducted on Freedom Island, a critical wetland habitat and Ramsar site [1] spanning 30...

Greenpeace Statement on the 45th anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law

Press release | September 21, 2017 at 9:00

Quezon City - On the 45th anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law, 21 September 2017, Greenpeace Philippines released a statement on developing stories regarding the possibility of President Rodrigo Duterte declaring Martial Law nationwide,...

Multi-sectoral group calls on President Duterte to address PH food emergency

Press release | September 19, 2017 at 16:58

Manila, Philippines - Calling on President Rodrigo R. Duterte to urgently address the country’s worsening “food emergency” situation, a multi-sectoral group, composed of representatives from farmers, fisherfolk, consumers, women, youth,...

Greenpeace, PRRC track plastic pollution in Pasig River, kicks off clean-up project...

Press release | September 8, 2017 at 6:33

8 September 2017, Manila, Philippines – Greenpeace Philippines and the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) today hosted a boat tour showing the magnitude and trajectory of plastic waste from tributary San Juan River to the Pasig River’s...

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