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Greenpeace statement on TEPCO announcement that fuel in Fukushima reactor 1 has melted

Press release | May 12, 2011 at 20:29

Tokyo, Japan, 12 May 2011 – “Earlier readings of water levels, temperatures and pressure Fukushima Reactor 1 lead to assumptions by the authorities that reactors 1, 2 and 3 were stabilising. What we are now seeing is that at least some water...

Statement from Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo at Tokyo Press...

Press release | June 9, 2011 at 19:40

Greenpeace International Executive Director Dr Kumi Naidoo today unveiled a sample of contaminated soil (1) from a Fukushima playground at a Tokyo press conference, criticising the Japanese government’s response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...

Greenpeace asks DOJ to junk malicious mischief case in Laguna

Press release | July 18, 2011 at 16:11

Greenpeace has asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to junk the case being filed by promoters of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) who are reacting to the decontamination activity at the field trial site of the University of the Philippines’...

New clothing tests implicate global brands in release of hormone-disrupting chemicals

Press release | August 23, 2011 at 12:47

The latest research into toxic water pollution released today by Greenpeace International reveals the presence of nonylphenol ethoxylates [1] in clothing items bearing the logos of 14 global brands [2], including Adidas, H&M, and Abercrombie and...

Impossible is nothing as Adidas joins Nike and Puma in cleaning up their supply chain

Press release | September 1, 2011 at 15:44

Adidas, the world’s second largest sportswear brand, has responded to the Greenpeace ‘Detox’ challenge by announcing [1] its commitment to zero discharge of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and across the entire lifecycle of...

A-FAB calls on PNoy to fast-track climate change plans and rally ASEAN

Press release | September 23, 2011 at 19:12

The ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Global Climate Deal (A-FAB), an association spearheaded by Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Oxfam, is calling on President Benigno “PNoy” Aquino III to take immediate actions that would reverse the...

Greenpeace, Oxfam call on leaders to stop ASEAN sinking ahead of Bali Summit

Press release | November 16, 2011 at 12:58

ASEAN leaders should work together to address the problem of climate change, NGO group A-FAB (ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Global Climate Deal) warned today. To dramatize the problem, activists created a tableau of sinking hands in...

Greenpeace warns of coal industry manipulation

Press release | November 21, 2011 at 13:58

Greenpeace today delivered a message from Filipino youth telling the Climate Change Commission, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to make sure...

Facebook commits to clean energy future

Press release | December 16, 2011 at 16:18

Amsterdam -- Greenpeace and Facebook today announced that they will collaborate on the promotion of renewable energy, encourage major utilities to develop renewable energy generation, and develop programmes that will enable Facebook users to save...

Greenpeace lauds Senator Miriam’s legislative initiative on pollution disclosure

Press release | December 16, 2011 at 16:29

Greenpeace welcomed the filing of Senate Bill 3087, which establishes a Pollutant Release and Transfer Register in the Philippines. The bill was filed by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago earlier this week, the same time that she was accepted as...

Undercover investigation exposes Asia Pulp & Paper’s illegal rainforest scandal

Press release | March 1, 2012 at 17:10

01 March 2012, Jakarta - Greenpeace this morning handed evidence to the Ministry of Forestry and Indonesia’s CITES Secretariat from a year-long investigation, showing that Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is systematically violating Indonesia’s laws...

PH may lose tuna markets

Press release | March 27, 2012 at 13:20

Guam – Greenpeace warned that the Philippines stands to lose lucrative tuna markets, unless it fully embraces sustainable fishing practices immediately. The environment group made the call as governments, including the Philippines, gather in...

PNoy failing on the environmental front : Greenpeace

Press release | April 23, 2012 at 1:25

As the world observes this year’s annual Earth Day celebration, Greenpeace lamented the failing performance of the Aquino administration on the environmental front, citing the last two years under President Aquino’s leadership as a period ...

Arctic sea ice reaches minimum extent for 2013 as Greenpeace activists are held in...

Press release | September 21, 2013 at 18:12

Amsterdam, 20th September 2013 - US Scientists have announced that Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its sixth lowest extent in recorded history this year. The news comes as 30 Greenpeace activists remain in the custody of Russian security...

Greenpeace report shows how RE could lift ASEAN nations out of poverty and halt...

Press release | September 24, 2013 at 12:30

Bali, Indonesia, 24th of September 2013 – Greenpeace Southeast Asia today launched a comprehensive report that illustrates how renewable energy could benefit the economies and save the climate environments of the 10-member countries of the...

Greenpeace launches Detox Catwalk, an online guide to toxic-free fashion

Press release | October 31, 2013 at 19:53

Manila/Beijing, October 31, 2013 – Greenpeace International today released its Detox Catwalk (1), an interactive online platform assessing the progress made by major clothing companies towards a toxic-free future.

Greenpeace urges Cairns tuna summit to end overfishing and control fleets

Press release | December 1, 2013 at 12:57

Suva, Fiji - Greenpeace activists today deployed a floating banner at a port in the Pacific, reading: “WCPFC Act Now! Fewer boats, more fish”. This message is directed at the members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)...

Countries leave Pacific tuna commission with license to overfish

Press release | December 7, 2013 at 13:17

Cairns, Australia – The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission 10th meeting ended with a deadlock over conservation and management measures needed to reverse overfishing of the region’s bigeye tuna stocks. As a result, the meeting...

Bicol communities winning battles against illegal commercial fishing

Press release | December 13, 2013 at 12:53

Legazpi City, 13 December 2013--Bicol communities are on their way to winning their battle against illegal fishing, a joint team of stakeholders and NGOs said today in a press conference in Legazpi City.

New study finds toxic monsters lurking in children’s clothing

Press release | January 14, 2014 at 17:38

Beijing/Manila, 14 January 2014—Hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by major brands including Disney, Burberry and adidas, according to a new investigation released today by Greenpeace East Asia [1].

Activists around the world challenge adidas to go “all in” for Detox

Press release | January 25, 2014 at 16:58

Quezon City, 25 January 2014-- Hundreds of Greenpeace volunteers in cities around the world have today challenged sportswear giant adidas to act upon its Detox commitment and rid its supply chain of hazardous, toxic monsters. Filipino activists...

Greenpeace calls for ratification of Basel Ban Amendment following discovery of...

Press release | February 11, 2014 at 12:58

Manila, Philippines—Environmental group Greenpeace today expressed alarm at the discovery of fifty container vans from Canada, supposedly carrying plastic scraps, but found to contain a mixture of different household waste that include adult...

Procter & Gamble brings rainforest destruction into bathrooms, says Greenpeace

Press release | February 26, 2014 at 16:00

Jakarta/ Manila, 26 February 2014 – Procter & Gamble, which makes Head & Shoulders, is sourcing palm oil from companies connected to orangutan habitat clearance in Indonesia, making consumers part of a widespread forest destruction scandal.

Policy experts say environmental protection is crucial to ASEAN economic integration...

Press release | May 20, 2014 at 14:56

Manila, Philippines, 20 May 2014—The protection of Southeast Asia’s natural and human resource base must be ensured as the region moves towards economic integration in 2015 and beyond. This was the pronouncement made by regional policy experts,...

Greenpeace reaction to President Aquino’s speech during the World Economic Forum-East...

Press release | May 22, 2014 at 19:11

Manila, Philippines, 22 May 2014— Atty. Zelda Soriano, Political Advisor for Greenpeace Southeast Asia said:

‘Smart Breeding’: Biotechnology innovation that looks to the future but delivers today

Press release | October 28, 2014 at 16:39

Manila/Amsterdam, 28 October 2014 – Greenpeace International today announced their support of Marker Assisted Selection (MAS), or Smart Breeding, as a way to develop plant traits required to face the different challenges of today’s agriculture:...

Save Baguio trees 2-day protest

Image gallery | February 9, 2012

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...

40 years of inspiring action in photos

Image gallery | September 15, 2011

Month in Pictures - July 2011

Image gallery | August 2, 2011

Maraming salamat po

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 25, 2011

Happy holidays. Season’s greetings. Merry Christmas. It all seems pretty much the same as this holiday season is about celebrating life and the hope that it brings when people take it upon themselves to do something out of the...

Year in Pictures 2011

Blog entry by Mike Townsley | December 20, 2011

2011 was the year the bottom shook the top, the year the ballerina danced on the bull, and “The Protestor” was named Time Magazine person of the year. The faces in our Year in Pictures pay testament and tribute to our contribution...

School children watch during an an educational

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

School children watch during an an educational talk to raise awareness on elephant conservation conducted by the Thai Elephants Research and Conservation Fund (TERF) during the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant...

A mahout elder performs a Pa

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

A mahout elder performs a Pa-Kam ritual, a traditional ceremony to call on mahout ancestors for for good luck and safety before an elephant journey, at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation...

Mahout elders perform a Pa

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

Mahout elders perform a Pa-Kam ritual, a traditional ceremony to call on mahout ancestors for good luck and safety before an elephant journey, at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant conservation centre at the...

A mahout elder stands before an elephant

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

A mahout elder stands before an elephant while waiting to perform a Pa-Kam ritual, a traditional ceremony to call on mahout ancestors for for good luck and safety before an elephant journey, at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in...

Mahout elders and mahouts perform traditional

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

Mahout elders and mahouts perform traditional morning prayers before the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation centre at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about 200 kilometers North of...

Greenpeace volunteers prepare games for school

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace volunteers prepare games for school children who arriving for the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation centre at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about 200 kilometers North...

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...

Greenpeace campaigner

Image | March 29, 2006 at 17:16

Greenpeace campaigner, Ginger Cassady, from San Francisco, California, looks at a pile of logs along the coast of Papua. Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, sailed into Papua to highlight the destruction of Paradise Forests, the last...

Greenpeace campaigner

Image | March 29, 2006 at 17:06

Greenpeace campaigner, Ginger Cassady, from San Francisco, California, looks at a pile of logs along the coast of Papua. Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, sailed into Papua to highlight the destruction of Paradise Forests, the last...

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Image | March 2, 2005 at 18:07

A cargo of flitches

Image | February 23, 2004 at 7:00

A cargo of flitches, (squared logs) waits to be loaded on to the Vietnamese vessel Ha Tinh 06, on the Kumai River, adjacent to the Tanjung Puting National Park.The Ha Tinh 06 has been under suspicion of preparing to load an illegal cargo since...

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Image | October 9, 2004 at 6:00

Bush policy on America's ancient forests

Generic multimedia item | January 11, 2004 at 7:00

This animation sums up the Bush administration's policy on ancient forests -- and it isn't 'healthy.'

Interactive map of Canada's Boreal forest

Generic multimedia item | September 22, 2003 at 7:00

Canada's boreal forest contains the largest intact ancient forests on Earth -- an ecosystem that took millions of years to evolve and which is home to grizzly bear, caribou, wolverines, and timber wolves. Why would anyone clearcut such forests...

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