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Indonesia makes it to 2008 Guinness World Records as fastest forest destroyer on the...

Feature story | May 3, 2007 at 6:00

The next edition of the Guinness Book of World Records will list Indonesia as the country with the fastest rate of forest destruction on the planet. Indonesia is destroying an area of forest equivalent to 300 football pitches every hour. It has...

The message is clear..

Feature story | April 30, 2007 at 6:00

“The message is clear: we must choose clean and safe energy solutions--anything else is a betrayal to the earth’s future generations.” Greenpeace and SolarGeneration youth issued this challenge to world governments today as they presented...

Esperanza at location of disabled whaling ship

Feature story | February 17, 2007 at 7:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is currently staying close by the Japanese government's whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru, which was disabled by fire on Thursday. This afternoon, we received a radio call from the whaling crew to tell us that the...

Greenpeace launches “Energy (R)evolution” campaign in Indonesia

Feature story | February 2, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace challenged the Indonesian government to take strong leadership in confronting the global climate crisis by spearheading efforts in the developing world to establish measures that would protect the people and economies of the poorer...

Energy [R]evolution

Feature story | January 25, 2007 at 7:00

Renewable energy, combined with efficiencies from the smart use of energy, can deliver half of the world’s energy needs by 2050, according to one of the most comprehensive plans for future sustainable energy provision, launched today.

Kayu Lapis Indonesia: “Forest Killer”

Feature story | December 7, 2006 at 7:00

Dried leaves and tree branches was poured all over Kayu Lapis Indonesia’s (KLI) headquarters in Jakarta along with a huge bouquet of flowers inscribed with: “Congratulations Kayu Lapis Indonesia, Forest Killer in Papua” in a symbolic act to...

Apo Island goes renewable

Feature story | October 22, 2006 at 6:00

Apo Island, home to one of the world’s best community-managed marine reserves, goes renewable with the installation of a solar power module in the barangay’s elementary school library.

Greenpeace, farmers carve RP's first ever crop circle vs. Bt corn

Feature story | October 3, 2006 at 6:00

The Philippines' first ever crop circle marks the Global Day of Action to protect corn—one of the world’s most important staple foods—against contamination from genetically-engineered (GE) varieties.

Philippine wind power potential highest in Southeast Asia

Feature story | September 21, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine government to fast track the passage of a stronger Renewable Energy (RE) Bill which must contain ambitious, legally-binding targets in order to effectively make a difference in the fight against climate...

"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...

Amchitka: the founding voyage

Page | October 6, 2006 at 15:07

Bob Hunter sailed aboard the first Greenpeace voyage in 1971 to Amchitka in the Aleutian Islands to try and stop a US nuclear weapons test. When they were halfway to their destination, Richard Nixon announced a month's delay of the test. Most of...

Training the Solar Generation Trainers

Feature story | July 28, 2009 at 6:00

On 28-31 July 2009, Solar Generation with Arun Wittaya School's Student Council and Academic Department of Thab Sakae Conservation Group organized a training for Solar Generation leaders.

One for the record books

Feature story | March 16, 2007 at 7:00

Indonesia destroys about 51 square kilometers of forests every day, equivalent to 300 football fields every hour -- a figure, which should earn the country a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's fastest destroyer of forests.

Thailand benefits from GMO rice contamination scandal

Feature story | October 16, 2006 at 6:00

Thailand’s biggest rice exporters say there is no market for genetically-engineered (GE) crops. The rice exporters joined Greenpeace in a press conference entitled “Investing in Agriculture for Food Security” on World Food Day today to warn...

Greenpeace advocates for the rights of Filipinos not corporations

Blog entry by Von Hernandez | August 12, 2013

Over the past few weeks, there has been a series of articles claiming that Greenpeace is anti-science, that we oppose development and - even more outlandishly - that we are puppets whose strings are being pulled by European paymasters.

Grasping at Straws?

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | February 6, 2009

After a few days of browsing online forums and social networking sites, forum threads and news articles tackling the issue of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant's, (BNPP) revival, are not so difficult to ' Stumbleupon ' if you're an...

Hotels & restos join sectors urging Negros dads not to amend GMO ban

Feature story | September 16, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists dressed as chickens delivered a petition letter to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Negros Occidental telling them not to push through with any amendment to the ordinance preventing the entry of Genetically Modified...

G-8 inaction on climate will hit coastal Asians hard. Greenpeace calls for Global...

Feature story | July 7, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace called on G8 countries for decisive action against climate change, pointing that developing countries like Thailand face dire consequences of inaction by the world’s richest countries. Activists from Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior...

Civil society groups train their eyes on the Senate as hearings on JPEPA set to start

Feature story | September 10, 2007 at 6:00

Marking the anniversary of the signing of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), civil society groups from the Magkaisa Junk JPEPA Coalition (MJJC) converged today at the Philippine Senate to signify the people’s intention...

Water pollution, a grim reality?

Feature story | March 21, 2007 at 7:00

Today’s celebration of World Water Day with the theme “Coping with water scarcity” is a reminder of the need to conserve and protect the world’s fresh water sources, if we are to avert an impending crisis concerning humankind’s most valuable...

HP tops most toxic notebook PCs

Feature story | September 18, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists staged a picket at the office of computer giant Hewlett-Packard in Bangkok in protest against the use of toxic substances in its PCs.

Global Day of Climate Action 2008

Page | December 9, 2008 at 19:14

People across the world took to the streets for a Global Day of Action on Saturday, to tell the governments meeting in Poznan, Poland for crucial UN climate negotiations, that the world is watching them. From a flash mob of people in swimming...

Dawn of an Energy [R]evolution in Thailand

Page | December 17, 2008 at 15:26

In June 2008 when we launched our campaign calling upon the government of Thailand to Quit coal and begin an energy [r]evolution to power Thailand’s future with clean energy technologies, we could not have predicted the political turbulence that...

Science

Page | October 18, 2006 at 15:42

Climate change is real and the first signs are already noticeable. Our world is hotter than it has been in two thousand years and this is undoubtedly attributed to human activities. If current trends continue, the global temperature will likely...

Pilipinas, Go Renewable!

Page | November 28, 2006 at 14:16

Climate change is real and its impacts will only get worse if we continue to rely on coal, the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, as an energy source. The Philippines need to embrace solutions such as renewable energy and energy efficiency to...

Climate Change

Page | October 20, 2006 at 10:41

Today, our region is forced to confront one of the greatest threats it has ever faced. Scientist call the threat climate change; many call the menace global warming. It is a human-induced problem that puts into question the entire development...

Climate Rescue Station

Feature story | August 28, 2009 at 6:00

As a part of the TckTckTck campaign which is a global movement for a unified voice against climate change, the Solar Generation from all Thailand’s regions built “Climate Rescue Station” at Kangkrajarn Riverside scout camp. The participated...

Green DJ’s to broadcast from Thailand On Air : Greenpeace

Feature story | July 18, 2009 at 6:00

Thailand On Air and Solar Generation, the youth group of Greenpeace today launched Green DJ project which aims to provide aspiring youth the skills of radio broadcasting of environmental information.

Anti-Nuclear Concert and Exhibition

Feature story | June 15, 2009 at 6:00

Makamtao subdistrict of Chainat province was chosen as one of the 14 areas suitable for building a nuclear power plant under Thailand's Power Development Plan. Therefore, Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Solar Generation were invited by Chao...

Solar Generation at Energy Fair

Feature story | June 1, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace with the Southern Non-Governmental Organization network organized Southern Energy Fair at Thaksin University in Pattalung province.

Global Day of Action 2008

Feature story | December 9, 2008 at 7:00

People across the world took to the streets for a Global Day of Action on Saturday, to tell the governments meeting in Poznan, Poland for crucial UN climate negotiations, that the world is watching them.

Car Free Day 2008

Feature story | September 21, 2008 at 6:00

Solar Generation with thousands of cyclists participated in Car Free Day activity organized by Greenpeace with Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), Thailand Cycling Club and Thai Health Promotion Foundation. Bicycles modified to look like a...

Mission accomplished!

Feature story | May 9, 2010 at 6:00

A week ago, only five presidential candidates had so far committed to our call for urgent water protection measures when elected.

Greenpeace activists "sleep in" at presidentiables’ campaign headquarters, Demand...

Feature story | May 6, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace today warned those vying for the next presidency against sleeping on climate change issues that greatly impact on the everyday lives of Filipinos. The environmental group emphasized the warning by holding a “sleep in” at the campaign...

Greenpeace pursues Presidential candidates on water protection

Feature story | April 27, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace today submitted letters of demand to presidential candidates to push them for their commitments to protect the country’s water sources. Greenpeace bikers delivered the letters, along with images of drought affected areas in the...

Angat’s tributaries already dried up

Feature story | April 19, 2010 at 6:00

Dried up tributaries indicate that the situation of Angat Dam can worsen in the next few weeks, Greenpeace said today, following the results of an expedition in the reservoir conducted last weekend by a team of Greenpeace volunteers accompanied...

Greenpeace "Water Watch" camp stays vigilant

Feature story | April 16, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace today stepped up its call for the need for urgent political action to climate-proof the country's water resources as water levels in Angat Dam breached its critical level.

Green Groups Rank Presidential Candidates’ Platforms on Clean Water

Feature story | March 22, 2010 at 7:00

To mark World Water Day, the environmental advocacy groups Ecowaste Coalition and Greenpeace today disclosed their ranking of the presidential candidates’ platforms on clean water grading them 0 to 10, with 10 being the “greenest.” Activists with...

Greenpeace report exposes high costs of Genetic Engineering of crops

Feature story | February 3, 2010 at 7:00

Greenpeace called on the Philippine government to promote and invest in ecological farming practices as a solution to the challenges facing the country’s agriculture sector. The call was made at the launch of a new report, "Counting the Costs of...

“GrEEn Christmas” launched in Makati City

Feature story | November 22, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace and the Makati City administration yesterday launched the “grEEn Christmas” initiative as part of the Energy Efficient Makati project1 to get people of Makati to reduce their carbon footprint by following simple guidelines during the...

Greenpeace blocks pipe from toxic chemicals company

Feature story | October 30, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today initiated an investigation into toxic chemical effluents and noxious fumes that have downed around 70 community folk in Silang, Cavite, about 55 kilometers south of Manila.

EU leaders must help SBY to protect Indonesia’s forests: Greenpeace

Feature story | October 28, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists placed two 20 x 50 meter banners with the portraits of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicholas Sarkozy on recently cleared peat land in Sumatra, ahead of the European Union leaders summit that begins in...

ASEAN: Get serious about climate threat!

Feature story | October 24, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today challenged ASEAN leaders to demonstrate collective leadership to protect Southeast Asia’s 850 million people from the debilitating impacts of climate change by committing to zero deforestation and low carbon development, and to...

Greenpeace and Iloilo residents expose illegal coal plant structure as “stupid”

Feature story | October 21, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists and Iloilo residents are urging the local government to pull the plug on a plan to operate a coal-fired power plant in this city. The group calls the illegal, premature back-filling of the proposed site, despite the obvious...

Environmental activists take action against dumping of flood wastes and debris into...

Feature story | October 16, 2009 at 6:00

The Greenpeace Water Patrol, EcoWaste Coalition and Buklod Tao Kalikasan today trooped to the Nangka River to expose the illegal dumping of flood garbage and debris into the River by the Marikina government and the Metropolitan Manila Development...

Climate Opinion Poll: Asians demand climate deal, want Obama to lead

Feature story | September 17, 2009 at 6:00

People in developing Asia pin their hopes for a new global climate treaty mainly on one man: Barack Obama. According to a new poll, 53% of Asians believe an agreement at the Copenhagen Climate Summit in December depends on leadership by the US...

Chang[e] : Greenpeace calls on Obama to make history again

Feature story | September 12, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today embarked on an extraordinary 15-day journey with five elephants, to call upon the world leaders, particularly United States President Barack Obama to demonstrate audacious leadership and take immediate action to avert climate chaos.

Time is running out to stop climate change

Feature story | August 29, 2009 at 6:00

The world is running out of time to stop climate change and its destructive impacts, which endanger countries such as the Philippines the most. Greenpeace issued the warning today as civil society and environment groups worldwide mark the...

Negrenses rally to preseve the country's organic farming capital

Feature story | August 19, 2009 at 6:00

Around 400 farmers and members of church and civic groups trooped today to the Negros Occidental provincial capitol to press members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) to uphold Provincial Ordinance 007, which bans the entry of genetically...

Makati readies to combat climate change

Feature story | July 20, 2009 at 6:00

The local government of Makati City, the Philippines’ premier business district, today signed on to Greenpeace's "Simple Lang, Save the Climate" campaign in a bid to become the first Energy Efficient City in Southeast Asia. The Energy Efficient...

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