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Vote for a green future

Feature story | March 4, 2007 at 7:00

Green groups urged Filipinos to 'vote for a green future' this May during the launch of the 2007 Green Electoral Initiative in Quezon City. Spearheaded by Greenpeace and EcoWaste Coalition, the Green Electoral Initiative aims to assess the...

Greenpeace: ASEAN must focus on Climate Change, Adaptation and Mitigation

Feature story | January 9, 2007 at 14:28

Greenpeace called upon the ASEAN leaders to put Climate Change on top of its agenda and seek help from developed countries to establish adaptation and mitigation measures to protect the people and economies of the region.

Racing for top spot in Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Feature story | December 6, 2006 at 7:00

There are encouraging signs that electronic goods such as PCs and mobile phones could become ‘greener’, according to the latest review of electronics manufacturers’ policies published by Greenpeace today. The latest version of the Greenpeace...

Blogging to cool the planet

Feature story | November 10, 2006 at 7:00

As politicians gather for the UN climate meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, people across the globe can send a clear message to: Cool the Planet, by blogging.

ASEAN Energy Ministers commit to renewables

Feature story | July 27, 2006 at 6:00

Welcome news at the conclusion of the 24th ASEAN Energy Ministers Meeting in Laos: ASEAN Energy Ministers issue a statement which commits to strengthening renewable energy development in Southeast Asia.

PNOC: Stay out of Isabela

Feature story | June 29, 2006 at 6:00

“We don’t want your coal mine and power plant” is the unanimous pronouncement of Isabela community leaders and Greenpeace activists as they trooped to the Philippine National Oil Company-Exploration Corporation office to convey the province’s...

Planting GE-free papayas for World Environment Day

Feature story | June 3, 2006 at 6:00

Farmers from Thailand and Hawaii were joined by Greenpeace volunteers today in planting 60 organic papaya trees to mark World Environment Day.

GMO Trial: American farmer tells court of losses due to GMO papaya

Feature story | May 30, 2006 at 6:00

A farmer from Hawaii testified at the Bangkok Criminal Court as Thailand’s historic court case on genetically modified organisms (GMO) draws to a close today. Two Greenpeace activists are facing three criminal counts -- and up to five years in...

Aloha GE Papaya

Feature story | May 26, 2006 at 6:00

The island of Hawaii'i, also known as the Big Island. An island filled with contrasts - lush tropical rain forests, grassy rolling hills, dry deserts, sunny beaches and snow capped volcanic peaks ...an alluring and exotic tropical island. And...

HP rises to the toxic challenge

Feature story | March 9, 2006 at 7:00

Electronics giant Hewlett Packard has risen to the challenge we set them and committed to a phase out plan for a range of hazardous chemicals in its products. Now we are at the consumer electronics industry's biggest annual event to ask "who's...

Reviving the clean coal myth

Feature story | February 20, 2006 at 7:00

Delegates of Asia Pacific Economic Conference Clean Coal Conference revives the 'clean coal' illusion in an attempt to make the coal industry to relevant in the age of renewables.

Victory: Toxic warship Clemenceau turned back to France!

Feature story | February 16, 2006 at 7:00

French President Chirac has announced a dramatic recall of the asbestos-laden warship Clemenceau -- it will be turning around and going back to France. Our actions, emails to Chirac and an embarrassing international scandal left France with...

“JBIC, stop funding climate change and community displacement,” says Thai leader

Feature story | November 24, 2005 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists and Charoen Detkhum, a community leader, today gathered at the headquarters of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) in Bangkok to protest against that bank’s financial backing of coal industry in Thailand...

Thai community leader tells ANZ: “Quit coal and save my community”

Feature story | October 25, 2005 at 6:00

Sydney, Tuesday, October 25, 2005 Greenpeace this morning joined with Thai community leader, Charoen Detkhum, to protest against ANZ’s financial backing of coal developments in Australia and Thailand that are contributing to community...

Greenpeace Gives Electronic Companies Failing Marks on E-waste Issue

Feature story | October 20, 2005 at 6:00

Bangkok - 20 October 2005 – Greenpeace today accused top electronic companies of failing dismally to respond to the mounting environmental challenges brought about by the production and disposal of electronic products, as evidenced by a recent...

UN World Food Day - Asians Call for Ban on GE Rice

Feature story | October 14, 2005 at 6:00

Bangkok, 14 October 2005 -- A coalition of 17 organisations from across Asia today issued a World Food Day statement calling for a global ban on the introduction of genetically engineered (GE) rice.

Greenpeace activists and Mindoro farmers dump GMOs in the Department of Agriculture

Feature story | September 30, 2005 at 6:00

30 September 2005 Greenpeace activists and Mindoro farmers today took their demands for an enforcement of the ban on GMOs in Mindoro and the rest of the country directly to the Department of Agriculture in Quezon City, bringing with them ten...

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...

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