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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...

Mothers show their activist side on World Environment Day

Press release | June 5, 2013 at 14:37

Quezon City – On World Environment Day, more than a hundred members of Green Moms, a nationwide coalition of mothers advocating for organic foods and breastfeeding practices, staged a creative protest to demonstrate their strong opposition to a...

Greenpeace unveils moving images of climate change impacts in Southeast Asia

Press release | June 4, 2013 at 19:21

Quezon City— Greenpeace Southeast Asia yesterday launched a unique photo exhibition that highlights the environmental damage and human suffering that climate change has caused in the Philippines and the rest of Southeast Asia.

Greenpeace commends Court ruling to stop field trials of Bt talong

Press release | May 24, 2013 at 11:36

Greenpeace welcomes the ruling issued by the Court of Appeals that granted the ‘Writ of Kalikasan’ to stop the field trials of Bt eggplant. In their decision, the court ordered the respondents to ‘permanently cease and desist from further...

Scientists warn of growing crisis in the Arctic as Arctic Council talks end in failure

Press release | May 16, 2013 at 14:31

Sweden-- Despite strong calls from scientists and indigenous communities for more action to address climate change, the Arctic Council foreign ministers meeting ended with no plans for binding international agreements to regulate black carbon...

Green Moms demand GMO-free foods for their families

Press release | May 11, 2013 at 15:18

Manila, 12 May 2013 – Mothers know best. This Mother’s Day, concerned breastfeeding moms and children’s advocates came together to call on the Philippine government to stop the approval of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), such as Golden...

Environmental groups lament this year’s “green” survey results

Press release | May 11, 2013 at 14:24

Manila -- The results are in. A survey conducted by environmental groups for the Green Electoral Initiative (GEI)[1] 2013 resulted in a very poor response rate from senatorial candidates. Out of the 33 senatorial candidates, only six -- or a...

Myanmar already paying the price for climate change

Press release | May 10, 2013 at 14:10

Yangon -- Necessity, indeed, unites. The need to address the catastrophic impacts of climate change in Myanmar is bringing together prominent and diverse personalities - many of whom have held opposing views in the past - together for...

Greenpeace gives Petilla a thumbs down for rejecting solar energy projects for Mindanao

Press release | April 25, 2013 at 15:56

Energy Secretary Jericho L. Petilla has revealed his true bias against Renewable Energy by opposing solar power proposals in Mindanao. Petilla argued that RE projects take longer to build and may be more expensive in the long haul.

Philippines joins the global call for Arctic protection

Press release | April 20, 2013 at 13:19

Manila/ Davao — Filipinos showed their support for the environment by participating in Greenpeace’s Global Day of Arctic Action - a united movement that seeks to have the Arctic declared as a global sanctuary.

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