Greenpeace Press Releases

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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...

GMOs declared unsafe in India, Greenpeace calls on PH to follow suit

Press release | October 22, 2012 at 17:04

Greenpeace called on the Philippine government to cancel all approvals of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) following a landmark move in India which is expected to put a stop to all GMO experimental field trials in the sub-continent.

DA's pro-GMO stance will lead country into food crisis, Greenpeace warns

Press release | October 16, 2012 at 14:13

Unabated approvals of genetically-modified crops threaten—not enhance—food security, Greenpeace warned at today’s observance of World Food Day. The environment group is calling on the Department of Agriculture to safeguard the country’s food...

Mindanao communities to take legal action to stop construction of coal power plants

Press release | October 8, 2012 at 19:14

Mindanao community groups representing six provinces today declared their intention to explore legal options in their fight against dirty coal power projects in the region. At a joint press conference with Greenpeace, the group also announced...

“Zombies” storm the DENR office with a grave message on toxic pollution

Press release | September 27, 2012 at 11:58

On the third and final leg of the “Right-to-Know Water Patrol” expedition, Greenpeace together with environmental advocates--dressed as zombies--protested against the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) inaction on industrial...

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Greenpeace takes action against a Laguna Lake Polluter

Press release | September 20, 2012 at 15:07

In an action to expose industry polluters that “kill” Laguna Lake, Greenpeace activists today labelled the fence of TNC Chemicals Philippines with the words “Water Polluter” They also unfurled a banner listing the different hazardous chemicals...

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Greenpeace calls for full public disclosure on chemical discharges from factories

Press release | September 13, 2012 at 18:33

“We have the right to know what’s in our water!” Greenpeace today demanded at the launch of the 3-week “Right-to-Know” Water Patrol Expedition along Marikina River. The expedition, which travels for 85 kilometers for three weeks, will examine and...

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Greenpeace alarmed at US-backed GMO experiments on children

Press release | September 5, 2012 at 15:22

Greenpeace has expressed alarm at a recent scientific publication that suggests researchers, backed by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), fed experimental genetically-engineered (GE) ‘golden rice’ to 24 children in China aged between six...

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Climate change “to cripple” ASEAN 2015 economic integration

Press release | August 31, 2012 at 11:52

Climate change will cripple the ASEAN goal of economic integration by 2015. The warning was issued today by ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Climate Deal (A-FAB), a regional coalition led by Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Oxfam, during a...

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