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Esperanza at location of disabled whaling ship

Feature story | February 17, 2007 at 7:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is currently staying close by the Japanese government's whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru, which was disabled by fire on Thursday. This afternoon, we received a radio call from the whaling crew to tell us that the...

Toxic Trade

Hub | February 23, 2007 at 12:44

Greenpeace Statement: Haze endangers people’s health and contribute to climate change

Press release | March 14, 2007 at 8:00

Tara Buakamsri of Greenpeace Southeast Asia said: "Greenpeace is calling on the Thai government to declare the provinces of Chiang Mai and Chiangrai under a state of calamity due to the thick haze that is now choking these provinces. The...

GMO corn approved in RP shows signs of toxicity, study reveals

Press release | March 14, 2007 at 8:00

A genetically-modified (GM) corn strain approved for food, feed and processing in the Philippines shows signs of toxicity to mammals, a new study released today reveals. The study, and written by a panel of three independent scientists in France...

One for the record books

Feature story | March 16, 2007 at 7:00

Indonesia destroys about 51 square kilometers of forests every day, equivalent to 300 football fields every hour -- a figure, which should earn the country a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's fastest destroyer of forests.

I love my rice GMO free

Page | March 16, 2007 at 11:09

Hundreds of text messages stating "I love

Image | March 16, 2007 at 13:33

Hundreds of text messages stating "I love my rice GMO-free" kept Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Arthur Yap's phone busy from 12 noon to 1 PM of March 15. His new textmates: Filipino consumers demanding GMO-free rice and rice production.

Water pollution, a grim reality?

Feature story | March 21, 2007 at 7:00

Today’s celebration of World Water Day with the theme “Coping with water scarcity” is a reminder of the need to conserve and protect the world’s fresh water sources, if we are to avert an impending crisis concerning humankind’s most valuable...

Greenpeace statement on the withdrawal of the approval of the GMO MON 863

Press release | March 29, 2007 at 8:00

Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Arthur Yap this week stated that he ordered the disapproval of genetically-modified corn MON 863 which an independent study released earlier this month in France revealed to show signs of liver and kidney...

Greenpeace appeals for scrapping of waste provision in JTEPA ahead of Thai PM's visit...

Press release | March 30, 2007 at 8:00

Tara Buakamsri, Greenpeace campaigner said: “Greeenpeace is appealing to Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont to abstain from inking the JTEPA deal during his visit to Japan next week, unless the toxic and nuclear waste liberalization provisions...

“Nuclear Energy = Dangerous Energy”

Feature story | April 2, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today picketed the high-profile’ IndoNuclear 2007’ conference In Jakarta, with banners proclaiming : “Nuclear Energy = Dangerous Energy” to protest against the false and dangerous solutions being discussed at the conference...

The Asian Development Bank is Evil!

Page | April 10, 2007 at 19:31

Lawlessness and international demand driving forest extinction

Press release | April 17, 2007 at 8:00

A new Greenpeace report, ‘Merbau’s Last Stand’(1), launched today warns that the tropical hardwood species merbau (or kwila) will be extinct within 35 years or less if action is not taken to stop the destructive logging and trade of the species.

Greenpeace constructs a “coal plant” at ADB Headquarters

Feature story | April 18, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today constructed a four-meter replica of a (smoke-spewing) coal plant at the main entrance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) headquarters in Manila.

The message is clear..

Feature story | April 30, 2007 at 6:00

“The message is clear: we must choose clean and safe energy solutions--anything else is a betrayal to the earth’s future generations.” Greenpeace and SolarGeneration youth issued this challenge to world governments today as they presented...

Don't drown our future!

Feature story | May 1, 2007 at 6:00

On the first day of May, Greenpeace volunteers and SolarGeneration youth went to the coastal community at Khun Samutchine in Samut Prakan Province, Thailand to bear witness to the impacts of sea level rise, erosion and storm surges which...

Groups Slam Japan's Waste Colonialism

Feature story | May 2, 2007 at 6:00

Environmental and civil society groups from around the globe today blasted the Japanese government for what they view as Japan's sinister plot to establish waste colonies in Asia by liberalizing trade in toxic wastes via bilateral trade and...

STOP TOXIC WASTE TRADE

Image | May 2, 2007 at 6:00

STOP TOXIC WASTE TRADE. Environmental health and justice activists satirized the famed flag-raising during the battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. In this parody of the celebrated Iwo Jima scene held in front of the Japanese Embassy in Pasay City...

Nukes, neither safe nor economic option to reducing greenhouse

Press release | May 2, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today called upon Southeast Asian governments not to be swayed by the false promises being made by the nuclear industry, as it is neither safe nor economically viable solution to tackling climate change or ensuring energy security of...

Indonesia makes it to 2008 Guinness World Records as fastest forest destroyer on the...

Feature story | May 3, 2007 at 6:00

The next edition of the Guinness Book of World Records will list Indonesia as the country with the fastest rate of forest destruction on the planet. Indonesia is destroying an area of forest equivalent to 300 football pitches every hour. It has...

Asian Development Bank can be the catalyst for Asia's Energy Revolution

Press release | May 3, 2007 at 8:00

On the eve of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Annual Meeting in Kyoto, Greenpeace called on the Bank to put its financial resources and policy capacity fully behind an energy revolution in Asia based on renewable energy and energy efficiency.

The Asian Destruction Bank?

Feature story | May 7, 2007 at 6:00

When one of Asia’s leading institutions says it’s serious about funding the solutions to climate change that makes us happy. But when we discover that this commitment goes no further than a glossy brochure, we can't let that pass.

Using hair for cleaning up oil spills

Page | May 8, 2007 at 19:04

'Diplomatic exchange' on JPEPA toxic provisions not enough, Greenpeace says

Press release | May 28, 2007 at 8:00

Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alberto Romulo announced that the Japanese government has confirmed that Japan will not export toxic waste to the Philippines under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA). The...

Greenpeace: coal industry gathering in Bali deepens climate threat

Feature story | May 31, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace slammed CoalTrans, the largest gathering of coal producers and users in Asia starting this Sunday in Bali, for promulgating the myth of ‘clean coal’ and aggressively pushing false ‘end-of-pipe’ solutions that will do little to avert...

Anti-coal icon commemorated as specter of climate impacts grip communities

Feature story | June 21, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace raised the specter of global warming and its impacts, at a massive community commemoration of the martyrdom of Charoen Wataksorn, Thailand's most prominent anti-coal activist, who was assassinated by alleged pro-coal mafia at Prachuab...

Revolutionizing a Filipino icon

Feature story | July 4, 2007 at 6:00

Electric-powered jeepneys are set to revolutionize the Philippines’ most recognizable icon. Electric Jeepneys (E-Jeepneys), the first public transport system of its kind in Southeast Asia, were launched today in a historic test drive in Makati...

Greenpeace PRESS STATEMENT : In reaction to the Energy Secretary's recent...

Press release | August 22, 2007 at 8:00

In reaction to the Energy Secretary's recent announcement on developing nuclear energy in Philippines, Mr. Von Hernandez, Campaign Director, Greenpeace Southeast Asia released the following statement:

Wastes Ahoy?

Feature story | September 10, 2007 at 6:00

September 9 marks the anniversary of the signing of the Japan Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and former Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi in Helsinki, Finland.

Civil society groups train their eyes on the Senate as hearings on JPEPA set to start

Feature story | September 10, 2007 at 6:00

Marking the anniversary of the signing of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), civil society groups from the Magkaisa Junk JPEPA Coalition (MJJC) converged today at the Philippine Senate to signify the people’s intention...

Greenpeace activists scaled the PT Medco

Image | September 12, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists scaled the PT Medco Energi Internasional headquarters, to hang a 30-meter long banner proclaiming “Medco Hands off Nuclear” in central Jakarta.

RP court halts approval of GMO rice

Press release | September 19, 2007 at 18:14

In a landmark decision yesterday, a Philippine court has ordered an injunction stopping the approval of a genetically-modified (GMO) rice in the country. Greenpeace, as well as the NGO Searice, hailed the decision as a "major step forward" for...

Ties that bind: regulatory capture in the country's GMO approval process

Feature story | October 2, 2007 at 6:00

Multinational agri-biotech companies have captured the process governing the approval and regulation of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs ) in the country, beginning with concerned agencies of the Department of Agriculture, Greenpeace revealed.

Over 200 protesters gathered outside the

Image | October 5, 2007 at 13:54

Over 200 protesters gathered outside the Senate gates to depict their outrage over Japan's intent to send toxic wastes to the Philippines and to call on the Senate to reject the JPEPA. The protesters erected a mock pirate ship laden with wastes...

Greenpeace launches petition drive versus GMO field trials

Press release | October 10, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace launched a nationwide drive to petition the government of PM Surayud Chulanont to resist moves by the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoAC) to lift the ban on field trials of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the...

Swedish Petrol Company Rejects Palm Oil for Bio-fuels: Forest Defenders Complete 2...

Press release | November 1, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the decision of the Swedish petrol giant OKQ8 to not use palm oil in their bio-diesel, expressing concern that increased demand for palm oil could lead to destruction of rain forests. The decision follows Greenpeace’s...

Pass the RE Bill!

Page | November 4, 2007 at 21:24

Rainbow Warrior Blocks Palm Oil Shipment

Press release | November 15, 2007 at 19:21

The Rainbow Warrior today blocked the tanker MT Westama, which is loading over 30,000 metric tonnes of palm oil, from leaving the port of Dumai, in Riau province, Sumatra, Indonesia. With a banner reading ‘Palm Oil Kills Forests and Climate’ the...

Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior monitors

Image | November 15, 2007 at 20:08

Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior monitors the Palm Oil activities in Dumai - the largest Palm Oil export port in Indonesia. Palm Oil plantations are linked to forest and peatland destruction. Conversion of the forest and peatlands release...

Greenpeace Climbers Place Banner on Palm Oil Tanks

Press release | November 16, 2007 at 15:28

Eight Greenpeace climbers today unfurled a banner saying “Palm Oil Kills Forests and Climate” on palm oil tanks in Dumai Port, Riau. Directly in front of the tanks the Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, continues to block the palm oil tanker...

Millions of vulnerable people in Asia bearing the brunt of climate crisis, says new...

Press release | November 19, 2007 at 8:00

Global warming is set to reverse decades of social and economic progress across Asia, home to more than four billion people or 60 per cent of the world’s population, according to a new multi-agency report published today called 'Up in Smoke:...

Eco History

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | January 23, 2008

When the first Greenpeace boat sailed across the Gulf of Alaska in 1971 toward the U.S. nuclear test site in the Aleutian Islands, the crew and their supporters in Canada had no idea that the campaign would launch a global organization...

Simple lang, pledge for the climate

Page | April 11, 2008 at 13:00

Eliminate toxic chemicals

Hub | May 16, 2008 at 17:28

Rainbow Warrior blocks coal shipment in Philippines

Feature story | May 23, 2008 at 6:00

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior today blocked coal shipments at the Pagbilao coal-fired power plant in Quezon province, 150 kilometers southwest of Manila to protest the impending expansion of the said plant.

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