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Thailand: Go renewable now!

Feature story | October 31, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists delivered to the new government today more than 10,000 postcards from citizens of Thailand demanding a renewable energy legislation to ensure the energy security of the nation. In a unique protest addressing the new...

Students from Rajvinit Banggaew school stroke

Image | October 31, 2006 at 16:25

Students from Rajvinit Banggaew school stroke wooden musical frogs to accompany the delivery of 10,000 postcards in front of the Thai parliament. The postcards were collected from citizens of Thailand demanding a renewable energy legislation to...

Waste survey exposes extent of plastic pollution in Manila Bay

Generic multimedia item | November 2, 2006 at 7:00

The plastic waste survey and documentation undertaken today by Greenpeace and Eco-Waste Coalition highlights the urgency of implementing waste management laws on land, particularly those concerning plastics such as disposable (single-use)...

Philippines loses billions to climate change

Press release | November 4, 2006 at 11:56

Developing countries like the Philippines are bearing the brunt of high costs of climate change, Greenpeace said today in a press briefing on the eve of next week’s climate conference in Nairobi, Kenya. Greenpeace has been calling upon the RP...

Pilipinas: Go Renewable!

Feature story | November 7, 2006 at 7:00

Senate President Manny Villar today formally opened the Greenpeace climate change photo exhibition at the launch of the environmental group’s ‘Pilipinas, Go Renewable’ campaign at the Philippine Senate. The exhibit, entitled ‘Climate in Crisis:...

Greenpeace statement on the Senate Trade Committee hearing today on the...

Press release | November 7, 2006 at 8:00

Von Hernandez, Campaigns Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia said: “Greenpeace welcomes moves by the Senate to scrutinize the JPEPA, in particular its provisions which tend to encourage the dumping of hazardous waste from Japan to the...

Greenpeace criticizes non-prioritization of RE Bill

Feature story | November 9, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace today criticized the non-prioritization of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill in Monday’s Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) meeting, saying that the Philippines is playing blind and deaf to the urgency...

Greenpeace: Thailand’s energy revolution can exclude fossil fuels

Press release | November 9, 2006 at 8:00

A new Greenpeace report released today says Thailand’s growing energy needs could be better served by a decentralized system coupled with greater emphasis on energy efficiency and renewable energy. The report Decentralizing Thai Power: Towards a...

Don't amBUSH our future

Feature story | November 19, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists climbed Jakarta's Tugu Selamat Datang (Welcome Statue) unfurling a banner that says "DON'T AMBUSH OUR FUTURE! STOP NUCLEAR AND CLIMATE CHAOS!" to slam US President George W Bush's inaction on climate change. Bush arrives in...

Petron: Ooops...we did it again...

Feature story | November 21, 2006 at 7:00

They say that ‘lightning never strikes twice in the same place,’ but such may be an understatement in the case of Petron.

A 'green' carpet screening

Feature story | November 24, 2006 at 7:00

"If the vast majority of the world's scientists are right, we have just ten years to avert a major catastrophe that could send our entire planet into a tail-spin of epic destruction involving extreme weather, floods, droughts, epidemics, and...

Greenpeace statement on the Marilao, Bulacan toxic waste dumping incident

Press release | November 28, 2006 at 8:00

The DENR should crack down on these so-called waste handlers who clearly have no capacity to treat and manage toxic waste.

GMO rice contamination found in the Philippines Thailand, Vietnam slam doors against...

Press release | November 28, 2006 at 13:21

Greenpeace today revealed that illegal GE (genetically-engineered) rice has contaminated the Philippine food chain, in the latest in a series of GE rice contamination scandals around the world. Bayer's LL601—which has not been approved for human...

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...

Guide to Greener Electronics

Publication | December 6, 2006 at 12:44

Greenpeace wants to see electronics companies clean up their act. Substituting harmful chemicals in the production of electronics will prevent worker exposure to these substances and contamination of communities that neighbour production...

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...

South Korea Breaks Rank with anti-Basel Ban Block: Environmental Groups Laud Move,...

Press release | December 7, 2006 at 8:00

Environmental groups lauded South Korea's support, together with the Arab region, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Norway, for the early entry into force of the Basel Convention's Ban Amendment, which prohibits developed nations from exporting toxic wastes to...

“Forest Killer” title handed to Kayu Lapis Indonesia

Press release | December 7, 2006 at 13:57

Greenpeace activists today poured dried leaves and tree branches all over Kayu Lapis Indonesia’s (KLI) headquarters in Jakarta in a symbolic act to return to the company remains of logged trees from Papua. The activists also presented the company...

Will the ADB finally stop funding climate change?

Feature story | December 8, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists hoisted a balloon bearing the message “Stop Funding Climate Change” at the entrance of the Asian Development Bank headquarters. The group is calling on the ADB, one of Asia’s largest institutional lenders, to stop supporting...

ABN AMRO: Keeping track of Lafayette?

Feature story | December 11, 2006 at 7:00

As the Philippines suffers from the wrath of typhoons Durian and Utor, we ask ABN AMRO again to reconsider their investment in a mine that is an ongoing threat to the people and marine life of Rapu Rapu Island.

Greenpeace demands Police investigation of Forest Criminal PT Kayu Lapis Indonesia

Press release | December 22, 2006 at 14:05

Greenpeace today filed a formal complaint against PT Kayu Lapis Indonesia for their forest crimes with the Indonesian Police and demanded a full scale investigation of PT KLI's operations based on the evidence provided in the submission. Today's...

JTEPA - A Free Waste Trade Agreement

Feature story | January 9, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists picketed the Japanese Embassy in Bangkok with banners and barrels stating “Thailand is not Japan’s waste bin” in protest against the upcoming free-trade agreement, Japan-Thailand Economic Partnership Agreement (JTEPA) which...

The Global Status of Genetically Engineered (GE) Crops: 10 years of continuing rejection

Press release | January 19, 2007 at 8:00

A summary of ‘Global reaction against genetic engineering in 2006’, released by Greenpeace today, provides solid evidence that resistance to genetically engineered crops continues to grow, amongst farmers, consumers and governments. The...

Booming EU demand for biofuels could kill Indonesian forests

Press release | January 19, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today warned about the spectre of increased forest-related calamities in Indonesia, where plantations for palm oil are expected to expand rapidly into forest areas due to demands for bio-fuels in the European Union. The Indonesian...

GMO rice unapproved for human consumption still in local supermarket shelves

Press release | January 20, 2007 at 8:00

Sacks of "Uncle Sam Texas Long Grain Rice" confirmed last November to be contaminated with a GE(genetically-engineered) strain unapproved for human consumption continues to be sold in supermarket shelves in Metro Manila, Greenpeace revealed...

Pass the RE Bill Now!

Feature story | January 22, 2007 at 7:00

Members of the first all-female Philippine Everest team and pro- renewable energy groups took on the Philippine Senate today in a bid to spur the immediate passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill in the Upper House. Spearheaded by the Renewable...

Members of the first all

Image | January 22, 2007 at 7:00

Members of the first all-female Philippine Everest team Carina Doyondon ,(L) Noelle Wenceslao (2nd from left), and Mt. Everest vetaran Romy Garduce (lumping) , together with pro-renewable energy groups Renewable Energy Coalition, Greenpeace,...

Members of the first all

Image | January 22, 2007 at 7:00

Members of the first all-female Philippine Everest team Noelle Wenceslao,Carina Doyondon and M. Everest veteran, Romy Garduce, together with pro-renewable energy groups Renewable Energy Coalition, Greenpeace, and WWF, rally peacefully in front...

Members of the first all

Image | January 22, 2007 at 13:13

Members of the first all-female Philippine Everest team Noelle Wenceslao and Carina Doyondon, together with pro-renewable energy groups Renewable Energy Coalition, Greenpeace, and WWF, rally peacefully in front of the Philippine Senate after...

Members of the first all

Image | January 22, 2007 at 13:26

Members of the first all-female Philippine Everest team Noelle Wenceslao (3rd from left)and, Carina Doyondon (2nd from left) together with pro-renewable energy groups Renewable Energy Coalition, Greenpeace, and WWF,join a 20-kilometer run to ...

Indonesia’s Forests on Sale

Feature story | January 24, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace denounced the Indonesian Forestry Ministry’s latest plans of auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, stressing that the move is no different from selling off the country’s future. Under a banner stating “Indonesia’s...

Under a banner stating "Indonesia`s Forests

Image | January 24, 2007 at 7:00

Under a banner stating "Indonesia`s Forests on sale" and a map of forest areas to be auctioned, Greenpeace activists dressed as rich entrepreneurs threw sacks of money at activists dressed as Forests officials. Greenpeace denounced the Indonesia...

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia

Image | January 24, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia Forestry Ministry`s latest plans of Auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, Stressing that the move is no Different from selling off the country`s future. Under a banner stating...

Greenpeace Southeast Asia’s Statement on the serious toxics pollution in Map Ta Phut

Press release | January 24, 2007 at 8:00

The recent decision by the National Environmental Board (NEB) to delay the decision declaring Map Ta Phut a Pollution Control Zone is a total disgrace . The decision clearly shows that the Government is more concerned about the well-being of...

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia

Image | January 24, 2007 at 14:13

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia Forestry Ministry`s latest plans of Auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, Stressing that the move is no Different from selling off the country`s future. Under a banner stating...

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia

Image | January 24, 2007 at 14:22

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia Forestry Ministry`s latest plans of Auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, Stressing that the move is no Different from selling off the country`s future.

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.

Greenpeace launches first comprehensive global energy strategy for tackling climate...

Press release | January 25, 2007 at 8:00

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.

Japan's nuke waste knocking on Philippine doors

Press release | January 26, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today warned that the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement or JPEPA, now awaiting Senate ratification, includes dangerous provisions that would encourage the export of Japan’s nuclear and radioactive waste into the country.

Senate inaction on RE Bill not an option, Greenpeace says

Press release | January 26, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today intensified their call on the Senate to fast-track the passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill, in a press conference in Quezon City with other pro-renewable energy groups, contending that renewable energy can-and must-play a...

"Don't drop the RE Bill" Greenpeace challenges Senate as UN body warns impacts of...

Press release | January 31, 2007 at 16:09

“Don't drop the RE Bill!" Greenpeace today issued the challenge to the Senate after receiving reports that the upper chamber is no longer considering the passage of the Renewable Energy Bill, even as a new UN report expected to be released on...

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...

Strongest Climate warning yet demands action

Feature story | February 3, 2007 at 7:00

With the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change just published, it's clearly time to match strengths of scientific warnings with determined action to reduce greenhouse gas...

Industry Minister must save lives in Map Ta Phut

Feature story | February 5, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists dressed as patients and lying on a hospital bed today gathered in front of Thailand’s Ministry of Industry to demand that the government immediately declare Map Ta Phut a Pollution Control Zone. The activists carried banners...

Greenpeace issues 11th hour challenge to Senate, PGMA: Action needed, not rhetoric

Press release | February 5, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today demanded immediate action from the government for an 11th hour passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill, saying the Senate must not deliberately pass up the last chance to enact into law a policy intended to mitigate climate...

Keep our rice GMO free!

Feature story | February 6, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace slapped the National Food Authority (NFA) with a Notice of Violation for allowing the importation and continued sale of genetically-modified rice which, by law, cannot be legally distributed and marketed for human consumption in the...

Greenpeace Southeast Asia campaigner

Image | February 6, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia campaigner, Daniel Ocampo, together with a team of Greenpeace GMO Patrol (L) talks to Rex Estoperez. head of the Public Affairs Office of the NFA,Tuesday Feb. 6, 2007. at the National Food Authority (NFA) head office...

Greenpeace International campaigner

Image | February 6, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace International campaigner, Daniel Ocampo, together with a team of Greenpeace GMO Patrol is accosted by security guards ,Tuesday Feb. 6, 2007. at the National Food Authority (NFA) head office moments before Greenpeace slapped the NFA...

Greenpeace Statement on the reopening of Lafayette mine in Rapu Rapu Island, Albay

Press release | February 8, 2007 at 15:20

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources through the Pollution Adjudication Board released today a Permanent Lifting Order on the ban on the mining activities of Lafayette Philippines, Inc. in Rapu Rapu Island, Albay Province.

Japan “Twisting Arms” of Asian Neighbors to Take Toxic Waste

Press release | February 16, 2007 at 8:00

Environmental organizationsi today condemned the Japanese government for conducting an aggressive campaign aimed at reversing international laws that currently strictly control and prohibit the export of hazardous waste. They presented new...

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