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Greenpeace reveals new evidence of highly toxic contaminants in Rapu Rapu

Press release | August 24, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace and government officials from Rapu-Rapu today conducted an inspection of the island's Mirikpitik Creek, which is found to be contaminated by the Lafayette mine. Water samples taken from the creek, which leads out from the mine and...

Water Watch: Day 5

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2010

When the GMA news crew arrived at camp today, we had to make some quick decisions whether it would be prudent to bring them along with us to try and cross the Kamanoyo mountain to get to the main body of Matulid River on the other...

Greenpeace challenges Arroyo on Climate Change Legacy

Press release | July 24, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today challenged President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to lay the foundations for a true legacy in climate change mitigation and energy security during her term. The challenge calls for Arroyo to set the example, and to put into place...

Updates From the Dam to the Farmlands

Blog entry by A.C. Dimatatac | April 27, 2010

As I walked in the 5 hectares of land in Brgy. Mangumbali, Candaba Pampanga, I can feel the land crumbling under my feet. The land is so dried that Mr. Numeriano Alabado was not able to harvest any rice crop that he planted in his area...

Greenpeace boat team: Saan galing ang tubig na iniinom nyo?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2010 3 comments

Greenpeace boat team members, Tomas and Moss show us where our drinking water comes from. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrO6D087Jvw] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pnowlyiozc] Chuck Baclagon

Can you count how many they are?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2010 2 comments

View of the night sky from the Water Watch Campsite. Astronomers say that on a clear, moonless night in a place far away from city lights, you should be able to see about 2000 stars. The darker the skies, the more stars you can...

Day 4 in pictures

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 15, 2010 2 comments

Here are some images on our 4th day on camp: The Water Watch team. Pioneering plant species establish in what used to be a river bed. Molluscs on dried up river beds. Dumagat...

Water Watch: Day 4

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 15, 2010 1 comment

The water level in Angat Dam breached the 180 meter above sea level (masl) critical point at around 3pm on April 13, and we got word that it finally made the news headlines this morning. A news crew from the GMA network, led by...

Water Watch: Day 3

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 14, 2010 12 comments

14 April 2010 Dried up water tributary. It’s the third day here at the Greenpeace Water Watch Camp in Angat Dam. The night before had been a very clear, starry evening, unlike the previous drizzly night, but the day saw...

What would it be like if everybody pitches in?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 13, 2010 1 comment

13 April 2010 Greenpeace volunteers waterproofing the camp. The first night at the Greenpeace Water Watch camp, we were met by light drizzling, which eventually turned into a considerable downpour at around 5:00AM and...

Is our water supply sufficient?

Blog entry by Jen Bernardino (Solar Generation - Pilipinas) | April 12, 2010 2 comments

From Solar Generation - Pilipinas I know that Sunday should be a rest day given the busy schedules we have weekly but seeing that the climate is continuously changing every second, we shouldn’t be taking a break from taking care...

Countdown

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 8, 2009 4 comments

Some 70 bikers from the Makati City LGU and from the Global Campaign for Climate Action (GCCA)-member organizations before the 90 Days To Copenhagen Bike Tour. We all have the tendency to do countdowns. I remember when I was...

Susan Sarandon's take on Climate Change

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 13, 2009

Below is an interesting video entitled: Reasons to Believe: Lightbulbs (with Susan Sarandon) It's time to act, time for an Energy [R]evolution. Greenpeace has called for leadership on climate change with the launch of our...

NGO Copenhagen Treaty

Publication | June 6, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace, with a coalition of six NGO's and a group of 47 NGO experts from around the world, has written the Copenhagen Treaty - a blueprint for what we want to see world leaders agree when they meet at the Climate Summit in Copenhagen in...

Greenpeace South East Asia Response to ASEAN Common Position on REDD

Publication | March 1, 2009 at 8:00

A REDD mechanism must be agreed at Copenhagen that ensures biodiversity protection and includes the recognition of the rights of indigenous peoples; does not allow loopholes from industrial emissions; and finances national level reductions to...

GMOs not the answer – straight from the farmers’ mouth

Press release | October 15, 2009 at 8:00

A Thai woman is one of three farmers from around the world who are bringing the issue of the rejection of genetically modified (GMO) crops right to the European Commission’s front doorstep today. The farmers are meeting European Commissioner for...

Statement on President Arroyo's meeting with US President Barack Obama

Press release | July 30, 2009 at 17:23

Commenting on President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s scheduled meeting with United States President Barack Obama to discuss issues of mutual concern such as climate change, Greenpeace Climate and Energy Campaigner Amalie Obusan said:

Nuclear power rejected anew in Indonesia

Press release | July 22, 2009 at 8:00

The rejection of nuclear power in Indonesia is another nail in the coffin of the nuclear industry, Greenpeace said today as it demanded the Philippine government to follow suit and abandon its dangerous nuclear power plans which it criticized as...

Promote sustainable agriculture, support Negros's rejection of GMOs: Greenpeace

Press release | June 30, 2009 at 16:54

Greenpeace today called on the national government to follow the example of Negros Occidental in its vigilance against GMO crops (genetically modified organisms) to protect and promote sustainable agriculture in the country. The call came at the...

Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes needs to take firmer stance on nuclear energy

Press release | May 8, 2009 at 21:57

Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes recently issued a statement to the Manila Overseas Press Club regarding the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. During his briefing to the media, Reyes said that the Philippines is not equipped with the...

Clean Energy Investment Plan: DOE falls short on defining coal reduction plan, while...

Press release | May 5, 2009 at 8:00

The Clean Energy Investment Plan unveiled by Department of Energy Under-secretary Datu Zamzamin Ampatuan at a recent press briefing proclaims to solve the country’s energy and climate crises and to reduce the share of coal-generated electricity...

Greenpeace Statement on today’s hearing at the House Committee on Appropriations on...

Press release | March 5, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia Campaigns Manager for the Philippines Beau Baconguis said: "The ongoing debate on the House bill mandating the revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant which continue to drag on in the House Committee on...

Greenpeace: Legislators should stop abetting 'nuclear madness' time and money better...

Press release | January 22, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today called on Filipino legislators to stop abetting 'nuclear madness,' and denounced moves by congress representatives pushing for re-commissioning of the controversial Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP).

Greenpeace statement on the Senate Trade Committee hearing today on the...

Press release | November 7, 2006 at 8:00

Von Hernandez, Campaigns Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia said: “Greenpeace welcomes moves by the Senate to scrutinize the JPEPA, in particular its provisions which tend to encourage the dumping of hazardous waste from Japan to the...

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP’s lie

Press release | September 18, 2006 at 8:00

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels(1). HP’s statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

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.

Water Watch: Day 2

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 14, 2010 2 comments

One of the volunteers waterproofing the camp. Early this morning our sleep was cut short by what started out as a drizzle of rain that suddenly became a shower that caught us all by surprise. Our day started with putting things...

Water Watch: Day1

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 12, 2010 2 comments

Dead fish that were landlocked when the waters subsided can be found around the water camp area The star-lit tapestry in the sky signals the end of our first day at camp. The day started at around 5AM when I was met in the office...

Nestlé needs to give rainforests a break

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 18, 2010 6 comments

Need a break? Before you have one with a Kit Kat watch this video – ' Have a break? ' We need your help to get the rainforests a break and to help you spread the word we’ve launched this video spoof. It exposes the true cost behind...

Thai traditional dancers performs welcoming

Image | February 7, 2000 at 7:00

Thai traditional dancers performs welcoming dance in front of the Rainbow Warrior.

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’s Solar Generation from Damrongraj

Image | October 28, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace’s Solar Generation from Damrongraj Songkro school, Chiangrai province organized a group leadership training or “Training the Trainer” to encourage the members of the school’s Solar Generation group to be learn about their work and to...

Vinai Dithajohn

Image | May 8, 2009 at 7:00

Vinai Dithajohn, a professional photographer experienced in environmental photography for Greenpeace and news photography all over Asia was a lecturer in a photography workshop organized for Solar Generation to build a capacity in news photography.

Under a banner stating "Indonesia`s Forests

Image | January 24, 2007 at 7:00

Under a banner stating "Indonesia`s Forests on sale" and a map of forest areas to be auctioned, Greenpeace activists dressed as rich entrepreneurs threw sacks of money at activists dressed as Forests officials. Greenpeace denounced the Indonesia...

Amazon screensaver: the people and wildlife of Earth's richest forest.

Generic multimedia item | June 19, 2001 at 6:00

Pictures of the diversity of life in the Amazon rainforest -- flowers, insects, jaguars, and the people whose lives depend upon the living forest. To truly see a forest, you have to look beyond the trees.

Greenpeace’s Solar Generation from Damrongraj

Image | October 27, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace’s Solar Generation from Damrongraj Songkro school, Chiangrai province organized a group leadership training or “Training the Trainer” to encourage the members of the school’s Solar Generation group to be learn about their work and to...

Solar Generation practiced taking photographs

Image | May 8, 2009 at 7:00

Solar Generation practiced taking photographs of Greenpeace's campaign in a photography workshop aimed to building a capacity to the youth on news photography.

Solar Generation practiced taking photographs

Image | May 8, 2009 at 7:00

Solar Generation practiced taking photographs of Greenpeace's campaign in a photography workshop aimed to building a capacity to the youth on news photography.

The Renewable Energy Law & Greenpeace

Image gallery | November 19, 2010

Mark Dia: Volunteer since 1994

Image gallery | November 18, 2010

More than a hundred Greenpeace activists

Image | November 21, 2009 at 14:25

More than a hundred Greenpeace activists and supporters from Surabaya, Semarang, Bandung and Jakarta rally in Indonesia’s capital in support of President Yudhoyono’s international commitment to reduce the country’s carbon emissions. The...

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia

Image | January 24, 2007 at 14:22

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia Forestry Ministry`s latest plans of Auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, Stressing that the move is no Different from selling off the country`s future.

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia

Image | January 24, 2007 at 14:13

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia Forestry Ministry`s latest plans of Auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, Stressing that the move is no Different from selling off the country`s future. Under a banner stating...

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia

Image | January 24, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia Forestry Ministry`s latest plans of Auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, Stressing that the move is no Different from selling off the country`s future. Under a banner stating...

Students from Rajvinit Banggaew school stroke

Image | October 31, 2006 at 16:25

Students from Rajvinit Banggaew school stroke wooden musical frogs to accompany the delivery of 10,000 postcards in front of the Thai parliament. The postcards were collected from citizens of Thailand demanding a renewable energy legislation to...

Angel Aquino

Image | September 15, 2006 at 6:00

Angel Aquino, has been a favorite cover girl of various magazines, this time she strikes a pose as an advocate to defend our oceans.

Amanda Griffin needs no introduction

Image | September 15, 2006 at 10:40

Amanda Griffin needs no introduction. Having been in the limelight since the age of 12, Amanda Griffin is a name to be reckoned with. She’s a talent, a model, a TV host and, most notably, an environmental advocate having participated in...

Dragon boats escort Rainbow Warrior to the

Image | February 22, 2000 at 7:00

Dragon boats escort Rainbow Warrior to the docking berth in Manila, Philippines

Greenpeace climbers hanging large banner

Image | May 21, 2001 at 6:00

Greenpeace climbers hanging large banner over the facade of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation building in Bangkok. The banner reads "Japan : Dioxin pusher, Stop incineration"

Kumi Naidoo

Image | June 9, 2009 at 7:00

Kumi Naidoo

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