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Safeguarding 'Eden'

Feature story | March 14, 2006 at 7:00

On a mission to protect the Paradise Forests, the last ancient forests in Asia-Pacific, from illegal and destructive logging, Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, sails into the Indonesian province of Papua to preserve the newly discovered...

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.

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...

More electronic companies going green, Greenpeace says but much improvement still needed

Press release | July 10, 2007 at 8:00

Electronic companies are clearly rising to the challenge of 'greening' their products, Greenpeace said today during the launch in Quezon City of the latest 'Guide to Greener Electronics,' a public ranking system of the environmental practices of...

Environmental groups in the Philippines, Rep. Bello blast Indonesian detention of...

Press release | July 7, 2010 at 18:33

Greenpeace and The Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center-Kasama sa Kalikasan/Friends of the Earth Philippines (LRC-KsK) released a statement today denouncing the unwarranted and unjust detention of anti-coal activists by police authorities in...

Greenpeace calls for an “Energy [R]evolution” in SEA

Press release | June 22, 2010 at 8:00

The latest version of the report, “Energy [R]evolution: a sustainable world energy outlook”[1], shows how, by 2050, 94%[2] of the electricity produced in Developing Asia[3] can come from renewables, which would in turn massively boost the power...

Greenpeace stages water “die-in” at DENR, Decries insufficient protection of fresh...

Press release | March 19, 2010 at 8:00

Quezon City, 19 March 2010. Greenpeace activists staged a “die-in” at the compound of the Department of Environment & Natural Resources (DENR) today, three days before World Water Day celebrations, to emphasize the need for better management of...

Greenpeace challenges RSPO to stop green-washing member companies

Press release | November 14, 2008 at 8:00

Greenpeace today prevented the loading of crude palm oil on the Isola Corallo, a Rotterdam-bound tanker in Dumai, Indonesia's main palm oil export port. Greenpeace is calling upon the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)(1), which meets in...

Asia to generate 67% of future electricity from renewable energy, says study

Press release | October 31, 2008 at 15:12

Renewable energy sources will account for 67% of the electricity produced in developing countries in Asia by 2050, supplanting the need for nuclear energy and reducing requirements for fossil fuel-fired power plants, according to one of the most...

Greenpeace Statement: On the approval by the Bicameral Conference Committee of the...

Press release | October 8, 2008 at 8:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia executive Director, Von Hernandez said: "Greenpeace congratulates the Philippine Senate and the House of Representatives for finally coming together in moving the country a step closer in legislating a much-needed...

Nuclear Energy: Remembering Chernobyl’s ongoing tragic legacy

Press release | April 25, 2008 at 8:00

Greenpeace commemorated the anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster with the launch of a photo roadshow called “Certificate No.000358” which chronicles the aftermath of that human and environmental tragedy. Amidst recent revelations of cover-ups...

More than 10,000 petition Cabinet to stop lifting GMO ban

Press release | November 27, 2007 at 8:00

"Uphold the GMO field trial ban!" Greenpeace demanded today as volunteers from the environmental organization marched to the Government House to deliver a petition, signed by more than 10,000 Thai consumers and farmers, against genetically-modifie...

Stop talking, start acting ­ save the forests for our future

Feature story | November 21, 2009 at 7:00

Hundreds of Greenpeace activists and supporters from several of Java’s main cities today rallied in support of President Yudhoyono¹s international commitment to reduce carbon emissions from Indonesia. They called for his promise to be immediately...

Rainforest timber stopped from leaving Paradise

Feature story | September 3, 2008 at 6:00

Armed police have escorted three of our activists off a ship in Papua New Guinea. The activists had stopped the ship, bound for China, from loading illegally logged timber from the Paradise Forest. They remained harnessed to a crane onboard the...

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.

Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to abandon Bt Talong

Feature story | September 29, 2010 at 20:43

Greenpeace and other members of the Network Opposed to Genetically Modified Organisms (NO2GMOs) today called on the government to immediately stop all field trials of genetically engineered Bt Talong, a.k.a. Bt Eggplant, and follow the example of...

Greenpeace Halts Rainforest Destruction in Kampar Again by Pulp and Paper Giant APRIL

Feature story | July 15, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists blocked a barge carrying thousands of cubic metres of timber from the rainforests of the Kampar Peninsula in Sumatra today. The activists unfurled a banner reading ‘APRIL stop trashing our future’ and urged pulp and paper...

Greenpeace challenges Noynoy Aquino to be “greenest” Philippine president

Feature story | June 4, 2010 at 6:00

On the eve of World Environment Day, Greenpeace challenged president-elect Noynoy Aquino to be the “greenest” Philippine head of state during his term. The environment group called on Aquino to live up to his promise made on Earth Day last April...

Some companies really do make greener electronics

Feature story | January 11, 2010 at 16:14

Apple, Sony Ericsson and Nokia do well in our updated Guide to Greener Electronics, while Samsung, Dell, Lenovo and LGE disappoint.

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