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Looming e-waste problems for Thailand and Philippines

Feature story | September 28, 2005 at 6:00

28 September 2005 - Greenpeace today warned that Thailand and the Philippines face a looming electronic waste problem which is compounded by the lack of international legal protection because the two countries have not ratified the Basel Ban,...

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...

Facebook update: Renewable energy now

Feature story | March 3, 2010 at 7:00

Facebook recently announced it will build a massive data centre in Oregon, U.S., packed full of the latest energy efficient computers to serve the hundreds of millions of friends connecting on their near-addictive social networking website. But...

Greenpeace, Laguna youth lead clean up of Laguna de Bay

Feature story | September 20, 2008 at 6:00

Around five hundred Greenpeace Water Patrol volunteers and youth from Laguna Province led a clean up of floating trash in and around Laguna de Bay on World Coastal Clean Up Day today. The clean up was conducted even as the volunteers called on...

Greenpeace to Ministry of Energy: Lead Thailand’s Energy Revolution

Feature story | July 21, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today challenged the Ministry of Energy (MOE) to stop construction of new coal power plants in Thailand and shift its resources instead to the development of clean renewable energy systems to help combat climate change and achieve...

E-Jeepneys hit the streets of Makati: clean, green ride for all

Feature story | July 1, 2008 at 6:00

GRIPP (Green Renewable Independent Power Producer) and Greenpeace today inaugurated the commercial run of innovative electric-powered jeepneys, or E-Jeepeneys, which will now ply a commercial route in Makati City’s Central Business District, the...

Boracay joins Bali as climate-friendly tourist destination

Feature story | June 19, 2008 at 14:29

Various stakeholders from one of the world’s best beaches and premier tourist destinations in the country today came together to launch an initiative to make Boracay a climate friendly destination through the collective implementation of energy...

Greenpeace opens Climate Defenders Camp

Feature story | June 5, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace has launched its Climate Defenders Camp in Iloilo City in central Philippines, the heart of new community opposition to coal plants in the country, as World Environment Day is celebrated today highlighted by UN Secretary-General Ban...

Greenpeace Paramotors begin fire-spotting activities in Riau

Feature story | October 20, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace launched today fire-spotting activities with paramotors also known as powered paragliders from the Forest Defenders Camp in Riau, Sumatra. These reconnaissance flights will be a regular feature of the camp to provide accurate and...

A climate of tragedy in the Philippines

Feature story | December 2, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace lamented the loss of lives and the extensive devastation wrought by super-typhoon Reming (international code name Durian) in parts of the Philippines, stressing that the latest extreme weather disturbance to hit the country is a...

GE papaya in the dock in Thailand court case

Feature story | June 2, 2006 at 6:00

The trial of two Greenpeace activists at the Bangkok Criminal Court closed today with the activists facing three criminal counts and up to five years jail time if convicted. Their alleged crime? Exposing the role of the Thai Department of...

Plundering Indonesia’s last ancient forest

Feature story | April 20, 2006 at 6:00

Afrer a month-long ‘Forest Crime Patrol’ sailing on Indonesian waters the Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, docks in Jakarta to highlight the crisis occurring in Indonesia’s last ancient forests.

Greenpeace "I Love My Rice GMO-FREE" campaign goes south

Feature story | September 27, 2008 at 6:00

The road to GMO-free rice leads south of Manila this weekend as leading heritage restaurants join the Greenpeace 'GMO-free rice restaurants' campaign to protect rice from the threat of genetically-modified organisms or GMOs.

Camping for the Climate

Feature story | June 13, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists from different countries, including the crew of Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior, and members of Responsible Ilonggos for Sustainable Energy (RISE) constructed a "climate defenders camp" at the site of a proposed coal...

'QUIT COAL' : Greenpeace targets incoming coal shipment at Pagbilao coal plant

Feature story | May 24, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists aboard Rainbow Warrior, anchored alongside Pagbilao coal plant, painted the words 'Quit Coal' on the hull of a 223 meter vessel 'Sam John Spirit' standing by to unload yet another shipment of thousands of tons of coal at...

No Nukes, Clean Energy Now

Feature story | November 30, 2007 at 7:00

Hundreds of people formed human wind turbines on the site of the proposed nuclear power plant in Central Java to oppose nuclear energy and demand for clean renewable energy. The crew of Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior joined the community...

Swedish Petrol Company rejects Palm oil for Bio-fuels: Forest Defender’s Camp...

Feature story | October 31, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace welcomed the decision of the Swedish petrol giant OKQ8 to not use palm oil in their bio-diesel, expressing concern that increased demand for palm oil could lead to destruction of rain forests. The decision follows Greenpeace’s global...

Top rice exporters say no to genetically engineered rice

Feature story | November 28, 2006 at 7:00

Good news: the world's first and second largest exporters of rice have agreed to shun genetically engineered (GE) varieties. A recent agreement between rice traders from Thailand and Vietnam protects half the crop traded on the world market from...

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