Greenpeace Press Releases

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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...

Renewable energy is the key to economic progress

Press release | January 23, 2013 at 14:32

Manila —Renewable energy is the key to economic progress, according to a Greenpeace report, released today. In “Green is Gold: How Renewable Energy can save us money and generate jobs,” Greenpeace said that the Philippines will realize economic...

Greenpeace to DENR: Implement pollution disclosure to save our rivers

Press release | January 16, 2013 at 21:14

Manila—Environmental group Greenpeace today welcomed the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) recent moves to address water pollution in the Philippines but said that the government agency must do more to save the country’s...

Greenpeace urges DOE Secretary Petilla to abandon all plans to use nuclear energy for...

Press release | December 27, 2012 at 16:37

Manila — With just four days until the new year, Greenpeace has a suggested new year’s resolution for Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla: abandon all plans to use nuclear power in the Philippines.

Greenpeace ship M/Y Esperanza to carry relief goods to Mindanao

Press release | December 8, 2012 at 11:31

The Greenpeace ship M/Y Esperanza is leaving the port of Manila today to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Mindanao.

Doha talks are not just about climate change—but about our lives and our future:...

Press release | December 5, 2012 at 16:54

Doha/Manila — As the world’s leaders once again fail to make substantial progress in the continuing UN climate talks in Doha, thousands of communities in the Philippines are feeling the effect of super typhoon Bopha.

Gene scientist tells public why GMOs are unsafe

Press release | November 21, 2012 at 14:41

Quezon City — Genetically modified organisms (GMOs), such as Bt corn, Bt eggplant, and ‘golden rice’ pose significant risks to human health and the environment, a gene scientist warned today.

Greenpeace condemns U.S. toxic waste dumping in Subic

Press release | November 9, 2012 at 9:36

Greenpeace condemns any toxic dumping, whether on land or at sea.

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GMO invasion of corn and rice alarm groups

Press release | October 30, 2012 at 16:47

Cebu City – Community groups in central Philippines today raised the alarm that white corn, the staple food in most of Visayas and Mindanao, is now tainted with genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The groups are protesting the Philippine...

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