Greenpeace Press Releases

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Green Moms demand GMO-free foods for their families

Press release | May 11, 2013 at 15:18

Manila, 12 May 2013 – Mothers know best. This Mother’s Day, concerned breastfeeding moms and children’s advocates came together to call on the Philippine government to stop the approval of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), such as Golden...

Environmental groups lament this year’s “green” survey results

Press release | May 11, 2013 at 14:24

Manila -- The results are in. A survey conducted by environmental groups for the Green Electoral Initiative (GEI)[1] 2013 resulted in a very poor response rate from senatorial candidates. Out of the 33 senatorial candidates, only six -- or a...

Myanmar already paying the price for climate change

Press release | May 10, 2013 at 14:10

Yangon -- Necessity, indeed, unites. The need to address the catastrophic impacts of climate change in Myanmar is bringing together prominent and diverse personalities - many of whom have held opposing views in the past - together for...

Environmentalists and civil groups want stricter laws to protect Bicol’s fishing grounds

Press release | May 9, 2013 at 11:56

Naga City -– Fisherfolks, marine scientists, environmentalists and representatives from the church, the academe and civil society called for government’s stricter implementation of the Philippine Fisheries Code or RA 8550, to ensure that the...

Greenpeace gives Petilla a thumbs down for rejecting solar energy projects for Mindanao

Press release | April 25, 2013 at 15:56

Energy Secretary Jericho L. Petilla has revealed his true bias against Renewable Energy by opposing solar power proposals in Mindanao. Petilla argued that RE projects take longer to build and may be more expensive in the long haul.

Philippines joins the global call for Arctic protection

Press release | April 20, 2013 at 13:19

Manila/ Davao — Filipinos showed their support for the environment by participating in Greenpeace’s Global Day of Arctic Action - a united movement that seeks to have the Arctic declared as a global sanctuary.

New Greenpeace report reveals big fashion brands involved in Indonesian toxic water...

Press release | April 17, 2013 at 13:52

Jakarta/Manila, 17 April 2013 – Greenpeace International investigations have revealed the dumping of industrial wastewater– containing a cocktail of toxic and hazardous chemicals and caustic water – directly into the Citarum River in West Java,...

Greenpeace plants symbolic flag on the North Pole seabed to demand that the Arctic be...

Press release | April 15, 2013 at 15:21

North Pole/ Manila — Four young people on a mission with Greenpeace have planted a flag on the seabed beneath the North Pole, at the same spot where a submarine planted a Russian flag claiming the Arctic for Moscow. (1) The young people planted...

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The North Pole Expedition has started their trek!

Press release | April 8, 2013 at 16:46

A group of young campaigners on a mission to protect the Arctic is set for a historic and unexpected meeting with a delegation of powerful Arctic officials at the North Pole this week.

13-year old Malaysian girl wins Greenpeace’s Flag for the Future Arctic competition

Press release | March 16, 2013 at 21:27

London — Dame Vivienne Westwood, the world renowned fashion designer, has selected the winning flag design that will be planted on the seabed at the North Pole next month, closing the global competition run by the World Association of Girl Guides...

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