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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...

Remember Fukushima... Make ASEAN nuclear-free!

Press release | March 9, 2012 at 13:40

Makati City, 09 March 2012 - Greenpeace today called on the governments of ASEAN to heed the lessons of Fukushima by abandoning their nuclear ambitions and revamping their existing energy policies in favour of measures that promote energy...

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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...

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