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Indonesian President meets Greenpeace leader on the Rainbow Warrior: welcomes legacy...

Press release | June 8, 2013 at 16:19

Manila, 8 June 2013 – Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on board the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior, in Jakarta yesterday, to express Greenpeace’s support for the...

Planet Earth is planet ocean

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | June 8, 2013

Seen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle. Planet Earth is planet ocean as it engulfs the enormously deep and endless frontier of our planet. Without the global ocean there would be no life on Earth. As a...

Save the Philippine Seas before it’s too late

Press release | June 7, 2013 at 14:27

Manila—“Save the Philippine seas now—before it’s too late,” Greenpeace, marine experts and fisherfolk made the call today as they renewed their demand for the Philippine government to enact and enforce stronger policies to preserve the country’s...

Russian Indigenous communities clean up Rusvietpetro’s oil spill as company does nothing

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | June 4, 2013

On May 26, oil began flowing down the Kolva River through Komi Indigenous land in Northern Russia. For a week now the oil has been coating the river and building up on the banks, with no reaction from Rusvietpetro, the joint venture...

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...

Giving fisherfolk a reason to celebrate

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | May 31, 2013

The Philippine government has declared May to be the National Month of the Ocean, meant to celebrate our seas which are among the richest in biodiversity in the world. At the end of Oceans month, we pay tribute to tireless efforts of...

The perfect design

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | May 22, 2013

Four years ago, amidst real estate developers’ promises of nature and symptoms of poor urban planning, I found myself musing over mankind’s obsession with progress. This never ending pursuit for an easier way of doing things even moved...

Environmental groups lament this year’s “green” survey results

Press release | May 11, 2013 at 16:24

Manila -- The results are in. A survey conducted by environmental groups for the Green Electoral Initiative (GEI)[1] 2013 resulted in a very poor response rate from senatorial candidates. Out of the 33 senatorial candidates, only six -- or a...

Sailing through the world’s richest waters – Rainbow Warrior arrives in Indonesia

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | May 9, 2013

I grew up in West Papua, which sits in the far west of the world’s biggest archipelago. I studied forestry in the province’s capital, but grew up in another city called Jayapura. If West Papua is considered frontier land, then Jayapura...

Environmentalists and civil groups want stricter laws to protect Bicol’s fishing grounds

Press release | May 9, 2013 at 13:56

Naga City -– Fisherfolks, marine scientists, environmentalists and representatives from the church, the academe and civil society called for government’s stricter implementation of the Philippine Fisheries Code or RA 8550, to ensure that the...

Botong Lunhaw (Green Vote)

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | May 4, 2013

Yesterday, we received a lovely poem written by Jason Occidental, a 5th year BS Computer Engineering student at Ateneo de Davao University. According to Jason, he got so inspired after attending the "Berde Ka Ba?", a Green Electoral...

Saving the environment—more fun in the Philippines

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | April 22, 2013

Last Sunday, thousands came to celebrate Earth Day along Manila Bay in style. Some came dressed up as fish, while others came as Philippine mythical creatures believed to cause sickness to those who’ll destroy their homes. A cultural...

Greenpeace renews call to end illegal fishing at Interpol forum

Press release | February 28, 2013 at 14:39

Jakarta/Manila/Lyon, France – Greenpeace today renewed its demand to governments around the world to end illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing. The call for stricter enforcement and the elimination of loopholes in fishing regulations came...

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Illegal fishing: what happens at sea too often stays at sea

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | February 27, 2013

The problem of illegal fishing is enormous and Greenpeace has been working hard to combat illegal fishing for many years, as we try to protect our oceans and ensure future generations have fish and fishing jobs.  We have sent ships...

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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Solace for Freedom Island

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | February 11, 2013

Our cultural narrative as Filipinos is closely linked to the seas. Thus, it cannot be gainsaid that when we cut mangroves, kill corals and exploit marine life, we are taking away parts of ourselves—making us incomplete, as individuals,...

8 reasons why Shell can't be trusted in the Arctic

Blog entry by Franziska | January 4, 2013

Shell's  most recent 'mishap'  a few days ago was not the first setback the oil giant has suffered in its plans to drill for oil in the Arctic. In fact, it's the eighth in a growing list of reasons why Shell should not be trusted in...

2012 In Pictures

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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...

Photo essays

Multimedia hub | December 28, 2012 at 12:47

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1 year after sendong

Image gallery | December 19, 2012

Esperanza arrives in Davao

Image gallery | December 11, 2012

Greenpeace ship M/Y Esperanza to carry relief goods to Mindanao

Press release | December 8, 2012 at 12:31

The Greenpeace ship M/Y Esperanza is leaving the port of Manila today to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Mindanao.

More boats and more fishing will end up in empty plates and empty future

Blog entry by Apple Chow | December 6, 2012 1 comment

Fishing is not quite what it used to be. Even in the Pacific where images of sunny shores, palm tress and little canoes may prevail, reality underneath the waves is quite something else. Some of the biggest and most powerful fishing...

It's simple: Ban the FAD

Blog entry by Duncan Williams | December 5, 2012

Philippines is a great country. " It’s more fun in the Philippines " is an aptly coined slogan for its tourism campaign. Greenpeace put that slogan to the test this morning with an impromptu activity aimed at delivering a similar...

Greenpeace International findings at sea, November 2012

Page | December 1, 2012 at 17:52

During November 2012 Greenpeace International conducted a ship expedition in the waters of Palau and Pacific Commons area 1, the pocket of international waters between the EEZs of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Papua New Guinea and...

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IUU Report Illegal Transshipment

Publication | December 1, 2012 at 17:37

Greenpeace conducted an expedition in the waters of Palau and the Pacific High Seas Pocket 1, the area of international waters between the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia and Papua New Guinea (2). This is...

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Greenpeace to submit evidence of fishing violations by Philippines, Southeast Asian...

Press release | December 1, 2012 at 14:00

Manila - Greenpeace ship Esperanza arrived in Manila today presenting the findings of its four week expedition in the Pacific ocean. The activist group announced it will formally submit a dossier detailing violations of fishing rules by the...

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Pacific must solidify their position to save its ocean

Blog entry by Navi Tuivuniwai | November 29, 2012

The annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) is scheduled to kick start in Manila, Philippines on December 2, 2012. On board the MY Esperanza, we’ve just completed the last leg of the  “Defending...

Help end overfishing

Image gallery | November 29, 2012

Commitment from global fishing powers needed to reverse tuna decline - Greenpeace

Press release | November 29, 2012 at 14:00

Manila, Philippines -- Greenpeace activists today sought conservation commitments from fishing powers in the upcoming global summit on Pacific tuna fisheries, to be hosted by the Philippines next week. Tuna mascots with banners saying "Support...

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Ocean Defender Ship Tour

Feature story | November 28, 2012 at 14:10

Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza is in the final part of the "Save our Oceans Asia Pacific Tour" after visiting South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Palau, and is now en route to Manila for the upcoming Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission...

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A day in the life of Geneviva

Blog entry by Cristina Nitafan | November 26, 2012

On board the African Queen, one of MY Esperanza ’s inflatable boats, we approached GENEVIVA, a purse seine fishing vessel from the Philippines. As we got nearer, the crew from the ship gave their genuine smiles and even gave us a hand...

Today's action, tomorrow's impact: a diver's reflection

Blog entry by Wansiri Rongrongmuang | November 23, 2012

Vast indigo ocean, endless blue sky with different shades of clouds and a small group of determined people wanting to change something, here I am in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with Greenpeace. It was almost like I used my...

Greenpeace urges Philippines to act on illegal fishing

Press release | November 23, 2012 at 11:00

Palau -– Greenpeace International is calling for immediate legal action against a Filipino ship that was previously engaging in an illegal transfer of fish on the high seas a week ago. The Filipino reefer, Sal 19, was found illegally transferring...

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Etching the Pacific ‘Storyboard’ of our Oceanic Realm

Blog entry by Seni Nabou | November 20, 2012

One of the first delights I first discovered when I first visited Palau in mid-2000 was that  similar to Papua New Guinea , storyboards – carvings etched in wooden slabs depicting stories / myths / legends – were also a  traditional...

The 'Vergene' Purse Seiner

Image gallery | November 17, 2012

Untouchable Cambodian ship evades arrest by Pacific authorities

Press release | November 17, 2012 at 21:32

Pacific Ocean -– Greenpeace has been forced to abandon its pursuit of the unregulated Cambodian reefer Heng Xing 1 in the Pacific Ocean due to a lack of legislation that would enable necessary steps to address its involvement in illegal...

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Greenpeace TV

Video | November 16, 2012 at 19:52

Greenpeace is launching GPTV, a bi-monthly reportage of regional and international Greenpeace news and events, uploaded on a dedicated YouTube channel and promoted through the Greenpeace website and social media.

Ocean Defenders

Image gallery | November 16, 2012

Groups gear up for the battle to save the Philippine Seas

Press release | November 16, 2012 at 14:47

Environment and fisheries groups have geared up for a battle to save the Philippine seas—starting with the Declaration of Crisis in the Philippine Seas, meant to sound the alarm that the country’s marine resources are on the brink of collapse.

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Southeast Asian ships caught illegally transferring fish in the Pacific Ocean

Press release | November 15, 2012 at 12:32

Pacific Ocean – Greenpeace International has uncovered a large-scale illegal transfer of fish at sea between one ship from Cambodia, one from the Philippines and two from Indonesia in the Pacific Commons.

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Rescuing the Pacific and its Tuna

Publication | November 14, 2012 at 15:22

Delivering the Pacific Commons Marine Reserves

Time is running out for tuna

Blog entry by Chow Yuen Ping | November 12, 2012

Sailing with the ship, flying with a helicopter, diving in the middle of the sea, I am on the journey of defending the Pacific Ocean. I have been working on a campaign to help Pacific tuna to recover for more than 3 years, yet...

Greenpeace condemns U.S. toxic waste dumping in Subic

Press release | November 9, 2012 at 10:36

Greenpeace condemns any toxic dumping, whether on land or at sea.

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