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Bicol communities winning battles against illegal commercial fishing

Press release | December 13, 2013 at 11:53

Legazpi City, 13 December 2013--Bicol communities are on their way to winning their battle against illegal fishing, a joint team of stakeholders and NGOs said today in a press conference in Legazpi City.

Fossil fuel companies must be held accountable for climate change: Greenpeace

Press release | December 12, 2013 at 13:25

Quezon City, Philippines—Fossil fuel companies must be held accountable for the deaths and damages brought on by climate change impacts, Greenpeace said today in a press conference in Quezon City. The group exposed an independent, ground-breaking...

Countries leave Pacific tuna commission with license to overfish

Press release | December 7, 2013 at 12:17

Cairns, Australia – The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission 10th meeting ended with a deadlock over conservation and management measures needed to reverse overfishing of the region’s bigeye tuna stocks. As a result, the meeting...

Post Yolanda, the Philippines needs a decentralized energy future

Press release | December 6, 2013 at 11:51

Manila— Greenpeace today welcomed the Philippine government’s moves to immediately start rehabilitation and reconstruction work urgently needed in Eastern Visayas, following the aftermath of supertyphoon Yolanda (international name Haiayan).

Supreme Court dismisses industry lobby group appeal to intervene on Writ of Kalikasan...

Press release | December 4, 2013 at 16:06

Manila — Greenpeace today welcomed the Supreme Court’s resolution to dismiss with finality the appeal of a GMO lobby group to intervene in the Writ of Kalikasan case against genetically-engineered Bt eggplant field trials. The appeal was filed by...

Greenpeace urges Cairns tuna summit to end overfishing and control fleets

Press release | December 1, 2013 at 11:57

Suva, Fiji - Greenpeace activists today deployed a floating banner at a port in the Pacific, reading: “WCPFC Act Now! Fewer boats, more fish”. This message is directed at the members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)...

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...

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