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Greenpeace: 11th hour for the climate, it’s time for leadership to truly emerge

Press release | September 15, 2018 at 14:28

Manila / San Francisco, 14 September 2018 - Typhoon Mangkhut, one of the strongest storms of the year, is forecast to hit the north of the Philippines by the weekend before threatening Hong Kong and Macau. In the Atlantic, Hurricane Florence made...

“Food crisis is result of lack of government direction” -- Fisherfolk, farmers and...

Press release | September 13, 2018 at 14:00

QUEZON CITY, 13 September 2018 --- Government needs a coordinated plan in place to ensure the country’s food and nutrition security. This was the recurring theme in the presentations and arguments during the roundtable discussions held today to...

World’s top climate experts to testify in landmark investigation into fossil fuel...

Press release | August 28, 2018 at 12:42

Quezon City, Philippines, 28 August 2018 - Some of the world’s most highly-regarded climate change science, policy, research, and legal experts will appear as witnesses in the ongoing hearings by the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines...

Greenpeace, NCCA, and KWF release Balagtasan video on National Heroes’ Day

Press release | August 27, 2018 at 14:51

Manila, Philippines, 27 August 2018—On National Heroes’ Day, Greenpeace, together with the National Commission on Culture & the Arts (NCCA) and the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) released a video, “Dagat o Gubat,” a Balagtasan piece by local...

Garbage “engulfing” Manila, Philippines after severe storm highlights plastic and...

Press release | August 24, 2018 at 14:16

Manila, Philippines, 16 August 2018 – Waves of plastic pollution has engulfed parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces, after a combination of heavy storm and monsoon rains, with garbage clogging drainage and causing floods.

La Union citizens call for better measures vs corporate polluters

Press release | July 29, 2018 at 13:38

San Fernando, La Union; 29 July 2018 - Following the contamination of shorelines due to a coal spill from the Holcim cement factory in Bacnotan, residents of La Union province are calling on the government for corporate accountability and better...

La Union rides waves of communities calling to Break Free from fossil fuels

Press release | July 16, 2018 at 21:10

La Union, Philippines; 15 July 2018. – Local groups in this province, considered as the surfing capital of the North, came together this weekend to join their voices to the growing number of communities around the world calling to #breakfree from...

Plastic pollution a multifaceted problem, calls out companies to take action

Press release | June 5, 2018 at 11:36

04 June 2018, Manila, Philippines - On World Environment Day, Greenpeace Philippines called for ‘action from all fronts’, especially from companies most responsible for producing single-use plastic, in order to beat ‘catastrophic pollution’ that...

Mounting evidence in landmark human rights hearings in PH vs fossil fuel companies

Press release | May 23, 2018 at 23:12

Quezon City, Philippines, 23 May 2018 – Today marked the start of the second in a series of hearings in the Philippines into the responsibility of fossil fuel companies for human rights harms resulting from climate change. Over the course of two...

Greenpeace to DENR: opening of protected areas to special private use is ‘wrong move’

Press release | May 8, 2018 at 14:06

08 May 2018, Manila, Philippines - On Friday, May 4, Department of Environment and Natural Resources Sec. Roy Cimatu announced that protected areas are now open to special private use by applying for a special use agreement in protected areas, or...

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