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New Greenpeace report estimates coal plant emissions could kill 2,400 Filipinos per year

Press release | February 3, 2016 at 13:44

MANILA, Philippines, 3 February 2016 – While coal is king in the Philippines, a new Greenpeace Southeast Asia report has revealed for the first time the current health impacts of existing coal-fired power plants, as well as projected health...

National and Local Candidates Urged to Embrace Zero Waste in Their Campaigns and...

Press release | January 30, 2016 at 19:43

Manila City — Environmental and health advocates today pushed candidates for the upcoming general elections to put sustainable waste management solutions on top of their electoral platforms and to walk their talk by running a trash-less campaign.

Hazardous chemicals found in many outdoor clothing brands

Press release | January 26, 2016 at 14:19

Munich/Manila — Hazardous and persistent chemicals, dangerous to human health and the environment, have been found in the products of leading outdoor brands. Brands like The North Face, Patagonia, Mammut, Columbia and Haglofs keep using PFCs to...

8 out of 10 Filipinos will go for Presidential bet with food and agriculture in platform

Press release | January 11, 2016 at 12:00

Quezon City, 11 January 2016 – Nearly eight out of 10, or 76% of 1200 respondents will vote for candidates whose platforms include ensuring food sufficiency and addressing farmers’ needs, reveals results from the Social Weather Station (SWS) 2015...

Philippines Supreme Court bans development of genetically engineered products

Press release | December 11, 2015 at 14:19

Manila - Farmers and consumers, together with environmental organization Greenpeace Southeast Asia, Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG), and other petitioners, welcome the permanent ban on field trials of Bt talong...

Philippines launches world’s first national human rights investigation into 50 big...

Press release | December 4, 2015 at 23:06

UPDATED: Paris/Manila - The Philippines Commission on Human Rights (CHR) announced that it will launch an investigation on December 10 (International Human Rights Day), which could hold fossil fuel companies responsible for the impacts of climate...

Ahead of the Paris summit, Filipinos join the Global Climate March to demand climate...

Press release | November 28, 2015 at 14:03

MANILA – Around 15,000 advocates representing climate-impacted communities, religious groups, youth, labor unions, anti-coal and renewable energy campaigners, and other concerned citizens took to the streets to join the Global Climate March on...

Youths to Presidential bets: be a HampasLupa, champion food and Ecological...

Press release | November 25, 2015 at 13:49

Quezon City, Philippines – Young leaders from all over the Philippines gathered today at the University of the Philippines Diliman to help shape the future of the country and challenge the 2016 Presidential aspirants to prioritize food and...

Going beyond corporate responsibility, Manila’s top hotels and restaurants advocate...

Press release | November 25, 2015 at 10:53

Manila, Philippines — In a bid to help save overfished Philippine seas, Manila’s top hotels and restaurants, came together with environmental groups and fisheries NGOs to declare their support for the promotion of sustainable seafood. [1] The...

Environmental, agriculture groups tell APEC, ASEAN: Stop GMO policy integration

Press release | November 16, 2015 at 13:08

Quezon City, Philippines - Greenpeace, together with Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) and Sibol ng Agham at Teknolohiya (Sibat), called for a halt on genetically- modified organisms (GMO) policy integration in...

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