Greenpeace Press Releases

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Greenpeace to sue Sorsogon Gov. Raul Lee
Demands public apology for defamatory...

Press release | October 2, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace said today that they will sue Sorsogon Governor Raul Lee for defamation unless the governor publicly apologizes for misleading statements which he issued in a press statement last 12 August 2006.

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP’s lie

Press release | September 18, 2006 at 8:00

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels(1). HP’s statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

Greenpeace ship Esperanza arrives in Cebu at start of Coastal Protection Month

Press release | September 1, 2006 at 8:00

The Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza arrives today in Cebu City on the last stop of the Philippine leg of her global Defending our Oceans expedition. The voyage aims to highlight the wonders of, and the environmental threats to, the world's oceans.

Greenpeace Statement on the DENR approved final phase of Lafayette's test run

Press release | August 31, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia toxics campaigner Beau Baconguis said: "From the start, Greenpeace has been very disappointed with the DENR's (Department of Environment and Natural Resources) decision granting Lafayette a 30-day test-run despite...

Forest fires rage again in Indonesia: Greenpeace calls on Government to act to...

Press release | August 30, 2006 at 8:00

A Greenpeace team of investigators has discovered widespread destruction of Sumatra's ancient forests, caused by fires which are threatening to burn out of control. The team visited Riau, Sumatra, to investigate and document the fires which have...

Apo Island 'ray of hope' for oceans, Greenpeace says

Press release | August 30, 2006 at 8:00

Apo Island Marine Reserve in central Philippines is a 'ray of hope' for oceans around the world, Greenpeace said today during the visit of the ship MY Esperanza to the famous reserve. The Esperanza was welcomed in pristine Apo Island by the local...

Bicol’s whale sharks underscore urgent need to defend seas from pollution

Press release | August 27, 2006 at 8:00

The recently-discovered presence of feeding whale sharks in the Albay Gulf, particularly along Legaspi City’s coastline, only confirms the urgent need to defend the rich coastal waters of the Bicol region from threats like mining pollution,...

Greenpeace reveals new evidence of highly toxic contaminants in Rapu Rapu

Press release | August 24, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace and government officials from Rapu-Rapu today conducted an inspection of the island's Mirikpitik Creek, which is found to be contaminated by the Lafayette mine. Water samples taken from the creek, which leads out from the mine and...

Esperanza leads flotilla protest calling for closure of Lafayette mine

Press release | August 23, 2006 at 8:00

After helping mitigate the devastation wrought by the Petron oil spill in Guimaras Island, Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza today led a flotilla in protest against the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette in the Philippines. The Australian...

Greenpeace, scientists witness devastation at oil spill ground zero

Press release | August 20, 2006 at 8:00

Scientists and environmental activists onboard Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza today arrived at the Petron oil spill ground zero to help document the devastating environmental impact of the oil slick in the Guimaras Strait of the central Philippines.

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