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Greenpeace volunteers from the Water Watch

Image | April 19, 2010 at 20:20

Greenpeace volunteers from the Water Watch Camp inspect the now dried up Matulid River, the largest tributary of the Angat Reservoir. A team of kayakers and mountaineers, assisted by Mt. Everest summiteer Romi Garduce, went around tributaries in...

A kayak team from the Greenpeace Water Watch

Image | April 19, 2010 at 20:23

A kayak team from the Greenpeace Water Watch Camp are stopped short by silt and hard ground during their inspection into the now dried up Matulid River, the largest tributary of the Angat Reservoir. A team of kayakers and mountaineers, assisted...

A Greenpeace volunteer from the Water Watch

Image | April 19, 2010 at 20:29

A Greenpeace volunteer from the Water Watch Camp inspects a tilapia nest now exposed in the river floor of Matulid, the largest tributary of the Angat Reservoir. The white line on the cliffs in the background mark where the water level used to be...

Numeriano Alabado (2nd from left)

Image | April 21, 2010 at 17:45

Numeriano Alabado (2nd from left), a farmer from Brgy. Mangumbali, Candaba, 60 kilometers North of Manila, shows a portion of his rice field, 5 hectares of which can no longer yield crops due to the lack of water. Alabado and other farmers in the...

Farmers and their children look at a Greenpeace

Image | April 21, 2010 at 18:15

Farmers and their children look at a Greenpeace paramotor (a powered paraglider) as it surveys drought-affected rice fields in Brgy. Mangumbali, Candaba, 60 kilometers North of Manila. Some rice fields remain unplanted due to the lack of Water...

Members of the Greenpeace Water Watch team

Image | April 26, 2010 at 6:00

Members of the Greenpeace Water Watch team, accompanied by Filipino Mt. Everest Summiteer Romi Garduce last April 17-18 expeditions to Angat Dam's tributaries, survey the Matulid River, Angat's largest tributary. This whole area used to be...

Water levels in Angat Dam have been receding

Image | April 26, 2010 at 6:00

Water levels in Angat Dam have been receding by 1 meter in less than five days to the current El Nino. Greenpeace set up a weeklong Water Watch Camp in the reservior from April 12, to monitor the situation as the levels breached the critical 180...

Dried up tributaries indicate that the situation

Image | April 26, 2010 at 15:16

Dried up tributaries indicate that the situation of Angat Dam can worsen in the next few weeks, Greenpeace said today, following the results of an expedition in the reservoir conducted last weekend by a team of Greenpeace volunteers accompanied...

Up North: Still No Water

Blog entry by A.C. Dimatatac | April 26, 2010

We’re on our last day of our travel in the drought affected lands of Central and North Luzon. We went to Brgy. San Isidro in Naguilan, La Union wherein we met some farmers who are members of Pakisama, an organization which is into...

Members of the Greenpeace Water Watch team

Image | April 26, 2010 at 18:40

Members of the Greenpeace Water Watch team, accompanied by Filipino Mt. Everest Summiteer Romi Garduce last April 17-18 in expeditions to Angat Dam’s tributaries, survey the Matulid River, Angat’s largest tributary. This whole area used to be...

A Greenpeace paramotor (a powered paraglider)

Image | April 26, 2010 at 18:43

A Greenpeace paramotor (a powered paraglider) surveys drought-affected rice fields in Pampanga. The Greenpeace Water Watch project moved from its fixed camp in Angat Dam on April 19 to a mobile station that travelled across Central and Northern...

Greenpeace pursues Presidential candidates on water protection

Feature story | April 27, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace today submitted letters of demand to presidential candidates to push them for their commitments to protect the country’s water sources. Greenpeace bikers delivered the letters, along with images of drought affected areas in the...

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 bikers today toured the headquarters

Image | April 28, 2010 at 13:42

Greenpeace bikers today toured the headquarters of the nine presidential candidates to deliver, along with images of drought-affected areas in the country, letters of demand to push for commitments to protect the country’s water sources. The...

Greenpeace bikers today toured the headquarters

Image | April 28, 2010 at 13:49

Greenpeace bikers today toured the headquarters of the nine presidential candidates to deliver, along with images of drought-affected areas in the country, letters of demand to push for commitments to protect the country’s water sources. The...

Greenpeace bikers today toured the headquarters

Image | April 28, 2010 at 13:55

Greenpeace bikers today toured the headquarters of the nine presidential candidates to deliver, along with images of drought-affected areas in the country, letters of demand to push for commitments to protect the country’s water sources. The...

Greenpeace bikers today toured the headquarters

Image | April 28, 2010 at 14:00

Greenpeace bikers today toured the headquarters of the nine presidential candidates to deliver, along with images of drought-affected areas in the country, letters of demand to push for commitments to protect the country’s water sources. The...

Greenpeace bikers today toured the headquarters

Image | April 28, 2010 at 14:12

Greenpeace bikers today toured the headquarters of the nine presidential candidates to deliver, along with images of drought-affected areas in the country, letters of demand to push for commitments to protect the country’s water sources. The...

Greenpeace activists "sleep in" at presidentiables’ campaign headquarters, Demand...

Feature story | May 6, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace today warned those vying for the next presidency against sleeping on climate change issues that greatly impact on the everyday lives of Filipinos. The environmental group emphasized the warning by holding a “sleep in” at the campaign...

A Greenpeace activist wearing a face mask

Image | May 6, 2010 at 15:39

A Greenpeace activist wearing a face mask of presidential aspirant Gilbert Teodoro sleeps on a mat depicting a drought parched soil at Teodoro’s campaign headquarters in Mandaluyong City.

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