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Armed Russian Coast Guard boards peaceful Greenpeace protest ship, arrests crew

Press release | September 20, 2013 at 2:00

Pechora Sea — The Russian Coast Guard has boarded the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and is arresting the 25 activists on board following a protest against Gazprom’s Arctic oil drilling operations.

Filipinos take part in the historic Ice Ride, a global mass bike ride to save the Arctic

Press release | September 15, 2013 at 12:26

Quezon City, Philippines, September 15, 2013 —Today, hundreds of Filipinos took to their bikes to pedal 14 kilometers from Pasig to Quezon City as part of the Ice Ride - a global mass bike ride happening in 110 cities in 36 countries. Wearing...

Greenpeace sounds the alarm on the state of tuna, calls for action to ensure a...

Press release | September 8, 2013 at 17:11

General Santos City, Philippines - Greenpeace today warned major tuna industry players that unless drastic measures are put into place to halt the decline of the world’s tuna stocks there will be no future for their multi-billion peso businesses.

Illegal dumpsite in Pier 18 to be investigated

Press release | July 25, 2013 at 14:53

Manila—The illegal dumpsite at Manila Bay’s Pier 18 will be investigated, according to EcoWaste Coalition and Greenpeace. This pronouncement followed the four-hour shutdown of the facility by activists from Greenpeace Southeast Asia and crew for...

Guns, goons and garbage: Illegal waste dump threatens violence on peaceful...

Press release | July 25, 2013 at 11:26

Manila— PhilEco, the company which owns the illegal waste dump in Manila Bay’s Pier 18, has pulled out guns and has threatened to shoot peaceful environmental activists involved in a non-violent protest to shut down their polluting facility.

Illegal dumpsite in Manila Bay shut down by Greenpeace, EcoWaste Coalition

Press release | July 25, 2013 at 8:32

Manila—Early this morning activists from Greenpeace Southeast Asia, crew from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, and members of EcoWaste Coalition shut down Pier 18, an illegal dumpsite, operating on the shores of Manila Bay.

On the 2013 State of the Nation Address of President Benigno Aquino III

Press release | July 23, 2013 at 17:48

We are gravely disappointed with the President’s statement on energy. While he claims support for renewable energy, he contradicts himself by poking fun at the same. He continues to use antiquated arguments that the coal industry uses to slam...

Comprehensive rehab of Manila Bay is possible, necessary

Press release | July 23, 2013 at 11:44

Manila —The Greenpeace ship, Esperanza, arrived today in Manila Bay amid calls for a comprehensive rehab of the country’s most famous body of water. The call came as scientists from the University of the Philippines-Marine Science Institute...

Thousands rally in Bicol to “defend the oceans” against illegal fishing

Press release | July 20, 2013 at 8:00

Donsol, Sorsogon Province —Today, more than a thousand people marched in Bicol province in a rally meant to “defend the oceans” from illegal and destructive fishing.

Greenpeace, BFAR vow to end illegal fishing, “the scourge of Philippine seas”

Press release | July 19, 2013 at 23:16

Pio Duran, Albay — Greenpeace and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) today vowed to end illegal fishing, which they said was the “scourge of the Philippine seas.”

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