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Rainbow Warrior arrives in Legazpi, as local government declares Albay as a...

Feature story | May 21, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior was welcomed with a 'coal-free' declaration yesterday in Legazpi City, Albay to kick off Greenpeace's month-long ‘Quit coal, save the climate’ tour of the Philippines.

Activists demand GMO-free rice supply on eve of World Consumer Day

Feature story | March 14, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists marched to the Department of Agriculture waving post-harvest rice stalks to remind the government to keep the country's rice supply free of risky contamination from genetically-modified (GMO) varieties. The peaceful protest,...

Thousands protest against planned coal-fired power plant in Iloilo

Feature story | March 5, 2008 at 7:00

Thousands joined an ecumenical prayer rally in Iloilo City in protest against a proposed 164 MW coal fired power plant, which if built would contribute to global climate change and lock the country in a dirty energy cycle for years to come.

Greenpeace slams government plans to ratify JPEPA

Feature story | January 16, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace denounced plans in the Senate to ratify the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) soon, saying that it is unacceptable for the Senate to brush off serious concerns on the treaty's toxic waste dumping provisions...

Biofuels under scrutiny

Feature story | January 15, 2008 at 7:00

They seem like a perfect solution, making fuels from plants to help cut carbon emissions. The simple promise of so-called biofuels has led to many companies and politicians being swept up in the hype. However more and more research is revealing...

Greenpeace decks Manila City Hall with demand for RE Bill passage as Bali Climate...

Feature story | December 14, 2007 at 7:00

As the international climate conference in Bali, Indonesia nears conclusion, Greenpeace volunteers today scaled historic Manila City Hall to hang a gigantic banner with the message "Time to Save the Climate. Pass the Renewable Energy Bill Now!,"...

Rainbow Warrior joins Balinese flotilla of hope for urgent climate action

Feature story | December 7, 2007 at 7:00

A flotilla of fishing boats greeted the Greenpeace flagship, SV Rainbow Warrior, as she sailed into Benoa port Bali today. The fishing boats carried banners saying ‘Save Our Seas - Save Our Corals´ and ‘Climate Action Now´ urging government...

Greenpeace spotlights groundwater contamination in Lamphun Province, calls attention...

Feature story | November 13, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace put the spotlight on the alarming groundwater contamination in Ban Nong Pet, adjacent to the Northern Region Industrial Estate in Lamphun Province, by hanging a banner with the warning "TOXIC," accompanied by the skull and crossbones...

Greenpeace demands immediate action on RE Bill

Feature story | November 9, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace demanded immediate action from legislators and the Philippine government for the passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill, saying that further delays on the enactment of the crucial legislation are unacceptable. Greenpeace made the...

Stop toxic waste trade

Feature story | August 30, 2007 at 6:00

Public health and environmental groups1 from the Magkaisa Junk JPEPA Coalition held a sectoral briefing today to elaborate on the current issues surrounding toxic and radioactive wastes under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement...

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