Greenpeace Press Releases

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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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Unjust laws for nuclear power leave Fukushima victims suffering

Press release | March 11, 2013 at 15:52

Tokyo – On the second anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Greenpeace made the following statements to highlight the flawed laws protecting the nuclear industry and the fact that hundreds of thousands of people in Japan still lack the...

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The nuclear industry profits, while people pay.

President Aquino urged to usher in renewables: coal plants to bring Mindanao more...

Press release | March 7, 2013 at 15:25

Manila — Coal plants will bring Mindanao more harm than good, Greenpeace said today as they urged President Benigno (Noynoy) Aquino III to usher in clean, green renewable energy and reject harmful coal plants.

Environmentalists ask politicians, “Berde ka ba?”

Press release | February 26, 2013 at 13:01

Manila – Activists dressed up as popular superheroes like the Hulk, the Green Lantern and Ben 10, and as local eco-warriors Super Walang Aksaya, Boy Bayong and PCB Eliminator descended to the offices of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in...

Major breakthrough in protection for Indonesia's remaining forests

Press release | February 6, 2013 at 14:19

Jakarta, Indonesia – Greenpeace hailed yesterday’s commitment from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to end deforestation as a major breakthrough in efforts to save Indonesia’s rainforests, after a decade of public pressure and recent negotiations with...

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