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Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to abandon Bt Talong

Image | September 29, 2010 at 20:37

Dr. Pushpa Bhargava, one of the world’s foremost biologists, and member of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) of India, warn the Philippines’ Department of Agriculture about the dangers of conducting open field trials of Bt...

Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to abandon Bt Talong

Feature story | September 29, 2010 at 20:43

Greenpeace and other members of the Network Opposed to Genetically Modified Organisms (NO2GMOs) today called on the government to immediately stop all field trials of genetically engineered Bt Talong, a.k.a. Bt Eggplant, and follow the example of...

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”...

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 greener electronic ranking shows how actions speak louder than words for...

Press release | October 26, 2010 at 4:32

The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics (1) shows significant separation between companies that are failing to keep their environmental commitments and those that are making significant gains in phasing out toxic...

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...

Golden Rice a distraction to solving Vitamin A deficiency

Feature story | November 9, 2010 at 15:49

So called ‘golden’ rice will not help in the fight against vitamin A deficiency (VAD) according to a report released by Greenpeace at the International Rice Congress today. The report documents successful measures taken to minimise the impact of...

Greenpeace to host free concert and fair this weekend on its 10th anniversary

Press release | November 25, 2010 at 23:34

Greenpeace Southeast Asia is celebrating 10 years of protecting the environment this weekend, 27 and 28 November 2010.

Greenpeace lauds Davao City order to terminate Bt eggplant trials

Press release | December 17, 2010 at 19:13

Greenpeace lauded the Davao City government for issuing a cease-and-desist order against the conduct of field trials of genetically engineered (GE) Bt eggplant, and demanded the UP Mindanao Campus in Bago Oshiro to immediately heed the directive...

Stopping genetically engineered crops in the Philippines

Blog entry by Daniel Ocampo | January 11, 2011 1 comment

These past few months have been a whirlwind of forums and meetings with different groups including NGOs, the church, farmers, students, women, organic traders etc. - all because of the plans to commercialise Monsanto's Bt eggplant in...

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