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Greenpeace plants tombstone at House of Representatives

Feature story | February 2, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today exposed that the House Bill proposing to revive the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant is part of a sneaky and underhanded attempt to railroad the establishment of a national commercial nuclear power program in the Philippines. According...

Victory in Greece as the Quit Coal campaign moves to Indonesia

Feature story | February 13, 2009 at 7:00

Choking children, destroyed crops and a devastated fishing industry. That's the price the local community at Cilacap in Indonesia have had to pay since a coal-fired power plant was constructed in their town. Today 40 Greenpeace activists and...

Quit coal - Greenpeace tells Indonesia’s Energy Minister

Press release | February 13, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today took direct action to expose the true cost of coal at Cilacap coal plant on Central Java’s south coast. Greenpeace is denouncing the faulty projections by Indonesia’s Energy ministry to justify the building of new coal plants...

Greenpeace response to Jakarta Post article 13 February 2009 ‘Govt to allow peatland...

Press release | February 13, 2009 at 19:14

Greenpeace today denounced the Agriculture Ministry’s reported plans to allow palm oil companies to further devastate Indonesia’s critical peatlands, stressing that the absurd proposal completely undermines President Yodhyono’s G8 commitment to...

Rice Love on Valentine’s

Feature story | February 14, 2009 at 7:00

Hundreds turned up to plant rice on Valentine's day at a Greenpeace event designed to call on Thais to show real love for their own rice.

Greenpeace challenges President Yudhoyono to honour his commitment to cut emissions...

Feature story | February 18, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace is sending an urgent message to Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, ahead of his meeting with the new US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to take immediate action to combat dangerous climate change and stop Indonesia’s...

Greenpeace challenges President Yudhoyono to honour his commitment to cut emissions...

Press release | February 18, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace is sending an urgent message to Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, ahead of his meeting with the new US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to take immediate action to combat dangerous climate change and stop Indonesia’s...

US and Indonesia, Save Forests, Save Climate – Cut emissions Now!

Feature story | February 19, 2009 at 7:00

Strong leadership from the US, and partnership with large developing nations such as Indonesia, are essential to reaching an agreement at the critical UN Climate Talks to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, at the end of this year. As the world’s 2nd...

Hundreds form "No to BNPP" solidarity message

Feature story | February 22, 2009 at 7:00

Hundreds of volunteers from Greenpeace and the Network Opposed to BNPP (Bataan Nuclear Power Plant) today created a message of solidarity against the use of dangerous nuclear power by forming a giant human banner spelling "No to BNPP" in a...

A Greenpeace volunteer says "NO to BNPP"

Image | February 22, 2009 at 7:00

A Greenpeace volunteer says "NO to BNPP" during a protest activity against the revival of the mothballed nuclear plant. Greenpeace is calling on Congress representatives not to support the proposal and to withdraw their signatures from the bill...

Greenpeace volunteers join the march to St

Image | February 23, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace volunteers join the march to St. Joseph's Cathedral in Balanga to take part in a prayer rally led by Bishop Socrates Villegas. Local communities, as well as civil society and environmental groups took part in the five hour...

Bishop Socrates Villegas addresses a crowd

Image | February 23, 2009 at 7:00

Bishop Socrates Villegas addresses a crowd of thousands during a prayer rally against the re-opening the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, in front of St. Joseph Cathedral in Balanga. Local communities, as well as civil society and environmental groups...

Bishop Socrates Villegas addresses a crowd

Image | February 23, 2009 at 7:00

Bishop Socrates Villegas addresses a crowd of thousands during a prayer rally against the re-opening the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, in front of St. Joseph Cathedral in Balanga. Local communities, as well as civil society and environmental groups...

BNPP to count among world’s most dangerous nuclear plants if operated--Greenpeace

Press release | February 26, 2009 at 8:00

The outdated, light water Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) will count among the world’s most dangerous nuclear power plants if operated, Greenpeace revealed in a press conference in Quezon City today. In a talk entitled 'The dubious safety of...

ASEAN must act on climate change

Feature story | February 27, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists put the climate change onus on the ASEAN Summit today by unfurling a banner that says “Ten Nations, One Vision -- Climate Action Now” at a large billboard opposite the summit venue. Heads of ASEAN member states arrive in...

Greenpeace: protection of ASEAN forests can deter climate change

Feature story | March 1, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace criticized the ASEAN leaders converging in Thailand for not taking adequate action to protect over 283 million hectares of forests in the region and threatening the very existence of forest communities and its rich biodiversity.

A photo exhibit entitled Fallout: The Human

Image | March 1, 2009 at 7:00

A photo exhibit entitled Fallout: The Human Cost of Nuclear Catastrophe launched in Malate Church, Manila last February 28, 2009.

Implement environmental orders of Thai Administrative Courts : Greenpeace

Feature story | March 5, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the two court rulings by the Administrative courts of Chiang Mai and Rayong in Thailand, as a rare tribute to the highest principles of justice, i.e fairness and equity. Greenpeace urges the Government of Thailand to...

Greenpeace Statement on today’s hearing at the House Committee on Appropriations on...

Press release | March 5, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia Campaigns Manager for the Philippines Beau Baconguis said: "The ongoing debate on the House bill mandating the revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant which continue to drag on in the House Committee on...

Rice art in Thailand

Feature story | March 7, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace supporters, volunteers and farmers planted organic rice in a bid to create the first ever art on a rice field in Thailand. The 10-rai rice field in Ratchaburi province will grow into a beautiful art in the next 4 months to show an...

Greenpeace calls for political commitment to protect Forests and People in upcoming...

Feature story | March 16, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace kicked-off its “Vote for Forests, Vote for Our Future” campaign along with politicians, celebrities, and supporters at Lapangan Banteng.

Greenpeace calls for political commitment to protect Forests and People in upcoming...

Press release | March 16, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today kicked-off its “Vote for Forests, Vote for Our Future” campaign along with politicians, celebrities, and supporters at Lapangan Banteng.

Ifugao Rice Terraces declared GMO-Free Zone

Feature story | March 17, 2009 at 7:00

The iconic Philippine Rice Terraces in Ifugao Province, a UNESCO Living Cultural Heritage site, was declared a genetically-modified organism (GMO)-Free zone. The historic declaration, which is in line with the province’s commitment to preserve...

The iconic Philippine Rice Terraces

Image | March 17, 2009 at 7:00

The iconic Philippine Rice Terraces, a UNESCO Living Cultural Heritage site, was declared a geneticaly-modified organism(GMO) free zone. Greenpeace volunteers together with local guides unfurled a giant banner with the words "GMO-FREE ZONE" at...

"Hands off our rice!"

Feature story | March 18, 2009 at 7:00

The iconic Philippine rice terraces in Ifugao, a UNESCO World Heritage site, have been declared a 'GMO - Free Zone'. And the first 'rice art' was planted in Thailand as a symbol of solidarity against genetically modified rice.

Japanese Whaling: The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth

Feature story | March 19, 2009 at 7:00

We have lodged an appeal against Japanese government censorship, calling on the Fisheries Agency of Japan (FAJ) to release uncensored documentation of whale meat sales. Previously we obtained these documents through a 2008 Freedom of...

Sinar Mas - ‘Forest and Climate Criminal’

Feature story | March 19, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists were brutally kicked and punched this morning when they led a peaceful protest at the headquarters of Indonesia’s largest logging and palm oil company, the Sinar Mas Group, in Jakarta today. Greenpeace is demanding a halt to...

4.4 million Thai citizens to be impacted by water pollution

Feature story | March 23, 2009 at 13:58

Greenpeace released a shocking report which reveals that 92.68 percent of the total area in Thailand is at risk from water pollution. Within these risk areas, 6.87 percent is classified as ‘high risk’ and could impact approximately 4,440,049 Thai...

Climate meeting in Bonn: save the forests, but don't cheapen carbon

Feature story | March 31, 2009 at 13:13

If we're to have a hope of saving our planet from runaway climate change, we need to make it expensive for industry to emit carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses, and we need to make it profitable for countries like Brazil, Indonesia, and...

Forests for Climate: Greenpeace demands action from Indonesian president

Feature story | April 1, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace criticised President Yudhoyono for failing to take action on his commitment to drastically cut greenhouse gas reduction from deforestation, on the eve of the crucial G20 meeting in UK.

Forests for Climate: Greenpeace demands action from Indonesian president

Press release | April 1, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace criticised President Yudhoyono for failing to take action on his commitment to drastically cut greenhouse gas reduction from deforestation, on the eve of the crucial G20 meeting in UK.

New comic book gets youth involved in environment issues

Feature story | April 3, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace launched Nuclear Meltdown: A message from the darkness, an advocacy comic book about the perils of nuclear power and how the youth can make a difference in making the world a better place.

Mr. President, do you care?

Press release | April 4, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace this morning challenged President Yudhoyono to turn his commitment to drastically cut Indonesia’s greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation into concrete action, prior to his election campaign speech at a 100,000-strong Demokrat...

Reprocessed nuclear waste shipment to pass by Philippine waters

Feature story | April 8, 2009 at 6:00

The largest ever transport of dangerous reprocessed nuclear waste may put Philippine waters at risk if the government does not pro-actively prevent its passage in the vicinity of the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) early next month,...

ASEAN's rescue package must abandon expensive nuclear nightmare

Feature story | April 10, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today protested at the main gate of the ASEAN+3 Summit venue in Thailand by launching a large balloon with banners saying "Not for Nukes, $ for Renewable Energy--Climate Action Now." Greenpeace demanded that government...

Solar Generation call for an Energy Revolution on Earth Day

Feature story | April 22, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace youth group, ‘Solar Generation, today called for a revolution in the way Indonesia produces and uses energy, at the launch of their “Smart Power’ event in Bandung.

This Earth Day, become a climate activist

Feature story | April 22, 2009 at 6:00

This Earth Day, help us turn 3 million people into climate activists: starting with you.

GMO Corn invades Filipino food and feed

Press release | April 23, 2009 at 19:05

Amidst continuing interception and seizures of illegal GMO corn varieties in Negros Occidental, Greenpeace today demanded that the Philippine Government issue an outright ban on all genetically-modified (GMO) food crops. Earlier this month,...

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.

No more Chernobyls!

Feature story | April 25, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace marked the anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear power plant disaster with a solemn candle-lighting ceremony to protest the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). Calling for safe energy for the Philippines ,...

Greenpeace Urge KPK to investigate Forestry Ministry. Again!

Feature story | April 30, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace urged the KPK (Corruption Eradication Commission) to investigate the re-issuance of permits to 14 companies for clearing more than 100.000 hectares of forest by the Forestry Ministry.

Clean Energy Investment Plan: DOE falls short on defining coal reduction plan, while...

Press release | May 5, 2009 at 8:00

The Clean Energy Investment Plan unveiled by Department of Energy Under-secretary Datu Zamzamin Ampatuan at a recent press briefing proclaims to solve the country’s energy and climate crises and to reduce the share of coal-generated electricity...

Neste Oil’s plans for global leadership in palm oil diesel will drive massive...

Press release | May 12, 2009 at 8:00

This morning, 32 Greenpeace activists from Finland and Sweden locked down a palm oil diesel refinery of Neste Oil in Porvoo, Finland. Neste Oil, an oil refining company largely owned by the Finnish government (1), is set - over the next three...

60,000 Indonesian ‘Forest Defenders’ petition President SBY to protect the forests

Feature story | May 18, 2009 at 6:00

A Greenpeace delegation this morning delivered a 60,000 strong petition to President Yudhoyono, via the State Secretariat, urging the president to inject urgency into protecting Indonesia’s forests to stop climate change, protect biodiversity and...

Greenpeace calls for urgent action to protect Chao Praya river; launches 350 km long...

Feature story | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called upon the government of Thailand to take immediate action to curb pollution of fresh water sources at the launch of its “Toxic Free Chao Phraya” river tour in Nakonsawan, Paknampo. Greenpeace is calling upon the government...

Volunteers of Greenpeace

Image | May 23, 2009 at 6:00

Volunteers of Greenpeace, Livestrong and Firefly Brigade leave Morong, Bataan 180 kilometers west of Manila, during the start of the “Energy Revolution Bike Ride" to oppose the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant.

Volunteer cyclists stop in front of Morong

Image | May 23, 2009 at 15:52

Volunteer cyclists stop in front of Morong church, in Bataan, 180 kilometers west of Manila awaiting their blessing and send-off for the “Energy Revolution Bike Ride,” which will bring them from the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant to the House of...

Volunteers of Greenpeace

Image | May 23, 2009 at 15:56

Volunteers of Greenpeace, Livestrong and Firefly Brigade prepare to kick off of the “Energy Revolution Bike Ride” to oppose the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, from Morong, Bataan to the House of Representatives in Quezon City...

Greenpeace “Energy Revolution Bike Ride” concludes with a call to Congress to reject...

Feature story | May 25, 2009 at 6:00

Thousands of concerned Filipinos have sent a clear message to the House of Representatives to reject any proposal for nuclear power in the country and instead enable massive uptake of renewable energy.

Sinar Mas’s forest destruction in Sumatra creates an annual Climate Debt of IDR 48.5...

Press release | May 25, 2009 at 8:00

New Greenpeace research launched in Beijing today estimates that Sinar Mas group’s destruction of peatlands in Riau Province, Sumatra, releases up to 113 million tonnes of carbon dioxide, equivalent to Belgium’s total CO2 emissions in 2005. (1)

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