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DENR Assessment of the Rapu-Rapu Polymetallic Project

Publication | August 23, 2006 at 8:00

The exploitation of a country’s mineral resources can only be justified if it does not irreparably damage the environment and if it benefits the community and the nation as a whole. This is beyond all argument. The mine tailings spills that...

Findings and recommendations of the Fact-Finding Commission on the Mining Operations...

Publication | August 23, 2006 at 8:00

This is the comprehensive fact-finding report of the Rapu-Rapu Fact- Finding Commission submitted to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Mining in Rapu Rapu: A Countdown to Disaster

Publication | August 22, 2006 at 12:48

In the Philippines,Bicol’s immensely beautiful marine environment and its fragile sea creatures face a grave threat: toxic pollution and siltation caused by mining operations in Rapu Rapu Island in Albay Province. Local and national groups who...

Fool's Gold: The false economic promises of the Lafayette mining project in Rapu Rapu.

Publication | June 8, 2006 at 8:00

A Report Prepared for Greenpeace Southeast Asia by Risk Asia Consulting, Inc.

Greenpeace Statement on the reopening of Lafayette mine in Rapu Rapu Island, Albay

Press release | February 8, 2007 at 15:20

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources through the Pollution Adjudication Board released today a Permanent Lifting Order on the ban on the mining activities of Lafayette Philippines, Inc. in Rapu Rapu Island, Albay Province.

Greenpeace to sue Sorsogon Gov. Raul Lee
Demands public apology for defamatory...

Press release | October 2, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace said today that they will sue Sorsogon Governor Raul Lee for defamation unless the governor publicly apologizes for misleading statements which he issued in a press statement last 12 August 2006.

Greenpeace ship Esperanza arrives in Cebu at start of Coastal Protection Month

Press release | September 1, 2006 at 8:00

The Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza arrives today in Cebu City on the last stop of the Philippine leg of her global Defending our Oceans expedition. The voyage aims to highlight the wonders of, and the environmental threats to, the world's oceans.

Esperanza leads flotilla protest calling for closure of Lafayette mine

Press release | August 23, 2006 at 8:00

After helping mitigate the devastation wrought by the Petron oil spill in Guimaras Island, Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza today led a flotilla in protest against the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette in the Philippines. The Australian...

Waste survey exposes extent of plastic pollution in Manila Bay

Press release | August 16, 2006 at 8:00

Following the arrival of the Greenpeace ship M.Y. Esperanza in Manila as part of the group's global expedition to defend the oceans, the ship’s crew and volunteers from Greenpeace and the Eco-Waste Coalition this morning collected approximately...

Esperanza to tackle pollution in world's centre of marine life

Press release | August 15, 2006 at 8:00

The Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza arrived in the Philippines today, on the latest leg of her global Defending Our Oceans expedition to highlight the wonders and the environmental threats to the world's oceans and to campaign for the establishment...

End of Lafayette’s test run marks start of oceans disaster

Press release | August 10, 2006 at 15:32

Greenpeace activists today scaled the roof of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) building in Quezon City and unfurled a giant banner with the words "Lafayette Mining: Countdown to an Oceans Disaster," in protest over the...

Greenpeace statement on the detention of an employee conducting environmental water...

Press release | July 25, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace condemns the police detention of David Andrade, a Greenpeace employee who was apprehended and detained by police while obtaining water samples from Mirikpitik creek in Brgy. Pagcolbon in Rapu Rapu Island early this morning.

Greenpeace statement on the resumption of Lafayette’s operations

Press release | July 11, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia Toxics Campaigner Beau Baconguis said: “The countdown to another oceans disaster has begun. The start of the controlled 30-day test run granted to Lafayette by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources...

‘Whale sharks’ protest DENR decision on Lafayette mining

Press release | June 14, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace activists today took their campaign to the doorsteps of the department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), warning that the government decision to allow the resumption of Lafayette’s mining operations in Rapu Rapu spells...

Lafayette Mining Operations No-Win Situation For Rapu Rapu

Press release | June 8, 2006 at 8:00

A new report launched on World’s Oceans Day today by Greenpeace reveals that a measly PhP2.00 per capita income per day(1) is all Rapu Rapu stands to gain during the seven-year operation of Lafayette’s open pit mining project which will seriously...

Greenpeace Statement on the Rapu Rapu Factfinding Commission Report

Press release | May 19, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia Toxics Campaigner Beau Baconguis said:

Ocean Defender Briefers

Page | July 20, 2013 at 2:30

Southeast Asia’s marine ecosystems are among the world’s richest—and the most threatened. The region is home to the Coral Triangle, one of the most important global centers of marine biodiversity. These waters are home to at least 500 known...

Botong Lunhaw (Green Vote)

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | May 4, 2013

Yesterday, we received a lovely poem written by Jason Occidental, a 5th year BS Computer Engineering student at Ateneo de Davao University. According to Jason, he got so inspired after attending the "Berde Ka Ba?", a Green Electoral...

Greenpeace Photo Essays

Page | November 10, 2009 at 21:43

Greenpeace India faces shutdown in one month

Press release | May 7, 2015 at 15:38

New Delhi - Greenpeace India has one month left to fight for its survival following a wider government crackdown on civil society. The environmental NGO has been left with funds for staff salaries and office costs that will last for just about 30...

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