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How to be green on the road

Generic multimedia item | October 18, 2006 at 6:00

Everybody can help save the world, every day, with small choices that have big impacts. Here's our list of ways you can tread more lightly on the Earth.

How to be green around the house

Generic multimedia item | October 18, 2006 at 6:00

Make your life a little greener, see how you can go and be green around your house.

Thailand’s rice-bowl under severe threat from climate change

Press release | September 21, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today called upon world leaders gathered in New York for a United Nations summit on climate change to set aside short sighted political self interest and to expedite climate action by making available 140 billion USD annually, to ...

Millions of vulnerable people in Asia bearing the brunt of climate crisis, says new...

Press release | November 19, 2007 at 8:00

Global warming is set to reverse decades of social and economic progress across Asia, home to more than four billion people or 60 per cent of the world’s population, according to a new multi-agency report published today called 'Up in Smoke:...

RP court halts approval of GMO rice

Press release | September 19, 2007 at 18:14

In a landmark decision yesterday, a Philippine court has ordered an injunction stopping the approval of a genetically-modified (GMO) rice in the country. Greenpeace, as well as the NGO Searice, hailed the decision as a "major step forward" for...

'Diplomatic exchange' on JPEPA toxic provisions not enough, Greenpeace says

Press release | May 28, 2007 at 8:00

Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alberto Romulo announced that the Japanese government has confirmed that Japan will not export toxic waste to the Philippines under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA). The...

Asian Development Bank can be the catalyst for Asia's Energy Revolution

Press release | May 3, 2007 at 8:00

On the eve of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Annual Meeting in Kyoto, Greenpeace called on the Bank to put its financial resources and policy capacity fully behind an energy revolution in Asia based on renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Greenpeace launches first comprehensive global energy strategy for tackling climate...

Press release | January 25, 2007 at 8:00

Renewable energy, combined with efficiencies from the smart use of energy, can deliver half of the world’s energy needs by 2050, according to one of the most comprehensive plans for future sustainable energy provision, launched today.

South Korea Breaks Rank with anti-Basel Ban Block: Environmental Groups Laud Move,...

Press release | December 7, 2006 at 8:00

Environmental groups lauded South Korea's support, together with the Arab region, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Norway, for the early entry into force of the Basel Convention's Ban Amendment, which prohibits developed nations from exporting toxic wastes to...

Greenpeace Statement on Mark Cojuangco's sponsorship speech of HB 6300

Press release | June 4, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today condemned Cong. Mark Cojuangco's underhanded attempt to railroad the passage of the HB 6300 at the Lower House that seeks to commission the obsolete, mothballed and therefore dangerous Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP).

Investments and implementation key for the success of the Renewable Energy Act:...

Press release | December 16, 2008 at 8:00

Today, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signed the Renewable Energy Law which is intended to accelerate the development and utilization of renewable energy sources in the country.

Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics version 10: companies are stalling on real...

Press release | December 12, 2008 at 8:00

Now in its tenth edition, the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics shows that most consumer electronics companies have been slow to get serious about climate change. Despite much green marketing, many brands still show little engagement with...

Greenpeace appeals for scrapping of waste provision in JTEPA ahead of Thai PM's visit...

Press release | March 30, 2007 at 8:00

Tara Buakamsri, Greenpeace campaigner said: “Greeenpeace is appealing to Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont to abstain from inking the JTEPA deal during his visit to Japan next week, unless the toxic and nuclear waste liberalization provisions...

Greenpeace issues 11th hour challenge to Senate, PGMA: Action needed, not rhetoric

Press release | February 5, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today demanded immediate action from the government for an 11th hour passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill, saying the Senate must not deliberately pass up the last chance to enact into law a policy intended to mitigate climate...

Guide to Greener Electronics

Publication | December 6, 2006 at 12:44

Greenpeace wants to see electronics companies clean up their act. Substituting harmful chemicals in the production of electronics will prevent worker exposure to these substances and contamination of communities that neighbour production...

Greenpeace Statement on the reopening of Lafayette mine in Rapu Rapu Island, Albay

Press release | February 8, 2007 at 15:20

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources through the Pollution Adjudication Board released today a Permanent Lifting Order on the ban on the mining activities of Lafayette Philippines, Inc. in Rapu Rapu Island, Albay Province.

Senate inaction on RE Bill not an option, Greenpeace says

Press release | January 26, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today intensified their call on the Senate to fast-track the passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill, in a press conference in Quezon City with other pro-renewable energy groups, contending that renewable energy can-and must-play a...

GMO rice contamination found in the Philippines Thailand, Vietnam slam doors against...

Press release | November 28, 2006 at 13:21

Greenpeace today revealed that illegal GE (genetically-engineered) rice has contaminated the Philippine food chain, in the latest in a series of GE rice contamination scandals around the world. Bayer's LL601—which has not been approved for human...

Clown Fish

Image | August 29, 2006 at 6:00

Clown Fish, inside the Dauin Reef Marine Reserve.

Smart Breeding: Marker-Assisted Selection, a non-invasive biotechnology alterative to...

Publication | November 13, 2009 at 8:00

While genetically-engineered plants have gained much public attention, another modern breeding technique called MAS (marker-assisted selection) has gone through a silent revolution in recent years.

Guide to Greener Electronics - 12

Publication | July 1, 2009 at 8:00

The Greener Electronics Guide is our way of getting the electronics industry to take responsibility for the entire lifecycle of its products. We want it to face up to the problem of e-waste and take on the challenge of tackling climate change.

NGO Copenhagen Treaty

Publication | June 6, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace, with a coalition of six NGO's and a group of 47 NGO experts from around the world, has written the Copenhagen Treaty - a blueprint for what we want to see world leaders agree when they meet at the Climate Summit in Copenhagen in...

Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes needs to take firmer stance on nuclear energy

Press release | May 8, 2009 at 21:57

Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes recently issued a statement to the Manila Overseas Press Club regarding the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. During his briefing to the media, Reyes said that the Philippines is not equipped with the...

Clean Energy Investment Plan: DOE falls short on defining coal reduction plan, while...

Press release | May 5, 2009 at 8:00

The Clean Energy Investment Plan unveiled by Department of Energy Under-secretary Datu Zamzamin Ampatuan at a recent press briefing proclaims to solve the country’s energy and climate crises and to reduce the share of coal-generated electricity...

Greenpeace Statement on today’s hearing at the House Committee on Appropriations on...

Press release | March 5, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia Campaigns Manager for the Philippines Beau Baconguis said: "The ongoing debate on the House bill mandating the revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant which continue to drag on in the House Committee on...

Greenpeace: Legislators should stop abetting 'nuclear madness' time and money better...

Press release | January 22, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today called on Filipino legislators to stop abetting 'nuclear madness,' and denounced moves by congress representatives pushing for re-commissioning of the controversial Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP).

The Energy [R]evolution

Image | June 8, 2010 at 6:00

The Energy [R]evolution

Representatives from Greenpeace and SolarGeneration

Image | October 23, 2006 at 6:00

Representatives from Greenpeace and SolarGeneration Pilipinas last Sunday turned over a solar photo-voltaic system for Apo Island Elementary School, Dauin, Oriental Negros to Duain Mayor Rodrigo Alanano. Witnessing the turn over were Actress...

School children of Apo Island Elementary

Image | October 23, 2006 at 15:58

School children of Apo Island Elementary School in Dauin with Oriental Negros, Dauin Mayor Rodrigo Alanano, actress Angel Aquino, SolarGeneration youth, and Greenpeace representatives look on at their newly installed solar photo-voltaic system.

School children of Apo Island Elementary

Image | October 23, 2006 at 15:54

School children of Apo Island Elementary School in Dauin with Oriental Negros, Dauin Mayor Rodrigo Alanano, actress Angel Aquino, SolarGeneration youth, and Greenpeace representatives look on at their newly installed solar photo-voltaic system.

Greenpeace volunteers from the environment

Image | October 24, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace volunteers from the environment organization made their way at venue of the ASEAN Summit, pushing a gigantic “earth ball” with the message “ASEAN leaders: U turn the Earth" to challenge the ASEAN to push the world in the right...

Greenpeace activists are arrested by marine

Image | September 7, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists are arrested by marine policemen after trying to hang banners at the foot of a crane in the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. The coal plant, which is...

Greenpeace set up two doors in front of the

Image | August 19, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace set up two doors in front of the Negros Occidental provincial capitol to signify the choice between an organic, GMO-free Negros (Green) and a GMO-Contaminated future (black). Greenpeace challenged the Provincial Council members to...

A Greenpeace volunteer attaches pinwheels

Image | May 26, 2009 at 11:37

A Greenpeace volunteer attaches pinwheels and banners at the gate of the Philippine House of Representatives in Quezon City. The pinwheels contained the names of the people who signed the online petition which rejects the proposal for nuclear...

A Greenpeace activist places flowers at a

Image | February 2, 2009 at 7:00

A Greenpeace activist places flowers at a "tombstone" with the words "R.I.P. BNPP" in front of the Philippine House of Representatives in Quezon City. The activity is meant to send a message to lawmakers not to revive the mothballed Bataan...

Greenpeace unveiled the Guinness World record

Image | January 23, 2009 at 12:44

Greenpeace unveiled the Guinness World record certifying Thailand as the largest exporter of rice in the world, Greenpeace nominated Thailand for this prestigious record to generated greater pride about Thai rice and raise people’s awareness on...

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists

Image | December 5, 2008 at 17:58

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists along with coal impacted communities of Mae moh, install a photo voltaic solar energy system at the Occupational Patient Rights Network in Lampang, Thailand. The activity is part of Global Day of Action...

Children

Image | July 9, 2008 at 7:00

Children, women and students braved the unseasonal rains in Thapsakae to participate in Greenpeace installation activity, a human banner proclaiming Quit Coal, during Rainbow Warrior's soldiarity stop in Prachuab Kiri Khan, as part of its " Quit...

Fishermen from villages of Thapsake

Image | June 9, 2008 at 7:00

Fishermen from villages of Thapsake, Bonok, Mae Rumphung, Ao Noi and Ban Krut in the province of Prachuab Krikhan, 350 Kms south of Bangkok, welcomed the Greenpeace flagship SV Rainbow Warrior which is in Thailand on its ‘ Quit Coal, Lead the...

Solar Generation youth built a soil house

Image | August 28, 2009 at 7:00

Solar Generation youth built a soil house in Climate Rescue Station aimed to show the youth’s committed intent to protect the climate and to exist as a learning center model for youth.

Solar Generation youth built a soil house

Image | August 28, 2009 at 7:00

Solar Generation youth built a soil house in Climate Rescue Station aimed to show the youth’s committed intent to protect the climate and to exist as a learning center model for youth.

Solar Generation youth was demonstrating

Image | June 1, 2009 at 7:00

Solar Generation youth was demonstrating how to use a solar cell to students and people of Pattalung in Southern Energy Fair.

School children hold placards written “Tcktcktck”

Image | August 28, 2009 at 7:00

School children hold placards written “Tcktcktck” outside United Nations Building in Bangkok which will host a crucial UN Climate conference next month. The activity is a part of the launch of “Tcktcktck” campaign which aims to warn the world...

A HP (Hewlett

Image | June 25, 2009 at 7:00

A HP (Hewlett-Packard ) representative attempts to take a HP laptop bearing the message “HP: Harmful Products” on the screen and held by a Greenpeace activist wearing a mask to mimic the HP (Hewlett-Packard) Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd...

A group of 35 bikers from the Greenpeace

Image | May 26, 2009 at 11:55

A group of 35 bikers from the Greenpeace ?Energy Revolution Bike Ride? make their way to the house of Representatives today after biking for 3 days and 200 kilometers from Morong, Bataan, site of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP)...

A child joins the Greenpeace candle

Image | April 25, 2009 at 23:14

A child joins the Greenpeace candle-lighting ceremeony to mark the anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident. Calling for safe energy for the Philippines , supporters and volunteers of the environment group lit more than 2,000 candles which...

Greenpeace supporters

Image | March 7, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace supporters, volunteers and farmers planted organic rice today 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...

Greenpeace activists keep watch in front

Image | February 2, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists keep watch in front of the Philippine House of Representatives in Quezon City after planting an 8-foot tall tombstone with the words "R.I.P. BNPP" at the entrance of Congress compound. The activity is meant to send a...

Greenpeace activists wearing face paint gesture

Image | January 27, 2009 at 15:22

Greenpeace activists wearing face paint gesture “stop” with their hands, in reference to a Congress Bill pushing for the immediate revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. In a press conference in Quezon City today, Greenpeace warned that...

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