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Widespread GE contamination

Feature story | March 10, 2006 at 7:00

A report released this week reveals that the Philippines is one of 39 countries affected by contamination from genetically-engineered organisms (GEs or GMOs).

APEC: Go for clean energy!

Feature story | February 22, 2006 at 7:00

Communities and organizations from the northen provinces of Thailand dumped coal at the venue of APEC's Clean Coal Conference in Lampang in opposition to the promotion coal and coal power plants.

Europe will stay closed to GMOs

Feature story | February 8, 2006 at 7:00

As the World Trade Organization (WTO) puts trade interests above all others European consumers, farmers and a growing number of governments remain opposed to GMOs, and this will not change - in Europe or globally as it sees the WTO to be...

Wait for ruin or embrace opportunity?

Feature story | October 12, 2005 at 6:00

For all the heated talk about national security in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia, what is curiously missing in the discussions is the one issue that may just define the future well-being - or ruin - of the country and the region.

Greenpeace calls on Senate to ban genetically-modified (GMO) rice

Feature story | September 15, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine Senate to enact a legislation to ban the commercialization of genetically-modified rice (GMO) rice. The call was made at the opening of a photo exhibit in the Senate halls, featuring the importance of...

Quit Coal campaign completes Thailand tour

Feature story | July 28, 2008 at 6:00

After successful campaigns in New Zealand and the Philippines, the Rainbow Warrior spent 21 days in Thailand as part of the "Quit Coal, Lead the Energy [R]evolution Tour" promoting solutions to climate change. The tour included human banners,...

Stand-off in Maptaphut

Feature story | July 15, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior today staged a peaceful protest against the expansion of a Belgian-owned coal power plant in Mapthaphut, Rayong province in Thailand, anchoring a few meters off the coal wharf and unfurling banners saying “Quit...

Greenpeace tells Metrobank to stop funding climate change; Climate Defender's Camp...

Feature story | June 16, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists concluded their occupation of a coal plant site in Iloilo City by dumping 20 sacks of 'coal' in front of Metrobank today. Metrobank is the promoter of the proposed Iloilo City coal-fired power plant in whose site Greenpeace...

Thousands protest against planned coal-fired power plant in Iloilo

Feature story | March 5, 2008 at 7:00

Thousands joined an ecumenical prayer rally in Iloilo City in protest against a proposed 164 MW coal fired power plant, which if built would contribute to global climate change and lock the country in a dirty energy cycle for years to come.

Biofuels under scrutiny

Feature story | January 15, 2008 at 7:00

They seem like a perfect solution, making fuels from plants to help cut carbon emissions. The simple promise of so-called biofuels has led to many companies and politicians being swept up in the hype. However more and more research is revealing...

Greenpeace decks Manila City Hall with demand for RE Bill passage as Bali Climate...

Feature story | December 14, 2007 at 7:00

As the international climate conference in Bali, Indonesia nears conclusion, Greenpeace volunteers today scaled historic Manila City Hall to hang a gigantic banner with the message "Time to Save the Climate. Pass the Renewable Energy Bill Now!,"...

Greenpeace demands immediate action on RE Bill

Feature story | November 9, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace demanded immediate action from legislators and the Philippine government for the passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill, saying that further delays on the enactment of the crucial legislation are unacceptable. Greenpeace made the...

World’s largest rice company halts all imports from USA

Feature story | September 29, 2006 at 6:00

In yet another blow to the US rice industry, the world’s largest rice processing company, Ebro Puleva,(1) which controls 30% of the EU rice market, has confirmed to Greenpeace International that it has stopped all imports of rice from the USA due...

And the Golden Chainsaw Award goes to...

Feature story | April 21, 2006 at 6:00

Kayu Lapis Indonesia (KLI) has won the “Golden Chainsaw Award” for the destruction of the Earth’s remaining ancient forests.

Intact forest landscapes

Feature story | March 22, 2006 at 7:00

What we've lost, what we have left and what we will loose if we don't act now. That is the message that the latest global maps of the planet's last intact forests areas tells us.

Little progress on the FLEG process

Feature story | March 11, 2006 at 7:00

Upon the conclusion of the East Asia and Pacific Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG), Greenpeace raises the alarm of the need for governments to get serious about the problem of illegal logging before it's too late.

Remembering the victims of destructive logging

Feature story | March 6, 2006 at 7:00

A solemn ceremony memorializing all the precious lives that should not have perished in deadly calamities caused by the senseless destruction of our forests marked the eve of the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Process (FLEG...

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.

Rainbow Warrior kickstarts 'Energy [R]evolution Tour' of Thailand

Feature story | July 4, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace flagship, SV Rainbow Warrior, sailed into Songkhla today to challenge the government and power sector of Thailand to commit to a massive uptake of renewable energy to combat climate change and address energy security issues in the country.

No to coal power plant in Antique, governor declares

Feature story | June 18, 2008 at 6:00

No coal-fired power plant will be built in the province of Antique according to a declaration released by Governor Salvacion Z. Perez today, as the province welcomes the first ever visit of the legendary Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior.

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