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Rainbow Warrior joins Balinese flotilla of hope for urgent climate action

Feature story | December 7, 2007 at 7:00

A flotilla of fishing boats greeted the Greenpeace flagship, SV Rainbow Warrior, as she sailed into Benoa port Bali today. The fishing boats carried banners saying ‘Save Our Seas - Save Our Corals´ and ‘Climate Action Now´ urging government...

Vital UN climate negotiations start in Bali

Feature story | December 3, 2007 at 7:00

It’s said that a week is a long time in politics. The burning question is whether two weeks is long enough for governments to finally wake up, smell the carbon and confront the biggest problem facing the world. Yes, says Greenpeace. Absolutely.

Schools pledge to help save the climate at the Philippine Climate Congress of Schools

Feature story | November 17, 2007 at 7:00

Sixty-six schools and universities pledged to take part in the global effort to help solve climate change during the Philippine Climate Congress of Schools initiated by Greenpeace and supported by Lakbay Kalikasan, Saint Paul College of Pasig,...

Greenpeace spotlights groundwater contamination in Lamphun Province, calls attention...

Feature story | November 13, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace put the spotlight on the alarming groundwater contamination in Ban Nong Pet, adjacent to the Northern Region Industrial Estate in Lamphun Province, by hanging a banner with the warning "TOXIC," accompanied by the skull and crossbones...

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...

Greenpeace to Senate: it's time to pass the RE Bill

Feature story | November 5, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists dressed as alarm clocks marched into the Senate building to remind the Philippine government to immediately pass the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill ahead of the most important political meeting on climate change in Indonesia this...

Greenpeace Confronts Deforestation in Oil Palm Plantations

Feature story | October 22, 2007 at 6:00

To highlight the continuing destruction of peatland forests in Indonesia and its impacts on the global climate, Greenpeace today hung a banner with the message “Save our forest, save our climate” on the remaining forest adjacent to an encroaching...

Stop toxic waste trade

Feature story | August 30, 2007 at 6:00

Public health and environmental groups1 from the Magkaisa Junk JPEPA Coalition held a sectoral briefing today to elaborate on the current issues surrounding toxic and radioactive wastes under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement...

'Rice deities' descend on Department of Agriculture demand DA protect RP from GMO...

Feature story | April 16, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists dressed to symbolize the bul-ul, a traditional Ifugao rice guardian, carried out a sit-in protest at the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) doorsteps in Quezon City today. The peaceful action was meant to tell the DA to act on...

Green my (Big) Apple

Feature story | December 15, 2006 at 7:00

'Tis the season for stockings stuffed with ipods, and Macs nestled under the tree. But this holiday Steve Jobs has the chance to play Santa by making Apple green.

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...

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...

Billions lost to climate change

Feature story | July 18, 2006 at 6:00

Developing countries in Asia, like Thailand and the Philippines tend to suffer most from the catastrophic impacts of global warming unless alleviation measures are taken with urgency.

Learning from the Chernobyl catastrophe

Feature story | May 12, 2006 at 6:00

Leaders attending the Fifth D-8 (Developing Eight) summit in Bali, take note of the bitter lessons of Chernobyl and focus their efforts instead into the development of genuine renewable energy alternatives.

Sex, lies and hazardous chemicals

Feature story | May 8, 2006 at 6:00

What business does a chemical company have between your bedroom sheets? Should chemical companies be meddling with the protection of your health? Of course they should have no business in your sex life or personal health, but unfortunately the...

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.

Agreeing to stop forests destruction

Feature story | March 29, 2006 at 6:00

This is a call for the Indonesian and British governments to adopt binding legal mechanisms to stop the ongoing destruction of Indonesia’s last ancient forests. As the ancient forests of Indonesia, are being destroyed faster than any other forest...

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.

East Asian Governments failing on illegal logging

Feature story | March 7, 2006 at 7:00

In spite of the strong declaration at the 2001 FLEG Ministerial in Bali, countries in the region have failed to implement any rigorous measures to stop the illegal trade of timber from the region.

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