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The young upstarts of rock band

Image | August 29, 2006 at 11:46

The young upstarts of rock band, Giniling Festival joins Greenpeace as Ocean Defenders.

The sultry Francine Prieto

Image | August 29, 2006 at 11:36

The sultry Francine Prieto, joins Greenpeace's Defending Our Oceans campaign, by signing up as an Ocean Defender.

An “Angel” to Defend our Oceans

Feature story | August 29, 2006 at 6:00

Angel Aquino is no stranger to the limelight. She has always been a favorite cover girl of various magazines. Starting out as a model, she later became a successful film actress and lifestyle television host. Angel is now a Greenpeace Ocean...

Ghost Pipe Fish

Image | August 29, 2006 at 6:00

Ghost Pipe Fish. Dauin Marine Reserve, Philippines.

Clown Fish

Image | August 29, 2006 at 6:00

Clown Fish, inside the Dauin Reef Marine Reserve.

A whaleshark in Donsol

Image | August 28, 2006 at 17:40

A whaleshark in Donsol, Sorsogon, in the Philippines' Bicol region, some 500 kilometers south of Manila. The plankton-rich waters of Donsol is a known feeding ground for whale sharks, the largest fish in the sea which attracts thousands of...

The recent discovery of the presence of feeding

Image | August 28, 2006 at 14:58

The recent discovery of the 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.

The Whales shark's migration route takes

Image | August 28, 2006 at 7:00

The Whales shark's migration route takes them close to the shores off Rapu-Rapu Island, site of toxic sea pollution from the Lafayette mining operation. Greenpeace is in the Philippines to campaign for the closure of the gold and silver mining...

The Whales shark's migration route takes

Image | August 28, 2006 at 7:00

The Whales shark's migration route takes them close to the shores off Rapu-Rapu Island, site of toxic sea pollution from the Lafayette mining operation. Greenpeace is in the Philippines to campaign for the closure of the gold and silver mining...

The Whales shark's migration route takes

Image | August 28, 2006 at 7:00

The Whales shark's migration route takes them close to the shores off Rapu-Rapu Island, site of toxic sea pollution from the Lafayette mining operation. Greenpeace is in the Philippines to campaign for the closure of the gold and silver mining...

The Whales shark's migration route takes

Image | August 28, 2006 at 7:00

The Whales shark's migration route takes them close to the shores off Rapu-Rapu Island, site of toxic sea pollution from the Lafayette mining operation. Greenpeace is in the Philippines to campaign for the closure of the gold and silver mining...

The Whales shark's migration route takes

Image | August 28, 2006 at 7:00

The Whales shark's migration route takes them close to the shores off Rapu-Rapu Island, site of toxic sea pollution from the Lafayette mining operation. Greenpeace is in the Philippines to campaign for the closure of the gold and silver mining...

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,...

The recent discovery of the presence of feeding

Image | August 27, 2006 at 6:00

The recent discovery of the 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.

Bicol’s whale sharks underscore urgent need to defend seas from pollution

Press release | August 27, 2006 at 8:00

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,...

Gary Granada

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

Gary Granada, performs in a Greenpeace-led solidarity concert in Legazpi City.

Fr

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

Fr. Lino Bugamisan, Parish Priest of Rapu Rapu Island addressing rally in Legazpi against Lafayette Mine on Rapu Rapu Island, Philippines.

Rally in Legazpi against Lafayette Mine on

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

Rally in Legazpi against Lafayette Mine on Rapu Rapu Island. During its few months of operation cyanide and other contaminants from the Australian-owned mine on Rapu Rapu Island, Philippines, spilled into the sea, resulting in massive fish kills...

Mayon Volcano erupting above Legazpi City

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

Mayon Volcano erupting above Legazpi City, Philippines,

A Greenpeace volunteer conducts a video transect

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

A Greenpeace volunteer conducts a video transect survey at reef in Rapu Rapu which is buried in silt. Dying and dead corals are actually buried in at least 2 cm of silt. According to Greenpeace, the proximity of Lafayette mine to the sea means...

Close up of an encrusting coral slowly being

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

Close up of an encrusting coral slowly being buried in silt. According to Greenpeace, the proximity of Lafayette mine to the sea means that the marine organisms such as corals are likely to be impacted causing harm to the fragile coral reef...

A Greenpeace volunteer conducts a video transect

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

A Greenpeace volunteer conducts a video transect survey at reef in Rapu Rapu, Philippines. According to Greenpeace, the proximity of Lafayette mine to the sea means that the marine organisms such as corals are likely to be impacted causing harm...

Unhealthy porites covered in silt

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

Unhealthy porites covered in silt. According to Greenpeace, the proximity of Lafayette mine to the sea means that the marine organisms such as corals are likely to be impacted causing harm to the fragile coral reef ecosystem. Greenpeace ship MY...

Half of this coral head is still alive while

Image | August 25, 2006 at 6:00

Half of this coral head is still alive while the other half has already succumbed to the silt. According to Greenpeace, the proximity of Lafayette mine to the sea means that the marine organisms such as corals are likely to be impacted causing...

Greenpeace activists on the way to Rapu Rapu

Image | August 24, 2006 at 14:59

Greenpeace activists on the way to Rapu Rapu mine facility. Rapu Rapu Island, Philippines.24/08/06 Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza is in the Philippines to campaign for the shut down of the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette on...

Greenpeace ship Esperanza at the Lafayette

Image | August 24, 2006 at 14:56

Greenpeace ship Esperanza at the Lafayette Mine on Rapu Rapu island, Philippines. Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza is in the Philippines to campaign for the shut down of the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette on Rapu-Rapu Island,...

Greenpeace activists hang a banner at the

Image | August 24, 2006 at 14:46

Greenpeace activists hang a banner at the conveyor belt of Lafayette mine, Rapu Rapu Island, Philippines. Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza is in the Philippines to campaign for the shut down of the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette on...

Security personnel from Lafayette mine company

Image | August 24, 2006 at 14:43

Security personnel from Lafayette mine company attempt to detain Greenpeace activist Heike Dierbach (Germany) during Greenpeace banner hang protest at Lafayette mine, Rapu Rapu Island, Philippines.Greenpeace activist post sign on the beach where...

Acid Mine Drainage: devastating to aquatic life

Publication | August 24, 2006 at 14:57

Acid streams resulting from mining activities from certain types of mineral deposits such as those at Rapu Rapu are highly toxic to the aquatic environment. The extreme acidity is toxic to most aquatic life and even after neutralisation the...

Lafayette causes pollution during 30-day trial run

Publication | August 24, 2006 at 14:55

In April 2005, Lafayette started mining gold, silver, copper and zinc on Rapu Rapu island. The poor environmental safeguards resulted in spills of cyanide and other contaminants from the mine spilled into the sea and around the island, resulting...

Compelling evidence of toxicity in Rapu Rapu

Feature story | August 24, 2006 at 6:00

There is no doubt that toxic pollution from the mine would clearly affect the coastal and marine ecosystems of Rapu-Rapu Island. Therefore, Lafayette's mining operations in Rapu Rapu must be permanently shut down.

Greenpeace reveals new evidence of highly toxic contaminants in Rapu Rapu

Press release | August 24, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace and government officials from Rapu-Rapu today conducted an inspection of the island's Mirikpitik Creek, which is found to be contaminated by the Lafayette mine. Water samples taken from the creek, which leads out from the mine and...

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...

Stop the mine! Save our seas!

Feature story | August 23, 2006 at 6:00

Like a ticking clock in a time bomb that’s set to go ‘boom!’ The reopening of the Lafayette mine has started the countdown for another disaster in our marine ecosystem.

Flotilla of local boats accompanies Greenpeace

Image | August 23, 2006 at 6:00

Flotilla of local boats accompanies Greenpeace ship Esperanza in a protest calling for the closure of the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette on Rapu-Rapu Island, Philippines. The Australian mine was reopened in July despite government...

Flotilla of local boats accompanies Greenpeace

Image | August 23, 2006 at 6:00

Flotilla of local boats accompanies Greenpeace ship Esperanza in a protest calling for the closure of the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette on Rapu-Rapu Island, Philippines. The Australian mine was reopened in July despite government...

A delegation from the Greenpeace led protest

Image | August 23, 2006 at 6:00

A delegation from the Greenpeace led protest flotilla speaks with management from Lafayette Mine Company, Rapu Rapu Island, Philippines. Left to Right: Fr. Lino Bugamisan Parish Priest of Rapu Rapu island. Lucas Baldin - Fishermans representative...

DENR Assessment of the Rapu-Rapu Polymetallic Project

Publication | August 23, 2006 at 8:00

The exploitation of a country’s mineral resources can only be justified if it does not irreparably damage the environment and if it benefits the community and the nation as a whole. This is beyond all argument. The mine tailings spills that...

Findings and recommendations of the Fact-Finding Commission on the Mining Operations...

Publication | August 23, 2006 at 8:00

This is the comprehensive fact-finding report of the Rapu-Rapu Fact- Finding Commission submitted to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Esperanza leads flotilla protest calling for closure of Lafayette mine

Press release | August 23, 2006 at 8:00

After helping mitigate the devastation wrought by the Petron oil spill in Guimaras Island, Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza today led a flotilla in protest against the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette in the Philippines. The Australian...

The Plastics Pollution of Manila Bay

Publication | August 22, 2006 at 12:55

The beauty of Manila Bay is recounted in songs,poems,and stories of old. Historic battles have been fought and won in this body of water and its waters once teemed with fish and other marine life.

Mining in Rapu Rapu: A Countdown to Disaster

Publication | August 22, 2006 at 12:48

In the Philippines,Bicol’s immensely beautiful marine environment and its fragile sea creatures face a grave threat: toxic pollution and siltation caused by mining operations in Rapu Rapu Island in Albay Province. Local and national groups who...

The community-managed Marine Reserve of Apo Island

Publication | August 22, 2006 at 12:46

Unlike many of the marine protected areas in the Philippines, Apo Island is more than just a paper park.Studies have demonstrated the benefits of the reserve for conservation and for local community livelihood. Apo Island has also become a...

Philippines spill witnessed first hand

Feature story | August 22, 2006 at 6:00

It took Rodolfo Galuna only 15 days to build the small wooden boat he named "Rona". But now the 52-year-old fisherman has no use for it. Black, stinking oil sludge covers the boat’s hull, has crept into Galuna's back yard and quietly destroyed...

Mangrove roots and new shoots coated with

Image | August 21, 2006 at 7:00

Mangrove roots and new shoots coated with oil.

Greenpeace activists and fishermen attempting

Image | August 21, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists and fishermen attempting to use oil booms made from local materials to protect beaches from spilled bunker oil.

Locals and Greenpeace activists

Image | August 21, 2006 at 7:00

Locals and Greenpeace activists, using makeshift booms to help contain some of the estimated 350,000 litres of bunker oil spilled from the single hulled Petron tanker.

Greenpeace diver Daniel Ocampo from the Philippines

Image | August 21, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace diver Daniel Ocampo from the Philippines, after diving to anchor oil booms made from local materials being tested to protect beaches from bunker oil spilled from the sunken tanker.

Veteran actor

Image | August 21, 2006 at 6:00

Veteran actor, Joel Torre, joins Greenpeace volunteers in signing up Ocean Defenders.

"Mr

Image | August 20, 2006 at 14:36

"Mr. Acoustic" Paolo Santos, joins Greenpeace as an Ocean Defender.

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