Greenpeace Press Releases

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Australian Arctic 30 activist Colin Russell bailed after 71 days detention

Press release | November 28, 2013 at 19:03

Amsterdam, 28 November 2013 – Australian activist Colin Russell has been granted bail today by a St. Petersburg court, the last of the Arctic 30 detainees to be ordered released on bail after a peaceful Arctic oil drilling protest. He has spent...

Philippine white corn contaminated with GMOs; Greenpeace demands investigation

Press release | November 19, 2013 at 13:42

Quezon City, Philippines - Popular staple white corn (bugas-mais) has been contaminated with genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). In a press conference today in Quezon City, Greenpeace Southeast Asia released the findings of an independent...

Greenpeace to Aquino: Time to get dead serious with climate change

Press release | November 13, 2013 at 13:40

Manila, Philippines -- Greenpeace today reiterated its call to the Aquino government to tackle climate change with more sincerity and with more urgency in order to mitigate the devastating impacts of extreme weather phenomenon such as the likes...

Laguna trial court has lifted warrant of arrest against Greenpeace campaigners

Press release | November 11, 2013 at 14:00

Quezon City, Philippines - The bench warrant issued against three Greenpeace campaigners for allegedly failing to attend a court hearing in connection with a decontamination action on a Bt talong field trial has been lifted following the November...

Greenpeace statement on Typhoon Haiyan

Press release | November 11, 2013 at 7:00

Manila, Philippines, 10 November 2013 - Greenpeace would like to extend our heartfelt sympathy to our fellow Filipinos in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan that claimed more than 100 lives and displaced more than 750,000 people in less than 48 hours. We...

Greenpeace launches Detox Catwalk, an online guide to toxic-free fashion

Press release | October 31, 2013 at 18:53

Manila/Beijing, October 31, 2013 – Greenpeace International today released its Detox Catwalk (1), an interactive online platform assessing the progress made by major clothing companies towards a toxic-free future.

On 30th day of imprisonment, events across the world to free the Arctic 30

Press release | October 18, 2013 at 14:12

18 October 2013, Manila, Philippines — As the Arctic 30 face their 30th day of imprisonment in a Russian jail, nearly 10,000 people are taking to the streets at 85 events in 36 cities to call for their immediate release.

Eleven Nobel Peace Prize winners write to Russian President Vladimir Putin over...

Press release | October 17, 2013 at 14:00

Amsterdam, 17th October 2013 - Eleven Nobel Peace Prize laureates including Archbishop Desmond Tutu have written a joint letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin offering their support to twenty eight Greenpeace International activists, a...

Greenpeace wants Congress to investigate GMO regulation

Press release | October 16, 2013 at 13:36

Quezon City, Philippines 16 October 2013 – Today on World Food Day, Greenpeace activists rallied at the House of Representatives, carrying banners reading “Investigate GMO Regulation” and “I want GMO-free foods”. They urged Congress to...

Greenpeace International head urges meeting with President Putin

Press release | October 10, 2013 at 11:03

Amsterdam, 9 October 2013 – Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo has written to President Vladimir Putin offering to travel to Moscow as early as possible to meet with the Russian President, in an effort to end the continued...

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