Greenpeace Press Releases

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Greenpeace: PNoy’s energy plans for Mindanao will only feed conflict

Press release | August 17, 2011 at 16:56

Greenpeace, together with Mindanao-based groups, today challenged President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to scrap current energy plans for Mindanao and “start from scratch.” The environment watchdog laments that solutions put forth to meet the...

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior II retired

Press release | August 16, 2011 at 16:20

At a ceremony in Singapore today, the iconic protest vessel the Rainbow Warrior was transferred to Friendship, a Bangladesh based NGO which will refit it for use as a hospital ship. (1)

Greenpeace to Alcala: Quit rhetoric, instead order the halt of all GMO field trials &...

Press release | August 12, 2011 at 15:26

Greenpeace issued a challenge for Secretary Proceso Alcala of the Department of Agriculture to “put his words into action” by initiating actual measures that would make sure that GMO (genetically modified organism) crops unproven to be safe are...

Greenpeace, EcoWaste Coalition Statement on the Used Lead Acid Battery Imports from...

Press release | August 9, 2011 at 17:09

Official Information Act documents recently passed on to Greenpeace New Zealand and published in Philippine media yesterday revealed that New Zealand has exported at least 50,000 tonnes of toxic wastes to the Philippines and South Korea since...

Puma overtakes competitors Adidas and Nike in race to drop toxic pollution

Press release | July 26, 2011 at 13:34

Quezon City/Beijing – Puma, the world’s third-largest sportswear brand, has responded to a Greenpeace challenge to ‘Detox’, by publicly committing to the elimination of all releases of hazardous chemicals from its entire product lifecycle, and...

Greenpeace asks DOJ to junk malicious mischief case in Laguna

Press release | July 18, 2011 at 14:11

Greenpeace has asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to junk the case being filed by promoters of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) who are reacting to the decontamination activity at the field trial site of the University of the Philippines’...

Greenpeace challenges Adidas and Nike to champion a toxic-free future

Press release | July 13, 2011 at 12:26

Greenpeace today challenged Adidas and Nike to remove toxic chemicals from their supply chains and from their products. The demand comes as the result of a year-long investigation into toxic water pollution in China and how the chain of custody...

Greenpeace slams Aquino Government for lack of leadership on Renewable Energy

Press release | June 29, 2011 at 13:13

Greenpeace is deeply disappointed at yesterday’s inauguration of a new coal fired power plant in Naga, Cebu, by President Aquino, the Philippine’s second new coal fired power plant this year.

Southeast Asia’s future is in renewables

Press release | June 26, 2011 at 12:31

Greenpeace called on Southeast Asian nations to seize the golden opportunity offered by renewables and champion the transition towards 100% renewable energy supply. The environment group made the call at the conclusion of the 6th Asia Clean...

Indonesia, Singapore urged to unite ASEAN for KP in Bonn climate talks

Press release | June 14, 2011 at 17:03

Manila -- As the Bonn climate negotiations near its end, with more set-backs than progress, Indonesia is pressed to convince the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) towards a bloc support for the Kyoto Protocol. Early this week,...

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