Greenpeace Press Releases

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Greenpeace climbers leave Arctic oil drilling rig

Press release | April 12, 2015 at 11:34

Pacific Ocean—The six climbers who safely intercepted, scaled, and set up camp on an Arctic-bound Shell oil drilling rig in the Pacific have come down today after spending almost a week on the 38,000 tonne platform.

Groups tell PHL government: Be courageous against Canada waste

Press release | April 8, 2015 at 15:54

Manila, Philippines – Environmental and public health groups tell the Philippine government agencies to be more courageous against the dirty tactics of Canada concerning the latter’s illegal waste exports that were intercepted in the Port of...

Six Greenpeace climbers scale Shell’s Arctic-bound oil rig

Press release | April 7, 2015 at 11:15

Pacific Ocean—Six Greenpeace climbers have intercepted an Arctic-bound Shell oil rig in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, 750 miles north-west of Hawaii and have scaled the 38,000 tonne platform.

Dolores farmers recovering from Typhoon Ruby, brace for onset of El Niño

Press release | March 29, 2015 at 10:33

Quezon City, Philippines – Just over three months after Typhoon Ruby struck the municipality of Dolores in Eastern Samar, many of the region’s farmers are now on the road to recovery and harvesting new crops following a farmer-to-farmer organic...

Greenpeace ranking reveals fashion companies’ action on toxic pollution

Press release | March 19, 2015 at 14:15

Beijing/ Manila, 19 March 2015 – Greenpeace East Asia today released its Detox Catwalk, an online platform assessing how effectively major fashion brands are removing toxic chemicals from their supply chains and tackling water pollution [1].

Running priest leads BasuRUN against Canadian toxic waste

Press release | March 10, 2015 at 16:09

Manila, Philippines – As the illegal Canadian toxic wastes continue to rot in the Port of Manila for over 600 days now, running priest Father Robert Reyes joined the call for Canada to immediately re-export the illegal shipment, as he and...

Ecological agriculture can feed everyone; reduce food vulnerability – civil society

Press release | March 3, 2015 at 16:31

Quezon City—Civil society groups jointly called for the government on Tuesday to support a shift towards climate resilient ecological agriculture and embrace solutions that will reduce the nation’s vulnerability by ensuring food and nutrition...

Greenpeace statement on French President François Hollande's State Visit to the...

Press release | February 25, 2015 at 13:17

Manila, Philippines - French President François Hollande’s visit to Manila is seen as doubly historic. This is the first time that a French Head of State will visit the Philippines and will have climate change as his main agenda to drum up...

Greenpeace unveils photo exhibit on devastation, survival and hope in the midst of...

Press release | January 20, 2015 at 15:39

Manila, Philippines – Greenpeace Philippines, together with the Honorable Senator Grace Poe, Chair of the Senate Committee on Public Information and Mass Media, today launched a photo exhibit at the Philippine Senate entitled Pagbangon: Stories...

Make our Christmas Toxic-Free

Press release | December 22, 2014 at 14:33

Metro Manila – Environmental and public health organizations gather in front of the Canadian Embassy carrying a giant Christmas tree and a card containing their call for Canada to take back their illegal toxic waste shipment that is currently...

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