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Greenpeace calls for clear and genuine steps to protect Chao Phraya River

Feature story | October 30, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today called on the Thai Government to implement immediate steps to protect Thailand’s iconic Chao Phraya River from toxic pollution. The call came ahead of this year’s Loy Krathong festival which honors the Goddess of Water, Phra Mae...

Yudhoyono, First Stop Forest Fires: Greenpeace

Feature story | August 3, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace demanded President Yudhoyono take urgent action to tackle the latest spate of forest fires. Forest fires are raging across Indonesia, with Riau Province in Sumatra, West and Central Kalimantan and parts of Sulawesi being hardest hit -...

Climate meeting in Bonn: save the forests, but don't cheapen carbon

Feature story | March 31, 2009 at 13:13

If we're to have a hope of saving our planet from runaway climate change, we need to make it expensive for industry to emit carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses, and we need to make it profitable for countries like Brazil, Indonesia, and...

4.4 million Thai citizens to be impacted by water pollution

Feature story | March 23, 2009 at 13:58

Greenpeace released a shocking report which reveals that 92.68 percent of the total area in Thailand is at risk from water pollution. Within these risk areas, 6.87 percent is classified as ‘high risk’ and could impact approximately 4,440,049 Thai...

Greenpeace challenges President Yudhoyono to honour his commitment to cut emissions...

Feature story | February 18, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace is sending an urgent message to Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, ahead of his meeting with the new US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to take immediate action to combat dangerous climate change and stop Indonesia’s...

Forests for Climate tour in Indonesia

Feature story | October 7, 2008 at 14:50

Greenpeace today embarked on the Indonesian leg of its "Forests for Climate" ship tour, to shine the spotlight on the rampant destruction of the Paradise Forests - the last remaining ancient forests of Southeast Asia.

CCS not going to save the climate

Feature story | May 8, 2008 at 15:54

As the seventh annual Carbon Capture & Sequestration conference gets underway in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Greenpeace has launched 'False Hope' - a report critically examining the status and promise of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.

PR smokescreen lifts on coal industry's false solution

Feature story | February 7, 2008 at 7:00

Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS), the technological poster child for the future of the global coal industry has just had its biggest supporter pull the rug out from underneath its feet.

Agrochemicals a major source of water pollution

Feature story | February 1, 2008 at 7:00

Decades of agrochemical use in the Philippines and Thailand has polluted water sources in the country and are directly posing risks to human health and the environment, Greenpeace said today at the launch of a new study entitled "Agrochemical use...

Bali climate talks back from the brink, but substance missing

Feature story | December 17, 2007 at 7:00

The world turned here in Bali today as the conference booed and jeered US attempts to block a successful outcome.

Switch off, Unplug, Enjoy!

Feature story | December 11, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace and the Bali Hotels Association in partnership with the Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) today launched an ambitious energy efficiency program aimed at promoting responsible tourism and climate friendly hospitality in the...

Greenpeace Clean Energy Parade calls for passage of Renewable Energy Bill

Feature story | December 8, 2007 at 7:00

Hundreds of students, bikers, runners, volunteers, and supporters in Renewable Energy-themed costumes called for the immediate passage of the Renewable Energy Bill as they marched around the Quezon Memorial Circle to take part in the Global Day...

Drinking water in Philippines, Thailand contaminated with nitrates

Feature story | November 22, 2007 at 7:00

Water in key agricultural areas in the Philippines and Thailand are already contaminated with nitrate pollution, Greenpeace warned today at the launch of a new report, Nitrates in drinking water in the Philippines and Thailand. The report,...

Greenpeace Water Patrol delivers contaminated groundwater to DENR

Feature story | October 19, 2007 at 6:00

Water Patrol activists from the environmental group Greenpeace delivered bottles of contaminated groundwater at the doorsteps of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to remind the agency of its urgent mandate to protect the...

Greenpeace launches ‘Project: Clean Water’

Feature story | October 8, 2007 at 6:00

Citing the urgent need to safeguard the country’s precious fresh water resources from contamination, Greenpeace today launched ‘Project: Clean Water,’ an initiative that aims to catalyze action to protect Philippine fresh water sources.

All eyes turn to APEC

Feature story | September 2, 2007 at 6:00

After officials from 158 countries meeting in Vienna agreed the next steps for negotiating phase two of Kyoto, the world now turns its gaze southward towards the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Sydney to see if some of the...

Thailand: Reviving the genetic-contamination threat

Feature story | May 15, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace cautioned Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) against moves by the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) to lift the existing ban on open field trials of genetically modified organisms in the country. The environmental group pointed...

Crop Circles Appear on Three Continents

Feature story | October 4, 2006 at 6:00

Huge crop circles in maize fields in Mexico, Spain and Philippines have appeared as we launch a global campaign to protect the home of maize from genetic contamination.

Greenpeace dumps 700 kg of mud at Bakrie’s office

Feature story | September 27, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists dumped 700 kilograms of mud from Sidoarjo at the gate of Minister Aburizal Bakrie’s office and demanded that as the owner of Lapindo, he and the shareholders of the company must accept full responsibility and all liabilities...

Devastation at ground zero

Feature story | August 20, 2006 at 6:00

Scientists and environmental activists onboard the Esperanza today bear witness to the site of the Petron oil spill in order to document environmental impacts of the oil slick in the Guimaras Strait of the central Philippines.

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