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Von Hernandez

Von Hernandez was the Executive Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia (GPSEA), leading the environmental group’s programs and operations in the Southeast Asian region.

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  • A Radioactive Ruse

    Blogpost by Von Hernandez - June 20, 2014 at 16:44

    For several years now, I have been watching with growing interest developments surrounding the controversial Lynas rare earth processing plant in Kuantan, Malaysia. As an activist who has worked on numerous cases of toxic waste dumping and dirty techn... Read more >

  • Each year that World Water Day is celebrated, we get an opportunity to focus global attention on the importance of water and the need to ensure that this seriously imperilled resource is sustainably managed. This year’s World Water Day theme addresses... Read more >

  • An open letter of solidarity and support

    Blogpost by Von Hernandez - November 12, 2013 at 19:31

    Dear friends, 

    It is impossible to put into words the despair that millions of Filipinos are going through right now. Days after Haiyan (Yolanda) sliced through the central islands of the Philippines, it has become horrifyingly clear that the damage wr... Read more >

  • Over the past few weeks, there has been a series of articles claiming that Greenpeace is anti-science, that we oppose development and - even more outlandishly - that we are puppets whose strings are being pulled by European paymasters.

    While provoking ... Read more >

  • Which path should Myanmar choose?

    Blogpost by Von Hernandez - May 10, 2013 at 17:46

    Greenpeace Southeast Asia visited Yangon, Myanmar between 3-6 May 2013 for two exciting activities – co-hosting a Climate Changes Solutions roundtable discussion and a meeting with Nobel laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

    Von Hernandez, Executive Director at Greenpeace Southeast Asia, with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in a meeting last May 6th, 2013 where the latter shared her commitment to legislative movement on energy and climate change and highlighted the need for environmentally sustainable development. © Andrew Back / Greenpeace Read more >

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