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IPs, Palawan groups intensify opposition to planned Nickelodeon undersea attraction

Press release | July 27, 2017 at 13:39

Puerto Princesa, Palawan – Indigenous peoples from Coron and nearby islands, together with local groups in the province, are rejecting the proposed Nickelodeon underwater theme park amid concerns over the project’s environmental and cultural...

Envi groups raise alarm on Nickelodeon threat to sustainability of Palawan

Press release | June 7, 2017 at 15:06

Manila – Environmental groups, together with members of the academe and representatives from Palawan, called for intensified efforts to safeguard the sustainability and environmental viability of Palawan in light of apparent lobby efforts to push...

Greenpeace tells IOTC: Strong measures needed to stop transshipment

Press release | May 25, 2017 at 17:25

Jogjakarta, 25 May 2017— As the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) meets this week for its 21st Annual Session in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Greenpeace calls for action on a practice that allows entire tuna fishing fleets to hide a long list of...

Beyond rejection

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | May 10, 2017

It was a few minutes past 7 in the evening when environmental and civil society groups held a candlelight vigil in front of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources central office last Monday. Representatives from different...

Greenpeace Philippines reaction to the appointment of Roy Cimatu as DENR Secretary

Press release | May 9, 2017 at 17:16

In reaction to the appointment of Roy Cimatu as the new Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary, Vince Cinches, Political Campaigner of Greenpeace Philippines, said:

Greenpeace blockades DENR, declares environment agency ‘not open for business’

Press release | May 8, 2017 at 12:00

08 May 2017 Manila, Philippines – Activists from Greenpeace Philippines today blockaded the gates of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) head office in Quezon City to protest the continued control of the Philippine...

The rejection of Gina is a rejection of change: Greenpeace Statement on the...

Press release | May 3, 2017 at 17:08

Manila-- A day after the third confirmation hearing of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Regina Paz Lopez, the Commission on Appointments voted to reject Lopez for the environment agency post.

Time to Ban Single-Use Plastics and Protect the Oceans

Publication | April 28, 2017 at 14:41

The oceans are already filled with 275 million tons of plastics. Plastic fragments disperse and can now be found from the tropical Pacific to the freezing Arctic. Seventy percent of plastics ultimately sink, damaging life on the seabed. The...

Greenpeace tells ASEAN: Act on plastics pollution in region’s ocean

Press release | April 25, 2017 at 18:15

Manila, Philippines - Acting on the urgency of the plastics pollution problem in the region, and with the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit commencing in Manila, Greenpeace Southeast Asia brought its message to the...

War on poverty and illegal fishing must continue

Page | April 11, 2017 at 10:42

We, the members of the Pangingisda Natin Gawing Tama (PaNaGaT) network, strongly urge President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to address persistent poverty in fishing communities in the country.

To ensure fish for the future

Blog entry by Zelda DT Soriano | April 7, 2017

I couldn’t stop thinking of my favorite Galunggong fish (roundscad) back in the Philippines while observing a meeting of world’s governments at the United Nations in New York! Popularly known as poor man’s fish in my country due to its...

The power of your plate

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | March 7, 2017

For a country of 7,641 islands with a population of more than 100 million, more than half of which are living in coastal areas, an empty ocean means food insecurity, malnutrition, and further hardships to our fisher folk, who have been...

Greenpeace statement of support for the confirmation of Gina Lopez as DENR Secretary

Press release | March 1, 2017 at 11:00

Manila – Amalie Obusan, Country Director of Greenpeace Philippines, said:

BFAR, private sector, NGOs map out path to sustainable seafood

Press release | February 24, 2017 at 12:35

What will it take to make sustainable seafood a reality in the Philippines?

Greenpeace wants ASEAN to address plastics pollution in the high seas

Press release | January 20, 2017 at 17:02

Manila, 20 January 2017— Greenpeace is calling on ASEAN governments to advance oceans protection ahead of the upcoming ASEAN leaders’ summit in Manila in April. Crucial issues were raised in a forum attended by delegates from Southeast Asian...

More Hotels Pushing for Oceans Solutions at the 2nd Sustainable Seafood Week

Press release | January 17, 2017 at 18:13

16 January 2017, Manila -- Last year, a small group of hotels, restaurants, retailers and NGOs got together to conceptualize the Sustainable Seafood Week, to build public awareness on the issue of responsible seafood sourcing, and how critical it...

Greenpeace, PaNaGaT network back DA’s proposed actions vs LGU officials on illegal...

Press release | January 7, 2017 at 12:00

Manila, 07 January 2017 - In reaction to the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) urgent call to ‘shame’ and suspend local government officials who will fail to stop illegal fishing in their respective areas, Vince Cinches, Oceans Campaigner of...

2016: Year in Pictures

Image gallery | December 21, 2016

A Plastic Free Christmas Message

Blog entry by Anna Dawson | December 16, 2016 1 comment

It is the season to be jolly, to be holy, to love and to give. And it is in the last act, the act of giving, where we struggle at Christmas time. Malls bulge with the influx of shoppers buying gifts to show their loved ones just how...

What will it take to protect the world’s fish and oceans for future generations?

Blog entry by Cat Dorey | December 3, 2016

I don’t speak tuna . And I fear my ability to sign in shark could be fatally misconstrued. But next week when people from all around the Pacific and beyond meet in Fiji to discuss the future of fisheries in the region, our finned...

Annual Report 2015

Publication | November 17, 2016 at 15:27

Greenpeace Southeast Asia was founded in 2000 in response to rampant environmental degradation brought about by unfettered development in the region.

Philippine canneries fall short on sustainability and social responsibility issues-...

Press release | November 17, 2016 at 15:47

Manila/Jakarta, 17 November 2016-- A new report released today by Greenpeace Southeast Asia revealed how major tuna canneries in the Philippines and Indonesia continue to fall short in providing customers with sustainably and equitably sourced...

Sharks and rays get international and PH protection thru CITES vote

Press release | October 5, 2016 at 10:12

04 October 2016; Johannesburg, South Africa –Protection of marine species got a boost today when the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) voted in favor of listing thresher sharks...

Why is CITES important for us Filipinos?

Blog entry by Dennis Bryan Bait-it | September 29, 2016

After traveling thousands of miles from the beautiful island paradise of Malapascua in the Philippines, I am now in Johannesburg, South Africa, to tell the stories about how thresher sharks are valuable not just to our oceans, but to...

New Zealander cycles the Philippines coasts to raise awareness about ocean plastic

Blog entry by Abigail Aguilar | September 28, 2016

Anna Dawson is no stranger to Philippine coastlines, having lived and worked in the country since 2008. However, her next challenge will be one of the biggest yet. From September to December 2016, the New Zealander is cycling 2,000km...

Cebuanos call for global protection of thresher sharks

Press release | September 16, 2016 at 13:41

Cebu, Philippines, 16 September 2016 – Local government officials, coastal community representatives, environmental groups, marine scientists, resort owners, divers, and other tourism industry representatives gathered at the Cebu Provincial...

Forty-five years of people power

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid and Jennifer Morgan | September 15, 2016

After forty-five years, countless campaigns and stories – one thing remains central to the Greenpeace identity, and that is people. People are at the heart of who we are and what is needed to create the green and peaceful world we need...

Green advocates remind President Duterte of environmental to-do list

Press release | September 9, 2016 at 0:33

In a press conference held in Quezon City, environmental advocates united once more to remind President Rodrigo Duterte the list of environmental reforms he promised to initiate in the first 100 days of his presidency. The Green Thumb...

Science and envi groups disappointed with Tuna Management Plan

Press release | August 31, 2016 at 16:42

31 August 2016, General Santos City - At the start of the 18th Tuna Congress held in General Santos City, Greenpeace Philippines, WWF Philippines and the Alliance of Tuna Handliners, together with concerned fisheries organizations, called for a...

Fisherfolk, conservation groups call on Duterte to end illegal fishing in 6 months

Press release | June 21, 2016 at 13:00

Quezon City - A week before President-elect Rodrigo Duterte assumes office, leaders of fisherfolk and marine conservation groups bared their recommendations toward improving the lot of fishing communities and the health of the country’s marine...

Stopping Thai Union from trashing our seas


Blog entry by Arifsyah Nasution | May 17, 2016

I’m onboard the Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, in the Western Indian Ocean on an important tuna quest. Tuna is probably the most popular seafood commodity out there. People eat it for a number of reasons, mostly as a convenient and...

Food, fisheries, and the future after the Presidential debates

Press release | April 25, 2016 at 18:37

We challenge the next leaders of the country to improve the lot of our fishers, ensure food security and champion the transition to sustainable fisheries.

Fishers remind Presidential candidates: Don’t forget about us

Press release | April 20, 2016 at 13:25

Pangasinan – Fisherfolk leaders gathered today in front of PHINMA University of Pangasinan, venue of the third and last PiliPinas Presidential Debates, to remind the five Presidential candidates not to forget about fisheries issues, saying that...

Protect thresher sharks now – Conservationists tell the government

Press release | April 19, 2016 at 13:50

Cebu City — Leading voices in Philippine conservation are calling on the global community to protect thresher sharks in the upcoming Conference of Parties (CoP) 17 of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (of Wild Fauna and...

Groups deplore lack of clear plans, positions on environment issues

Press release | March 21, 2016 at 12:12

Cebu City–Environmental groups who converged in Cebu yesterday for the second leg of the PiliPinas Presidential Debates 2016 expressed disappointment at the candidates’ lack of any clear positions and plans regarding urgent environmental issues...

Coalition pushes for environmental agenda ahead of 2nd Presidential debate

Press release | March 16, 2016 at 15:25

Cebu City – Environmental and community groups band together with members of the church, academe, cause-oriented and civil society organizations, to amplify their call for a more robust discussion of environmental agendas in the 2ndPiliPinas...

Fisherfolk count gains one year after Amended Fisheries Code

Press release | February 29, 2016 at 17:09

Manila – A year after Republic Act (RA) 10654, which amended the Fisheries Code of 1998, was passed, fisherfolk associations, civil society organizations and environmental NGOs are underlining the gains of the amended law in a press conference...

All aboard - The Seafood Week, Oceans Conservation and the 2016 Elections

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | February 21, 2016

These past few days, the public saw the country’s premier hotels and restaurants inviting their patrons to join them in saving the oceans by scrutinizing the seafood that are served and consumed.  The decision of the hospitality...

Manila holds the first-ever Sustainable Seafood Week

Press release | February 15, 2016 at 12:52

Manila – Top hotels and restaurants in Manila joined hands with different environmental groups and fisheries NGOs [1] to put their commitment onto the plates by organizing the first-ever Sustainable Seafood Week taking place from February 15 to 21.

Letter to BFAR on CNFIDP

Feature story | February 4, 2016 at 14:27

Greenpeace together with its network and various fishing communities has been campaigning to protect and preserve our oceans in order to change how we managed our oceans by engaging governments, industry players, and other ocean stakeholders.

Year in Review: The Top 12 Facebook Posts

Blog entry by Jezreel Belleza | December 31, 2015

What an amazing year it’s been and we only have you to thank for keeping our social media realms active! Walk down memory lane with us as we look through our monthly posts that had many of you clicking the like, share, and comment...

Greenpeace Southeast Asia's 2015 campaign highlights

Video | December 26, 2015 at 14:09

2015, another remarkable year of protecting our PLANET. Without you, this success would not be possible. Thank you for all your support. Your strength and courage inspired us. THANK YOU.

2015: A Year in Pictures

Image gallery | December 24, 2015

2015: Greenpeace Year in Pictures

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | December 24, 2015

2015 has been historic for Greenpeace. Together with you and the rest of our countless supporters – we have stepped up our game towards building a planet which is ecologically sound, healthy and liveable. Thanks to our team of photo...

Thank you for letting me be a part of your journey

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 22, 2015

Dear Friends,  As I look out my window here in Amsterdam, winter is nearly here, and with it comes the retreat of another year, and the passing of what has been to make way for the spring and the new. As the days get shorter and the...

Going beyond corporate responsibility, Manila’s top hotels and restaurants advocate...

Press release | November 25, 2015 at 11:53

Manila, Philippines — In a bid to help save overfished Philippine seas, Manila’s top hotels and restaurants, came together with environmental groups and fisheries NGOs to declare their support for the promotion of sustainable seafood. [1] The...

What do you mean it's #NotJustTuna?

Blog entry by Jezreel Belleza | November 21, 2015

Do you know what's in our tuna cans? It's a ridiculous question because it really should be just tuna , right? Well, these tuna fishers say otherwise — “...We are not being treated as humans, but more like animals.”   ...

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