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ASEAN: Environmental Rights = Human Rights

Action | November 16, 2012 at 13:07

Urge ASEAN to protect our environmental rights

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Remind ASEAN leaders that environmental rights—the right to clean water, air and a healthy environment—are human rights, too.

Greenpeace Southeast Asia

Page | September 22, 2010 at 20:00

Greenpeace has been present in Southeast Asia since 2000. Southeast Asia's forests, mountains, rivers and oceans are home to millions of people and thousands of species of trees, plants, birds and mammals. But today, much of these flora and fauna...

The Arctic and Southeast Asia

Page | March 14, 2013 at 13:42

Southeast Asia is already suffering from climate change-induced disruptions in monsoon patterns; more frequent and more destructive typhoons in some parts of the region and extreme drought in others. Rising sea levels put low-lying, coastal areas...

Incineration

Hub | February 23, 2007 at 12:40

GE Imports

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:33

GE Food

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:33

An “Angel” to Defend our Oceans

Feature story | August 29, 2006 at 6:00

Angel Aquino is no stranger to the limelight. She has always been a favorite cover girl of various magazines. Starting out as a model, she later became a successful film actress and lifestyle television host. Angel is now a Greenpeace Ocean...

The Kyoto Protocol

Hub | October 23, 2006 at 15:56

Toxic Trade

Hub | February 23, 2007 at 12:44

Energy Efficiency

Hub | October 26, 2009 at 15:55

Say no to genetic engineering

Hub | April 5, 2006 at 11:07

Rainbow Warrior arrives in Manila to mark 10 years of Greenpeace in Southeast Asia

Feature story | November 27, 2010 at 16:03

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior arrived today in Manila for the final stop of her "Turn the Tide" tour of Southeast Asia. The ship's arrival marks the 10th anniversary of Greenpeace official presence in the region. Greenpeace is calling...

Greenpeace dumps 700 kg of mud at Bakrie’s office

Feature story | September 27, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists dumped 700 kilograms of mud from Sidoarjo at the gate of Minister Aburizal Bakrie’s office and demanded that as the owner of Lapindo, he and the shareholders of the company must accept full responsibility and all liabilities...

'Golden' rice

Hub | April 7, 2014 at 18:00

The so-called 'Golden' rice is a genetically engineered (GE) rice variety that has been developed by industry to produce pro-vitamin A (beta-carotene). Its proponents have hyped GE 'Golden' rice as a high-tech, quick-fix solution to vitamin A...

POPs

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:34

Eliminate toxic chemicals

Hub | May 16, 2008 at 17:28

Pass the RE Bill Now!

Feature story | January 22, 2007 at 7:00

Members of the first all-female Philippine Everest team and pro- renewable energy groups took on the Philippine Senate today in a bid to spur the immediate passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill in the Upper House. Spearheaded by the Renewable...

Forest Criminal PT Kayu Lapis Indonesia

Feature story | December 22, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace filed a formal complaint against PT Kayu Lapis Indonesia for their forest crimes with the Indonesian Police and demanded a full scale investigation of PT KLI's operations based on the evidence provided in the submission. Today's formal...

Globe warms: rainforests burn

Feature story | September 14, 2006 at 13:42

In what is becoming an annual event, fires are sweeping through the tropical rainforests of Indonesia and Brazil. The burning of the rainforests not only threaten biodiversity in the affected areas but, by contributing towards climate change,...

People’s Declaration on Clean Energy

Page | October 19, 2006 at 13:29

Greenpeace and over 20 community organizations representing thousands of people from across from Australia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Thailand has launched a People’s Declaration Against Coal in Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand—the...

Coal

Page | October 20, 2006 at 10:16

The use of coal brings with it a host of environmental, human health and social costs, which can be clearly seen through its impacts on mostly poor communities in and around mines and coal-fired power plants.

Protecting Riau’s peatland forests will protect livelihoods and food security of its...

Feature story | April 24, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace and Riau-based NGO, Jikalahari, have released fresh evidence showing that peatland forest destruction in Riau Province is critically impacting the livelihoods and food security of Riau’s river communities.

“Nuclear Energy = Dangerous Energy”

Feature story | April 2, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today picketed the high-profile’ IndoNuclear 2007’ conference In Jakarta, with banners proclaiming : “Nuclear Energy = Dangerous Energy” to protest against the false and dangerous solutions being discussed at the conference...

Indonesia’s Forests on Sale

Feature story | January 24, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace denounced the Indonesian Forestry Ministry’s latest plans of auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, stressing that the move is no different from selling off the country’s future. Under a banner stating “Indonesia’s...

Greenpeace criticizes non-prioritization of RE Bill

Feature story | November 9, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace today criticized the non-prioritization of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill in Monday’s Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) meeting, saying that the Philippines is playing blind and deaf to the urgency...

Petron, take the Xtra challenge!

Feature story | October 23, 2006 at 6:00

In a series of messages flashed along Metro Manila’s main thoroughfares Greenpeace today told Petron to take the extra challenge and stop their oil spill that continues to menace human lives and the environment. The messages, parodies of Petron’s...

Indonesian Ministry of Forest smoked for failing to halt forest conversion

Feature story | October 5, 2006 at 6:00

As Haze from fires raging in Riau province and central Kalimnatan, cloaks Singapore, Malyasia and other parts of Indonesia. Greenpeace activists literally smoked out the Ministry of Forestry in Jakarta to highlight its consistent failure to...

Last stop: Cebu

Feature story | September 1, 2006 at 6:00

The Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza arrives today in Cebu City on the last stop of the Philippine leg of her global Defending our Oceans expedition. The voyage aims to highlight the wonders of, and the environmental threats to, the world's oceans.

Japanese gov't should expose the truth about corrupt whaling industry

Feature story | March 19, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists peacefully picketed in front of the Japanese Embassies in Manila and Bangkok to demand fair trial for two Japanese environmentalists who were arrested for exposing large scale corruption within the Japanese government-sponsor...

Greenpeace exposes Government’s duplicity on Forests

Feature story | August 6, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today urged Indonesia’s Forestry Ministry to stop granting new palm oil concessions on forest land and revoke existing land permits with immediate effect to halt the ongoing forest destruction and help curb the country’s greenhouse gas...

Indonesia makes it to 2008 Guinness World Records as fastest forest destroyer on the...

Feature story | May 3, 2007 at 6:00

The next edition of the Guinness Book of World Records will list Indonesia as the country with the fastest rate of forest destruction on the planet. Indonesia is destroying an area of forest equivalent to 300 football pitches every hour. It has...

The message is clear..

Feature story | April 30, 2007 at 6:00

“The message is clear: we must choose clean and safe energy solutions--anything else is a betrayal to the earth’s future generations.” Greenpeace and SolarGeneration youth issued this challenge to world governments today as they presented...

Greenpeace proposes Asian clean energy strategy to avert climate disaster

Feature story | April 26, 2007 at 6:00

In the lead up to the Third Working Group Meeting of the ninth session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Bangkok, Greenpeace today called upon Asian governments to do its share in averting a climate disaster by...

One for the record books

Feature story | March 16, 2007 at 7:00

Indonesia destroys about 51 square kilometers of forests every day, equivalent to 300 football fields every hour -- a figure, which should earn the country a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's fastest destroyer of forests.

The energy [r]evolution starts here

Feature story | January 26, 2007 at 7:00

Tackling dangerous climate change is the biggest challenge facing us all. Fortunately there is an answer to this challenge. Our report: ‘energy [r]evolution’, details how to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, using existing technology and still...

GMO rice contamination found in the Philippines

Feature story | November 28, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace today revealed that illegal GE (genetically-engineered) rice has contaminated the Philippine food chain, in the latest in a series of GE rice contamination scandals around the world. Bayer's LL601—which has not been approved for human...

Apo Island goes renewable

Feature story | October 22, 2006 at 6:00

Apo Island, home to one of the world’s best community-managed marine reserves, goes renewable with the installation of a solar power module in the barangay’s elementary school library.

Thailand benefits from GMO rice contamination scandal

Feature story | October 16, 2006 at 6:00

Thailand’s biggest rice exporters say there is no market for genetically-engineered (GE) crops. The rice exporters joined Greenpeace in a press conference entitled “Investing in Agriculture for Food Security” on World Food Day today to warn...

"Coal = Climate Change, Clean Energy Now".

Feature story | September 7, 2006 at 6:00

As the impacts of climate change continue to increase in severity and frequency, consequentially resulting in extreme weather events that, threatens to empty the coffers of economies in Southeast Asia. Greenpeace activists took action by shutting...

Anti-coal icon commemorated as specter of climate impacts grip communities

Feature story | June 21, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace raised the specter of global warming and its impacts, at a massive community commemoration of the martyrdom of Charoen Wataksorn, Thailand's most prominent anti-coal activist, who was assassinated by alleged pro-coal mafia at Prachuab...

Greenpeace launches “Energy (R)evolution” campaign in Indonesia

Feature story | February 2, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace challenged the Indonesian government to take strong leadership in confronting the global climate crisis by spearheading efforts in the developing world to establish measures that would protect the people and economies of the poorer...

Energy [R]evolution

Feature story | January 25, 2007 at 7:00

Renewable energy, combined with efficiencies from the smart use of energy, can deliver half of the world’s energy needs by 2050, according to one of the most comprehensive plans for future sustainable energy provision, launched today.

Kayu Lapis Indonesia: “Forest Killer”

Feature story | December 7, 2006 at 7:00

Dried leaves and tree branches was poured all over Kayu Lapis Indonesia’s (KLI) headquarters in Jakarta along with a huge bouquet of flowers inscribed with: “Congratulations Kayu Lapis Indonesia, Forest Killer in Papua” in a symbolic act to...

Philippine wind power potential highest in Southeast Asia

Feature story | September 21, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine government to fast track the passage of a stronger Renewable Energy (RE) Bill which must contain ambitious, legally-binding targets in order to effectively make a difference in the fight against climate...

Greenpeace, Oxfam urges ASEAN members to set aside differences for climate action

Press release | July 19, 2012 at 18:47

ASEAN member states must set aside political differences and stand united in pursuing climate change solutions to ensure that the region is able to cope with the looming environmental and humanitarian crisis. This was the message of Greenpeace...

Greenpeace sues Department of Agriculture for negligence

Press release | October 25, 2006 at 18:54

Greenpeace today sued the Department of Agriculture and its Director-General, Dr Adisak Sisapkij, for negligence of duty which caused the widespread contamination of Thai farms by illegal genetically engineered papaya. Greenpeace filed the case...

The Southeast Asian monsoon, the Arctic and Singapore

Blog entry by Zelda DT Soriano | July 31, 2013

They are very much connected although Southeast Asia and the Arctic are about 6,000 miles apart. The rush to exploit the resources of the northern Arctic region will exacerbate the climate change impacts of the already melting Arctic.

Weathering extremes

Blog entry by Atty. Zelda DT Soriano | September 22, 2014

As I write this, masses of people of different nationalities and cultures are marching in New York ahead of the UN Climate Summit on September 23.  Now, New York might be thousands of miles away, but the Summit’s topic and what all...

Science

Page | October 18, 2006 at 15:42

Climate change is real and the first signs are already noticeable. Our world is hotter than it has been in two thousand years and this is undoubtedly attributed to human activities. If current trends continue, the global temperature will likely...

Pilipinas, Go Renewable!

Page | November 28, 2006 at 14:16

Climate change is real and its impacts will only get worse if we continue to rely on coal, the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, as an energy source. The Philippines need to embrace solutions such as renewable energy and energy efficiency to...

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