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Water pollution, a grim reality?

Feature story | March 21, 2007 at 7:00

Today’s celebration of World Water Day with the theme “Coping with water scarcity” is a reminder of the need to conserve and protect the world’s fresh water sources, if we are to avert an impending crisis concerning humankind’s most valuable...

Hundreds of text messages stating "I love

Image | March 16, 2007 at 13:33

Hundreds of text messages stating "I love my rice GMO-free" kept Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Arthur Yap's phone busy from 12 noon to 1 PM of March 15. His new textmates: Filipino consumers demanding GMO-free rice and rice production.

"Stand up for your rice!" Greenpeace tells fellow Filipinos

Press release | March 16, 2007 at 8:00

Hundreds of text messages stating "I love my rice GMO-free" kept Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Arthur Yap's phone busy from 12 noon to 1 PM of March 15. His new textmates: Filipino consumers demanding GMO-free rice and rice production...

Esperanza at location of disabled whaling ship

Feature story | February 17, 2007 at 7:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is currently staying close by the Japanese government's whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru, which was disabled by fire on Thursday. This afternoon, we received a radio call from the whaling crew to tell us that the...

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.

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...

Strongest Climate warning yet demands action

Feature story | February 3, 2007 at 7:00

With the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change just published, it's clearly time to match strengths of scientific warnings with determined action to reduce greenhouse gas...

Greenpeace launches “Energy (R)evolution” campaign in Indonesia

Feature story | February 2, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace challenged the Indonesian government to take strong leadership in confronting the global climate crisis by spearheading efforts in the developing world to establish measures that would protect the people and economies of the poorer...

The energy [r]evolution starts here

Feature story | January 26, 2007 at 7:00

Tackling dangerous climate change is the biggest challenge facing us all. Fortunately there is an answer to this challenge. Our report: ‘energy [r]evolution’, details how to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, using existing technology and still...

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...

Energy [R]evolution

Feature story | January 25, 2007 at 7:00

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.

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.

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...

Kayu Lapis Indonesia: “Forest Killer”

Feature story | December 7, 2006 at 7:00

Dried leaves and tree branches was poured all over Kayu Lapis Indonesia’s (KLI) headquarters in Jakarta along with a huge bouquet of flowers inscribed with: “Congratulations Kayu Lapis Indonesia, Forest Killer in Papua” in a symbolic act to...

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...

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...

Pilipinas, Go Renewable!

Page | November 28, 2006 at 14:16

Climate change is real and its impacts will only get worse if we continue to rely on coal, the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, as an energy source. The Philippines need to embrace solutions such as renewable energy and energy efficiency to...

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...

Don't amBUSH our future

Feature story | November 19, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists climbed Jakarta's Tugu Selamat Datang (Welcome Statue) unfurling a banner that says "DON'T AMBUSH OUR FUTURE! STOP NUCLEAR AND CLIMATE CHAOS!" to slam US President George W Bush's inaction on climate change. Bush arrives in...

Greenpeace: Thailand’s energy revolution can exclude fossil fuels

Press release | November 9, 2006 at 8:00

A new Greenpeace report released today says Thailand’s growing energy needs could be better served by a decentralized system coupled with greater emphasis on energy efficiency and renewable energy. The report Decentralizing Thai Power: Towards a...

Clean Energy

Hub | November 8, 2006 at 15:01

Pilipinas: Go Renewable!

Feature story | November 7, 2006 at 7:00

Senate President Manny Villar today formally opened the Greenpeace climate change photo exhibition at the launch of the environmental group’s ‘Pilipinas, Go Renewable’ campaign at the Philippine Senate. The exhibit, entitled ‘Climate in Crisis:...

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.

The Kyoto Protocol

Hub | October 23, 2006 at 15:56

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.

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...

Apo Island goes renewable

Feature story | October 22, 2006 at 6:00

Apo Island, home to one of the world’s best community-managed marine reserves, goes renewable with the installation of a solar power module in the barangay’s elementary school library.

People’s Declaration on Clean Energy

Page | October 19, 2006 at 13:29

Greenpeace and over 20 community organizations representing thousands of people from across from Australia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Thailand has launched a People’s Declaration Against Coal in Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand—the...

How to be green in the kitchen

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 in the garden

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 in the bathroom

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 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.

Solar-powered vaccine fridge may soon be available in remote areas in

Press release | October 13, 2006 at 15:24

An innovative new solar-powered refrigeration unit developed by Greenpeace International and six other international organizations, may soon be available in remote areas in the Philippines. The SolarChill Vaccine Cooler & Refrigerator, which won...

Take Action

Page | September 25, 2006 at 15:59

You don't have to be a celebrity to be a star! Just go for clean power!

HP tops most toxic notebook PCs

Feature story | September 18, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists staged a picket at the office of computer giant Hewlett-Packard in Bangkok in protest against the use of toxic substances in its PCs.

Welcome to Cebu!

Page | September 15, 2006 at 11:13

Local children come out in force and in costume to welcome the Esperanza to Cebu, our last stop in the Philippines. It's a moving celebration of the oceans, community and life!

Apo Island Marine Reserve

Page | September 15, 2006 at 11:11

Apo Island is home to the world's oldest community based marine reserve. The sanctuary was created over 20 years ago and has proven succesfull in sustaining marine life and improving the lives of the islands inhabitants.

ASEM: stop investing fossil fuels

Feature story | September 8, 2006 at 6:00

Thailand's Ministry of Energy was taken aback as Greenpeace activists dumped coal at their doorstep to dispute their energy policies that promote the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, one of the primary causes of climate change. The...

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...

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...

Last stop: Cebu

Feature story | September 1, 2006 at 6:00

The Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza arrives today in Cebu City on the last stop of the Philippine leg of her global Defending our Oceans expedition. The voyage aims to highlight the wonders of, and the environmental threats to, the world's oceans.

A 'ray of hope' for the oceans

Feature story | August 30, 2006 at 6:00

Apo Island Marine Reserve in central Philippines is a 'ray of hope' for oceans around the world, Greenpeace said today during the visit of the ship MY Esperanza to the famous reserve. The Esperanza was welcomed in pristine Apo Island by the local...

Clown Fish

Image | August 29, 2006 at 6:00

Clown Fish, inside the Dauin Reef Marine Reserve.

Strongest Climate warning yet demands action

Feature story | February 3, 2006 at 7:00

With the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change just published, it's clearly time to match strengths of scientific warnings with determined action to reduce greenhouse gas...

Solar generation campaigns at Masskara festival

Feature story | June 6, 2005 at 6:00

These kids may have the sun in their eyes. But they definitely aren’t blinded by the light. In fact, they would like nothing more than to shine that light on everyone lest the world be plunged into the darkness, literally.

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