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Greenpeace calls for urgent action to protect Chao Praya river; launches 350 km long...

Feature story | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called upon the government of Thailand to take immediate action to curb pollution of fresh water sources at the launch of its “Toxic Free Chao Phraya” river tour in Nakonsawan, Paknampo. Greenpeace is calling upon the government...

Greenpeace volunteers in inflatable canoes

Image | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace volunteers in inflatable canoes launched its 350 KM long river-journey that will document and highlight the state of Chao Praya, the most iconic river of Thailand.Greenpeace is calling upon the government of Thailand to take immediate...

Students are holding the flaglets with the

Image | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

Students are holding the flaglets with the message that reads "save Chao Phraya river". Hundreds of Nakhonsawan citizens participated in Greenpeace event, Toxic-Free Chao Praya river tour and wrote message to be shared with communities downstream...

A famous colourful dragon flotilla perform

Image | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

A famous colourful dragon flotilla perform at Chao Praya riverbank, joining Greenpeace Toxic-Free Chao Praya river tour. Hundreds of Nakhonsawan citizens participated in Greenpeace event and wrote message to be shared with communities downstream...

A famous colourful dragon flotilla perform

Image | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

A famous colourful dragon flotilla perform at Chao Phraya riverbank with a banner that reads "Save Chao Phraya River", joins Greenpeace Toxic Free Chao Phraya river tour. Hundred of Nakornsawan citizens participated in Greenpeace event and wrote...

Greenpeace volunteers in inflatable canoes

Image | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace volunteers in inflatable canoes launched its 350 KM long river-journey that will document and highlight the state of Chao Praya, the most iconic river of Thailand. Greenpeace is calling upon the government of Thailand to take immediate...

Greenpeace activists in inflatable canoes

Image | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists in inflatable canoes, were flagged off by Mr. Suphakit Boonyarithiphong, Governor of Nakhonsawan, for a unique 350 km long river-journey that will document and highlight the state of Chao Praya, the most iconic river of...

Greenpeace volunteers in inflatable canoes

Image | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace volunteers in inflatable canoes launched its 350 KM long river-journey that will document and highlight the state of Chao Praya, the most iconic river of Thailand. Greenpeace is calling upon the government of Thailand to take immediate...

Greenpeace volunteers in inflatable canoes

Image | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace volunteers in inflatable canoes begins its 350 KM long river-journey that will document and highlight the state of Chao Praya, the most iconic river of Thailand. Greenpeace is calling upon the government of Thailand to take immediate...

Greenpeace calls for urgent action to protect Chao Phraya river; launches 350 km long...

Press release | May 22, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today called upon the government of Thailand to take immediate action to curb pollution of fresh water sources at the launch of its “Toxic Free Chao Phraya” river tour in Nakonsawan, Paknampo. Greenpeace is calling upon the government...

Greenpeace today called upon the government

Image | May 22, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today called upon the government of Thailand to take immediate action to curb pollution of fresh water sources at the launch of its “Toxic Free Chao Phraya” river tour in Nakonsawan, Paknampo. Four greenpeace activists in inflatable...

Greenpeace Toxic Free Chao Phraya River tour arrives in Ayuthaya; Governor pledges to...

Feature story | May 27, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists on the 350 km long ‘Toxic-free Chao Praya’ river tour today joined the citizens and administration of Ayuthaya in a river clean program in the canals of this historical city on the invitation of the Governor Mr. Vithaya Pewpong.

Greenpeace activists on the 350 km long ‘Toxic

Image | May 27, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists on the 350 km long ‘Toxic-free Chao Praya’ river tour today joined the citizens and administration of Ayuthaya in a river clean program in the canals of this historical city. On the occasion Mr. Vithaya Pewpong, Governor of...

Greenpeace activists on the 350 km long ‘Toxic

Image | May 27, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists on the 350 km long ‘Toxic-free Chao Praya’ river tour today joined the citizens and administration of Ayuthaya in a river clean program in the canals of this historical city. On the occasion Mr. Vithaya Pewpong, Governor of...

Greenpeace activists on the 350 km long ‘Toxic

Image | May 27, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists on the 350 km long ‘Toxic-free Chao Praya’ river tour today joined the citizens and administration of Ayuthaya in a river clean program in the canals of this historical city. On the occasion Mr. Vithaya Pewpong, Governor of...

Greenpeace activists on the 350 km long ‘Toxic

Image | May 27, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists on the 350 km long ‘Toxic-free Chao Praya’ river tour today joined the citizens and administration of Ayuthaya in a river clean program in the canals of this historical city. On the occasion Mr. Vithaya Pewpong, Governor of...

Thailand's Supporters e-newsletter 28 May 2009

Page | May 28, 2009 at 16:39

Thailand's Supporters e-newsletter 2 June 2009

Page | June 2, 2009 at 13:18

Thailand's Supporters e-newsletter 17 June 2009

Page | June 17, 2009 at 12:07

Taytay pledges best practice waste dump rehab

Feature story | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

The municipality of Taytay has agreed to adopt stringent procedures on dumpsite closure following a blockade by Greenpeace Water Patrol activists at the 13 hectare polluting garbage repository located on the banks of Laguna Lake.

Greenpeace blockades dumpsite on Laguna Lake

Feature story | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today blockaded a polluting waste dump on the shores of Laguna Lake to halt shoddy "closure" operations that will do more harm than good to the lake and surrounding communities. The environment group, together...

A Greenpeace Water Patrol activist wearing

Image | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

A Greenpeace Water Patrol activist wearing a protective suit shovels trash to take samples from a dumpsite in Taytay, Rizal, a few kilometers east of Manila. Volunteers from the environment group blockaded the polluting waste dump to halt shoddy...

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists blockade

Image | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists blockade a polluting waste dump to halt shoddy “closure” operations that will do more harm than good to the lake and surrounding communities.

Lockdown

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 23, 2009 4 comments

A Greenpeace Water Patrol activist wearing a protective suit shovels trash to take samples from a dumpsite in Taytay. 6:30AM By the crack of dawn, we were already onsite, as we got off our vehicles we were met with a handful of...

Greenpeace Water Patrol returns trash, toxic water to DENR

Feature story | June 24, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today returned trash and toxic water from a dumpsite in Laguna Lake to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to call attention to how shoddy dumpsite closure policies are endangering the...

Greenpeace: Clean Production needed to rehabilitate Manila Bay

Press release | August 25, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace is recommending that government pursue Clean Production, and not just tackle the most obvious problems, if it is sincere in its efforts to rehabilitate Manila Bay. Greenpeace reiterated that a large part of issues like solid waste and...

Greenpeace and Laguna youth call for longer-lasting solutions to pollution on...

Feature story | September 19, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today challenged government officials and aspirants to step up and include in their political platforms measures to ensure the protection of the country’s water sources, pointing out that bodies of water like Laguna Lake and Manila Bay...

Environmental activists take action against dumping of flood wastes and debris into...

Feature story | October 16, 2009 at 6:00

The Greenpeace Water Patrol, EcoWaste Coalition and Buklod Tao Kalikasan today trooped to the Nangka River to expose the illegal dumping of flood garbage and debris into the River by the Marikina government and the Metropolitan Manila Development...

Greenpeace calls for clear and genuine steps to protect Chao Phraya River

Feature story | October 30, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today called on the Thai Government to implement immediate steps to protect Thailand’s iconic Chao Phraya River from toxic pollution. The call came ahead of this year’s Loy Krathong festival which honors the Goddess of Water, Phra Mae...

Greenpeace blocks pipe from toxic chemicals company

Feature story | October 30, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today initiated an investigation into toxic chemical effluents and noxious fumes that have downed around 70 community folk in Silang, Cavite, about 55 kilometers south of Manila.

Loy Krathong at Ancient Siam

Feature story | November 1, 2009 at 7:00

This Loy Krathong Festival, Greenpeace called on the Thai Government to implement immediate steps to protect Thailand’s iconic Chao Phraya River from toxic pollution by taking genuine and serious action to mainstream clean production in the...

Vigilance Pays

Blog entry by Beau Baconguis | November 10, 2009 2 comments

Ka Noli Abinales is a community leader from San Mateo, Rizal Province in the Philippines. I have worked with him for more than a decade on different issues. This time, it is solid waste. The Doña Pepeng Subdivision where Ka Noli...

Pollution is not a secret

Feature story | February 18, 2010 at 7:00

Twenty Greenpeace activists today unfurled a banner saying “Information Disclosure: Pollution is not a secret” at the Department of Industrial Works (DIW) building in Central Bangkok to urge the DIW to proactively tackle chemical contamination of...

Twenty Greenpeace activists today unfurled

Image | February 18, 2010 at 18:04

Twenty Greenpeace activists today unfurled a banner saying "Information Disclosure: Pollution is not a secret" at the Department of Industrial Works (DIW) building in Central Bangkok to urge the DIW to proactively tackle chemical contamination of...

A kid looks into the water pail as Greenpeace

Image | March 22, 2010 at 19:24

A kid looks into the water pail as Greenpeace activists and the EcoWaste Coalition lined up nine water pails of various sizes showing how 2010 presidential bets score in terms of their positions and plans to ensure toxic-free water for all...

Greenpeace demands Zero Discharge Policy in the Philippines

Image | August 27, 2010 at 18:30

Greenpeace volunteers distribute stickers to motorists and pedestrians along a main street in Quezon City, Philippines on Aug. 26 2010. The stickers, which contain various facts about water pollution, challenge the public to think about hidden...

Greenpeace demands Zero Discharge Policy in the Philippines

Image | August 27, 2010 at 18:30

Greenpeace volunteers distribute stickers to motorists and pedestrians along a main street in Quezon City, Philippines on Aug. 26 2010.

What we're doing

Page | September 28, 2010 at 20:33

Clean water is a right that should be enjoyed by everyone. Today, however, this right is being violated by industrial activities that destroy the country's freshwater ecosystems and threaten our health. The chemical crisis and climate change will...

The problem

Page | September 29, 2010 at 12:40

The State of Freshwater Sources in the Philippines

The story of water

Video | October 11, 2010 at 21:30

Why is clean water so important? And how does industry threaten our rivers and lakes? This animated video explains why we need to protect our precious water from pollution by hazardous chemicals, and how the industries that create the products...

Your pipe, our poison? We have the right to know!

Feature story | November 3, 2010 at 13:17

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today highlighted factory discharge pipes along the Marikina River and posted warning signs to call attention to the fact that no policy exists to ensure that chemical effluents from factories are not toxic. The...

Month in Pictures - February 2011

Image gallery | March 1, 2011

World Water Day 2011

Image gallery | March 20, 2011

Water for cities: responding to the urban challenge

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 22, 2011

“Water is life's mater and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.” -  Albert Szent-Gyorgyi (Hungarian Biochemist, 1937 Nobel Prize for Medicine) Yesterday, I remember Albert, a member of our campaign team...

Marilao River is one of spotlight case studies in new Greenpeace report on Hidden...

Press release | May 26, 2011 at 16:14

The Marilao in Bulacan is among four iconic rivers whose polluted conditions are spotlighted in ‘Hidden Consequences’, a new report published today by Greenpeace. The report calls for urgent action to protect the livelihoods of the people and...

Of Fishkills and Water Hyacinths

Blog entry by Beau Baconguis | June 23, 2011

Fishkills in Taal Lake and now flooding in North Cotabato and Maguindanao due to heavy proliferation of water hyacinth in Liguasan Marsh and the Rio Grande de Mindanao - these are only the most the recent cases that demonstrate how...

Nike vs. adidas detox challenge

Video | July 12, 2011 at 21:30

The world needs more champions!

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