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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...

"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...

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...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

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.

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.

Welcome to Cebu!

Page | September 15, 2006 at 11:13

Local children come out in force and in costume to welcome the Esperanza to Cebu, our last stop in the Philippines. It's a moving celebration of the oceans, community and life!

Undermining Paradise

Page | September 15, 2006 at 11:13

Mining operations on Rapu Rapu island in the Philippines by Australian company LaFayette are a ticking time bomb for local fisheries and the region's coral reefs and whale sharks.

Whale shark encounter

Page | September 15, 2006 at 11:18

In Legazpi bay, near Donsol, we're lucky enough to swim with the largest fish in the sea. The whale shark symbolises the exceptional marine biodiversity of the Philippines. These gentle giants remind us of the precious marine life that we are...

Philippines oil disaster

Page | September 15, 2006 at 11:21

While the Esperanza visits the Philippines, it becomes witness to the worst oil spill to ever hit the country. The crew assist in clean up efforts and help assess the damage of this disaster for the marine environment and for the people who live...

Amanda Griffin needs no introduction

Image | September 15, 2006 at 10:40

Amanda Griffin needs no introduction. Having been in the limelight since the age of 12, Amanda Griffin is a name to be reckoned with. She’s a talent, a model, a TV host and, most notably, an environmental advocate having participated in...

Victory for environment and freedom of expression

Press release | September 15, 2006 at 16:46

Greenpeace today hailed the Thai court's decision to acquit two Greenpeace activists in a landmark trial involving genetically engineered (GE) crops as victory for the environment and freedom of expression. Ms Patwajee Srisuwan and Dr Jiragorn...

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.

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP’s lie

Press release | September 18, 2006 at 8:00

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels(1). HP’s statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

Toxic Chemicals in Computers Exposed

Publication | September 18, 2006 at 17:07

Determining the presence of hazardous substances in five brands of laptop computers.

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...

Take Action

Page | September 25, 2006 at 15:59

You don't have to be a celebrity to be a star! Just go for clean power!

Greenpeace to sue Sorsogon Gov. Raul Lee
Demands public apology for defamatory...

Press release | October 2, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace said today that they will sue Sorsogon Governor Raul Lee for defamation unless the governor publicly apologizes for misleading statements which he issued in a press statement last 12 August 2006.

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.

Indonesian Ministry of Forest smoked for failing to halt forest conversion

Feature story | October 5, 2006 at 6:00

As Haze from fires raging in Riau province and central Kalimnatan, cloaks Singapore, Malyasia and other parts of Indonesia. Greenpeace activists literally smoked out the Ministry of Forestry in Jakarta to highlight its consistent failure to...

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...

Petron: Stop the spill!

Feature story | October 11, 2006 at 6:00

An unexpected surprise from the shores of Guimaras was brought to the doorsteps Petron corporation’s headquarters in Makati City. As Greenpeace activists delivered a container drum of spilt bunker fuel to highlight the company's irresponsible...

Greenpeace surprised Petron Corporation

Image | October 11, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace surprised Petron Corporation, when activists delivered a container drum of spilt bunker oil from the shores of Guimaras to the doorsteps of its corporate headquarters in the financial district of Makati. The move, Greenpeace says, is...

Greenpeace surprised Petron Corporation

Image | October 11, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace surprised Petron Corporation, when activists delivered a container drum of spilt bunker oil from the shores of Guimaras to the doorsteps of its corporate headquarters in the financial district of Makati. The move, Greenpeace says, is...

Greenpeace activists in protective gear surprised

Image | October 11, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists in protective gear surprised Petron Corporation, when activists delivered a container drum of spilt bunker oil from the shores of Guimaras to the doorsteps of its corporate headquarters in the financial district of Makati.

Greenpeace returns barrel of bunker oil from Guimaras back to Petron

Press release | October 11, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace surprised Petron corporation this morning by delivering a container drum of spilt bunker fuel gathered from the shores of Guimaras to the doorsteps of the company’s headquarters in Makati City. The move, Greenpeace says, is meant to...

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 launches online petition, continues to call on Petron to stop the oil spill

Press release | October 16, 2006 at 14:43

Greenpeace today called on concerned citizens to join their online “Petron, stop the spill now!” petition to step up the pressure on Petron for the oil company to immediately take steps to retrieve their continuously spilling bunker fuel from...

Temperature change 1765

Image | October 18, 2006 at 15:02

Temperature change 1765-2100: Graph excerpted from the IPCC's Third Assessment Report showing past and predicted changes to global temperature.

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...

People’s Declaration on Clean Energy

Page | October 19, 2006 at 13:29

Greenpeace and over 20 community organizations representing thousands of people from across from Australia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Thailand has launched a People’s Declaration Against Coal in Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand—the...

Petron: Stop the Spill!

Page | October 19, 2006 at 17:00

Last August, Greenpeace bore witness to a massive environmental disaster in Guimaras Strait.

Coal

Page | October 20, 2006 at 10:16

The use of coal brings with it a host of environmental, human health and social costs, which can be clearly seen through its impacts on mostly poor communities in and around mines and coal-fired power plants.

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...

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.

Petron, take the Xtra challenge!

Feature story | October 23, 2006 at 6:00

In a series of messages flashed along Metro Manila’s main thoroughfares Greenpeace today told Petron to take the extra challenge and stop their oil spill that continues to menace human lives and the environment. The messages, parodies of Petron’s...

In a series of messages flashed along Metro

Image | October 23, 2006 at 6:00

In a series of messages flashed along Metro Manila’s main thoroughfares Greenpeace today told Petron to take the extra challenge and stop their oil spill that continues to menace human lives and the environment. The messages, parodies of Petron’s...

Representatives from Greenpeace and SolarGeneration

Image | October 23, 2006 at 6:00

Representatives from Greenpeace and SolarGeneration Pilipinas last Sunday turned over a solar photo-voltaic system for Apo Island Elementary School, Dauin, Oriental Negros to Duain Mayor Rodrigo Alanano. Witnessing the turn over were Actress...

School children of Apo Island Elementary

Image | October 23, 2006 at 15:54

School children of Apo Island Elementary School in Dauin with Oriental Negros, Dauin Mayor Rodrigo Alanano, actress Angel Aquino, SolarGeneration youth, and Greenpeace representatives look on at their newly installed solar photo-voltaic system.

School children of Apo Island Elementary

Image | October 23, 2006 at 15:58

School children of Apo Island Elementary School in Dauin with Oriental Negros, Dauin Mayor Rodrigo Alanano, actress Angel Aquino, SolarGeneration youth, and Greenpeace representatives look on at their newly installed solar photo-voltaic system.

Senate must reject JPEPA and ratify Basel Ban

Press release | October 25, 2006 at 8:00

Calling the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) toxic trade of the worst kind, Greenpeace urged the Philippine Senate today to completely reject the agreement and ratify the Basel Ban to prevent the country from being a legal...

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