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Groups Disclose Final Results Of Green Survey

Feature story | April 21, 2010 at 6:00

To commemorate Earth Day, environmental groups Greenpeace and the Ecowaste Coalition today released the final results of the 2010 Green Electoral Initiative (GEI) with independent candidate Nicky Perlas, Sen. Jamby Madrigal and Sen. Richard...

“GrEEn Christmas” launched in Makati City

Feature story | November 22, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace and the Makati City administration yesterday launched the “grEEn Christmas” initiative as part of the Energy Efficient Makati project1 to get people of Makati to reduce their carbon footprint by following simple guidelines during the...

Typhoon Ondoy an omen of things to come

Feature story | September 27, 2009 at 6:00

In light of the extreme weather event that devastated Luzon in the past 24 hours, Greenpeace is reiterating its call for industrialized nations to put money on the table for adaptation, mitigation and forest protection in order to help countries...

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature story | August 5, 2008 at 6:00

The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous...

Keep our rice GMO free!

Feature story | February 6, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace slapped the National Food Authority (NFA) with a Notice of Violation for allowing the importation and continued sale of genetically-modified rice which, by law, cannot be legally distributed and marketed for human consumption in the...

Whale sharks spotted in Bigaa, Legaspi City

Feature story | August 27, 2006 at 6:00

The recently-discovered presence of feeding whale sharks in the Albay Gulf, particularly along Legaspi City’s coastline, only confirms the urgent need to defend the rich coastal waters of the Bicol region from threats like mining pollution,...

Greenpeace "Water Watch" camp stays vigilant

Feature story | April 16, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace today stepped up its call for the need for urgent political action to climate-proof the country's water resources as water levels in Angat Dam breached its critical level.

EU leaders must help SBY to protect Indonesia’s forests: Greenpeace

Feature story | October 28, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists placed two 20 x 50 meter banners with the portraits of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicholas Sarkozy on recently cleared peat land in Sumatra, ahead of the European Union leaders summit that begins in...

ABN AMRO & ANZ: Stop funding marine pollution

Feature story | August 23, 2006 at 6:00

After helping mitigate the devastation wrought by the Petron oil spill in Guimaras Island, the Esperanza led a flotilla in protest against the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette in the Philippines, funded by banks such as ABN-AMRO and...

First Greenpeace University graduates are an investment in Indonesia’s future

Press release | August 3, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today hosted the graduation ceremony of its first official activist training programme in Asia called the Greenpeace University. At the ceremony, the international environmental campaigning organisation outlined the inspiration behind...

Thousands protest against planned coal-fired power plant in Iloilo

Press release | March 5, 2008 at 8:00

Thousands joined an ecumenical prayer rally in Iloilo City today in protest against a proposed 164 MW coal fired power plant, which if built would contribute to global climate change and lock the country in a dirty energy cycle for years to come.

Greenpeace to oppose construction of Iloilo coal plant

Press release | February 8, 2008 at 14:48

Greenpeace today slammed the proposed 165 Megawatt coal-fired power plant in Iloilo while criticizing the Philippine government's two-faced energy policy that purports to address climate change, even as it continues to invest in coal, which is...

Thailand's Nuclear Plan is a waste of time, money and no solution for energy...

Press release | February 6, 2008 at 14:08

Greenpeace today called upon the new Thai government to abolish the Nuclear Power Development office (NPDO) and instead reinvest the hastily approved 1.38 billion baht towards energy efficiency, demand side management and renewable energy promotion.

Greenpeace Statement on the Energy Summit

Press release | February 5, 2008 at 17:04

Greenpeace Climate and Energy Campaigner Jasper Inventor said: The only positive outcome of the Energy Summit is the agreement to enact the Renewable Energy Bill and adoption of large-scale energy efficiency measures in all sectors.

Filipinos believe water pollution a serious threat, but laws rarely enforced

Press release | January 25, 2008 at 8:00

Majority of Filipinos see water pollution as a serious threat to health and the environment, but feel that the government has not been doing an effective job in enforcing environmental laws, according to a recent nationwide opinion poll...

Thailand joins Global Day of Action to stop climate change

Press release | December 8, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today released a new version of its "How to Save the Climate Toolkit" as part of the Global Day of Action against Climate Change, which will see tens of thousands of people around the globe taking to the streets demanding strong...

Greenpeace demands immediate passage of RE Bill as climate negotiations begin in Bali

Press release | December 3, 2007 at 13:34

Greenpeace renewed its call for the urgent passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) bill by the Philippine government, on the occasion of the opening of the UN climate meeting in Bali.

Greenpeace hands over Forest Defenders Camp in Riau to community, allies

Press release | December 3, 2007 at 13:12

Greenpeace handed over the Forest Defenders Camp (FDC) in Riau to the Kuala Cenaku community and partner NGO network, Jikalahari in a formal adat ceremony at the camp yesterday, and vowed at the same time to take its demands for a moratorium on...

Unauthorized US GMO rice strain found in the Philippines last year now in China

Press release | November 21, 2007 at 15:32

Unauthorized genetically modified (GMO) rice from the US has now found its way to China’s rice supply, Greenpeace warned today after releasing test results by an independent laboratory (1) which shows that a rice brand sold in Beijing...

Greenpeace statement on ASEAN declaration on UNFCCC and environmental sustainability:

Press release | November 20, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia Climate and Energy Campaigner Jasper Inventor said: Greenpeace welcomes the declaration by ASEAN leaders acknowledging the importance of the success of the UN Climate Change conference in Bali. Greenpeace calls upon...

Rainbow Warrior leaves Dumai

Press release | November 18, 2007 at 8:00

The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, has left Dumai, Indonesia´s largest palm oil export port and now plans to head for Jakarta to take her message on preventing deforestation and climate change to Indonesia´s leaders, before heading to...

Lawlessness and international demand driving forest extinction

Press release | May 25, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today warned that the tropical hardwood species merbau (Instia spp) will be extinct within 35 years or less if action is not taken to stop the destructive logging and trade of the species. This was emphasized by the group during the...

Greenpeace Energy [R]evolution shows direction at climate crossroads

Press release | April 30, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today demanded that the world’s Governments take immediate action to revolutionise global energy production and use, in response to repeated warnings about catastrophic climate change from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

Greenpeace and community activists condemn ‘Climate Killer’ CLP at AGM

Press release | April 24, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace and representatives from impacted communities across Asia, this morning disrupted CLP’s AGM in a stark reminder of the true costs of coal. CLP is Asia’s largest privately owned power utility and derives most of its electricity from...

Greenpeace to monitor Angat levels

Feature story | April 12, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace today set up a “Water Watch” camp in Angat Reservoir, Metro Manila’s main water source, to highlight the urgent threat to the country’s water resources. Greenpeace is calling on the public to take every measure to conserve water and...

Nestlé drives rainforest destruction pushing orang-utans to brink of extinction

Feature story | March 18, 2010 at 7:00

Nestlé is using palm oil from destroyed Indonesian rainforests and peatlands, in products like KitKat, pushing already endangered orang-utans to the brink of extinction and accelerating climate change, a new Greenpeace report reveals. (1)

Pledging to destroy the climate

Feature story | February 2, 2010 at 8:37

The first milestone of the Copenhagen Accord came and went, and with it no sign of the kind of targets for cutting global warming pollution needed to steer the world off the path towards catastrophic climate change.

Greenpeace calls attention to dangers posed by coal-ash dumpsites

Feature story | December 1, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists calling attention to hazards posed by coal-fired power plants found that hazmat suits may not be enough protection. Clad in protective suits against hazardous materials, the peaceful activists, seeking only to take pictures...

Green points for Hewlett Packard and Apple

Feature story | September 30, 2009 at 6:00

As a highlight of Iloilo IT Week 2009, Greenpeace released the latest edition of its Guide to Greener Electronics, which showed encouraging news from HP and Apple in their positive responses to Greenpeace’s campaign for greener electronics.

The Age of Stupid

Feature story | September 23, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace called on world leaders to "Be smart, not stupid" as climate talks take center stage at the special session of the United Nations General Assembly on climate change in New York today. The environmental group supported the roll-out of...

"Obama" vows to end climate crisis

Feature story | September 18, 2009 at 6:00

In a “historic announcement” delivered from the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, “President Obama” has vowed to end the climate crisis by committing to legally binding, timely and deep emissions reductions that are ambitious, equitable and fair...

The clock is ticking...

Feature story | September 8, 2009 at 6:00

An unprecedented global alliance of civil society organizations, trade unions, faith groups and other organizations concerned with climate change, today made its local presence known by mounting, together with the City of Makati, a bike tour for...

Fonterra implicated in rainforest destruction

Feature story | August 22, 2009 at 6:00

A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that the iconic New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is implicated in Indonesian and Malaysian rainforest destruction, dead orangutans and driving global greenhouse gas emissions.

Indonesian people take action to stop forest and climate crime because Yudhoyono won’t

Feature story | August 6, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace, the West Kalimantan offices of Walhi and AMAN took action to protect Indonesian rainforests and peatlands from being destroyed by Indonesia’s largest forest criminal Sinar Mas in the heart of Borneo today. The non-violent direct...

Urgent action needed as Arctic ice melts

Feature story | July 15, 2009 at 6:00

Arctic ice is melting at an unprecedented rate. As scientists on board the Arctic Sunrise gather more data showing the urgency of the situation, world leaders stay inactive.

Five coal plants occupied by climate activists during G8 Summit

Feature story | July 9, 2009 at 6:00

As the G8 limps into its second day our activists have scaled a fifth Italian coal-fired power station, again demanding climate leadership and action from the G8 heads of state.

G8 countries urged to act

Feature story | July 7, 2009 at 6:00

On the eve of the G8 summit in Italy - our activists have been beaming a message on the Kremlin and floating a life-sized iceberg past the Eiffel tower to call for urgent action from world leaders to save the climate.

Greenpeace urges the G8 to 'heal the world'

Feature story | July 8, 2009 at 6:00

Early this morning, over 100 Greenpeace activists from 15 countries occupied four coal-fired power stations across Italy, demanding that the G8 Heads of State meeting in L'Aquila take decisive leadership on climate change.

Greenpeace races to reach disintegrating glacier

Feature story | June 26, 2009 at 6:00

Our ship, The Arctic Sunrise is currently heading north along the west coast of Greenland in a race against time. It's destination is the disintegrating Petermann Glacier, but to reach the glacier our ship must pass through the Nares Strait,...

"Hands off our rice!"

Feature story | March 18, 2009 at 7:00

The iconic Philippine rice terraces in Ifugao, a UNESCO World Heritage site, have been declared a 'GMO - Free Zone'. And the first 'rice art' was planted in Thailand as a symbol of solidarity against genetically modified rice.

Rice art in Thailand

Feature story | March 7, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace supporters, volunteers and farmers planted organic rice in a bid to create the first ever art on a rice field in Thailand. The 10-rai rice field in Ratchaburi province will grow into a beautiful art in the next 4 months to show an...

Greenpeace: protection of ASEAN forests can deter climate change

Feature story | March 1, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace criticized the ASEAN leaders converging in Thailand for not taking adequate action to protect over 283 million hectares of forests in the region and threatening the very existence of forest communities and its rich biodiversity.

Hundreds form "No to BNPP" solidarity message

Feature story | February 22, 2009 at 7:00

Hundreds of volunteers from Greenpeace and the Network Opposed to BNPP (Bataan Nuclear Power Plant) today created a message of solidarity against the use of dangerous nuclear power by forming a giant human banner spelling "No to BNPP" in a...

No Forests for Elections – Stop Deforestation

Feature story | January 22, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today called upon Indonesia’s election committee, Komisi Pemiihan Umum (KPU), to investigate the funding of all political parties in the run up to the 2009 Presidential and legislative elections.

Quit coal, save the climate! 2008 campaign highlights

Feature story | January 2, 2009 at 15:33

Quit coal – save the climate. It's a simple message, but it's also an urgent one. Coal, the dirtiest of all fossil fuels is the single greatest contributor to the climate crisis. In 2008, we've been taking the "quit coal" message across the world...

Indonesian Government must get serious about climate action

Feature story | December 1, 2008 at 7:00

Following the opening of the UN climate talks in Poznan, Greenpeace today demanded that governments get serious about taking concrete action to avoid catastrophic climate change.

Rainbow Warrior blocks coal shipment in Philippines

Feature story | May 23, 2008 at 6:00

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior today blocked coal shipments at the Pagbilao coal-fired power plant in Quezon province, 150 kilometers southwest of Manila to protest the impending expansion of the said plant.

Will the ADB finally stop funding climate change?

Feature story | December 8, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists hoisted a balloon bearing the message “Stop Funding Climate Change” at the entrance of the Asian Development Bank headquarters. The group is calling on the ADB, one of Asia’s largest institutional lenders, to stop supporting...

Philippines - seen and heard

Feature story | September 3, 2006 at 6:00

During the Esperanza's tour of the Philippines our crew bore witness to shocking environmental tragedy. But we were also impressed by the resolve of people here to protect their marine resources for the benefit of future generations, and we were...

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