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Rainbow Warrior arrives in Legazpi, as local government declares Albay as a...

Feature story | May 21, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior was welcomed with a 'coal-free' declaration yesterday in Legazpi City, Albay to kick off Greenpeace's month-long ‘Quit coal, save the climate’ tour of the Philippines.

Activists demand GMO-free rice supply on eve of World Consumer Day

Feature story | March 14, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists marched to the Department of Agriculture waving post-harvest rice stalks to remind the government to keep the country's rice supply free of risky contamination from genetically-modified (GMO) varieties. The peaceful protest,...

Thousands protest against planned coal-fired power plant in Iloilo

Feature story | March 5, 2008 at 7:00

Thousands joined an ecumenical prayer rally in Iloilo City in protest against a proposed 164 MW coal fired power plant, which if built would contribute to global climate change and lock the country in a dirty energy cycle for years to come.

Greenpeace slams government plans to ratify JPEPA

Feature story | January 16, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace denounced plans in the Senate to ratify the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) soon, saying that it is unacceptable for the Senate to brush off serious concerns on the treaty's toxic waste dumping provisions...

Biofuels under scrutiny

Feature story | January 15, 2008 at 7:00

They seem like a perfect solution, making fuels from plants to help cut carbon emissions. The simple promise of so-called biofuels has led to many companies and politicians being swept up in the hype. However more and more research is revealing...

Greenpeace decks Manila City Hall with demand for RE Bill passage as Bali Climate...

Feature story | December 14, 2007 at 7:00

As the international climate conference in Bali, Indonesia nears conclusion, Greenpeace volunteers today scaled historic Manila City Hall to hang a gigantic banner with the message "Time to Save the Climate. Pass the Renewable Energy Bill Now!,"...

Rainbow Warrior joins Balinese flotilla of hope for urgent climate action

Feature story | December 7, 2007 at 7:00

A flotilla of fishing boats greeted the Greenpeace flagship, SV Rainbow Warrior, as she sailed into Benoa port Bali today. The fishing boats carried banners saying ‘Save Our Seas - Save Our Corals´ and ‘Climate Action Now´ urging government...

Greenpeace reminds the world its time to quit coal

Feature story | December 1, 2007 at 7:00

Security personnel from PLTU Tanjung Jati B coal power plant in Jepara, Central Java fired five gunshots and drew knives as activists from Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, today climbed the coal plant´s cooling tower and loading crane...

No Nukes, Clean Energy Now

Feature story | November 30, 2007 at 7:00

Hundreds of people formed human wind turbines on the site of the proposed nuclear power plant in Central Java to oppose nuclear energy and demand for clean renewable energy. The crew of Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior joined the community...

Greenpeace spotlights groundwater contamination in Lamphun Province, calls attention...

Feature story | November 13, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace put the spotlight on the alarming groundwater contamination in Ban Nong Pet, adjacent to the Northern Region Industrial Estate in Lamphun Province, by hanging a banner with the warning "TOXIC," accompanied by the skull and crossbones...

Greenpeace demands immediate action on RE Bill

Feature story | November 9, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace demanded immediate action from legislators and the Philippine government for the passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill, saying that further delays on the enactment of the crucial legislation are unacceptable. Greenpeace made the...

Swedish Petrol Company rejects Palm oil for Bio-fuels: Forest Defender’s Camp...

Feature story | October 31, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace 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 global...

Greenpeace Paramotors begin fire-spotting activities in Riau

Feature story | October 20, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace launched today fire-spotting activities with paramotors also known as powered paragliders from the Forest Defenders Camp in Riau, Sumatra. These reconnaissance flights will be a regular feature of the camp to provide accurate and...

Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ spotlights toxics pollution in Marilao River

Feature story | October 12, 2007 at 6:00

A team of Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ activists today called attention to the shocking extent of pollution in Marilao River by unfurling a 28-meter banner with the words “Stop toxic pollution, protect our water resources” along Marilao Bridge in...

Stop toxic waste trade

Feature story | August 30, 2007 at 6:00

Public health and environmental groups1 from the Magkaisa Junk JPEPA Coalition held a sectoral briefing today to elaborate on the current issues surrounding toxic and radioactive wastes under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement...

A climate of tragedy in the Philippines

Feature story | December 2, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace lamented the loss of lives and the extensive devastation wrought by super-typhoon Reming (international code name Durian) in parts of the Philippines, stressing that the latest extreme weather disturbance to hit the country is a...

Top rice exporters say no to genetically engineered rice

Feature story | November 28, 2006 at 7:00

Good news: the world's first and second largest exporters of rice have agreed to shun genetically engineered (GE) varieties. A recent agreement between rice traders from Thailand and Vietnam protects half the crop traded on the world market from...

World’s largest rice company halts all imports from USA

Feature story | September 29, 2006 at 6:00

In yet another blow to the US rice industry, the world’s largest rice processing company, Ebro Puleva,(1) which controls 30% of the EU rice market, has confirmed to Greenpeace International that it has stopped all imports of rice from the USA due...

And the flame still rages on…

Feature story | August 30, 2006 at 6:00

A startling discovery of widespread destruction in Sumatra's ancient forests, caused by fires which threatens to burn out of control.

GE papaya in the dock in Thailand court case

Feature story | June 2, 2006 at 6:00

The trial of two Greenpeace activists at the Bangkok Criminal Court closed today with the activists facing three criminal counts and up to five years jail time if convicted. Their alleged crime? Exposing the role of the Thai Department of...

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