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Wind Turbines and Warning Shots

Feature story | December 6, 2007 at 14:49

Governments meet in Bali this week to agree an action plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to stop climate change from inflicting severe impacts. The Rainbow Warrior is in Indonesia to add urgency to our call for climate action. Our activists...

Drinking water in Philippines, Thailand contaminated with nitrates

Feature story | November 22, 2007 at 7:00

Water in key agricultural areas in the Philippines and Thailand are already contaminated with nitrate pollution, Greenpeace warned today at the launch of a new report, Nitrates in drinking water in the Philippines and Thailand. The report,...

Greenpeace Water Patrol delivers contaminated groundwater to DENR

Feature story | October 19, 2007 at 6:00

Water Patrol activists from the environmental group Greenpeace delivered bottles of contaminated groundwater at the doorsteps of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to remind the agency of its urgent mandate to protect the...

Greenpeace launches ‘Project: Clean Water’

Feature story | October 8, 2007 at 6:00

Citing the urgent need to safeguard the country’s precious fresh water resources from contamination, Greenpeace today launched ‘Project: Clean Water,’ an initiative that aims to catalyze action to protect Philippine fresh water sources.

A reasonable fatwa – Nuclear power is haraam

Feature story | September 13, 2007 at 6:00

Earlier this month a group of Islamic scholars and clerics, the Ulamas of Jepara, issued a fatwa against a proposed nuclear plant in their community. We've been supporting the thousands of locals already protesting against this plant. And...

All eyes turn to APEC

Feature story | September 2, 2007 at 6:00

After officials from 158 countries meeting in Vienna agreed the next steps for negotiating phase two of Kyoto, the world now turns its gaze southward towards the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Sydney to see if some of the...

Noah's Ark

Feature story | June 1, 2007 at 13:57

Judeo, Christian and Muslim religions all include the story of a great flood and Noah's Ark. It's said that as the flood subsided Noah released a dove, and the dove returned with an olive branch to show land had been found. To this day the Ark...

Thailand: Reviving the genetic-contamination threat

Feature story | May 15, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace cautioned Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) against moves by the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) to lift the existing ban on open field trials of genetically modified organisms in the country. The environmental group pointed...

On the road to a climate catastrophe

Feature story | April 3, 2007 at 6:00

The Philippines is on its way to a major climate change catastrophe--that is, unless the government takes urgent and ambitious action to avert a disaster that will put millions of Filipinos at risk. Greenpeace issued the warning today during the...

Crop Circles Appear on Three Continents

Feature story | October 4, 2006 at 6:00

Huge crop circles in maize fields in Mexico, Spain and Philippines have appeared as we launch a global campaign to protect the home of maize from genetic contamination.

Greenpeace dumps 700 kg of mud at Bakrie’s office

Feature story | September 27, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists dumped 700 kilograms of mud from Sidoarjo at the gate of Minister Aburizal Bakrie’s office and demanded that as the owner of Lapindo, he and the shareholders of the company must accept full responsibility and all liabilities...

Compelling evidence of toxicity in Rapu Rapu

Feature story | August 24, 2006 at 6:00

There is no doubt that toxic pollution from the mine would clearly affect the coastal and marine ecosystems of Rapu-Rapu Island. Therefore, Lafayette's mining operations in Rapu Rapu must be permanently shut down.

Devastation at ground zero

Feature story | August 20, 2006 at 6:00

Scientists and environmental activists onboard the Esperanza today bear witness to the site of the Petron oil spill in order to document environmental impacts of the oil slick in the Guimaras Strait of the central Philippines.

Rubbish at the Bay

Feature story | August 16, 2006 at 6:00

The plastic waste survey and documentation undertaken today by Greenpeace and Eco-Waste Coalition highlights the urgency of implementing waste management laws on land, particularly those concerning plastics such as disposable (single-use)...

Tackling pollution in the global centre of marine life

Feature story | August 15, 2006 at 6:00

The Esperanza arrives in the Philippines to confront the most pressing threats facing the country's marine ecosystems.

Bringing the campaign into cyberspace

Feature story | August 11, 2006 at 6:00

The conclusion of Lafayette’s 30-day mock test run signals the dawn of an impending oceans catastrophe. In response, Greenpeace has launched a "virtual march" against Lafayette's mining operations which has caused toxic pollution in the rich...

The start of an imminent oceans disaster

Feature story | August 10, 2006 at 6:00

The conclusion of Lafayette’s controversial 30-day test run that has been marred by: accusations of spills and heavy-handed efforts to thwart independent monitoring, in the island mine of Rapu Rapu, signals the dawn of an impending oceans...

Whalesharks in protest

Feature story | June 14, 2006 at 6:00

Pleading to put an end to Lafayette’s polluting operations, Greenpeace activists wearing head gear resembling whale shark (butanding) tails assembled at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources compound to denote the marine life which...

Fool's Gold

Feature story | June 8, 2006 at 6:00

A report entitled ‘Fool’s Gold’ gives strong evidence that Lafayette’s mining operations in the island proves to be no-win situation for Rapu Rapu and its coastal neighbors.

ADB Clean Energy Fund not enough!

Feature story | May 7, 2006 at 6:00

The Asian Development Bank, has announced that there will be a: “pipeline of clean energy projects worth $1 billion by the year 2008.”

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