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To ensure fish for the future

Blog entry by Zelda DT Soriano | April 7, 2017

I couldn’t stop thinking of my favorite Galunggong fish (roundscad) back in the Philippines while observing a meeting of world’s governments at the United Nations in New York! Popularly known as poor man’s fish in my country due to its...

The power of your plate

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | March 7, 2017

For a country of 7,641 islands with a population of more than 100 million, more than half of which are living in coastal areas, an empty ocean means food insecurity, malnutrition, and further hardships to our fisher folk, who have been...

Greenpeace statement of support for the confirmation of Gina Lopez as DENR Secretary

Press release | March 1, 2017 at 11:00

Manila – Amalie Obusan, Country Director of Greenpeace Philippines, said:

BFAR, private sector, NGOs map out path to sustainable seafood

Press release | February 24, 2017 at 12:35

What will it take to make sustainable seafood a reality in the Philippines?

Greenpeace wants ASEAN to address plastics pollution in the high seas

Press release | January 20, 2017 at 17:02

Manila, 20 January 2017— Greenpeace is calling on ASEAN governments to advance oceans protection ahead of the upcoming ASEAN leaders’ summit in Manila in April. Crucial issues were raised in a forum attended by delegates from Southeast Asian...

More Hotels Pushing for Oceans Solutions at the 2nd Sustainable Seafood Week

Press release | January 17, 2017 at 18:13

16 January 2017, Manila -- Last year, a small group of hotels, restaurants, retailers and NGOs got together to conceptualize the Sustainable Seafood Week, to build public awareness on the issue of responsible seafood sourcing, and how critical it...

Greenpeace, PaNaGaT network back DA’s proposed actions vs LGU officials on illegal...

Press release | January 7, 2017 at 12:00

Manila, 07 January 2017 - In reaction to the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) urgent call to ‘shame’ and suspend local government officials who will fail to stop illegal fishing in their respective areas, Vince Cinches, Oceans Campaigner of...

2016: Year in Pictures

Image gallery | December 21, 2016

A Plastic Free Christmas Message

Blog entry by Anna Dawson | December 16, 2016 1 comment

It is the season to be jolly, to be holy, to love and to give. And it is in the last act, the act of giving, where we struggle at Christmas time. Malls bulge with the influx of shoppers buying gifts to show their loved ones just how...

What will it take to protect the world’s fish and oceans for future generations?

Blog entry by Cat Dorey | December 3, 2016

I don’t speak tuna . And I fear my ability to sign in shark could be fatally misconstrued. But next week when people from all around the Pacific and beyond meet in Fiji to discuss the future of fisheries in the region, our finned...

Annual Report 2015

Publication | November 17, 2016 at 15:27

Greenpeace Southeast Asia was founded in 2000 in response to rampant environmental degradation brought about by unfettered development in the region.

Philippine canneries fall short on sustainability and social responsibility issues-...

Press release | November 17, 2016 at 15:47

Manila/Jakarta, 17 November 2016-- A new report released today by Greenpeace Southeast Asia revealed how major tuna canneries in the Philippines and Indonesia continue to fall short in providing customers with sustainably and equitably sourced...

Sharks and rays get international and PH protection thru CITES vote

Press release | October 5, 2016 at 10:12

04 October 2016; Johannesburg, South Africa –Protection of marine species got a boost today when the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) voted in favor of listing thresher sharks...

Why is CITES important for us Filipinos?

Blog entry by Dennis Bryan Bait-it | September 29, 2016

After traveling thousands of miles from the beautiful island paradise of Malapascua in the Philippines, I am now in Johannesburg, South Africa, to tell the stories about how thresher sharks are valuable not just to our oceans, but to...

New Zealander cycles the Philippines coasts to raise awareness about ocean plastic

Blog entry by Abigail Aguilar | September 28, 2016

Anna Dawson is no stranger to Philippine coastlines, having lived and worked in the country since 2008. However, her next challenge will be one of the biggest yet. From September to December 2016, the New Zealander is cycling 2,000km...

Cebuanos call for global protection of thresher sharks

Press release | September 16, 2016 at 13:41

Cebu, Philippines, 16 September 2016 – Local government officials, coastal community representatives, environmental groups, marine scientists, resort owners, divers, and other tourism industry representatives gathered at the Cebu Provincial...

Forty-five years of people power

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid and Jennifer Morgan | September 15, 2016

After forty-five years, countless campaigns and stories – one thing remains central to the Greenpeace identity, and that is people. People are at the heart of who we are and what is needed to create the green and peaceful world we need...

Green advocates remind President Duterte of environmental to-do list

Press release | September 9, 2016 at 0:33

In a press conference held in Quezon City, environmental advocates united once more to remind President Rodrigo Duterte the list of environmental reforms he promised to initiate in the first 100 days of his presidency. The Green Thumb...

Science and envi groups disappointed with Tuna Management Plan

Press release | August 31, 2016 at 16:42

31 August 2016, General Santos City - At the start of the 18th Tuna Congress held in General Santos City, Greenpeace Philippines, WWF Philippines and the Alliance of Tuna Handliners, together with concerned fisheries organizations, called for a...

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