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Greenpeace Year in Pictures 2011

Video | December 23, 2011 at 14:25

2011 was the year the bottom shook the top, the year the ballerina danced on the bull, and “The Protestor” was named Time Magazine person of the year. The faces in our Year in Pictures pay testament and tribute to our contribution and to the...

Year in Pictures 2011

Blog entry by Mike Townsley | December 20, 2011

2011 was the year the bottom shook the top, the year the ballerina danced on the bull, and “The Protestor” was named Time Magazine person of the year. The faces in our Year in Pictures pay testament and tribute to our contribution...

Greenpeace lauds Senator Miriam’s legislative initiative on pollution disclosure

Press release | December 16, 2011 at 16:29

Greenpeace welcomed the filing of Senate Bill 3087, which establishes a Pollutant Release and Transfer Register in the Philippines. The bill was filed by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago earlier this week, the same time that she was accepted as...

Facebook commits to clean energy future

Press release | December 16, 2011 at 16:18

Amsterdam -- Greenpeace and Facebook today announced that they will collaborate on the promotion of renewable energy, encourage major utilities to develop renewable energy generation, and develop programmes that will enable Facebook users to save...

Greenpeace warns of coal industry manipulation

Image | November 21, 2011 at 15:54

Youth representatives hand out copies of the Philippine Energy Revolution Roadmap published by Greenpeace to the representatives of various government agencies and civil society organizations during the plenary of the National Climate Change...

Greenpeace warns of coal industry manipulation

Image | November 21, 2011 at 15:51

Youth representatives hand out copies of the Philippine Energy Revolution Roadmap published by Greenpeace to the representatives of various government agencies and civil society organizations during the plenary of the National Climate Change...

Greenpeace warns of coal industry manipulation

Press release | November 21, 2011 at 13:58

Greenpeace today delivered a message from Filipino youth telling the Climate Change Commission, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to make sure...

Greenpeace, Oxfam call on leaders to stop ASEAN sinking ahead of Bali Summit

Press release | November 16, 2011 at 12:58

ASEAN leaders should work together to address the problem of climate change, NGO group A-FAB (ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Global Climate Deal) warned today. To dramatize the problem, activists created a tableau of sinking hands in...

The Story of Broke: New Video and Interview with Annie Leonard

Blog entry by Chris Eaton | November 8, 2011

Are you sick and tired of corporate polluters not only destroying the environment but actively blocking the creation of a green economy for the 21st century? So is Annie Leonard, the film maker who has inspired millions with the ...

A-FAB calls on PNoy to fast-track climate change plans and rally ASEAN

Press release | September 23, 2011 at 19:12

The ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Global Climate Deal (A-FAB), an association spearheaded by Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Oxfam, is calling on President Benigno “PNoy” Aquino III to take immediate actions that would reverse the...

40 years of inspiring action in photos

Image gallery | September 15, 2011

Impossible is nothing as Adidas joins Nike and Puma in cleaning up their supply chain

Press release | September 1, 2011 at 15:44

Adidas, the world’s second largest sportswear brand, has responded to the Greenpeace ‘Detox’ challenge by announcing [1] its commitment to zero discharge of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and across the entire lifecycle of...

New clothing tests implicate global brands in release of hormone-disrupting chemicals

Press release | August 23, 2011 at 12:47

The latest research into toxic water pollution released today by Greenpeace International reveals the presence of nonylphenol ethoxylates [1] in clothing items bearing the logos of 14 global brands [2], including Adidas, H&M, and Abercrombie and...

Contaminated seafood and government cover-up at Fukushima

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | August 10, 2011

Our team of radiation experts has found high levels of radiation in seafood caught by Japanese fishermen off the coast of Japan. This, along with the news that the Japanese government covered up the true extent of radiation releases...

Month in Pictures - July 2011

Image gallery | August 2, 2011

World’s largest striptease challenges Adidas and Nike to Detox

Video | July 24, 2011 at 3:30

Filipino volunteers today joined more than 600 people from 29 cities in 10 countries in whipping off their Adidas and Nike apparel, to attempt the record setting the record for the world’s largest striptease and challenging the global sportswear...

Greenpeace asks DOJ to junk malicious mischief case in Laguna

Press release | July 18, 2011 at 16:11

Greenpeace has asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to junk the case being filed by promoters of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) who are reacting to the decontamination activity at the field trial site of the University of the Philippines’...

Southeast Asia’s future is in renewables

Press release | June 26, 2011 at 14:31

Greenpeace called on Southeast Asian nations to seize the golden opportunity offered by renewables and champion the transition towards 100% renewable energy supply. The environment group made the call at the conclusion of the 6th Asia Clean...

Greenpeace organizes first ever eco-tour to BNPP

Feature story | June 11, 2011 at 19:04

Morong, Bataan – The controversial Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) may finally open soon, but not – thankfully – as an operational power plant. A mixed group of journalists, nature and outdoor club members, travel bloggers, photography...

Statement from Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo at Tokyo Press...

Press release | June 9, 2011 at 19:40

Greenpeace International Executive Director Dr Kumi Naidoo today unveiled a sample of contaminated soil (1) from a Fukushima playground at a Tokyo press conference, criticising the Japanese government’s response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...

Closure of German nuke plants a signal for The Philippines

Press release | May 31, 2011 at 16:15

The immediate closure of eight nuclear power plants in Germany yesterday should serve as an important signal for the Philippines to abandon nuclear power plans, Greenpeace said today as they hailed the decision of the German government —...

Greenpeace Statement on TEPCO admission of full meltdown and reactor core breach at...

Press release | May 16, 2011 at 21:24

Tokyo, Japan – Greenpeace today criticised TEPCO and the Japanese government for continuing to underplay the seriousness of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis, after TEPCO yesterday admitted (1) that a partial meltdown of the reactor 1 core at...

Greenpeace backs proposed bill to scrap nuclear from PH energy plans

Press release | May 16, 2011 at 19:08

Greenpeace today called on the country’s lawmakers to fast-track the passage of a Congress Bill that, once signed into law, will strike out nuclear energy from Philippine energy plans once and for all.

Greenpeace statement on DOT plans to turn BNPP into a tourist attraction

Press release | May 13, 2011 at 11:15

"Greenpeace applauds the decision to turn the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) into a monument to remind people of the inherent dangers of nuclear power. We believe the Department of Tourism (DOT) has found the best use for the BNPP.

Greenpeace statement on TEPCO announcement that fuel in Fukushima reactor 1 has melted

Press release | May 12, 2011 at 20:29

Tokyo, Japan, 12 May 2011 – “Earlier readings of water levels, temperatures and pressure Fukushima Reactor 1 lead to assumptions by the authorities that reactors 1, 2 and 3 were stabilising. What we are now seeing is that at least some water...

Banking on the next Fukushima

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | May 11, 2011

Two months after the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan our thoughts are with those who have lost loved ones, those who face an uncertain future and those who are still unable to return home because of the deadly...

Greenpeace tells PH to scrap options for 2,000MW nuclear plant

Press release | May 11, 2011 at 17:29

Greenpeace called on the Philippine government to follow Japan’s example and immediately scrap all nuclear plans in order to pave the way for a massive uptake of renewable energy. The call came at the wake of the momentous announcement from...

Climate change main threat facing Southeast Asia

Press release | May 9, 2011 at 20:26

At the conclusion of the 18th ASEAN Summit in Jakarta today, Greenpeace called on ASEAN Heads of State to act with greater urgency and show political unity in addressing climate change. The call came as the environment group criticized ASEAN’s...

Around the world against nuclear energy

Image gallery | April 29, 2011

Chernobyl 25 Years later: A stark reminder of Fukushima's future

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 27, 2011

To date, Chernobyl still stands as the world’s worst civilian nuclear accident. But the unfolding disaster in Fukushima, Japan, demonstrates that no amount of technological sophistication or safety culture can prepare any country or...

Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to abandon nukes on Chernobyl anniversary

Feature story | April 26, 2011 at 12:52

Greenpeace marked the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster with a call to governments of Southeast Asia to abandon all plans of developing nuclear power plants in the region to ensure the safety of its citizens. Greenpeace is...

A Lenten Earth Day

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 22, 2011

Earth Day in the Philippines will not be as lively, festive and jubilant this year. The annual commemoration of the day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment incidentally falls this year on...

Fallout - 25 years after Chernobyl. Photoessay by Robert Knoth

Video | April 20, 2011 at 21:30

After the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the Ukrainian government regular monitored the food and soil of the affected areas, this monitoring discontinued in 2009. In 2011, Greenpeace visited the Ukraine to carry out independent research. In one...

This is our cry. This is our prayer. Peace on Earth

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 19, 2011

Last week, I lighted a candle amidst a thousand origami cranes to express solidarity with victims of the earthquake, tsunami and the still unfolding nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. We were there...

Fukushima Nuclear Crisis - One Month Later

Image gallery | April 13, 2011

Greenpeace candlelight vigil calls for an end to nuclear age

Feature story | April 12, 2011 at 12:12

Around one hundred Greenpeace activists and supporters called for an end to nuclear power during a candlelight vigil at the Bantayog Ng Mga Bayani shrine in Quezon City. Volunteers hoisted a thousand paper cranes to express solidarity with...

Food for thought

Video | April 8, 2011 at 21:30

25 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, residents of the area are still exposed to the radiation. They depend on contaminated food and milk.

A night of solidarity with the people of Japan

Hub | April 5, 2011 at 17:49

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Month in Pictures - March 2011

Image gallery | March 31, 2011

ASEAN urged to advance its position at the Bangkok UN climate talks

Press release | March 31, 2011 at 14:12

The A-FAB coalition today urged ASEAN countries to show leadership and advance a strong common position in the international climate change talks for the sake of the region’s people. A-FAB, or the Coalition on ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and...

Greenpeace radiation experts present findings, announce further Fukushima...

Press release | March 30, 2011 at 20:16

A group of Greenpeace radiation experts (1), returning to Tokyo from an initial assessment of contamination from the crisis-striken Fukushima nuclear plant, announced plans to expand their contamination monitoring in the region, and called...

Learning from history

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 29, 2011

I once read a book, entitled “ The Poverty of Memory” and one of the main theses of the book is that the Philippines is what it is today because of being guilty of one particular sin -- the sin of forgetting. The major reason...

Nuclear Scream!

Image | March 28, 2011 at 16:04

Greenpeace projects an image based on Munch's 'The Scream' onto the dome of Borssele nuclear power station, Netherlands

I want a nukes-free future!

Blog entry by Veronica Rodriguez | March 24, 2011

The next day after I was born, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine exploded. I remember how thankful I was that I am a Filipino born and living in the Philippines. I was thinking how I would survive if I was born in Ukraine,...

Greenpeace calls for improved and coherent evacuation and radioactivity protection...

Press release | March 21, 2011 at 14:52

As the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan entered its second week and levels of radioactive contamination continue to grow, the international environmental organization Greenpeace, along with the Japanese group Citizens Nuclear Information Centre...

Flickering candles at dusk

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 19, 2011

Dusk signals the beginning of darkness in the evening . An opportune time to gather in the spirit of shared identity in the struggle against nukes. In the dusk we congregated to pray and light candles for those who’ve been struck by...

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