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Findings and recommendations of the Fact-Finding Commission on the Mining Operations...

Publication | August 23, 2006 at 8:00

This is the comprehensive fact-finding report of the Rapu-Rapu Fact- Finding Commission submitted to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Esperanza leads flotilla protest calling for closure of Lafayette mine

Press release | August 23, 2006 at 8:00

After helping mitigate the devastation wrought by the Petron oil spill in Guimaras Island, Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza today led a flotilla in protest against the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette in the Philippines. The Australian...

The Plastics Pollution of Manila Bay

Publication | August 22, 2006 at 12:55

The beauty of Manila Bay is recounted in songs,poems,and stories of old. Historic battles have been fought and won in this body of water and its waters once teemed with fish and other marine life.

Mining in Rapu Rapu: A Countdown to Disaster

Publication | August 22, 2006 at 12:48

In the Philippines,Bicol’s immensely beautiful marine environment and its fragile sea creatures face a grave threat: toxic pollution and siltation caused by mining operations in Rapu Rapu Island in Albay Province. Local and national groups who...

The community-managed Marine Reserve of Apo Island

Publication | August 22, 2006 at 12:46

Unlike many of the marine protected areas in the Philippines, Apo Island is more than just a paper park.Studies have demonstrated the benefits of the reserve for conservation and for local community livelihood. Apo Island has also become a...

Philippines spill witnessed first hand

Feature story | August 22, 2006 at 6:00

It took Rodolfo Galuna only 15 days to build the small wooden boat he named "Rona". But now the 52-year-old fisherman has no use for it. Black, stinking oil sludge covers the boat’s hull, has crept into Galuna's back yard and quietly destroyed...

Mangrove roots and new shoots coated with

Image | August 21, 2006 at 7:00

Mangrove roots and new shoots coated with oil.

Greenpeace activists and fishermen attempting

Image | August 21, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists and fishermen attempting to use oil booms made from local materials to protect beaches from spilled bunker oil.

Locals and Greenpeace activists

Image | August 21, 2006 at 7:00

Locals and Greenpeace activists, using makeshift booms to help contain some of the estimated 350,000 litres of bunker oil spilled from the single hulled Petron tanker.

Greenpeace diver Daniel Ocampo from the Philippines

Image | August 21, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace diver Daniel Ocampo from the Philippines, after diving to anchor oil booms made from local materials being tested to protect beaches from bunker oil spilled from the sunken tanker.

Veteran actor

Image | August 21, 2006 at 6:00

Veteran actor, Joel Torre, joins Greenpeace volunteers in signing up Ocean Defenders.

"Mr

Image | August 20, 2006 at 14:36

"Mr. Acoustic" Paolo Santos, joins Greenpeace as an Ocean Defender.

Filipino rock band

Image | August 20, 2006 at 14:30

Filipino rock band, Up Dharma Down, signs up as ocean defenders.

Broadcast celebrity

Image | August 20, 2006 at 14:25

Broadcast celebrity, Pia Guanio enlists as an ocean defender.

Three

Image | August 20, 2006 at 14:19

Three-piece pop rock act, Paramita, joins the ocean defender bandwagon.

Coral Reef off Brgy Tando Village

Image | August 20, 2006 at 7:00

Coral Reef off Brgy Tando Village, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras Island, Philippines in an area affected by the recent Philippines oil spill.

Banded Sea snake on coral Reef off Brgy Tando

Image | August 20, 2006 at 7:00

Banded Sea snake on coral Reef off Brgy Tando Village, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras Island, Philippines in an area affected by the recent oil spill .

Coral Reef off Brgy Tando Village

Image | August 20, 2006 at 7:00

Coral Reef off Brgy Tando Village, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras Island. Philippines in an area affected by the recent Philippines oil Spill .

Devastation at ground zero

Feature story | August 20, 2006 at 6:00

Scientists and environmental activists onboard the Esperanza today bear witness to the site of the Petron oil spill in order to document environmental impacts of the oil slick in the Guimaras Strait of the central Philippines.

Philippines oil spill

Feature story | August 19, 2006 at 6:00

Today, Joaquin Nava, the Governor of the Philippine island hardest hit by a 350,000 litre oil spill, issued a desperate plea for help: "We can only watch in horror how an oil spill can undo in a few days our initiatives which have taken...

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