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Filipinos urged to be more vigilant and protect Southeast Asia’s fragile forests

Press release | March 21, 2014 at 10:28

Quezon City— Greenpeace laments the recent fires that razed close to 190 hectares of forests and grasslands near the summit of Mt. Banahaw and neighboring Mt. Cristobal in Sariaya, Quezon. With the cause of fire still to be determined, the green...

Greenpeace calls for less talk, more action on global overfishing

Press release | March 17, 2014 at 15:53

Manila, 17 March 2014 – Ministers from some of the world’s largest fishing powers, including the EU, the US, Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines recently gathered at a high-level international conference in Greece, where they reiterated...

Greenpeace and MASIPAG ask the SC to uphold the Writ of Kalikasan on Bt Talong field...

Press release | March 5, 2014 at 14:33

Manila, Philippines— Today, Greenpeace and members of the Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pagunlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) trooped to the Supreme Court to ask that the courts uphold the Writ of Kalikasan on the field trials of the...

Procter & Gamble brings rainforest destruction into bathrooms, says Greenpeace

Press release | February 26, 2014 at 15:00

Jakarta/ Manila, 26 February 2014 – Procter & Gamble, which makes Head & Shoulders, is sourcing palm oil from companies connected to orangutan habitat clearance in Indonesia, making consumers part of a widespread forest destruction scandal.

Joaquin Phoenix and Kellan Lutz join Greenpeace call for forest-friendly products

Press release | February 12, 2014 at 13:04

Jakarta/Manila – A host of Hollywood stars including Joaquin Phoenix, Kellan Lutz and Gillian Anderson have joined thousands of concerned consumers in calling for an end to every-day products being manufactured through forest destruction.

Greenpeace calls for ratification of Basel Ban Amendment following discovery of...

Press release | February 11, 2014 at 11:58

Manila, Philippines—Environmental group Greenpeace today expressed alarm at the discovery of fifty container vans from Canada, supposedly carrying plastic scraps, but found to contain a mixture of different household waste that include adult...

Activists around the world challenge adidas to go “all in” for Detox

Press release | January 25, 2014 at 15:58

Quezon City, 25 January 2014-- Hundreds of Greenpeace volunteers in cities around the world have today challenged sportswear giant adidas to act upon its Detox commitment and rid its supply chain of hazardous, toxic monsters. Filipino activists...

PNOC will kill communities with coal projects

Press release | January 17, 2014 at 13:24

Quezon City—Greenpeace today called on the Philippine National Oil Company-Exploration Corporation (PNOC-EC) to stop harming Filipino people with irresponsible coal power projects. The call came following this week’s announcement from PNOC-EC...

New study finds toxic monsters lurking in children’s clothing

Press release | January 14, 2014 at 16:38

Beijing/Manila, 14 January 2014—Hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by major brands including Disney, Burberry and adidas, according to a new investigation released today by Greenpeace East Asia [1].

100 days after they were seized, Arctic 30 are leaving Russia

Press release | December 27, 2013 at 23:49

St Petersburg, 27 December 2013 – The Arctic 30 are going home. They are leaving Russia today and over the weekend. A plane carrying five Britons and a Canadian took off shortly after 11:30 am local time from St Petersburg airport, heading for...

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