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Greenpeace advocates for the rights of Filipinos not corporations

Blog entry by Von Hernandez | August 12, 2013

Over the past few weeks, there has been a series of articles claiming that Greenpeace is anti-science, that we oppose development and - even more outlandishly - that we are puppets whose strings are being pulled by European paymasters.

Greenpeace to FDA: There is no proof that GMOs are safe

Press release | July 5, 2013 at 14:32

Manila — Greenpeace today rubbished claims made by the Food and Drug Administration that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the market “have met international food standards and are safe as and as nutritious as the food derived from...

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On Academic Freedom and the CA ruling on Bt Talong

Blog entry by Romeo F. Quijano, M.D. | July 3, 2013

On June 22, 2013, the Philippine Daily Inquirer published a paid advertisement entitled “Professional Scientific Societies Support Bt Talong Field Trials. UPLB Will Ask the Court of Appeals to Reconsider its Decision to Stop the Field...

Ecological Farming

Hub | June 24, 2013 at 16:00

Greenpeace is campaigning for agriculture that is good for the planet and people. Healthy food grown with the environment — not against it. Farming that helps cope with climate change.

The fake promises of GE crops

Blog entry by Janet Cotter | June 22, 2013

There's been a lot of 'noise' recently about how genetically engineered (GE) crops can help "feed the world", and that they can help agriculture in a climate-affected world. But are these promises real or just hype? If we look at...

When will governments learn that GE crops are uncontrollable?

Blog entry by Janet Cotter | June 1, 2013

Shockwaves are being felt across the world's wheat markets following the first-ever discovery of unauthorised genetically engineered wheat growing on a US farm – a development that gives further proof that GE crops cannot be controlled...

Stand up for your rice!

Action | March 31, 2013 at 22:56

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Oriental Mindoro: GMOs, Keep Out!

Blog entry by Daniel Ocampo | March 7, 2013

Last January, I was invited again in Oriental Mindoro by our local partners to help them in their protest against the plans to plant GMOs in the province despite the existing ban in the province. Going back there reminded me of the...

GMO-free Mindoro fights back

Blog entry by Daniel Ocampo | January 24, 2013

Even before the year started, I was already informed that there are moves from some sectors to reintroduce GM corn in the province of Oriental Mindoro despite provincial ordinance banning its propagation. This move is coming from...

GMO-free Philippines: In the catacombs of broken dreams?

Blog entry by Leonardo Avila, guest blogger | December 11, 2012 1 comment

A very significant event happened this year, that is for those who believe that farming or agriculture must not only provide healthy and abundant food for everyone but must give substantial benefits to the farmers who are the producers...

No room on our plates for ‘golden’ rice

Blog entry by Ditdit Pelegrina | October 16, 2012

On the 16th of October, the global community celebrates World Food Day – this year, with a special emphasis on the role of cooperatives in feeding the world. But even as we celebrate the noble ideal, it is important to pay heed to...

Join the global resistance against GMOs

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | September 18, 2012

Truth is stranger than fiction Only a couple of decades ago, genetically modified organisms (GMO) would have been something out of science fiction. In the not so distant past, we never imagined we would find on our dinner tables...

Earth Warriors

Video | September 17, 2012 at 12:42

The Philippines is under attack by genetically modified monster crops... But that is set to change with every Filipino citizen's help! Support the fight of the Earth Warriors against genetically modified monster crops by sharing this video far...

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24 children used as guinea pigs in genetically engineered "Golden Rice" trial

Blog entry by Monica Tan, Greenpeace East Asia | August 31, 2012

The above picture taken from our 2004 'Rice is Life' tour where we captured images from traditional, chemical-free paddy fields. How would you feel if I told you that a group of scientists had come to the United States, and fed ...

Meeting with DA Sec. Alcala

Action | June 21, 2012 at 4:43

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Put GMO regulators under the microscope: Greenpeace

Press release | May 18, 2012 at 14:28

Quezon City — Greenpeace today called for a rigorous public scrutiny of GMO regulators as it stepped up the demand for accountability and transparency of the country’s GMO (genetically-modified organisms) regulatory process.

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Some scientists are either lying, or they did not do their research (Part II)

Blog entry by Danny Ocampo | May 15, 2012

In the first part of this blog , we’ve pointed out that GMO proponents are trying to paint critics of genetically modified crops as being unscientific, when it is in fact GMO pushers who are trying to sweep scientific facts under the...

Greenpeace wins landmark GE eggplant court case

Blog entry by Ditdit Pelegrina | May 14, 2012

In a  landmark decision  the Philippine Supreme Court has ruled in favour of Greenpeace Philippines and other petitioners who  launched a court case  against on-going field trials of genetically engineered (GE) Bt eggplant.  ...

Writ of Kalikasan granted against Bt Talong field trials

Press release | May 12, 2012 at 13:40

Quezon City -- Greenpeace today called for greater scrutiny of the country’s GMO approval system as it welcomed the Supreme Court decision to grant a Writ of Kalikasan in favor of the petition to stop field trials of the genetically-modified...

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Some scientists are either lying, or they did not do their research

Blog entry by Daniel Ocampo | May 10, 2012

Genetic manipulation of food crops poses threats to human health, the environment, and the livelihood of farmers. This is what true and unbiased science warns us about. Yet, sadly, some respected names have been turning a blind eye...

India and the Philippines at forefront of campaign to protect eggplant diversity

Blog entry by Didit Pelegrina | May 8, 2012

Recently, Greenpeace in the Philippines  dressed up  as genetically engineered (GE) monster crops and  filed a case before the Supreme Court  asking to stop the on-going field trials of the GE insect resistant  Bt  eggplant, on...

Problems with the relatives

Publication | May 3, 2012 at 13:55

Brinjal (also called eggplant or talong) is a popular vegetable in South and Southeast Asia. However, the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE), also called genetically modified, or GM) Bt brinjal poses risks to the environment and possibly...

Genetically engineered Bt brinjal and the implications for plant biodiversity - revisited

Publication | May 3, 2012 at 13:30

Concerns over the commercial release of genetically modified (GM), Bt brinjal, also called aubergine or talong, relate to biosafety. One major concern is the potential for transgene flow from Bt brinjal to wild, weedy and cultivated relatives. As...

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Legal remedy vs. GMO invasion sought

Press release | April 26, 2012 at 14:18

Manila - Greenpeace and fellow petitioners today sought legal remedy to the flawed regulatory system that has allowed the unhampered proliferation of dangerous genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the country by filing at the Supreme Court a...

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Legal remedy vs. GMO invasion sought

Image gallery | April 26, 2012

GMOs: You have the right to know!

Video | April 18, 2012 at 16:41

Get informed. Get involved... because the Philippines is not a testing ground! http://bit.ly/stopgmo

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Agri Dept overrun by “monster crops”

Press release | April 18, 2012 at 13:03

GMO “monster crops” today stormed the Department of Agriculture to seek entry into the agency that has set them loose on Philippine soil.

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Agri Dept overrun by “monster crops”

Image gallery | April 18, 2012

China hammers nails into the GE coffin – what country is next?

Blog entry by Caroline Jacobsson | February 27, 2012

Recently China proposed to legislate against genetically engineered (GE) grains. This means that staple foods, such as rice cannot be researched, planted or sold on the Chinese market nor can it be exported. Greenpeace China has...

Eat it up Monsanto!

Blog entry by Caroline Jacobsson | February 14, 2012 2 comments

There's a story doing the rounds again ,  about how Monsanto, one of the world’s largest profiteers of genetically engineered (GE) food, banned GE food from its own corporate canteens! Monsanto had its pants pulled down by...

Sustainable Agriculture Congress

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | August 24, 2011

Beyond population growth, and the bleak availability of food for a majority of people and climate change impacts, there are many compelling reasons to start growing for all of us to opt for sustainable agriculture. In fact, it is long...

In response to the Department of Agriculture

Blog entry by Danny Ocampo | August 17, 2011

This letter is in Response to the article, “ DA biotech experts rap Greenpeace ” (Business Mirror, 15 August 2011, page B3). We feel that Dr. Candida Adalla, chief of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Biotechnology...

Ecological farming

Hub | July 23, 2011 at 0:07

Ecological farming enables communities to produce enough food to feed themselves. This form of agriculture fosters a future of healthy farming, and healthy food, to all people. Ecological farming helps the world’s population to mitigate—and adapt...

Corporate Control

Hub | July 22, 2011 at 18:28

Corporate Control of Agriculture

Experimental GE crops are a public risk and field trials must be halted -- Greenpeace

Press release | June 7, 2011 at 16:43

Experimental GE crops such as Bt Talong pose serious environmental and health risks and all citizens have a duty to ensure that open air planting of such are immediately stopped, Greenpeace said today in a statement.

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World’s biggest rice exporter sets GE-free rice policy

Press release | June 2, 2011 at 14:34

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine government to follow the example of Thailand, the world’s top rice exporter, and commit to keep rice production free of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The call came as farmers and environmental...

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Miss Earth Foundation joins Greenpeace call for GMO-free agriculture

Press release | May 22, 2011 at 19:49

Greenpeace held an Organic Cook-out with celebrity chefs and the Miss Earth Foundation to highlight the call for a ban on genetically engineered (GE) food crops, the protection of our organic farming industry from the threat of genetically...

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EU farmers ditch GE crops

Press release | February 25, 2011 at 16:38

Industry data released this week confirms that farmers are abandoning genetically-engineered (GE) crops in Europe, following a trend of increasing public rejection in the EU, said Greenpeace. The International Service for the Acquisition of...

Stopping genetically engineered crops in the Philippines

Blog entry by Daniel Ocampo | January 11, 2011 1 comment

These past few months have been a whirlwind of forums and meetings with different groups including NGOs, the church, farmers, students, women, organic traders etc. - all because of the plans to commercialise Monsanto's Bt eggplant in...

Greenpeace victories

Hub | August 23, 2010 at 16:10

Find out how Greenpeace helped bring about positive environmental changes in the world and in Southeast Asia.

The Solution

Hub | April 23, 2010 at 20:07

Genetic Engineering. Corporate control of people's food. Over reliance on pesticides and herbicides are not the solutions. So what is? Ecological Farming. It's safe. It's doable. And it's happening now. Help us support farming for the future.

The Problem

Hub | April 14, 2010 at 8:00

How harmful is Genetic Engineering? Is relying on toxic chemicals the only way forward? Can 'business as usual' in agriculture provide food for the future? Greenpeace is working on all this and more.

Genetic Engineering

Hub | February 18, 2010 at 23:39

While scientific progress on molecular biology has a great potential to increase our understanding of nature and provide new medical tools, it should not be used as justification to turn the environment into a giant genetic experiment by...

A nipa hut quitely sits amidst fields of

Image | November 13, 2009 at 15:43

A nipa hut quitely sits amidst fields of organic rice standing witnessing hardwork and persistence of the farmers in Sitio Canaan, Barangay Crossing, Magallon, Negros Occidental.

Members of the Chang(e) Caravan pose at the

Image | September 27, 2009 at 7:00

Members of the Chang(e) Caravan pose at the 'Bench of Public Appeals' in 'Ancient Siam,' during the conclusion of the Caravan. The Chang(e) Caravan, a people’s caravan for change which passed through Thailand’s climate change impacted areas aims...

A Greenpeace activist stands in front of

Image | September 27, 2009 at 7:00

A Greenpeace activist stands in front of the elephants of the Chang(e) Caravan during a press conference at the 'Bench of Public Appeals' in 'Ancient Siam,' during the conclusion of the Caravan. The Chang(e) Caravan, a people’s caravan for...

Alongkot Chukaew of the Thai Elephant research

Image | September 27, 2009 at 7:00

Alongkot Chukaew of the Thai Elephant research and Conservation Fund speaks in an interview during a press conference at the 'Bench of Public Appeals' in 'Ancient Siam,' during the conclusion of the Caravan. The Chang(e) Caravan, a people’s...

Representatives from Greenpeace and Thai

Image | September 27, 2009 at 7:00

Representatives from Greenpeace and Thai Elephant research and Conservation Fund conduct a press conference at the 'Bench of Public Appeals' in 'Ancient Siam,' during the conclusion of the Caravan. The Chang(e) Caravan, a people’s caravan for...

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