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Members of the Greenpeace Water Watch team

Image | April 26, 2010 at 6:00

Members of the Greenpeace Water Watch team, accompanied by Filipino Mt. Everest Summiteer Romi Garduce last April 17-18 expeditions to Angat Dam's tributaries, survey the Matulid River, Angat's largest tributary. This whole area used to be...

Water levels in Angat Dam have been receding

Image | April 26, 2010 at 6:00

Water levels in Angat Dam have been receding by 1 meter in less than five days to the current El Nino. Greenpeace set up a weeklong Water Watch Camp in the reservior from April 12, to monitor the situation as the levels breached the critical 180...

Farmers and their children look at a Greenpeace

Image | April 21, 2010 at 18:15

Farmers and their children look at a Greenpeace paramotor (a powered paraglider) as it surveys drought-affected rice fields in Brgy. Mangumbali, Candaba, 60 kilometers North of Manila. Some rice fields remain unplanted due to the lack of Water...

Numeriano Alabado (2nd from left)

Image | April 21, 2010 at 17:45

Numeriano Alabado (2nd from left), a farmer from Brgy. Mangumbali, Candaba, 60 kilometers North of Manila, shows a portion of his rice field, 5 hectares of which can no longer yield crops due to the lack of water. Alabado and other farmers in the...

A Greenpeace volunteer from the Water Watch

Image | April 19, 2010 at 20:29

A Greenpeace volunteer from the Water Watch Camp inspects a tilapia nest now exposed in the river floor of Matulid, the largest tributary of the Angat Reservoir. The white line on the cliffs in the background mark where the water level used to be...

A kayak team from the Greenpeace Water Watch

Image | April 19, 2010 at 20:23

A kayak team from the Greenpeace Water Watch Camp are stopped short by silt and hard ground during their inspection into the now dried up Matulid River, the largest tributary of the Angat Reservoir. A team of kayakers and mountaineers, assisted...

Greenpeace volunteers from the Water Watch

Image | April 19, 2010 at 20:20

Greenpeace volunteers from the Water Watch Camp inspect the now dried up Matulid River, the largest tributary of the Angat Reservoir. A team of kayakers and mountaineers, assisted by Mt. Everest summiteer Romi Garduce, went around tributaries in...

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 boat team: Saan galing ang tubig na iniinom nyo?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2010 3 comments

Greenpeace boat team members, Tomas and Moss show us where our drinking water comes from. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrO6D087Jvw] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pnowlyiozc] Chuck Baclagon

Water Watch: Day 5

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2010

When the GMA news crew arrived at camp today, we had to make some quick decisions whether it would be prudent to bring them along with us to try and cross the Kamanoyo mountain to get to the main body of Matulid River on the other...

Can you count how many they are?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2010 2 comments

View of the night sky from the Water Watch Campsite. Astronomers say that on a clear, moonless night in a place far away from city lights, you should be able to see about 2000 stars. The darker the skies, the more stars you can...

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.

Day 4 in pictures

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 15, 2010 2 comments

Here are some images on our 4th day on camp: The Water Watch team. Pioneering plant species establish in what used to be a river bed. Molluscs on dried up river beds. Dumagat...

Water Watch: Day 4

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 15, 2010 1 comment

The water level in Angat Dam breached the 180 meter above sea level (masl) critical point at around 3pm on April 13, and we got word that it finally made the news headlines this morning. A news crew from the GMA network, led by...

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark

Image | April 15, 2010 at 6:00

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark how the water levels of Angat dam have been receding daily since April 12. The sign "180 m" delineates the dam's critical level which it breached Wednesday, April 14. The reservoir's waters are...

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark

Image | April 15, 2010 at 6:00

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark how the water levels of Angat dam have been receding daily since April 12. The sign "180 m" delineates the dam's critical level which it breached Wednesday, April 14. The reservoir's waters are...

Water Watch: Day 3

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 14, 2010 12 comments

14 April 2010 Dried up water tributary. It’s the third day here at the Greenpeace Water Watch Camp in Angat Dam. The night before had been a very clear, starry evening, unlike the previous drizzly night, but the day saw...

Water Watch: Day 2

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 14, 2010 2 comments

One of the volunteers waterproofing the camp. Early this morning our sleep was cut short by what started out as a drizzle of rain that suddenly became a shower that caught us all by surprise. Our day started with putting things...

What would it be like if everybody pitches in?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 13, 2010 1 comment

13 April 2010 Greenpeace volunteers waterproofing the camp. The first night at the Greenpeace Water Watch camp, we were met by light drizzling, which eventually turned into a considerable downpour at around 5:00AM and...

Water Watch: Day1

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 12, 2010 2 comments

Dead fish that were landlocked when the waters subsided can be found around the water camp area The star-lit tapestry in the sky signals the end of our first day at camp. The day started at around 5AM when I was met in the office...

Is our water supply sufficient?

Blog entry by Jen Bernardino (Solar Generation - Pilipinas) | April 12, 2010 2 comments

From Solar Generation - Pilipinas I know that Sunday should be a rest day given the busy schedules we have weekly but seeing that the climate is continuously changing every second, we shouldn’t be taking a break from taking care...

Greenpeace to monitor Angat levels

Feature story | April 12, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace today set up a “Water Watch” camp in Angat Reservoir, Metro Manila’s main water source, to highlight the urgent threat to the country’s water resources. Greenpeace is calling on the public to take every measure to conserve water and...

Greenpeace set up a "Water Watch" camp in

Image | April 12, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace set up a "Water Watch" camp in Angat Reservoir, Metro Manila’s main water source, to highlight the urgent threat to the country’s water resources. Greenpeace is calling on the public to take every measure necessary to conserve water...

ASEAN not serious enough about Climate Change: Greenpeace

Press release | April 9, 2010 at 8:00

Greenpeace today dismissed the draft of the 'ASEAN Joint Response to Climate Change' as weak and compromising with its inclusion of clause referring to the so-called Copenhagen Accord --- the undesired outcome of December's United Nations climate...

“We need to develop renewable energy, but we don’t need coal hypocrisy"

Press release | March 25, 2010 at 18:21

The Renewable Energy Summit Philippines 2010, intended to “position the Philippines as a major regional player in RE development and technology,” opens today at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Manila.

A kid looks into the water pail as Greenpeace

Image | March 22, 2010 at 19:24

A kid looks into the water pail as Greenpeace activists and the EcoWaste Coalition lined up nine water pails of various sizes showing how 2010 presidential bets score in terms of their positions and plans to ensure toxic-free water for all...

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 activists and the EcoWaste Coalition

Image | March 22, 2010 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists and the EcoWaste Coalition lined up nine water pails of various sizes showing how 2010 presidential bets score in terms of their positions and plans to ensure toxic-free water for all Filipinos. The ranking is based on the...

The two water pails show the names of the

Image | March 22, 2010 at 7:00

The two water pails show the names of the Presidential candidates garnering the highest marks for their platform on water in the Green Electoral Initiative survey conducted by Greenpeace and the EcoWaste Coalition. The environmental groups lined...

Greenpeace activists and the EcoWaste Coalition

Image | March 22, 2010 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists and the EcoWaste Coalition lined up nine water pails of various sizes showing how 2010 presidential bets score in terms of their positions and plans to ensure toxic-free water for all Filipinos. The ranking is based on the...

Nestlé needs to give rainforests a break

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 18, 2010 6 comments

Need a break? Before you have one with a Kit Kat watch this video – ' Have a break? ' We need your help to get the rainforests a break and to help you spread the word we’ve launched this video spoof. It exposes the true cost behind...

Nestlé is buying palm oil from companies

Image | March 18, 2010 at 17:54

Nestlé is buying palm oil from companies who are destroying orang-utan habitat.

Kit Kat

Page | March 18, 2010 at 13:28

Nestlé drives rainforest destruction pushing orang-utans to brink of extinction

Feature story | March 18, 2010 at 7:00

Nestlé is using palm oil from destroyed Indonesian rainforests and peatlands, in products like KitKat, pushing already endangered orang-utans to the brink of extinction and accelerating climate change, a new Greenpeace report reveals. (1)

Facebook, stay cool - just kick the coal

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 25, 2010

Facebook offices on University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA. Photo via Flickr Facebook’s first ever data center , full of state of the art and energy efficient equipment, will be built in Prineville, Oregon in the north west of the...

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...

The 1970 concert that launched Greenpeace

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 2, 2010 2 comments

"L'imagination au pouvoir." ("Imagination is seizing power") Written on the walls of the Sorbonne, Paris, May, 1968 During the 1960s, art and politics merged into a full-spectrum cultural revolution - a liberation of music and...

Pledging to destroy the climate

Feature story | February 2, 2010 at 8:37

The first milestone of the Copenhagen Accord came and went, and with it no sign of the kind of targets for cutting global warming pollution needed to steer the world off the path towards catastrophic climate change.

Thank you for 2009 | Greenpeace Southeast Asia

Page | December 22, 2009 at 14:41

An open letter to Barack Obama

Feature story | December 17, 2009 at 13:19

Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, writes to Barack Obama on the eve of his departure for Copenhagen for the COP15 climate talks.

US court ruling on GMO rice affirms danger of Bayer crops

Press release | December 9, 2009 at 8:00

A United States federal jury ruling on 4 December 2009, that Bayer CropScience LP must pay US$2 million to two Missouri farmers, affirms that the responsibility for the consequences of contamination from genetically modified organisms (GMO) rests...

DOT is rolling out its "GrEEn Destinations"

Image | December 2, 2009 at 17:32

DOT is rolling out its "GrEEn Destinations" project with Greenpeace, from Boracay to Bohol, and eventually to other destinations next year. Turnover ceremonies were held during the Energy Efficiency workshop for resort operators on December 2,...

Greenpeace calls attention to dangers posed by coal-ash dumpsites

Feature story | December 1, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists calling attention to hazards posed by coal-fired power plants found that hazmat suits may not be enough protection. Clad in protective suits against hazardous materials, the peaceful activists, seeking only to take pictures...

Greenpeace activists in frontline of battle against climate change shut down climate...

Press release | November 25, 2009 at 8:00

Twelve days before the critical UN Copenhagen Climate Summit, Greenpeace activists today shut down the export facilities of a major pulp mill operated by Sinar Mas-owned pulp and paper company APP, in the heart of Indonesia's rainforests. Sinar...

“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 installed a zero

Image | November 22, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace installed a zero-carbon emission solar-powered parol that also consumes less energy by using light emitting diodes (LEDs). Also introduced during the launch was “grEEn Santa” who teaches children to be “good” to the environment by...

More than a hundred Greenpeace activists

Image | November 21, 2009 at 14:25

More than a hundred Greenpeace activists and supporters from Surabaya, Semarang, Bandung and Jakarta rally in Indonesia’s capital in support of President Yudhoyono’s international commitment to reduce the country’s carbon emissions. The...

Greenpeace calls on Indonesian government to arrest forest destroyers instead of...

Press release | November 20, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today marched to the Indonesian Embassy to call on its government to carry the full extent of environmental law on companies that are destroying the carbon-rich peatlands of Indonesia’s Kampar Peninsula in Sumatra. The group, rallying...

Staying positive in Indonesia

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 9, 2009

From the Climate Rescue Blog Hi! My name is Pablo, Greenpeace activist from Spain, and I'm writing this e-mail from the Climate Defenders Camp , that Greenpeace set up in Sumatra, Indonesia. It has been pretty depressing to see...

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.

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