Greenpeace Press Releases

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Legal remedy vs. GMO invasion sought

Press release | April 26, 2012 at 12:18

Manila - Greenpeace and fellow petitioners today sought legal remedy to the flawed regulatory system that has allowed the unhampered proliferation of dangerous genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the country by filing at the Supreme Court a...

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PNoy failing on the environmental front : Greenpeace

Press release | April 22, 2012 at 23:25

As the world observes this year’s annual Earth Day celebration, Greenpeace lamented the failing performance of the Aquino administration on the environmental front, citing the last two years under President Aquino’s leadership as a period ...

Agri Dept overrun by “monster crops”

Press release | April 18, 2012 at 11:03

GMO “monster crops” today stormed the Department of Agriculture to seek entry into the agency that has set them loose on Philippine soil.

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Bt talong unsafe and dangerous to environmental health: report

Press release | April 17, 2012 at 14:25

A new report released today by Greenpeace confirms the dangers of cultivating genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The report, which focuses on Bt eggplant, a GMO variety currently being field-tested in the Philippines, details how the spread...

Greenpeace challenges PNoy to show real leadership at Mindanao Summit

Press release | April 11, 2012 at 15:00

Greenpeace challenged President Benigno Aquino III to demonstrate real leadership and political integrity at the upcoming Mindanao Energy Summit by championing clean and renewable energy solutions for the region, instead of anchoring the island’s...

Hasty approval of coal-fired power projects in Mindanao questioned

Press release | April 4, 2012 at 16:49

Greenpeace today questioned the “midnight” ECC approval of a 100 MW coal-fired power project in Mindanao, consummated by authorities on the eve of the Holy Week Holidays and just before the Energy Summit called by President Aquino on the island...

Greenpeace: P-Noy doesn’t need emergency powers

Press release | March 31, 2012 at 18:32

Quezon City – Greenpeace today said that President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s allies in Congress should not seek to grant him emergency powers, but should instead push the executive branch of government to fast-track the implementation of the...

ASEAN Community Wants Cambodia to Facilitate Clean Energy Discussion

Press release | March 29, 2012 at 17:33

Phnom Penh –- Ahead of the ASEAN Summit this weekend, groups of civil society and youth volunteers today delivered a call to action to ASEAN leaders to work together to secure a safe and clean energy future for the people of the region.

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PH may lose tuna markets

Press release | March 27, 2012 at 11:20

Guam – Greenpeace warned that the Philippines stands to lose lucrative tuna markets, unless it fully embraces sustainable fishing practices immediately. The environment group made the call as governments, including the Philippines, gather in...

New Greenpeace Research: Washing Big Name Brands Makes Consumers Polluters

Press release | March 21, 2012 at 14:11

Greenpeace today released evidence [1] that hazardous chemical residues in clothing items sold by major brands [2] are released into public waterways when washed by consumers. Upon entering our rivers, lakes and seas, these chemicals then break...

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