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Leading scientist deplores lax Philippine rules on GMO trials

Press release | March 6, 2012 at 16:08

Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini, one of the world’s leading experts on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Tuesday scored the Philippine government’s policy of allowing open field trials of GMO crops despite the absence of prior testing in...

‘Shadowlands’ photographs highlight human cost of Fukushima nuclear disaster

Press release | March 5, 2012 at 17:32

Greenpeace today launched ‘Shadowlands’, a presentation of haunting photographs depicting the impacts of the Fukushima nuclear disaster and the plight of people displaced by the crisis, serving also as a warning to Philippine authorities to stop...

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Undercover investigation exposes Asia Pulp & Paper’s illegal rainforest scandal

Press release | March 1, 2012 at 16:10

01 March 2012, Jakarta - Greenpeace this morning handed evidence to the Ministry of Forestry and Indonesia’s CITES Secretariat from a year-long investigation, showing that Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is systematically violating Indonesia’s laws...

Google leads latest Greenpeace climate ranking of IT industry

Press release | February 8, 2012 at 14:30

Amsterdam, February 8th 2012 -- Greenpeace today released the 5th edition of its Cool IT Leaderboard (1), which sees Internet search engine giant Google overtaking on climate issues, followed by Cisco and Ericsson.

Activism not a crime

Press release | January 27, 2012 at 11:35

Greenpeace today welcomed the decision of the Naga Municipal Trial Court (MTC) to acquit activists charged with trespass during a December 2009 action to document toxic coal ash from the Naga coal-fired power plant that had been dumped in a...

Toxic leak in Pasay City underscores the need for pollution disclosure

Press release | January 10, 2012 at 15:56

Greenpeace today reiterated its call for government agencies to establish a pollution disclosure system that would make it mandatory for facilities to publicly disclose all hazardous chemicals that they handle, store, transfer and dispose. The...

Greenpeace lauds Senator Miriam’s legislative initiative on pollution disclosure

Press release | December 16, 2011 at 15:29

Greenpeace welcomed the filing of Senate Bill 3087, which establishes a Pollutant Release and Transfer Register in the Philippines. The bill was filed by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago earlier this week, the same time that she was accepted as...

Facebook commits to clean energy future

Press release | December 16, 2011 at 15:18

Amsterdam -- Greenpeace and Facebook today announced that they will collaborate on the promotion of renewable energy, encourage major utilities to develop renewable energy generation, and develop programmes that will enable Facebook users to save...

Polluticians occupy the climate

Press release | November 24, 2011 at 15:51

A new report released today by Greenpeace reveals how a handful of major polluting corporations such as Eskom, BASF, ArcelorMittal, BHP Billiton, Shell and Koch Industries, as well as the industry associations that they are members of, are...

Li-Ning and C&A join Adidas, H&M, Nike and Puma in tackling fashion industry's toxic...

Press release | November 22, 2011 at 13:33

Greenpeace today welcomed the 'Joint Roadmap' (1) published by international clothing companies Adidas, H&M, Nike and Puma, as an important step towards the elimination of all releases of hazardous substances from the brands' supply chains and...

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