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IPs, Palawan groups intensify opposition to planned Nickelodeon undersea attraction

Press release | July 27, 2017 at 13:39

Puerto Princesa, Palawan – Indigenous peoples from Coron and nearby islands, together with local groups in the province, are rejecting the proposed Nickelodeon underwater theme park amid concerns over the project’s environmental and cultural...

Envi groups raise alarm on Nickelodeon threat to sustainability of Palawan

Press release | June 7, 2017 at 15:06

Manila – Environmental groups, together with members of the academe and representatives from Palawan, called for intensified efforts to safeguard the sustainability and environmental viability of Palawan in light of apparent lobby efforts to push...

Greenpeace tells IOTC: Strong measures needed to stop transshipment

Press release | May 25, 2017 at 17:25

Jogjakarta, 25 May 2017— As the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) meets this week for its 21st Annual Session in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Greenpeace calls for action on a practice that allows entire tuna fishing fleets to hide a long list of...

Beyond rejection

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | May 10, 2017

It was a few minutes past 7 in the evening when environmental and civil society groups held a candlelight vigil in front of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources central office last Monday. Representatives from different...

Greenpeace Philippines reaction to the appointment of Roy Cimatu as DENR Secretary

Press release | May 9, 2017 at 17:16

In reaction to the appointment of Roy Cimatu as the new Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary, Vince Cinches, Political Campaigner of Greenpeace Philippines, said:

Greenpeace blockades DENR, declares environment agency ‘not open for business’

Press release | May 8, 2017 at 12:00

08 May 2017 Manila, Philippines – Activists from Greenpeace Philippines today blockaded the gates of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) head office in Quezon City to protest the continued control of the Philippine...

The rejection of Gina is a rejection of change: Greenpeace Statement on the...

Press release | May 3, 2017 at 17:08

Manila-- A day after the third confirmation hearing of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Regina Paz Lopez, the Commission on Appointments voted to reject Lopez for the environment agency post.

Time to Ban Single-Use Plastics and Protect the Oceans

Publication | April 28, 2017 at 14:41

The oceans are already filled with 275 million tons of plastics. Plastic fragments disperse and can now be found from the tropical Pacific to the freezing Arctic. Seventy percent of plastics ultimately sink, damaging life on the seabed. The...

Greenpeace tells ASEAN: Act on plastics pollution in region’s ocean

Press release | April 25, 2017 at 18:15

Manila, Philippines - Acting on the urgency of the plastics pollution problem in the region, and with the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit commencing in Manila, Greenpeace Southeast Asia brought its message to the...

War on poverty and illegal fishing must continue

Page | April 11, 2017 at 10:42

We, the members of the Pangingisda Natin Gawing Tama (PaNaGaT) network, strongly urge President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to address persistent poverty in fishing communities in the country.

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