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Greenpeace launches petition drive versus GMO field trials

Press release | October 10, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace launched a nationwide drive to petition the government of PM Surayud Chulanont to resist moves by the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoAC) to lift the ban on field trials of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the...

Forests and climate up in smoke

Feature story | October 11, 2007 at 6:00

Never has the threat to the world’s forests been more acute nor the risk of dangerous climate change so imminent. With about one-fifth of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions being caused by forest destruction we are highlighting how Indonesia...

Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ spotlights toxics pollution in Marilao River

Feature story | October 12, 2007 at 6:00

A team of Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ activists today called attention to the shocking extent of pollution in Marilao River by unfurling a 28-meter banner with the words “Stop toxic pollution, protect our water resources” along Marilao Bridge in...

A team of Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ activists

Image | October 12, 2007 at 6:00

A team of Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ activists today called attention to the shocking extent of pollution in Marilao River by unfurling a 28-meter banner with the words “Stop toxic pollution, protect our water resources” along Marilao Bridge in...

A team of Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ activists

Image | October 12, 2007 at 6:00

A team of Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ activists today called attention to the shocking extent of pollution in Marilao River by unfurling a 28-meter banner with the words “Stop toxic pollution, protect our water resources” along Marilao Bridge in...

A team of Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ activists

Image | October 12, 2007 at 6:00

A team of Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ activists today called attention to the shocking extent of pollution in Marilao River by unfurling a 28-meter banner with the words “Stop toxic pollution, protect our water resources” along Marilao Bridge in...

Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ spotlights toxics pollution in Marilao River

Press release | October 12, 2007 at 8:00

A team of Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ activists today called attention to the shocking extent of pollution in Marilao River by unfurling a 28-meter banner with the words “Stop toxic pollution, protect our water resources” along Marilao Bridge in...

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.

Scientific tests reveal iPhone contains hazardous chemicals and materials, says...

Press release | October 16, 2007 at 8:00

Apple´s iPhone contains hazardous chemicals and materials, according to the results of scientific tests commissioned by Greenpeace and released today. This is the first testing of an Apple product following the commitment by Steve Jobs, Apple CEO...

Greenpeace Warns of Inevitable Water Crisis

Press release | October 18, 2007 at 15:31

Greenpeace warned that Thailand is headed for an inevitable water crisis, stressing that unless strong measures are taken, the continuing pollution of clean water sources in the kingdom combined with the projected calamitous impacts of climate...

Greenpeace deplores railroading of nuclear power plans

Press release | October 18, 2007 at 19:04

Greenpeace today deplored the railroading of the proposed nuclear power generation plan for Thailand by Minister of Energy Dr. Piyaswasdi Amaranan, warning that the undue haste with which the government is pushing nuclear power without...

Greenpeace Water Patrol delivers contaminated groundwater to DENR

Feature story | October 19, 2007 at 6:00

Water Patrol activists from the environmental group Greenpeace delivered bottles of contaminated groundwater at the doorsteps of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to remind the agency of its urgent mandate to protect the...

Greenpeace Paramotors begin fire-spotting activities in Riau

Feature story | October 20, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace launched today fire-spotting activities with paramotors also known as powered paragliders from the Forest Defenders Camp in Riau, Sumatra. These reconnaissance flights will be a regular feature of the camp to provide accurate and...

A Hero for the Environment

Feature story | October 22, 2007 at 6:00

TIME magazine's latest issue which features the most innovative and influential protectors of the planet includes Von Hernandez, Campaigns Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia as one of this year’s Heroes of the Environment. This latest...

Greenpeace Confronts Deforestation in Oil Palm Plantations

Feature story | October 22, 2007 at 6:00

To highlight the continuing destruction of peatland forests in Indonesia and its impacts on the global climate, Greenpeace today hung a banner with the message “Save our forest, save our climate” on the remaining forest adjacent to an encroaching...

Indonesian forest destruction dammed

Feature story | October 29, 2007 at 7:00

Our volunteers and local forest communities have halted the destruction of an area of swamp forest in Sumatra, Indonesia. They are building five dams across three-metre deep canals used in logging and draining peatland for conversion into a...

Swedish Petrol Company rejects Palm oil for Bio-fuels: Forest Defender’s Camp...

Feature story | October 31, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace welcomed the decision of the Swedish petrol giant OKQ8 to not use palm oil in their bio-diesel, expressing concern that increased demand for palm oil could lead to destruction of rain forests. The decision follows Greenpeace’s global...

Greenpeace to Senate: it's time to pass the RE Bill

Feature story | November 5, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists dressed as alarm clocks marched into the Senate building to remind the Philippine government to immediately pass the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill ahead of the most important political meeting on climate change in Indonesia this...

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'...

Greenpeace demands immediate action on RE Bill

Feature story | November 9, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace demanded immediate action from legislators and the Philippine government for the passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill, saying that further delays on the enactment of the crucial legislation are unacceptable. Greenpeace made the...

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