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Award-winning environmentalist to lead Greenpeace Southeast Asia

Feature story | March 17, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia has appointed Von Hernandez as its new Executive Director.

Greenpeace applauds President SBY for his moratorium announcement

Feature story | May 28, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace today applauded the Indonesian President Yudhoyono's commitment to a moratorium on forest and peatland clearance, in advance of the governments of Indonesia and Norway signing a $1 billion deal in Oslo to develop the necessary...

Victory! New toxic-free computer released in India

Feature story | February 5, 2010 at 16:10

This is what we like to see: a true leader in toxics-free electronics showing giants like Dell and Samsung how it's done.

Indonesian Rainforest Burns While Government Silent in Climate Talks

Feature story | June 15, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace slammed Indonesia’s President Yudhoyono for his lack of action on climate change. While the Indonesian delegation were silent at last week's climate talks in Bonn, Indonesian rainforests were burning, releasing millions of tonnes of...

Greenpeace prevents palm oil shipment leaving Indonesia, demands an immediate end to...

Feature story | November 10, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists today prevented a palm oil shipment from departing for Europe from Dumai, Indonesia’s main palm oil export port, to protest against the ongoing destruction of Indonesia’s forests.

New deal offers hope for Indonesian forest protection

Feature story | August 15, 2008 at 15:27

The Indonesian province of Riau today pledged to halt the destruction of its forests and peatlands, a move that will prevent billions of tones of carbon from entering the atmosphere.

Energy [R]evolution: 'A Sustainable Philippine Energy Outlook'

Feature story | August 8, 2008 at 6:00

Renewable energy can provide as much as 57% of the Philippines’ energy needs by 2030, according to a new report launched today by Greenpeace. 'Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable Philippine Energy Outlook' is the first ever comprehensive energy...

Greenpeace appeals after court acquits Dept of Agriculture in GMO liability case

Feature story | July 31, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today announced that they will lodge an appeal after the Administrative Court’s acquittal of the Department of Agriculture in Thailand’s first GMO liability lawsuit. The environment group also renewed its call for the protection of...

Company scores plummet in Greener Electronics Guide

Feature story | July 3, 2008 at 6:00

With expanded and tougher criteria on toxic chemicals, electronic waste and new criteria on climate change only Sony and Sony Ericsson score more than 5/10 in our latest Guide to Greener Electronics. Nintendo and Microsoft remain rooted to the...

Nuclear Is Not The Answer

Feature story | June 17, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today accosted delegates at the ASEAN+3 meeting on nuclear energy in Bangkok with images of Chernobyl disaster victims and a banner proclaiming ‘Nuclear is not the answer’. The activists demanded that ASEAN countries should...

Greenpeace urges palm oil producers, suppliers and consumers to support a moratorium...

Feature story | May 20, 2008 at 6:00

The rampant destruction of Indonesia’s forests, driven by the rapid expansion of the palm oil industry, should be urgently controlled to curb the country’s growing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and biodiversity loss, environmental group...

Harpooned: Greenpeace exposes scandal at heart of whaling

Feature story | May 16, 2008 at 12:56

Stake outs, testimony from informers, hidden cameras and tailing trucks full of stolen goods - it reads like a Hollywood movie, but it was an every day experience for Greenpeace activists in Japan, who have spent four months cracking open a major...

GMO contaminated rice slips into Philippines again

Feature story | April 24, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today revealed that despite their repeated warnings, two GMO-contaminated rice varieties have slipped into the Philippines once again. Greenpeace commissioned tests have detected the presence of GMOs (genetically modified organisms)...

GMOs not solutions to food crisis

Feature story | April 16, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine government to heed the warnings of the world's leading agricultural scientists that industrial agricultural practices and genetically-modified (GMO) crops will not solve the current food crisis.

Future of Thai Agriculture to be compromised by GMO contamination Greenpeace demands...

Feature story | April 8, 2008 at 17:27

Greenpeace today demanded a re-institution of the GMO (genetically-modified organism) field trial ban, warning that Thailand’s agriculture future will be compromised by GMO contamination if the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives does not...

Indonesia’s peatland forests still being destroyed for palm oil: Unregulated industry...

Feature story | April 7, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace presented new evidence to show the continuing destruction of Indonesia's peatland forests by the palm oil industry, despite Indonesian Government pledges to arrest the expansion and growing rejection of Indonesian palm oil in European...

Greenpeace: Nuclear energy, a dangerous obstruction to real climate solutions

Feature story | March 31, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today put up a huge globe, marked with a nuclear sign, in front of the United Nations building in Bangkok where governments are currently meeting to discuss climate change for the first time after the Bali conference last...

Uphold Papua log export ban or lose Indonesia’s last remaining intact forests,...

Feature story | March 26, 2008 at 14:56

Greenpeace calls for strong support from Indonesia’s central Government to maintain the Papua log export ban in the face of recent logging industry pressure to loosen regulations. The log export ban, a joint initiative of the Governors of Papua...

Nintendo, Microsoft and Phillips flunk toxic test

Feature story | November 27, 2007 at 7:00

The latest edition of our quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics assesses for the first time TVs and the rapidly growing games consoles market. Nintendo completely fails to show any environmental credentials and Microsoft and Philips do little...

iPhone's hazardous chemicals

Feature story | October 16, 2007 at 6:00

Scientific tests, arranged by Greenpeace, reveal that Apple's iPhone contains hazardous chemicals. The tests uncovered two types of hazardous substances, some of which have already been eliminated by other mobile phone makers.

GM zombies run amok at government house

Feature story | August 28, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists dressed up as genetically modified (GM) ‘zombie’ crops – papaya, rice, tomato, pineapple and chili – showed up at the Government House today to give the Cabinet a unique demonstration of what could go wrong should ...

Protecting Papuan forests important to help avert climate catastrophe

Feature story | August 21, 2007 at 6:00

Keeping Papua’s intact forests standing and free from conversion and industrial logging is of vital importance in the global efforts to avert catastrophic climate change, according to the international environmental group Greenpeace and the...

Bacolod City welcomes Electric Jeepneys

Feature story | July 13, 2007 at 6:00

Negros Occidental, the first Philippine province to embrace a 100% renewable energy target, today renewed its strong commitment to help stop climate change with the launch of the Electric Jeepneys in Bacolod City by GRIPP (Green Renewable...

Nuclear power in Indonesia, a reckless and dangerous plan

Feature story | June 5, 2007 at 17:59

Greenpeace joined thousands of residents of Jepara, community leaders, artists and celebrities in a massive protest against the proposal to build a nuclear power plant in Ujung Lemahabang on the north coast of Java. The protest was organized by...

Kyoto Protocol anniversary: Southeast Asia must cut its rising greenhouse gas emissions

Feature story | February 20, 2007 at 7:00

As we mark the 2nd anniversary of the Kyoto Protocol, the spectre of climate change provides an imperative for the developing nations of Southeast Asia to build their economies on the foundation of a sustainable energy supply, curbing and...

Green my Apple gossip

Feature story | February 14, 2007 at 7:00

All the popular people get lots of mail on Valentine's Day. But Apple boss Steve Jobs has been getting messages for a while from Apple fans asking for a green Apple. Now news reaches us that Steve may just be considering sending a little green...

Greenpeace to MoF: Revoke All License to Kill Indonesia's Forest

Feature story | December 11, 2006 at 7:00

Twenty three Greenpeace activists were arrested and detained by Indonesian police for a non-violent protest held at the Ministry of Forestry this morning. They are being charged with “unpleasant action” which carries fines and a 1-year jail term.

Pilipinas, Go Renewable! Bike, Run, and Walk for Clean Energy

Feature story | November 26, 2006 at 7:00

There really is something rousing with the sight of sizeable crowd of people in neon shirts and in bicycles which resembles that of historic marches that have sparked revolutions throughout history.

Rainbow Warrior delivers MSF aid to Beirut

Feature story | August 8, 2006 at 13:16

The Rainbow Warrior has returned to Larnaca, Cyprus, after its second trip to Beirut delivering a total of 60 tonnes of urgently needed humanitarian supplies on behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). A further hundred tonnes are still...

"Climate Change Knows No Borders"

Feature story | July 26, 2006 at 6:00

Powerful images of severe droughts, catastrophic floods, melting glaciers, and other climate-related impacts in Southeast Asia and around the world greeted ASEAN Energy Ministers during their meeting in Laos.

GE-free zones now!

Feature story | July 14, 2006 at 6:00

'Go for sustainable agriculture.' This is the unanimous decision among the 12 representatives of Provincial Agriculture Offices in the Philippines, and other NGOs and POs that participated in the National Conference on Sustainable Agriculture...

Dell goes 'green'

Feature story | June 26, 2006 at 6:00

Dell has become the latest company to promise to remove the worst toxic chemicals from it products, closely following the move of its rival HP. Both companies have been pressured by us to make their products greener and help tackle the growing...

PC Companies: Assume responsibility for e-waste

Feature story | June 7, 2006 at 6:00

Survey says, that majority of Thai citizens think that manufacturers of personal computers ought to assume responsibility with dealing with hazardous e-waste.

GE papaya: a loss of export markets

Feature story | June 6, 2006 at 6:00

The Hawaiian experience with GE papaya has been a total disaster that should serve as a warning to the Philipines should genetically-engineered (GE) papaya be commercialized in the country.

GMO Trial resumes

Feature story | May 22, 2006 at 6:00

The historic trial on genetically modified organisms (GMO) resumes with a testimony from Banthoon Setsirote, an official from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

Label GE food now!

Feature story | May 10, 2006 at 6:00

Survey says that majority of Thai citizens want strict labeling on all food tainted with at least 1 percent of genetically modified organisms in its ingredients.

End the nuclear threat in Indonesia

Feature story | May 9, 2006 at 6:00

There is a need for the Indonesian government to reflect on what happened in Chernobyl, before deciding to continue with its plans to build nuclear power plants in Indonesia.

Sierra Madre: under threat

Feature story | May 4, 2006 at 6:00

The Philippine government ought to get its act together when it comes to curtailing illegal logging, particularly in the Sierra Madre.

UK Trade Delegation: don't endorse waste incineration

Feature story | February 13, 2006 at 7:00

A trade delegation from the United Kingdom is visiting Southeast Asia this week to market waste management capabilities which includes unsustainable and harmful waste management practices such as incineration which poses serious threats to the...

Villagers confront Mirant’s Pagbilao coal plant

Feature story | October 20, 2005 at 6:00

Pagbilao, Quezon, 20 Oct 2005 – Villagers from the province of Quezon today gathered in a solemn ceremony to seek justice and an end to the suffering caused by the Pagbilao coal power plant, which is owned by US-based Mirant Corporation.

Looming e-waste problems for Thailand and Philippines

Feature story | September 28, 2005 at 6:00

28 September 2005 - Greenpeace today warned that Thailand and the Philippines face a looming electronic waste problem which is compounded by the lack of international legal protection because the two countries have not ratified the Basel Ban,...

Environmental groups call on Indonesian government to support moratorium

Feature story | November 6, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace and the Riau-based environmental group Jikalahari called upon the Indonesian government to support the call for a moratorium decree on forests and peatlands conversion made by Riau Governor Wan Abubakar, during a media briefing on...

Indonesia's peat forest gains temporary protection

Feature story | August 18, 2008 at 6:00

In a rare piece of good news for Indonesia's forest, a regional governor has announced an interim ban on deforestation in Riau, one of the areas currently worst affected by rapid deforestation. The ban, especially if made permanent, is also good...

ASEAN Energy Ministers condemn the region to a dangerous future; fail to address the...

Feature story | August 8, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today expressed outrage at the outcome of the ASEAN energy ministers meeting in Bangkok, that has committed the region to a dirty energy future driven by polluting fossil fuels and dangerous and expensive nuclear power.

Greenpeace dumps coal at DENR: calls for cancellation of IloIlo Coal plant

Feature story | April 17, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists dumped half a ton of coal at the entrance of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) today and unfurled a banner with the message “Atienza, don’t be a climate criminal.” The activists are demanding that...

Greenpeace: Quarantine US rice shipment until proven GMO-free

Feature story | February 28, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace warned Philippine authorities that a shipment of rice from the USA, currently being offloaded at Subic port, may be contaminated with genetically modified rice which is illegal under Philippine laws. Greenpeace activists on rubber...

Chemical fertilizer use linked to climate change

Feature story | January 24, 2008 at 15:42

The use of chemical fertilizers is a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions and contributes greatly to climate change, Greenpeace said today during the Philippine launch of the report Cool Farming: Climate impacts of agriculture and...

2007 review

Feature story | January 10, 2008 at 13:24

Like many of you around the world, we also like to take time at the beginning of the new year to look back at the one just passed, to toast its high points and to regret its lows, to take stock and to look forward to the possibilities and...

Greenpeace shakes biotechnology meet with demand for GE-free crops

Feature story | November 7, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace shook the opening of BioAsia 2007 Thailand, the first international trade exhibition and conference for biotechnology in Bangkok, when Greenpeace volunteers dressed as farmers installed 60 mock genetically-engineered rice 'time bombs'...

Kyoto Protocol: Just do it

Feature story | August 31, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace volunteers from APEC member countries today called on Australia Prime Minister Mr John Howard not to use the APEC summit in Sydney next week to derail the Kyoto Protocol on climate change. In Manila, Greenpeace delivered a letter to...

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