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Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines

Press release | December 6, 2014 at 23:09

Manila, Philippines, 6 December 2014 – Typhoon Hagupit has made landfall in Dolores, Eastern Samar in the Philippines at around 9:15pm local time on Saturday, the official Philippine meteorological bureau PAGASA said.

Groups Call For Transparency Before Congress Vote To Grant PNoy Emergency Powers

Press release | December 2, 2014 at 15:51

Energy and environmental justice groups such as Philippine Movement for Climate Justice, Health Care Without Harm, Greenpeace, EcoWaste Coalition, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, and Green Convergence today condemn the apparent...

Greenpeace expose juvenile ‘baby’ tuna catch in Philippine tuna industry

Press release | December 2, 2014 at 12:01

Manila Philippines – Greenpeace today released the results of an investigation into juvenile bycatch, showing evidence that ‘baby’ skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye tuna are unloaded regularly at the General Santos fish port. The investigation was...

Nationwide protest set to Resist Emergency Power

Press release | November 24, 2014 at 14:33

Power for People, a national campaign network group has marked November 28 as the day to hold a nationally coordinated protest to resist the grant of emergency power to President Aquino. The broad network is composed of people’s organizations,...

A year after Yolanda, Greenpeace enjoins Filipinos to make big polluters liable for...

Press release | November 8, 2014 at 12:40

Tacloban City—As the Philippines marked the first anniversary of super typhoon Yolanda’s historic landfall in Tacloban City, over 500 Filipinos joined a solidarity event demanding climate justice, vowing to hold big polluters accountable for...

Greenpeace demands a full and transparent investigation on the Sual Power Station oil...

Press release | October 30, 2014 at 17:05

Manila, Philippines— Greenpeace laments the unfortunate incident of the oil spill that occurred at the Sual Power Station earlier this week.

‘Smart Breeding’: Biotechnology innovation that looks to the future but delivers today

Press release | October 28, 2014 at 15:39

Manila/Amsterdam, 28 October 2014 – Greenpeace International today announced their support of Marker Assisted Selection (MAS), or Smart Breeding, as a way to develop plant traits required to face the different challenges of today’s agriculture:...

Climate Walkers reach Albay Province, the “climate change capital” of the Philippines

Press release | October 22, 2014 at 14:29

Today, over a thousand people participated in the Albay leg of the “People’s Walk for Climate Justice”. Albay Governor Joey Salceda welcomed the group who have walked a distance of 500 kilometers and are now more than halfway in their quest to...

Groups demand immediate return of Canadian toxic waste

Press release | October 21, 2014 at 13:30

As the illegal Canadian toxic waste shipments fester in Philippine ports for 16 months, public furor over the Canadian government’s brazen defiance of international law erupted anew in Manila as environment and public health groups staged a...

Groups mount the country’s largest ‘food art’ to demand government support for...

Press release | October 18, 2014 at 11:49

Quezon City, Philippines-– Today, Greenpeace and other civic groups— composed of farmers, mothers, health advocates, organic consumers and traders and policy makers— came together to celebrate the country’s rich and diverse agricultural heritage.

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