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TigerHug

Image gallery | March 10, 2014

Procter & Gamble brings rainforest destruction into bathrooms, says Greenpeace

Press release | February 26, 2014 at 16:00

Jakarta/ Manila, 26 February 2014 – Procter & Gamble, which makes Head & Shoulders, is sourcing palm oil from companies connected to orangutan habitat clearance in Indonesia, making consumers part of a widespread forest destruction scandal.

Joaquin Phoenix and Kellan Lutz join Greenpeace call for forest-friendly products

Press release | February 12, 2014 at 14:04

Jakarta/Manila – A host of Hollywood stars including Joaquin Phoenix, Kellan Lutz and Gillian Anderson have joined thousands of concerned consumers in calling for an end to every-day products being manufactured through forest destruction.

The 5 Step Detox Programme

Feature story | February 11, 2014 at 12:31

You might ask, what happens after a brand commits to detox? How do these companies ensure they meet their promises and credibly eliminate the toxic little monsters from their clothes and their factories?

Greenpeace calls for ratification of Basel Ban Amendment following discovery of...

Press release | February 11, 2014 at 12:58

Manila, Philippines—Environmental group Greenpeace today expressed alarm at the discovery of fifty container vans from Canada, supposedly carrying plastic scraps, but found to contain a mixture of different household waste that include adult...

Activists around the world challenge adidas to go “all in” for Detox

Press release | January 25, 2014 at 16:58

Quezon City, 25 January 2014-- Hundreds of Greenpeace volunteers in cities around the world have today challenged sportswear giant adidas to act upon its Detox commitment and rid its supply chain of hazardous, toxic monsters. Filipino activists...

New study finds toxic monsters lurking in children’s clothing

Press release | January 14, 2014 at 17:38

Beijing/Manila, 14 January 2014—Hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by major brands including Disney, Burberry and adidas, according to a new investigation released today by Greenpeace East Asia [1].

Year 2013 in Pictures

Image gallery | December 31, 2013

Bicol communities winning battles against illegal commercial fishing

Press release | December 13, 2013 at 12:53

Legazpi City, 13 December 2013--Bicol communities are on their way to winning their battle against illegal fishing, a joint team of stakeholders and NGOs said today in a press conference in Legazpi City.

Countries leave Pacific tuna commission with license to overfish

Press release | December 7, 2013 at 13:17

Cairns, Australia – The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission 10th meeting ended with a deadlock over conservation and management measures needed to reverse overfishing of the region’s bigeye tuna stocks. As a result, the meeting...

Greenpeace urges Cairns tuna summit to end overfishing and control fleets

Press release | December 1, 2013 at 12:57

Suva, Fiji - Greenpeace activists today deployed a floating banner at a port in the Pacific, reading: “WCPFC Act Now! Fewer boats, more fish”. This message is directed at the members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)...

Greenpeace launches Detox Catwalk, an online guide to toxic-free fashion

Press release | October 31, 2013 at 19:53

Manila/Beijing, October 31, 2013 – Greenpeace International today released its Detox Catwalk (1), an interactive online platform assessing the progress made by major clothing companies towards a toxic-free future.

30 Days of Injustice for the Arctic 30

Image gallery | October 23, 2013

Greenpeace report shows how RE could lift ASEAN nations out of poverty and halt...

Press release | September 24, 2013 at 12:30

Bali, Indonesia, 24th of September 2013 – Greenpeace Southeast Asia today launched a comprehensive report that illustrates how renewable energy could benefit the economies and save the climate environments of the 10-member countries of the...

Arctic sea ice reaches minimum extent for 2013 as Greenpeace activists are held in...

Press release | September 21, 2013 at 18:12

Amsterdam, 20th September 2013 - US Scientists have announced that Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its sixth lowest extent in recorded history this year. The news comes as 30 Greenpeace activists remain in the custody of Russian security...

Choices, voices and being heard

Blog entry by Arin de Hoog | August 23, 2013

Every day we have to make choices. For many, the choice is whether or not to do something to protect our environment.   For a few of us, there is no choice at all. We do what we have to do to tell the world that there are wrongs that...

M/Y Esperanza Open Boat Day in Manila

Image gallery | July 28, 2013

Guns, goons and garbage along Manila Bay

Image gallery | July 25, 2013

Save our Seas

Image gallery | July 11, 2013

Climate Change: Challenges and Solutions in Southeast Asia

Video | June 1, 2013 at 17:00

The world’s energy system has bestowed great benefits to society, but it has also come with an expensive price tag: climate change due to human activities that have led to the build-up of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the...

Unjust laws for nuclear power leave Fukushima victims suffering

Press release | March 11, 2013 at 16:52

Tokyo – On the second anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Greenpeace made the following statements to highlight the flawed laws protecting the nuclear industry and the fact that hundreds of thousands of people in Japan still lack the...

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The nuclear industry profits, while people pay.

Hope from Fukushima

Blog entry by Junichi Sato, ED Greenpeace Japan | March 11, 2013

As we mark the second memorial of the March 11, 2011 triple disaster, we see tragedy, but also hope in Japan. While people mourn for the mothers, fathers, siblings, grandparents and children that were lost in the earthquake and...

Making up for lost time

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 25, 2013

The pronouncement that February 25 is a working holiday is a clear indication that the significance of the first EDSA People Power Revolution is no longer in the collective consciousness of many Filipinos in recent years. I cannot...

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Don't let General Electric, Hitachi and Toshiba walk away from the Fukushima nuclear...

Action | January 17, 2013 at 20:30

The nuclear industry is profiting from creating nuclear risks that others pay for. This is unjust and must change. Don’t let General Electric, Hitachi and Toshiba walk away from the Fukushima disaster. Take action!

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The nuclear industry profits, while people pay.

2012 In Pictures

Image gallery | January 1, 2013

More than words...

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | December 31, 2012

This year was a blast in the Southeast Asian region —  and globally —  as we have achieved a lot which makes us a bit closer to the future we want: a green and peaceful planet. None of it would have been possible without the support...

Greenpeace urges DOE Secretary Petilla to abandon all plans to use nuclear energy for...

Press release | December 27, 2012 at 17:37

Manila — With just four days until the new year, Greenpeace has a suggested new year’s resolution for Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla: abandon all plans to use nuclear power in the Philippines.

1 year after sendong

Image gallery | December 19, 2012

54 reactors down: Japan breaks free of nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | May 4, 2012

With tomorrow’s scheduled shutdown of Japan’s Tomari nuclear power plant the country will be free from nuclear power for the first time since 1966. Can it seize this historic opportunity? Here at Greenpeace we believe it can. All of...

PNoy failing on the environmental front : Greenpeace

Press release | April 23, 2012 at 1:25

As the world observes this year’s annual Earth Day celebration, Greenpeace lamented the failing performance of the Aquino administration on the environmental front, citing the last two years under President Aquino’s leadership as a period ...

ASEAN Community Wants Cambodia to Facilitate Clean Energy Discussion

Image | March 30, 2012 at 13:28

A student signs a petition address to ASEAN leaders to work together to secure a safe and clean energy future for the people of the region. Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Young Progressives of Southeast Asia, gathered at Cambodia’s Ministry of...

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ASEAN Community Wants Cambodia to Facilitate Clean Energy Discussion

Image | March 30, 2012 at 13:07

Tara Buakamsri, Campaign Director for Greenpeace Southeast Asia, gives a copy of Shadowlands photo book to Mr. Suth Dina, a personal advisor to Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Phnom Penh. Greenpeace Southeast Asia and...

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ASEAN Community Wants Cambodia to Facilitate Clean Energy Discussion

Image | March 30, 2012 at 12:55

Youth light candles during a ceremony at the Asean Civil Society Conference (ACSC) in Phonm Penh. The ACSC was the venue of the Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Young Progressives of Southeast Asia for a petition and photo exhibition calling for a...

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ASEAN Community Wants Cambodia to Facilitate Clean Energy Discussion

Press release | March 29, 2012 at 19:33

Phnom Penh –- Ahead of the ASEAN Summit this weekend, groups of civil society and youth volunteers today delivered a call to action to ASEAN leaders to work together to secure a safe and clean energy future for the people of the region.

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PH may lose tuna markets

Press release | March 27, 2012 at 13:20

Guam – Greenpeace warned that the Philippines stands to lose lucrative tuna markets, unless it fully embraces sustainable fishing practices immediately. The environment group made the call as governments, including the Philippines, gather in...

Remember Japan... Keep Southeast Asia nuclear-free!

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | March 11, 2012

A year ago this day, a devastating 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck off the coast of north-east Japan that caused catastrophic meltdowns at a nuclear plant. We witnessed the disaster, video after video, heartbreaking...

A year ago today...

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 11, 2012

A year ago today the world was awakened in shock after a series of equipment failures, nuclear meltdowns, and releases of radioactive materials at the Fukushima Daiichi, nuclear power plant, following the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Remember Fukushima... Make ASEAN nuclear-free!

Press release | March 9, 2012 at 14:40

Makati City, 09 March 2012 - Greenpeace today called on the governments of ASEAN to heed the lessons of Fukushima by abandoning their nuclear ambitions and revamping their existing energy policies in favour of measures that promote energy...

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Shadowlands exhibit launch

Image gallery | March 5, 2012

‘Shadowlands’ photographs highlight human cost of Fukushima nuclear disaster

Press release | March 5, 2012 at 18:32

Greenpeace today launched ‘Shadowlands’, a presentation of haunting photographs depicting the impacts of the Fukushima nuclear disaster and the plight of people displaced by the crisis, serving also as a warning to Philippine authorities to stop...

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ASEAN, say "NO" to nuclear power

Action | March 2, 2012 at 22:45

We are calling for the the ASEAN to divert from the nuclear path it laid down in the Treaty of Bangkok and repeal the nuclear development provision in the ASEAN Energy Cooperation Plan for 2010-2015. Help us to make the message clear to ASEAN and...

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Tell ASEAN to say "NO" to nuclear power

Action | March 2, 2012 at 22:45

We are calling for the the ASEAN to divert from the nuclear path it laid down in the Treaty of Bangkok and repeal the nuclear development provision in the ASEAN Energy Cooperation Plan for 2010-2015. Help us to make the message clear to ASEAN and...

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Undercover investigation exposes Asia Pulp & Paper’s illegal rainforest scandal

Press release | March 1, 2012 at 17:10

01 March 2012, Jakarta - Greenpeace this morning handed evidence to the Ministry of Forestry and Indonesia’s CITES Secretariat from a year-long investigation, showing that Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is systematically violating Indonesia’s laws...

Silence and contamination, legacies of the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | February 20, 2012

Nearly a year after Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, it’s time to take a look at its legacy and take an opportunity to stand in solidarity with the people who continue to suffer the impacts. We’re calling for a nuclear free,...

Toxic leak in Pasay City underscores the need for pollution disclosure

Press release | January 10, 2012 at 16:56

Greenpeace today reiterated its call for government agencies to establish a pollution disclosure system that would make it mandatory for facilities to publicly disclose all hazardous chemicals that they handle, store, transfer and dispose. The...

Maraming salamat po

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 25, 2011

Happy holidays. Season’s greetings. Merry Christmas. It all seems pretty much the same as this holiday season is about celebrating life and the hope that it brings when people take it upon themselves to do something out of the...

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