Greenpeace Press Releases

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Greenpeace International rejects piracy allegations, demands access to detained activists

Press release | September 24, 2013 at 19:42

Amsterdam, 24 September 2013 - Russian authorities today released a new statement (1) regarding Greenpeace International activists on board the ship Arctic Sunrise. The Greenpeace International ship is currently being held outside the port city...

Greenpeace report shows how RE could lift ASEAN nations out of poverty and halt...

Press release | September 24, 2013 at 10:30

Bali, Indonesia, 24th of September 2013 – Greenpeace Southeast Asia today launched a comprehensive report that illustrates how renewable energy could benefit the economies and save the climate environments of the 10-member countries of the...

Arctic sea ice reaches minimum extent for 2013 as Greenpeace activists are held in...

Press release | September 21, 2013 at 16:12

Amsterdam, 20th September 2013 - US Scientists have announced that Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its sixth lowest extent in recorded history this year. The news comes as 30 Greenpeace activists remain in the custody of Russian security...

Armed Russian Coast Guard boards peaceful Greenpeace protest ship, arrests crew

Press release | September 20, 2013 at 2:00

Pechora Sea — The Russian Coast Guard has boarded the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and is arresting the 25 activists on board following a protest against Gazprom’s Arctic oil drilling operations.

Filipinos take part in the historic Ice Ride, a global mass bike ride to save the Arctic

Press release | September 15, 2013 at 12:26

Quezon City, Philippines, September 15, 2013 —Today, hundreds of Filipinos took to their bikes to pedal 14 kilometers from Pasig to Quezon City as part of the Ice Ride - a global mass bike ride happening in 110 cities in 36 countries. Wearing...

On the 2013 State of the Nation Address of President Benigno Aquino III

Press release | July 23, 2013 at 17:48

We are gravely disappointed with the President’s statement on energy. While he claims support for renewable energy, he contradicts himself by poking fun at the same. He continues to use antiquated arguments that the coal industry uses to slam...

Artists and activists scaling Shard in Arctic protest

Press release | July 11, 2013 at 16:51

London -- A group of artists and activists has evaded security guards at the base of the Shard and is now climbing up the outside of Western Europe’s tallest sky-scraper. If the six women reach the top - 310m above the pavement - they will...

Greenpeace to FDA: There is no proof that GMOs are safe

Press release | July 5, 2013 at 12:32

Manila — Greenpeace today rubbished claims made by the Food and Drug Administration that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the market “have met international food standards and are safe as and as nutritious as the food derived from...

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Philippines joins the mass rally of activists to boost world movement against coal

Press release | June 29, 2013 at 0:07

Davao City— On the eve of the global day of action against coal, Filipinos showed their opposition to dirty energy in a series of protest rallies, adding their voices to the growing movement across the world that seeks to end the age of coal to...

New World Bank climate change report should spur SEA and world leaders into action:...

Press release | June 20, 2013 at 14:39

Jakarta/Bangkok/Manila, 20 June 2013—Greenpeace today called on Southeast Asia and world governments to get serious about addressing climate change, following the release of the World Bank report Turn Down The Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional...

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