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Looming e-waste problems for Thailand and Philippines

Feature story | September 28, 2005 at 6:00

28 September 2005 - Greenpeace today warned that Thailand and the Philippines face a looming electronic waste problem which is compounded by the lack of international legal protection because the two countries have not ratified the Basel Ban,...

Mindoro farmers uproot Bt Corn plantation

Feature story | September 15, 2005 at 6:00

Oriental Mindoro, 15 September 2005 - Farmers, agricultural and government officials in Naujan, Oriental Mindoro today uprooted a plantation of genetically engineered Bt Corn and demanded for a GMO-free Mindoro.

Global movement says no to toxics and wastes

Feature story | September 7, 2005 at 6:00

Greenpeace took part in the Global Day of Action against Waste and Incineration, coordinated by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA), a global NGO coalition working for environmentally safe and socially just waste solutions.

Greenpeace calls for moratorium on logging and land conversion in Sumatra and Kalimantan

Feature story | August 17, 2005 at 6:00

17 Aug. 2005 -- Greenpeace today called on the Indonesian government to establish a moratorium on new industrial logging and land conversion operations in Sumatra and Kalimantan in light of the recent forest fires which blanketed Southeast Asia...

Quit Coal campaign completes Thailand tour

Feature story | July 28, 2008 at 6:00

After successful campaigns in New Zealand and the Philippines, the Rainbow Warrior spent 21 days in Thailand as part of the "Quit Coal, Lead the Energy [R]evolution Tour" promoting solutions to climate change. The tour included human banners,...

And the Golden Chainsaw Award goes to...

Feature story | April 21, 2006 at 6:00

Kayu Lapis Indonesia (KLI) has won the “Golden Chainsaw Award” for the destruction of the Earth’s remaining ancient forests.

Intact forest landscapes

Feature story | March 22, 2006 at 7:00

What we've lost, what we have left and what we will loose if we don't act now. That is the message that the latest global maps of the planet's last intact forests areas tells us.

Little progress on the FLEG process

Feature story | March 11, 2006 at 7:00

Upon the conclusion of the East Asia and Pacific Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG), Greenpeace raises the alarm of the need for governments to get serious about the problem of illegal logging before it's too late.

Remembering the victims of destructive logging

Feature story | March 6, 2006 at 7:00

A solemn ceremony memorializing all the precious lives that should not have perished in deadly calamities caused by the senseless destruction of our forests marked the eve of the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Process (FLEG...

Facebook update: Renewable energy now

Feature story | March 3, 2010 at 7:00

Facebook recently announced it will build a massive data centre in Oregon, U.S., packed full of the latest energy efficient computers to serve the hundreds of millions of friends connecting on their near-addictive social networking website. But...

Greenpeace "I Love My Rice GMO-FREE" campaign goes south

Feature story | September 27, 2008 at 6:00

The road to GMO-free rice leads south of Manila this weekend as leading heritage restaurants join the Greenpeace 'GMO-free rice restaurants' campaign to protect rice from the threat of genetically-modified organisms or GMOs.

Greenpeace, Laguna youth lead clean up of Laguna de Bay

Feature story | September 20, 2008 at 6:00

Around five hundred Greenpeace Water Patrol volunteers and youth from Laguna Province led a clean up of floating trash in and around Laguna de Bay on World Coastal Clean Up Day today. The clean up was conducted even as the volunteers called on...

Greenpeace calls on Senate to ban genetically-modified (GMO) rice

Feature story | September 15, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine Senate to enact a legislation to ban the commercialization of genetically-modified rice (GMO) rice. The call was made at the opening of a photo exhibit in the Senate halls, featuring the importance of...

Greenpeace to Ministry of Energy: Lead Thailand’s Energy Revolution

Feature story | July 21, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today challenged the Ministry of Energy (MOE) to stop construction of new coal power plants in Thailand and shift its resources instead to the development of clean renewable energy systems to help combat climate change and achieve...

Stand-off in Maptaphut

Feature story | July 15, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior today staged a peaceful protest against the expansion of a Belgian-owned coal power plant in Mapthaphut, Rayong province in Thailand, anchoring a few meters off the coal wharf and unfurling banners saying “Quit...

Rainbow Warrior kickstarts 'Energy [R]evolution Tour' of Thailand

Feature story | July 4, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace flagship, SV Rainbow Warrior, sailed into Songkhla today to challenge the government and power sector of Thailand to commit to a massive uptake of renewable energy to combat climate change and address energy security issues in the country.

E-Jeepneys hit the streets of Makati: clean, green ride for all

Feature story | July 1, 2008 at 6:00

GRIPP (Green Renewable Independent Power Producer) and Greenpeace today inaugurated the commercial run of innovative electric-powered jeepneys, or E-Jeepeneys, which will now ply a commercial route in Makati City’s Central Business District, the...

Boracay joins Bali as climate-friendly tourist destination

Feature story | June 19, 2008 at 14:29

Various stakeholders from one of the world’s best beaches and premier tourist destinations in the country today came together to launch an initiative to make Boracay a climate friendly destination through the collective implementation of energy...

No to coal power plant in Antique, governor declares

Feature story | June 18, 2008 at 6:00

No coal-fired power plant will be built in the province of Antique according to a declaration released by Governor Salvacion Z. Perez today, as the province welcomes the first ever visit of the legendary Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior.

Greenpeace tells Metrobank to stop funding climate change; Climate Defender's Camp...

Feature story | June 16, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists concluded their occupation of a coal plant site in Iloilo City by dumping 20 sacks of 'coal' in front of Metrobank today. Metrobank is the promoter of the proposed Iloilo City coal-fired power plant in whose site Greenpeace...

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