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2nd Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 3 of 4)

Video | May 24, 2018 at 12:00

The second in a series of hearings in the Philippines into the responsibility of fossil fuel companies for human rights harms resulting from climate change.

Plastic pollution a multifaceted problem, calls out companies to take action

Press release | June 5, 2018 at 11:36

04 June 2018, Manila, Philippines - On World Environment Day, Greenpeace Philippines called for ‘action from all fronts’, especially from companies most responsible for producing single-use plastic, in order to beat ‘catastrophic pollution’ that...

For Independence Day, we want to Break Free

Blog entry by Khevin Yu and Angelica Carballo Pago | June 12, 2018

The many environmental ills that the Philippines is facing now are interlinked and are compounded by other developmental challenges, such as poverty, globalization and shrinking democratic spaces, among other problems. As a developing...

La Union citizens call for better measures vs corporate polluters

Press release | July 29, 2018 at 13:38

San Fernando, La Union; 29 July 2018 - Following the contamination of shorelines due to a coal spill from the Holcim cement factory in Bacnotan, residents of La Union province are calling on the government for corporate accountability and better...

Garbage “engulfing” Manila, Philippines after severe storm highlights plastic and...

Press release | August 24, 2018 at 14:16

Manila, Philippines, 16 August 2018 – Waves of plastic pollution has engulfed parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces, after a combination of heavy storm and monsoon rains, with garbage clogging drainage and causing floods.

Greenpeace, NCCA, and KWF release Balagtasan video on National Heroes’ Day

Press release | August 27, 2018 at 14:51

Manila, Philippines, 27 August 2018—On National Heroes’ Day, Greenpeace, together with the National Commission on Culture & the Arts (NCCA) and the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) released a video, “Dagat o Gubat,” a Balagtasan piece by local...

Philippines set to lead global tuna industry to sustainability and Go Green

Press release | September 3, 2018 at 17:58

General Santos City, Philippines; 03 September 2018. – The Philippines is setting its sights on leading the transformation of the global tuna industry towards sustainability with the adoption of monitoring mechanism that ranks industry players...

“Food crisis is result of lack of government direction” -- Fisherfolk, farmers and...

Press release | September 13, 2018 at 14:00

QUEZON CITY, 13 September 2018 --- Government needs a coordinated plan in place to ensure the country’s food and nutrition security. This was the recurring theme in the presentations and arguments during the roundtable discussions held today to...

After Ompong, Monde Nissin, JBC Food Corporation top plastic waste count in Pasig River

Press release | September 17, 2018 at 14:54

17 September 2018, Manila, Philippines – After the rains brought by the tail end of Typhoon Ompong caused flooding, plastic pollution once again became more apparent in our streets and waterways. Greenpeace Philippines sampled the plastic wastes...

Greenpeace Philippines clean-up, name culprits behind plastic pollution in Manila Bay

Press release | September 22, 2018 at 14:51

22 September 2018, Manila, Philippines - Every time a typhoon or monsoon rains come in, Manila Bay spews trash back inland, reminding us of the gravity of the plastic pollution problem in the Philippines.

Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally found to contain microplastics

Press release | October 18, 2018 at 13:43

Seoul, South Korea, 18 October 2018 - Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced in Asia, according to a new study co-designed by Kim, Seung-Kyu, Professor at...

Corporate Leadership Badly Needed to Reverse Plastic Pollution Crisis

Press release | October 28, 2018 at 12:43

Bali, Indonesia (October 28, 2018) — On the eve of Our Ocean Conference 2018, the global #breakfreefromplastic movement challenged corporations to demonstrate real leadership to reverse the plastic pollution crisis instead of making more hollow...

Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Danone, Mars, Pepsi and Unilever sign global plastics pledge but...

Press release | October 29, 2018 at 17:03

Bali, Indonesia, October 29 - Greenpeace has cautiously welcomed the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment announced today by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, saying that it allows for too much flexibility. Coke, Danone, Mars, Pepsi and Unilever...

From Sea to Can: 2018 Southeast Asia Canned Tuna Ranking

Publication | December 5, 2018 at 8:15

Greenpeace is running an international campaign to steer the global tuna industry towards more environmentally and socially responsible sourcing.

Greenpeace: Only five out of 23 tuna canneries in Southeast Asia make the grade 



Press release | December 5, 2018 at 11:00

Manila, 5 December 2018— Greenpeace Southeast Asia today released its latest tuna cannery ranking evaluating 23 canneries and brands from the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia based on their policies on sustainability, transparency and...

We have the power to change the tuna industry for good

Blog entry by Ephraim Batungbacal | December 6, 2018

Sustainably Caught Canned Tuna Pams pole and line caught canned tuna. Pams is the home brand for Foodstuffs, one of New Zealand's two main supermarket companies. Foodstuffs introduced pole and line tuna to its Pams range in 2011...

Statement on Cove Manila’s ‘largest balloon drop’ record attempt on New Year’s Eve

Press release | December 30, 2018 at 18:42

30 December 2018, Manila, Philippines - On the eve of the scheduled balloon drop by Cove Manila and Okada Manila, petitioner Climate Reality Project Philippines, joined by Greenpeace Southeast Asia - Philippines, Ecowaste Coalition, and Save...

Voters want candidates who will address plastic pollution, survey reveals

Press release | January 15, 2019 at 12:00

15 January 2019, Manila, Philippines - Seven out of 10 Filipinos will support candidates who will ban establishments from using single-use plastic across the country, according to a Social Weather Stations survey undertaken on the third quarter...

See Manila Bay for yourself aboard Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior this March

Press release | February 24, 2019 at 13:13

21 February 2019, Manila, Philippines - Next week, environmental organization Greenpeace Philippines will be opening its most iconic ship, the Rainbow Warrior, to the public. The Rainbow Warrior is coming back to the Philippines for the Ship the...

Why I’m Joining the Greenpeace Ships to Fight Plastic Pollution

Blog entry by Froilan Grate | March 1, 2019

Plastic pollution might be very visible in the Philippines and other Asian countries, but the crisis started somewhere else. It began in the boardrooms of the top multinational companies when they decided to dump products packaged in...

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