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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...

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...

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’...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Toxic leak in Pasay City underscores the need for pollution disclosure

Press release | January 10, 2012 at 16:56

Greenpeace today reiterated its call for government agencies to establish a pollution disclosure system that would make it mandatory for facilities to publicly disclose all hazardous chemicals that they handle, store, transfer and dispose. The...

Undercover investigation exposes Asia Pulp & Paper’s illegal rainforest scandal

Press release | March 1, 2012 at 17:10

01 March 2012, Jakarta - Greenpeace this morning handed evidence to the Ministry of Forestry and Indonesia’s CITES Secretariat from a year-long investigation, showing that Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is systematically violating Indonesia’s laws...

PH may lose tuna markets

Press release | March 27, 2012 at 13:20

Guam – Greenpeace warned that the Philippines stands to lose lucrative tuna markets, unless it fully embraces sustainable fishing practices immediately. The environment group made the call as governments, including the Philippines, gather in...

PNoy failing on the environmental front : Greenpeace

Press release | April 23, 2012 at 1:25

As the world observes this year’s annual Earth Day celebration, Greenpeace lamented the failing performance of the Aquino administration on the environmental front, citing the last two years under President Aquino’s leadership as a period ...

Arctic sea ice reaches minimum extent for 2013 as Greenpeace activists are held in...

Press release | September 21, 2013 at 18:12

Amsterdam, 20th September 2013 - US Scientists have announced that Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its sixth lowest extent in recorded history this year. The news comes as 30 Greenpeace activists remain in the custody of Russian security...

Greenpeace report shows how RE could lift ASEAN nations out of poverty and halt...

Press release | September 24, 2013 at 12:30

Bali, Indonesia, 24th of September 2013 – Greenpeace Southeast Asia today launched a comprehensive report that illustrates how renewable energy could benefit the economies and save the climate environments of the 10-member countries of the...

Greenpeace launches Detox Catwalk, an online guide to toxic-free fashion

Press release | October 31, 2013 at 19:53

Manila/Beijing, October 31, 2013 – Greenpeace International today released its Detox Catwalk (1), an interactive online platform assessing the progress made by major clothing companies towards a toxic-free future.

Greenpeace urges Cairns tuna summit to end overfishing and control fleets

Press release | December 1, 2013 at 12:57

Suva, Fiji - Greenpeace activists today deployed a floating banner at a port in the Pacific, reading: “WCPFC Act Now! Fewer boats, more fish”. This message is directed at the members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)...

Countries leave Pacific tuna commission with license to overfish

Press release | December 7, 2013 at 13:17

Cairns, Australia – The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission 10th meeting ended with a deadlock over conservation and management measures needed to reverse overfishing of the region’s bigeye tuna stocks. As a result, the meeting...

Bicol communities winning battles against illegal commercial fishing

Press release | December 13, 2013 at 12:53

Legazpi City, 13 December 2013--Bicol communities are on their way to winning their battle against illegal fishing, a joint team of stakeholders and NGOs said today in a press conference in Legazpi City.

New study finds toxic monsters lurking in children’s clothing

Press release | January 14, 2014 at 17:38

Beijing/Manila, 14 January 2014—Hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by major brands including Disney, Burberry and adidas, according to a new investigation released today by Greenpeace East Asia [1].

Activists around the world challenge adidas to go “all in” for Detox

Press release | January 25, 2014 at 16:58

Quezon City, 25 January 2014-- Hundreds of Greenpeace volunteers in cities around the world have today challenged sportswear giant adidas to act upon its Detox commitment and rid its supply chain of hazardous, toxic monsters. Filipino activists...

Greenpeace calls for ratification of Basel Ban Amendment following discovery of...

Press release | February 11, 2014 at 12:58

Manila, Philippines—Environmental group Greenpeace today expressed alarm at the discovery of fifty container vans from Canada, supposedly carrying plastic scraps, but found to contain a mixture of different household waste that include adult...

Joaquin Phoenix and Kellan Lutz join Greenpeace call for forest-friendly products

Press release | February 12, 2014 at 14:04

Jakarta/Manila – A host of Hollywood stars including Joaquin Phoenix, Kellan Lutz and Gillian Anderson have joined thousands of concerned consumers in calling for an end to every-day products being manufactured through forest destruction.

Procter & Gamble brings rainforest destruction into bathrooms, says Greenpeace

Press release | February 26, 2014 at 16:00

Jakarta/ Manila, 26 February 2014 – Procter & Gamble, which makes Head & Shoulders, is sourcing palm oil from companies connected to orangutan habitat clearance in Indonesia, making consumers part of a widespread forest destruction scandal.

Greenpeace reaction to President Aquino’s speech during the World Economic Forum-East...

Press release | May 22, 2014 at 19:11

Manila, Philippines, 22 May 2014— Atty. Zelda Soriano, Political Advisor for Greenpeace Southeast Asia said:

‘Smart Breeding’: Biotechnology innovation that looks to the future but delivers today

Press release | October 28, 2014 at 16:39

Manila/Amsterdam, 28 October 2014 – Greenpeace International today announced their support of Marker Assisted Selection (MAS), or Smart Breeding, as a way to develop plant traits required to face the different challenges of today’s agriculture:...

Month in pictures - January

Image gallery | February 3, 2011

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 ...

Greenpeace slams DA on Bt Eggplant

Press release | October 29, 2010 at 17:00

Greenpeace slammed the Department of Agriculture (DA) for failing to put the brakes on planned field trials of the genetically engineered (GE) Bt eggplant, even as more provinces are banning what are essentially risky genetic experiments in their...

La Hague: Block that pipe!

Generic multimedia item | April 5, 2004 at 6:00

Guide your Greenpeace submersible to block the discharge pipe of the La Hague nuclear reprocessing plant. But watch out! There's radioactive waste and other dangers everywhere! (Thanks to Zoll & Schürmann for donating this game!)

Puzzlin' Evidence

Generic multimedia item | April 23, 2004 at 7:00

Figuring out who has weapons of mass destruction is kids stuff with this fifteen puzzle showing world leaders and how many nuclear weapons they have. Note: This game was made a few years ago and whilst leaders may change, unfortunately, the...

Game: Nuclear Solitaire

Generic multimedia item | May 6, 2003 at 7:00

Enjoy being a unilateralist with this Nuclear Solitaire game. Every card contains a fact about the nuclear arms race and the "evil-doers" who perpetuate it. Nobody wins at nuclear solitaire.

A Nuclear Power for Beginners Lesson by teacher

Image | June 22, 2009 at 11:50

A Nuclear Power for Beginners Lesson by teacher Tessa. Greenpeace launched the comic 'Nuclear Meltdown - A message from the Darkness', at the Komunitas Salihara cultural centre in South Jakarta to raise awareness of the human, environmental and...

Greenpeace launched the comic 'Nuclear Meltdown

Image | June 22, 2009 at 11:39

Greenpeace launched the comic 'Nuclear Meltdown - A message from the Darkness', at the Komunitas Salihara cultural centre in South Jakarta to raise awareness of the human, environmental and financial costs of this dirty and dangerous technology.

Greenpeace launched the comic 'Nuclear Meltdown

Image | June 22, 2009 at 11:36

Greenpeace launched the comic 'Nuclear Meltdown - A message from the Darkness', at the Komunitas Salihara cultural centre in South Jakarta to raise awareness of the human, environmental and financial costs of this dirty and dangerous technology.

Maraming salamat po

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 25, 2011

Happy holidays. Season’s greetings. Merry Christmas. It all seems pretty much the same as this holiday season is about celebrating life and the hope that it brings when people take it upon themselves to do something out of the...

40 years of inspiring action in photos

Image gallery | September 15, 2011

Month in Pictures - July 2011

Image gallery | August 2, 2011

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 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

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...

Nuclear Tetris

Generic multimedia item | September 9, 2005 at 6:00

Don't let radioactive waste pile up on the seabed so high that it reaches the surface!

Plutonium transports in France

Generic multimedia item | March 3, 2004 at 7:00

What would you expect the security around a truck carrying enough nuclear fuel to make 40 hiroshima-sized bombs to look like? You probably wouldn't expect it to look like this video clip captured by Greenpeace volunteers.

Greenpeace delivers solar panels to Malacañang

Image | October 14, 2010 at 22:17

Greenpeace activists deliver solar panels to Malacañang as part of a call for President Benigno Aquino III to lead the Philippines on an Energy Revolution.

Greenpeace calls on Philippine President to commit to 50% Renewable Energy by 2020

Image | October 10, 2010 at 22:26

Greenpeace called on the Philippine President to adopt an Energy [R]evolution roadmap to propel the country towards a clean development path. The call was made as thousands of people around the planet joined the “10-10-10 Global Work Party”...

Unjust Sentence for Anti-whaling Activists Condemned by Greenpeace

Image | September 7, 2010 at 19:30

Greenpeace activists hold black posters and banners with whale symbols outside the Japanese Embassy in Manila, Philippines and around the world on Sept. 7, 2010. Greenpeace has condemned as disproportionate and unjust a one year jail term,...

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