Greenpeace Press Releases

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DA's pro-GMO stance will lead country into food crisis, Greenpeace warns

Press release | October 16, 2012 at 14:13

Unabated approvals of genetically-modified crops threaten—not enhance—food security, Greenpeace warned at today’s observance of World Food Day. The environment group is calling on the Department of Agriculture to safeguard the country’s food...

Mindanao communities to take legal action to stop construction of coal power plants

Press release | October 8, 2012 at 19:14

Mindanao community groups representing six provinces today declared their intention to explore legal options in their fight against dirty coal power projects in the region. At a joint press conference with Greenpeace, the group also announced...

“Zombies” storm the DENR office with a grave message on toxic pollution

Press release | September 27, 2012 at 11:58

On the third and final leg of the “Right-to-Know Water Patrol” expedition, Greenpeace together with environmental advocates--dressed as zombies--protested against the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) inaction on industrial...

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Greenpeace takes action against a Laguna Lake Polluter

Press release | September 20, 2012 at 15:07

In an action to expose industry polluters that “kill” Laguna Lake, Greenpeace activists today labelled the fence of TNC Chemicals Philippines with the words “Water Polluter” They also unfurled a banner listing the different hazardous chemicals...

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Greenpeace calls for full public disclosure on chemical discharges from factories

Press release | September 13, 2012 at 18:33

“We have the right to know what’s in our water!” Greenpeace today demanded at the launch of the 3-week “Right-to-Know” Water Patrol Expedition along Marikina River. The expedition, which travels for 85 kilometers for three weeks, will examine and...

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Greenpeace alarmed at US-backed GMO experiments on children

Press release | September 5, 2012 at 15:22

Greenpeace has expressed alarm at a recent scientific publication that suggests researchers, backed by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), fed experimental genetically-engineered (GE) ‘golden rice’ to 24 children in China aged between six...

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Climate change “to cripple” ASEAN 2015 economic integration

Press release | August 31, 2012 at 11:52

Climate change will cripple the ASEAN goal of economic integration by 2015. The warning was issued today by ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Climate Deal (A-FAB), a regional coalition led by Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Oxfam, during a...

Nationwide opposition launched against coal-fired power plants

Press release | August 23, 2012 at 11:33

Community representatives from sixteen provinces around the country today called on the government to abandon coal energy expansion and instead ensure the country’s sustainable development with a future powered by clean, peaceful, renewable...

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Breaking News: Greenpeace welcomes the approval of feed-in-tariff rates by the Energy...

Press release | July 27, 2012 at 18:28

Greenpeace welcomes the approval of feed-in-tariff (FIT) rates by the Energy Regulatory Commission. This is a crucial step towards teh full scale implementation of our vision of a renewable energy revolution in the country. Now that the FIT rates...

Greenpeace statement ahead of the State of the Nation address:

Press release | July 21, 2012 at 16:13

Ahead of the President’s State of the Nation address this Monday, Greenpeace today urged President Benigno Aquino III to take a clear stand for renewable energy (RE) and cancel all 16 coal-fired power plant proposals approved since he took office...

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