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Nestlé, Unilever, P&G among worst offenders for plastic pollution in Philippines in...

Press release | September 22, 2017 at 11:23

Manila, 22 September 2017 - A week-long beach clean up has exposed the companies most responsible for plastic pollution after an audit of plastic waste conducted on Freedom Island, a critical wetland habitat and Ramsar site [1] spanning 30...

Greenpeace Statement on the 45th anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law

Press release | September 21, 2017 at 9:00

Quezon City - On the 45th anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law, 21 September 2017, Greenpeace Philippines released a statement on developing stories regarding the possibility of President Rodrigo Duterte declaring Martial Law nationwide,...

Multi-sectoral group calls on President Duterte to address PH food emergency

Press release | September 19, 2017 at 16:58

Manila, Philippines - Calling on President Rodrigo R. Duterte to urgently address the country’s worsening “food emergency” situation, a multi-sectoral group, composed of representatives from farmers, fisherfolk, consumers, women, youth,...

Greenpeace, PRRC track plastic pollution in Pasig River, kicks off clean-up project...

Press release | September 8, 2017 at 6:33

8 September 2017, Manila, Philippines – Greenpeace Philippines and the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) today hosted a boat tour showing the magnitude and trajectory of plastic waste from tributary San Juan River to the Pasig River’s...

Greenpeace statement on the bird flu outbreak

Press release | August 17, 2017 at 20:23

Quezon City – In light of the recent avian flu outbreak, Greenpeace today recommended longer-term measures to address the spread of pathogens, which it says is indicative of a failing industrial food production system.

Greenpeace statement on the proposed coal plant in Batangas City

Press release | August 10, 2017 at 15:10

Batangas City —The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) held a public hearing this week on the proposed coal-fired power plant project of Merbau Corporation, a subsidiary of JG Summit Holdings, Inc.

Yolanda survivor Joanna Sustento joins actress Lucy Lawless in protest against Arctic...

Press release | July 24, 2017 at 12:32

Barents Sea, Norway 22 July, 2017 -  11 peaceful activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise have taken to the water in inflatable boats with handheld banners to oppose the Statoil Songa Enabler oil rig, 275 km North off the Norwegian coast...

Thai Union Commits to More Sustainable, Socially-Responsible Seafood

Press release | July 11, 2017 at 12:59

BANGKOK, 11 JULY 2017 – Thai Union Group PCL has committed to measures that will tackle illegal fishing and overfishing, as well as improve the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of workers throughout the company’s supply chains.

Climate outcast Trump surrenders US global leadership

Press release | June 2, 2017 at 4:00

Amsterdam – Denouncing Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, Greenpeace International said the decision would cost the US its global leadership position and its share of the economic benefits of the clean energy transition.

Shell to face pressure at AGM for failing to take responsibility for climate-related...

Press release | May 23, 2017 at 17:07

Amsterdam, 23 May 2017 - Today, Filipinos demanding climate justice from the companies responsible for fossil fuels that have contributed the significant share of global emissions of industrial CO2 and methane, (1) invited Royal Dutch Shell plc...

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