Greenpeace Press Releases

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Statement from Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo at Tokyo Press...

Press release | June 9, 2011 at 17:40

Greenpeace International Executive Director Dr Kumi Naidoo today unveiled a sample of contaminated soil (1) from a Fukushima playground at a Tokyo press conference, criticising the Japanese government’s response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...

Barbie Wrapped in Rainforest Destruction Scandal

Press release | June 8, 2011 at 14:04

Jakarta/Bangkok/Manila -- Barbie, the most famous toy in the world, is involved in rainforest destruction, a Greenpeace International investigation can today reveal.

Experimental GE crops are a public risk and field trials must be halted -- Greenpeace

Press release | June 7, 2011 at 14:43

Experimental GE crops such as Bt Talong pose serious environmental and health risks and all citizens have a duty to ensure that open air planting of such are immediately stopped, Greenpeace said today in a statement.

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Philippines “all set for record RE growth”

Press release | June 3, 2011 at 12:42

“The Philippines is all set for record renewable energy growth," Greenpeace said today at the launch of their new energy report which forecasts how RE can power more than 50% of the country’s energy needs as early as 2020. The “Philippine Energy...

World’s biggest rice exporter sets GE-free rice policy

Press release | June 2, 2011 at 12:34

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine government to follow the example of Thailand, the world’s top rice exporter, and commit to keep rice production free of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The call came as farmers and environmental...

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Closure of German nuke plants a signal for The Philippines

Press release | May 31, 2011 at 14:15

The immediate closure of eight nuclear power plants in Germany yesterday should serve as an important signal for the Philippines to abandon nuclear power plans, Greenpeace said today as they hailed the decision of the German government —...

Marilao River is one of spotlight case studies in new Greenpeace report on Hidden...

Press release | May 26, 2011 at 14:14

The Marilao in Bulacan is among four iconic rivers whose polluted conditions are spotlighted in ‘Hidden Consequences’, a new report published today by Greenpeace. The report calls for urgent action to protect the livelihoods of the people and...

Miss Earth Foundation joins Greenpeace call for GMO-free agriculture

Press release | May 22, 2011 at 17:49

Greenpeace held an Organic Cook-out with celebrity chefs and the Miss Earth Foundation to highlight the call for a ban on genetically engineered (GE) food crops, the protection of our organic farming industry from the threat of genetically...

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Greenpeace Statement on TEPCO admission of full meltdown and reactor core breach at...

Press release | May 16, 2011 at 19:24

Tokyo, Japan – Greenpeace today criticised TEPCO and the Japanese government for continuing to underplay the seriousness of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis, after TEPCO yesterday admitted (1) that a partial meltdown of the reactor 1 core at...

Greenpeace backs proposed bill to scrap nuclear from PH energy plans

Press release | May 16, 2011 at 17:08

Greenpeace today called on the country’s lawmakers to fast-track the passage of a Congress Bill that, once signed into law, will strike out nuclear energy from Philippine energy plans once and for all.

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