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Thailand's Supporters e-newsletter 17 June 2009

Page | June 17, 2009 at 12:07

Taytay pledges best practice waste dump rehab

Feature story | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

The municipality of Taytay has agreed to adopt stringent procedures on dumpsite closure following a blockade by Greenpeace Water Patrol activists at the 13 hectare polluting garbage repository located on the banks of Laguna Lake.

Greenpeace blockades dumpsite on Laguna Lake

Feature story | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today blockaded a polluting waste dump on the shores of Laguna Lake to halt shoddy "closure" operations that will do more harm than good to the lake and surrounding communities. The environment group, together...

A Greenpeace Water Patrol activist wearing

Image | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

A Greenpeace Water Patrol activist wearing a protective suit shovels trash to take samples from a dumpsite in Taytay, Rizal, a few kilometers east of Manila. Volunteers from the environment group blockaded the polluting waste dump to halt shoddy...

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists blockade

Image | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists blockade a polluting waste dump to halt shoddy “closure” operations that will do more harm than good to the lake and surrounding communities.

Lockdown

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 23, 2009 4 comments

A Greenpeace Water Patrol activist wearing a protective suit shovels trash to take samples from a dumpsite in Taytay. 6:30AM By the crack of dawn, we were already onsite, as we got off our vehicles we were met with a handful of...

Greenpeace Water Patrol returns trash, toxic water to DENR

Feature story | June 24, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today returned trash and toxic water from a dumpsite in Laguna Lake to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to call attention to how shoddy dumpsite closure policies are endangering the...

Greenpeace: Clean Production needed to rehabilitate Manila Bay

Press release | August 25, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace is recommending that government pursue Clean Production, and not just tackle the most obvious problems, if it is sincere in its efforts to rehabilitate Manila Bay. Greenpeace reiterated that a large part of issues like solid waste and...

Greenpeace and Laguna youth call for longer-lasting solutions to pollution on...

Feature story | September 19, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today challenged government officials and aspirants to step up and include in their political platforms measures to ensure the protection of the country’s water sources, pointing out that bodies of water like Laguna Lake and Manila Bay...

Environmental activists take action against dumping of flood wastes and debris into...

Feature story | October 16, 2009 at 6:00

The Greenpeace Water Patrol, EcoWaste Coalition and Buklod Tao Kalikasan today trooped to the Nangka River to expose the illegal dumping of flood garbage and debris into the River by the Marikina government and the Metropolitan Manila Development...

Greenpeace calls for clear and genuine steps to protect Chao Phraya River

Feature story | October 30, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today called on the Thai Government to implement immediate steps to protect Thailand’s iconic Chao Phraya River from toxic pollution. The call came ahead of this year’s Loy Krathong festival which honors the Goddess of Water, Phra Mae...

Greenpeace blocks pipe from toxic chemicals company

Feature story | October 30, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today initiated an investigation into toxic chemical effluents and noxious fumes that have downed around 70 community folk in Silang, Cavite, about 55 kilometers south of Manila.

Loy Krathong at Ancient Siam

Feature story | November 1, 2009 at 7:00

This Loy Krathong Festival, Greenpeace called on the Thai Government to implement immediate steps to protect Thailand’s iconic Chao Phraya River from toxic pollution by taking genuine and serious action to mainstream clean production in the...

Vigilance Pays

Blog entry by Beau Baconguis | November 10, 2009 2 comments

Ka Noli Abinales is a community leader from San Mateo, Rizal Province in the Philippines. I have worked with him for more than a decade on different issues. This time, it is solid waste. The Doña Pepeng Subdivision where Ka Noli...

Pollution is not a secret

Feature story | February 18, 2010 at 7:00

Twenty Greenpeace activists today unfurled a banner saying “Information Disclosure: Pollution is not a secret” at the Department of Industrial Works (DIW) building in Central Bangkok to urge the DIW to proactively tackle chemical contamination of...

Twenty Greenpeace activists today unfurled

Image | February 18, 2010 at 18:04

Twenty Greenpeace activists today unfurled a banner saying "Information Disclosure: Pollution is not a secret" at the Department of Industrial Works (DIW) building in Central Bangkok to urge the DIW to proactively tackle chemical contamination of...

A kid looks into the water pail as Greenpeace

Image | March 22, 2010 at 19:24

A kid looks into the water pail as Greenpeace activists and the EcoWaste Coalition lined up nine water pails of various sizes showing how 2010 presidential bets score in terms of their positions and plans to ensure toxic-free water for all...

Greenpeace demands Zero Discharge Policy in the Philippines

Image | August 27, 2010 at 18:30

Greenpeace volunteers distribute stickers to motorists and pedestrians along a main street in Quezon City, Philippines on Aug. 26 2010. The stickers, which contain various facts about water pollution, challenge the public to think about hidden...

Greenpeace demands Zero Discharge Policy in the Philippines

Image | August 27, 2010 at 18:30

Greenpeace volunteers distribute stickers to motorists and pedestrians along a main street in Quezon City, Philippines on Aug. 26 2010.

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