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Smartphones leaving disastrous environmental footprint, warns new Greenpeace report

Press release | February 27, 2017 at 9:51

Barcelona, 26 February 2017 - Smartphone production and disposal over the last 10 years is proving to have a significant impact on our planet, according to a Greenpeace USA report released today. The report shows roughly 968 TWh was used to...

Global movement promises to fight inequality

Press release | February 22, 2017 at 17:41

Manila, Philippines - Civil society and grassroots organizations from across Asia gathered in Manila on February 21-22 for a strategy meeting to discuss a global campaign against inequality. Calling themselves the Fight Inequality Alliance, the...

Greenpeace Statement on the assassination of environmental lawyer Mia Manuelita Cumba...

Press release | February 17, 2017 at 11:00

Yeb Saño, Executive Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia, said: "We condemn in the strongest terms the brutal assassination in Tagbilaran, Bohol, last February 15, of Atty. Mia Manuelita Cumba Mascariñas-Green, a staunch environmental lawyer...

Petitioners’ consolidated reply to the respondent Carbon Majors in the National...

Press release | February 14, 2017 at 16:37

Manila – Today, Filipinos demanding climate justice filed their response to corporate efforts to shut down the first-ever national inquiry into the responsibility of the fossil fuel industry and others for the human rights impacts resulting from...

First national human rights investigation into climate change impacts proceeds...

Press release | December 8, 2016 at 16:10

Manila, 8 December 2016 – The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) today initiated the next steps in the world’s first-ever national investigation into human rights harms resulting from climate change (1), despite apparent...

Evasco joins ‘organic’ mayors and civil society groups for dialogue on food policy

Press release | December 6, 2016 at 13:44

Quezon City, 6 December 2016 – Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco, Jr. today joined mayors and members of civil society and environmental groups for a dialogue to forge partnerships toward the adoption of a people’s food policy that would address...

Eco-ag network aids Lawin affected farmers in Cagayan

Press release | November 27, 2016 at 19:43

Solana, Cagayan; 27 November 2016 – A network of organizations comes to the aid of farmers affected by Typhoon Lawin by giving out seed and fertilizer response packages to jumpstart the province’s transition to ecological agriculture.

Black Friday: Greenpeace calls timeout for fast fashion

Press release | November 26, 2016 at 14:51

Hamburg, 25 November 2016 – New research on fashion trends and textile waste, released by Greenpeace on the eve of Black Friday, highlights the serious environmental consequences of overconsumption [1]. Clothing is among the most sold products on...

Philippine canneries fall short on sustainability and social responsibility issues-...

Press release | November 17, 2016 at 14:47

Manila/Jakarta, 17 November 2016-- A new report released today by Greenpeace Southeast Asia revealed how major tuna canneries in the Philippines and Indonesia continue to fall short in providing customers with sustainably and equitably sourced...

Cebu Leads Call for National Protection of Sharks

Press release | November 15, 2016 at 14:04

Cebu City, 15 November 2016 – A hundred of Cebuanos, advocates, NGOs, and fisherfolk joined the festive shark parade this morning in Cebu City to call for the city’s commitment to protect shark species. From Pasil Fish Market the shark parade...

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