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Apo Island Marine Reserve

Page | September 15, 2006 at 11:11

Apo Island is home to the world's oldest community based marine reserve. The sanctuary was created over 20 years ago and has proven succesfull in sustaining marine life and improving the lives of the islands inhabitants.

Angel Aquino

Image | September 15, 2006 at 6:00

Angel Aquino, has been a favorite cover girl of various magazines, this time she strikes a pose as an advocate to defend our oceans.

Philippines at serious risk from illegal GMO rice contamination

Press release | September 12, 2006 at 8:00

The Philippines is at serious risk from illegal GE (genetically-engineered) rice contamination as the international scandal around genetically-manipulated rice varieties which have not been commercially approved for human consumption grows bigger...

Greenpeace activists dumped 4 tons of coal

Image | September 8, 2006 at 19:56

Greenpeace activists dumped 4 tons of coal on the doorstep of Thailand's Ministry of Energy in protest against energy policies that promote the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, one of the primary causes of climate change. Activists also...

Greenpeace activists dumped coal on the doorstep

Image | September 8, 2006 at 19:52

Greenpeace activists dumped coal on the doorstep of Thailand's Ministry of Energy in protest against energy policies that promote the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, one of the primary causes of climate change. Activists also unfurled a...

Greenpeace activists dumped coal on the doorstep

Image | September 8, 2006 at 19:45

Greenpeace activists dumped coal on the doorstep of Thailand's Ministry of Energy in protest against energy policies that promote the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, one of the primary causes of climate change. Activists also unfurled a...

ASEM: stop investing fossil fuels

Feature story | September 8, 2006 at 6:00

Thailand's Ministry of Energy was taken aback as Greenpeace activists dumped coal at their doorstep to dispute their energy policies that promote the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, one of the primary causes of climate change. The...

Coal dumped at Thai "Ministry of Climate Change" Greenpeace calls on ASEM to end...

Press release | September 8, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace activists today dumped coal on the doorstep of Thailand's Ministry of Energy in protest against energy policies that promote the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, one of the primary causes of climate change. Activists also...

Greenpeace locks down BLCP to prevent unloading of Australian coal into Thailand

Press release | September 7, 2006 at 14:58

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. Amidst heavy police and stick-wielding BLCP personnel presence, activists chained themselves at...

"Coal = Climate Change, Clean Energy Now".

Feature story | September 7, 2006 at 6:00

As the impacts of climate change continue to increase in severity and frequency, consequentially resulting in extreme weather events that, threatens to empty the coffers of economies in Southeast Asia. Greenpeace activists took action by shutting...

Greenpeace activists are arrested by marine

Image | September 7, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists are arrested by marine policemen after trying to hang banners at the foot of a crane in the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. The coal plant, which is...

Greenpeace activists are arrested by marine

Image | September 7, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists are arrested by marine policemen after trying to hang banners at the foot of a crane in the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. The coal plant, which is...

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down

Image | September 7, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. Amidst heavy police and stick wielding BLCP personnel presence, activists chained themselves at bumpers of the dock...

Greenpeace activists are arrested by marine

Image | September 7, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists are arrested by marine policemen after trying to hang banners at the foot of a crane in the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. The coal plant, which is...

Philippines - seen and heard

Feature story | September 3, 2006 at 6:00

During the Esperanza's tour of the Philippines our crew bore witness to shocking environmental tragedy. But we were also impressed by the resolve of people here to protect their marine resources for the benefit of future generations, and we were...

Last stop: Cebu

Feature story | September 1, 2006 at 6:00

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.

Greenpeace Statement on the DENR approved final phase of Lafayette's test run

Press release | August 31, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia toxics campaigner Beau Baconguis said: "From the start, Greenpeace has been very disappointed with the DENR's (Department of Environment and Natural Resources) decision granting Lafayette a 30-day test-run despite...

Forest fires rage again in Indonesia: Greenpeace calls on Government to act to...

Press release | August 30, 2006 at 8:00

A Greenpeace team of investigators has discovered widespread destruction of Sumatra's ancient forests, caused by fires which are threatening to burn out of control. The team visited Riau, Sumatra, to investigate and document the fires which have...

An “Angel” to Defend our Oceans

Feature story | August 29, 2006 at 6:00

Angel Aquino is no stranger to the limelight. She has always been a favorite cover girl of various magazines. Starting out as a model, she later became a successful film actress and lifestyle television host. Angel is now a Greenpeace Ocean...

Whale sharks spotted in Bigaa, Legaspi City

Feature story | August 27, 2006 at 6:00

The recently-discovered presence of feeding whale sharks in the Albay Gulf, particularly along Legaspi City’s coastline, only confirms the urgent need to defend the rich coastal waters of the Bicol region from threats like mining pollution,...

Bicol’s whale sharks underscore urgent need to defend seas from pollution

Press release | August 27, 2006 at 8:00

The recently-discovered presence of feeding whale sharks in the Albay Gulf, particularly along Legaspi City’s coastline, only confirms the urgent need to defend the rich coastal waters of the Bicol region from threats like mining pollution,...

A Greenpeace volunteer conducts a video transect

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

A Greenpeace volunteer conducts a video transect survey at reef in Rapu Rapu which is buried in silt. Dying and dead corals are actually buried in at least 2 cm of silt. According to Greenpeace, the proximity of Lafayette mine to the sea means...

Close up of an encrusting coral slowly being

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

Close up of an encrusting coral slowly being buried in silt. According to Greenpeace, the proximity of Lafayette mine to the sea means that the marine organisms such as corals are likely to be impacted causing harm to the fragile coral reef...

A Greenpeace volunteer conducts a video transect

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

A Greenpeace volunteer conducts a video transect survey at reef in Rapu Rapu, Philippines. According to Greenpeace, the proximity of Lafayette mine to the sea means that the marine organisms such as corals are likely to be impacted causing harm...

Unhealthy porites covered in silt

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

Unhealthy porites covered in silt. According to Greenpeace, the proximity of Lafayette mine to the sea means that the marine organisms such as corals are likely to be impacted causing harm to the fragile coral reef ecosystem. Greenpeace ship MY...

Half of this coral head is still alive while

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

Half of this coral head is still alive while the other half has already succumbed to the silt. According to Greenpeace, the proximity of Lafayette mine to the sea means that the marine organisms such as corals are likely to be impacted causing...

Acid Mine Drainage: devastating to aquatic life

Publication | August 24, 2006 at 14:57

Acid streams resulting from mining activities from certain types of mineral deposits such as those at Rapu Rapu are highly toxic to the aquatic environment. The extreme acidity is toxic to most aquatic life and even after neutralisation the...

Lafayette causes pollution during 30-day trial run

Publication | August 24, 2006 at 14:55

In April 2005, Lafayette started mining gold, silver, copper and zinc on Rapu Rapu island. The poor environmental safeguards resulted in spills of cyanide and other contaminants from the mine spilled into the sea and around the island, resulting...

Greenpeace reveals new evidence of highly toxic contaminants in Rapu Rapu

Press release | August 24, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace and government officials from Rapu-Rapu today conducted an inspection of the island's Mirikpitik Creek, which is found to be contaminated by the Lafayette mine. Water samples taken from the creek, which leads out from the mine and...

ABN AMRO & ANZ: Stop funding marine pollution

Feature story | August 23, 2006 at 6:00

After helping mitigate the devastation wrought by the Petron oil spill in Guimaras Island, the Esperanza led a flotilla in protest against the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette in the Philippines, funded by banks such as ABN-AMRO and...

Stop the mine! Save our seas!

Feature story | August 23, 2006 at 6:00

Like a ticking clock in a time bomb that’s set to go ‘boom!’ The reopening of the Lafayette mine has started the countdown for another disaster in our marine ecosystem.

Flotilla of local boats accompanies Greenpeace

Image | August 23, 2006 at 6:00

Flotilla of local boats accompanies Greenpeace ship Esperanza in a protest calling for the closure of the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette on Rapu-Rapu Island, Philippines. The Australian mine was reopened in July despite government...

Flotilla of local boats accompanies Greenpeace

Image | August 23, 2006 at 6:00

Flotilla of local boats accompanies Greenpeace ship Esperanza in a protest calling for the closure of the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette on Rapu-Rapu Island, Philippines. The Australian mine was reopened in July despite government...

A delegation from the Greenpeace led protest

Image | August 23, 2006 at 6:00

A delegation from the Greenpeace led protest flotilla speaks with management from Lafayette Mine Company, Rapu Rapu Island, Philippines. Left to Right: Fr. Lino Bugamisan Parish Priest of Rapu Rapu island. Lucas Baldin - Fishermans representative...

Say no to genetic engineering

Hub | April 5, 2006 at 11:07

POPs

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:34

Strongest Climate warning yet demands action

Feature story | February 3, 2006 at 7:00

With the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change just published, it's clearly time to match strengths of scientific warnings with determined action to reduce greenhouse gas...

Aerial view of the current mine site of Lafayette’s

Image | January 27, 2006 at 8:00

Aerial view of the current mine site of Lafayette’s Rapu-Rapu Polymetallic Project. The total mining interest of the entire project is 4,463 hectares, approximately 79.8 percent of Rapu-Rapu Island

Solar generation campaigns at Masskara festival

Feature story | June 6, 2005 at 6:00

These kids may have the sun in their eyes. But they definitely aren’t blinded by the light. In fact, they would like nothing more than to shine that light on everyone lest the world be plunged into the darkness, literally.

Rice is life.

Image | March 17, 2005 at 8:00

Rice is life.

2004 in review

Feature story | December 24, 2004 at 7:00

It's that time for year for a look back at the last twelve months. So ladies and gentlemen here it is - our good, bad and ugly of 2004.

Investigation of chemicals released by the Vinythai and Thai Plastic & Chemicals (TPC)

Publication | November 1, 2004 at 8:00

Investigation of chemicals released by the Vinythai and Thai Plastic & Chemicals (TPC) PVC manufacturing facilities, Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Rayong Province, Thailand

Watch Greenpeace in action in the past year.

Generic multimedia item | August 16, 2004 at 9:00

Greenpeace ship Esperanza demarcating the

Image | August 4, 2004 at 7:00

Greenpeace ship Esperanza demarcating the proposed 'Dogger Bank' marine reserve in the North Sea

North Sea Underwater Screensaver

Generic multimedia item | August 3, 2004 at 6:00

Blue whale fluke

Generic multimedia item | June 24, 2004 at 7:00

A rare sighting of a blue whale fluke off the coast of Iceland. Rare because the whale itself was hunted to near extinction, but also because blues seldom show their flukes when diving. Some scientists believe this behaviour is only observed in...

The Arctic Sunrise campaigning for the extractive

Image | December 8, 2003 at 7:00

The Arctic Sunrise campaigning for the extractive reserves in 2003. The announcement by the Brazilian government to create 2 million hectares of extractive reserve is a major victory for our campaign.

What is it like in Cancun, on the eve of the WTO, 2003

Generic multimedia item | September 10, 2003 at 7:00

We cover what it’s like to be here on the eve of the WTO, and what Cancun is all about, touching a little on the reality of life for the Mexican people. We talk to some people here, some NGO’s here. Then we talk to people from the Indymedia...

Stopping the war machine in Spain - Audio Update #1

Generic multimedia item | March 14, 2003 at 7:00

Tracy from Canada is on the bridge of the Rainbow Warrior and describes the scene in the military port of Rota where we are blocking a US military cargo ship loaded with war supplies from leaving.

Stopping the war machine in Spain - Audio Update #2

Generic multimedia item | March 14, 2003 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists Timo from the UK was driving an inflatable boat helping stop the US military cargo ship Cape Horn from leaving the US/Spanish naval port of Rota. Although his boat was siezed by police, he and his crew avopided arrest, listen...

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