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Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior to highlight Filipinos’ calls for climate justice

Press release | February 10, 2018 at 20:07

07 February 2018, Manila, Philippines – This year, Greenpeace’s most iconic ship, the Rainbow Warrior, will set sail in the Philippines on a 20-day journey in the name of the countless communities who are fighting for Climate Justice. The...

Balangaw: The Climate Justice Tour 2018

Hub | January 30, 2018 at 23:00

The Rainbow Warrior is on tour in the Philippines this February to March 2018!

2017: A Year in Photos

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | December 22, 2017

We knew what we needed to do in 2017. We turned our sentiments into action. We resisted and persisted. Our campaigns gained ground and we were taught valuable lessons as we spoke truth to power. It's time now for us to take stock and...

Greenpeace pushes for stronger tuna conservation and management measures in WCPFC

Press release | December 1, 2017 at 12:02

01 December 2017, Manila, Philippines – On the event of the 14th Annual Meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) happening in Manila on December 2-7, 2017, Greenpeace said the body must agree on conservation and...

We have one year to create the largest ever protected area on Earth

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | October 25, 2017

In the words of David Attenborough, “ Our planet is a blue planet ”. With over 70% of our world covered by water, our oceans can be seen from across the solar system. It wasn’t long ago that the oceans were still believed to be...

Greenpeace as part of Break Free From Plastic presents a new way of exposing plastic...

Press release | October 5, 2017 at 21:30

Malta, 5 October 2017 – A four-by-four meter dragon spitting single-use plastic was installed in front of the 'Our Ocean 2017' conference to highlight the global crisis of plastic pollution. The Break Free From Plastic movement is demanding that...

Conservationists, gov’t agencies call for strict implementation of thresher sharks,...

Press release | October 4, 2017 at 12:32

October 4, 2017, Cebu City – Conservationists and government agencies today called for the strict implementation of the protection of thresher sharks and mobula rays, as stipulated by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...

Nestlé, Unilever, P&G among worst offenders for plastic pollution in Philippines in...

Press release | September 22, 2017 at 13:23

Manila, 22 September 2017 - A week-long beach clean up has exposed the companies most responsible for plastic pollution after an audit of plastic waste conducted on Freedom Island, a critical wetland habitat and Ramsar site [1] spanning 30...

Greenpeace, PRRC track plastic pollution in Pasig River, kicks off clean-up project...

Press release | September 8, 2017 at 8:33

8 September 2017, Manila, Philippines – Greenpeace Philippines and the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) today hosted a boat tour showing the magnitude and trajectory of plastic waste from tributary San Juan River to the Pasig River’s...

Environment groups relieved over Viacom break up with Coral World Park on planned...

Press release | August 23, 2017 at 13:34

23 August 2017 Manila, Philippines – Environment groups that had come together in Palawan to oppose the planned Nickelodeon-branded undersea theme park in Coron scored a victory with the announcement by Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN)...

IPs, Palawan groups intensify opposition to planned Nickelodeon undersea attraction

Press release | July 27, 2017 at 13:39

Puerto Princesa, Palawan – Indigenous peoples from Coron and nearby islands, together with local groups in the province, are rejecting the proposed Nickelodeon underwater theme park amid concerns over the project’s environmental and cultural...

Envi groups raise alarm on Nickelodeon threat to sustainability of Palawan

Press release | June 7, 2017 at 15:06

Manila – Environmental groups, together with members of the academe and representatives from Palawan, called for intensified efforts to safeguard the sustainability and environmental viability of Palawan in light of apparent lobby efforts to push...

Greenpeace tells IOTC: Strong measures needed to stop transshipment

Press release | May 25, 2017 at 17:25

Jogjakarta, 25 May 2017— As the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) meets this week for its 21st Annual Session in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Greenpeace calls for action on a practice that allows entire tuna fishing fleets to hide a long list of...

Beyond rejection

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | May 10, 2017

It was a few minutes past 7 in the evening when environmental and civil society groups held a candlelight vigil in front of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources central office last Monday. Representatives from different...

Greenpeace Philippines reaction to the appointment of Roy Cimatu as DENR Secretary

Press release | May 9, 2017 at 17:16

In reaction to the appointment of Roy Cimatu as the new Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary, Vince Cinches, Political Campaigner of Greenpeace Philippines, said:

Greenpeace blockades DENR, declares environment agency ‘not open for business’

Press release | May 8, 2017 at 12:00

08 May 2017 Manila, Philippines – Activists from Greenpeace Philippines today blockaded the gates of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) head office in Quezon City to protest the continued control of the Philippine...

The rejection of Gina is a rejection of change: Greenpeace Statement on the...

Press release | May 3, 2017 at 17:08

Manila-- A day after the third confirmation hearing of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Regina Paz Lopez, the Commission on Appointments voted to reject Lopez for the environment agency post.

Time to Ban Single-Use Plastics and Protect the Oceans

Publication | April 28, 2017 at 14:41

The oceans are already filled with 275 million tons of plastics. Plastic fragments disperse and can now be found from the tropical Pacific to the freezing Arctic. Seventy percent of plastics ultimately sink, damaging life on the seabed. The...

Greenpeace tells ASEAN: Act on plastics pollution in region’s ocean

Press release | April 25, 2017 at 18:15

Manila, Philippines - Acting on the urgency of the plastics pollution problem in the region, and with the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit commencing in Manila, Greenpeace Southeast Asia brought its message to the...

War on poverty and illegal fishing must continue

Page | April 11, 2017 at 10:42

We, the members of the Pangingisda Natin Gawing Tama (PaNaGaT) network, strongly urge President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to address persistent poverty in fishing communities in the country.

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