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Groups reveal gov’t plan to dispose Canada waste in PHL

Press release | October 9, 2014 at 13:17

Manila – In a damning exposé of the government’s lack of political will, environmental and public health groups held a press conference today to uncover the plan of government agencies to dispose of the illegally dumped Canadian toxic wastes in...

Cebuanos reject GE ‘Golden’ rice anew, calls support for Ecological Agriculture

Press release | October 8, 2014 at 13:39

Cebu City -- At the People’s Forum on Ecological Agriculture held today in Cebu City, more than 400 leaders representing various farming group, women and youth organizations, consumer and health advocates have declared strong opposition against...

Greenpeace statement on the ARMM government’s strong support for organic food...

Press release | October 3, 2014 at 14:21

Manila, Philippines— Recently, the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao signed a memorandum of agreement pushing for more livelihood projects through organic food production in Basilan. Daniel Ocampo, Ecological Agriculture Campaigner for...

40-day Climate Walk to Tacloban kicks off in Luneta

Press release | October 2, 2014 at 11:35

MANILA, Philippines-- Climate change advocates from various sectors urged world governments to “walk their climate talk” as they launched the Climate Walk, dubbed as “A People’s Walk for Climate Justice.”

Aquino continues to be pro-coal, plays double-speak on climate change adaptation

Press release | September 20, 2014 at 18:59

Manila, Philippines— With just a few days away before President Benigno Aquino III delivers a speech at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York, Greenpeace today challenged the Chief Executive to end his “coal addiction” in light of climate...

Mindanao groups say ‘Yes’ to Ecological Agriculture

Press release | September 18, 2014 at 14:17

Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines— Today, various groups have expressed their full support to a new Greenpeace initiative that aims to promote and strengthen Ecological Agriculture in the Philippines. Representatives from the local government,...

Filipino climate commissioner at Arctic sea ice edge to appeal for global climate action

Press release | September 11, 2014 at 14:00

Longyearbyen, Norway — As the Arctic sea ice reaches its lowest extent of the year, Filipino climate commissioner Naderev “Yeb” Saño is at the ice edge with Greenpeace to demand that world leaders take action on climate change at the upcoming...

Greenpeace reveals challenges ahead for truly Green Gadgets

Press release | September 4, 2014 at 12:13

Manila/Amsterdam-– Apple is leading the consumer electronics sector in addressing its environmental impact but the industry as a whole still faces major challenges to reduce its manufacturing footprint and ensure a toxic-free future, according to...

Aquino government’s dependence on coal is costing the Philippines its climate

Press release | July 25, 2014 at 14:00

Quezon City, Philippines, 25 July 2014 – The Philippine government’s continued fixation with coal-fired power plants as our main energy source will push the country to more climate catastrophes that will cost the economy, as well as endanger the...

Greenpeace urges DA and PCA to stop promoting pesticide use against cocolisap

Press release | June 26, 2014 at 14:08

Manila, Philippines, 26 June 2014 – Greenpeace today urged the Department of Agriculture and Philippine Coconut Authority to stop using neonicotinoids to combat coconut scale insects (CSI) or “cocolisap” plaguing our coconut plantations. The...

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