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Urban Gardening launched in Las Piñas

Image gallery | February 5, 2015

A Challenge to the Presidential Candidates: How do you solve a problem like El Nino?

Blog entry by Hazel Tanchuling, guest blogger | February 20, 2016

According to experts, El Nino is a cyclical event that is caused by the warming of the eastern equatorial part of the Pacific Ocean. Its effect in the Philippines is dry (below normal rainfall), warm (slightly higher temperature than...

Karla Rey, translator of 'Paano Kumain ng Kulay?'

Blog entry by Tricia Aquino | November 15, 2018

When Karla Rey was a child, she would spend weekends in her grandmother's backyard, tending to the garden, propagating cuttings, and picking fresh fruits and vegetables to eat. Mangoes, bananas, star apples, guavas, aratilis, makopa,...

Greenpeace lauds Davao City order to terminate Bt eggplant trials

Press release | December 17, 2010 at 19:13

Greenpeace lauded the Davao City government for issuing a cease-and-desist order against the conduct of field trials of genetically engineered (GE) Bt eggplant, and demanded the UP Mindanao Campus in Bago Oshiro to immediately heed the directive...

Miss Earth Foundation joins Greenpeace call for GMO-free agriculture

Press release | May 22, 2011 at 19:49

Greenpeace held an Organic Cook-out with celebrity chefs and the Miss Earth Foundation to highlight the call for a ban on genetically engineered (GE) food crops, the protection of our organic farming industry from the threat of genetically...

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Experimental GE crops are a public risk and field trials must be halted -- Greenpeace

Press release | June 7, 2011 at 16:43

Experimental GE crops such as Bt Talong pose serious environmental and health risks and all citizens have a duty to ensure that open air planting of such are immediately stopped, Greenpeace said today in a statement.

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Greenpeace to Alcala: Quit rhetoric, instead order the halt of all GMO field trials &...

Press release | August 12, 2011 at 17:26

Greenpeace issued a challenge for Secretary Proceso Alcala of the Department of Agriculture to “put his words into action” by initiating actual measures that would make sure that GMO (genetically modified organism) crops unproven to be safe are...

Bt talong unsafe and dangerous to environmental health: report

Press release | April 17, 2012 at 16:25

A new report released today by Greenpeace confirms the dangers of cultivating genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The report, which focuses on Bt eggplant, a GMO variety currently being field-tested in the Philippines, details how the spread...

Agri Dept overrun by “monster crops”

Press release | April 18, 2012 at 13:03

GMO “monster crops” today stormed the Department of Agriculture to seek entry into the agency that has set them loose on Philippine soil.

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Genetically engineered Bt brinjal and the implications for plant biodiversity - revisited

Publication | May 3, 2012 at 13:30

Concerns over the commercial release of genetically modified (GM), Bt brinjal, also called aubergine or talong, relate to biosafety. One major concern is the potential for transgene flow from Bt brinjal to wild, weedy and cultivated relatives. As...

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Writ of Kalikasan granted against Bt Talong field trials

Press release | May 12, 2012 at 13:40

Quezon City -- Greenpeace today called for greater scrutiny of the country’s GMO approval system as it welcomed the Supreme Court decision to grant a Writ of Kalikasan in favor of the petition to stop field trials of the genetically-modified...

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Put GMO regulators under the microscope: Greenpeace

Press release | May 18, 2012 at 14:28

Quezon City — Greenpeace today called for a rigorous public scrutiny of GMO regulators as it stepped up the demand for accountability and transparency of the country’s GMO (genetically-modified organisms) regulatory process.

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Greenpeace calls for GMO-free food on World Environment Day

Press release | June 5, 2012 at 15:36

Quezon City — Greenpeace today marked World Environment Day with a call for the government to stop the onslaught of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) into the country.

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DA's pro-GMO stance will lead country into food crisis, Greenpeace warns

Press release | October 16, 2012 at 16:13

Unabated approvals of genetically-modified crops threaten—not enhance—food security, Greenpeace warned at today’s observance of World Food Day. The environment group is calling on the Department of Agriculture to safeguard the country’s food...

GMOs declared unsafe in India, Greenpeace calls on PH to follow suit

Press release | October 22, 2012 at 19:04

Greenpeace called on the Philippine government to cancel all approvals of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) following a landmark move in India which is expected to put a stop to all GMO experimental field trials in the sub-continent.

GMO invasion of corn and rice alarm groups

Press release | October 30, 2012 at 17:47

Cebu City – Community groups in central Philippines today raised the alarm that white corn, the staple food in most of Visayas and Mindanao, is now tainted with genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The groups are protesting the Philippine...

Green Moms demand GMO-free foods for their families

Press release | May 11, 2013 at 17:18

Manila – Mothers know best. This Mother’s Day, concerned breastfeeding moms and children’s advocates came together to call on the Philippine government to stop the approval of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), such as Golden Rice (GR) and...

Stop wasting money on GMOs, support ecological organic farming, government told

Press release | October 1, 2013 at 13:44

Manila, Philippines -– Following the Resolution issued by the Court of Appeals (CA) that granted with finality the Writ of Kalikasan against Bt talong field testings, Greenpeace and other civil society groups calls on the government to implement...

Greenpeace wants Congress to investigate GMO regulation

Press release | October 16, 2013 at 15:36

Quezon City, Philippines 16 October 2013 – Today on World Food Day, Greenpeace activists rallied at the House of Representatives, carrying banners reading “Investigate GMO Regulation” and “I want GMO-free foods”. They urged Congress to...

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