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Environment and labor groups call for fundamental changes in the Philippine tuna industry

Press release | November 13, 2015 at 15:18

General Santos City, 13 November 2015 – At the country’s tuna capital, environmental group Greenpeace today presented the results of their Tuna Cannery Ranking Report for the Philippines. An initial survey of local tuna canneries, the report...

Tuna Cannery Ranking

Publication | November 12, 2015 at 17:49

Greenpeace Southeast Asia believes that consumers have a right to know where and how their tuna was caught. Modern consumers who are aware of their impact on the planet want to play a key role in preserving tuna resources for the enjoyment of...

National fisheries stakeholders summit held to combat illegal fishing

Press release | October 20, 2015 at 18:32

Manila–The national summit seeks to discuss and discern the salient points in the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the recently amended Fisheries Code or Republic Act 10654, which sets stiffer penalties and tightens rules against...

Greenpeace urges consumers and investors around the globe to avoid Thai Union Group...

Press release | October 7, 2015 at 19:07

Manila— Greenpeace recently launched a global campaign demanding that the world’s largest canned tuna company, Thai Union Group (TU), take urgent and far-reaching steps to eliminate labor abuse and destructive, wasteful fishing practices from its...

Ranking of 9 local tuna canneries revealed

Image gallery | October 2, 2015

Greenpeace ranks Philippine tuna canneries based on sustainable and equitable...

Press release | October 2, 2015 at 15:28

Quezon City – After months of research and monitoring, Greenpeace Philippines today released a tuna ranking of nine local canneries based on international sustainable and equitable fisheries guidelines. It found that almost all the local...

Fisheries stakeholders on the effective implementation of RA 10654

Press release | September 24, 2015 at 18:41

We, the members of conservation and fisheries NGOs, and fisherfolk organizations laud the passage of RA 1065, which amended the Philippine Fisheries Code, and its Implementing Rules and Regulations of the amended Fisheries Code of the Philippines...

Justice for fellow ocean defender, Gerlie Menchie Alpajora

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | August 15, 2015

I always admire people at the frontline, actively confronting the threats happening in their backyard. Most of these people, the nameless thousands brave men and women, can choose to ignore dynamite fishing that their neighbors are...

Opposition of commercial fishers to the amended fisheries law could bring the country...

Press release | July 24, 2015 at 15:21

Manila— A protest called Fishing Holiday orchestrated by some traders and commercial fishing operations in Manila Bay on Thursday morning showed that the main actors responsible for emptying our seas don’t want illegal fishing to end. The...

For the love of sharks

Blog entry by Dennis Bryan Bait-it, guest blogger | July 10, 2015

It all started with a great ocean view. Gary Cases, a seasoned scuba instructor and a dive shop owner in Malapascua had been toying with the idea of setting up a marine sanctuary ever since he first set foot on island, seeing there was...

Landmark ordinance in Cebu sets to establish the country’s first shark and ray sanctuary

Press release | July 3, 2015 at 14:38

Cebu City— Almost a year after Cebu hosted the first Philippine Shark Summit, the province strengthened its commitment to protect shark and ray species by establishing the country’s first shark and ray sanctuary, located close to Malapascua...

It’s official! United Nations decide to develop a High Seas Biodiversity Agreement

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | June 20, 2015

No reason to deny it – making it official makes things a tad more real! Today the United Nations General Assembly formally decided to develop a High Seas Biodiversity Agreement, endorsing  the breakthrough outcome  of the UN...

Healthy oceans = healthy planet

Blog entry by Mark Dia | June 8, 2015 1 comment

Most of us go about our day not thinking about the vast ocean where we get every second breath we take.  Now more than ever, the old saying that “everything is connected” holds true and with more urgency.   It’s getting quite clear and...

Delhi High court orders Home Ministry to allow access to Greenpeace India’s domestic...

Press release | May 29, 2015 at 14:32

New Delhi – The Delhi High Court recently ordered the Ministry of Home Affairs to allow access to Greenpeace India’s two main domestic bank accounts, which will let the organisation receive new donations and access the vast majority of its...

My memories of Kinilaw: a celebration of the sea’s bounty and beyond

Blog entry by Chef Myke "Tatung" Sarthou | May 25, 2015

I truly find comfort by the sea. In Cebu, we lived near the ocean, and so it was easy to swim on a whim. We could take a ten- to fifteen-minute tricycle ride from our village to the nearest beach, if no one wanted to drive us there.

We are the stakeholders of our oceans and seas

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | May 11, 2015

May is the time of the year when summer is in full swing, when most Filipinos flock to the beach, or go to remote island destinations still under the radar of travel magazines. After all, we are a nation of more than 7,107 picturesque...

Greenpeace India faces shutdown in one month

Press release | May 7, 2015 at 15:38

New Delhi - Greenpeace India has one month left to fight for its survival following a wider government crackdown on civil society. The environmental NGO has been left with funds for staff salaries and office costs that will last for just about 30...

A heartfelt, much needed message to future generations

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | April 22, 2015

Prince Ea 's latest thought-provoking video truly strikes a chord. He summarized so well the environmental crisis we are facing of far greater, planetary proportions. Indicators such as species extinctions, forest declines, and climate...

The strong arm of the Grrrowd

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | March 27, 2015

Grrrowd  is a powerful new model for crowdfunding legal cases involving human and environmental rights. It's the Kickstarter of class action suits, the Indiegogo of good cases for good causes. It's the place where  a poor Mexican...

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