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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...

Greenpeace Toxic Free Chao Phraya River tour arrives in Ayuthaya; Governor pledges to...

Feature story | May 27, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists on the 350 km long ‘Toxic-free Chao Praya’ river tour today joined the citizens and administration of Ayuthaya in a river clean program in the canals of this historical city on the invitation of the Governor Mr. Vithaya Pewpong.

Taytay pledges best practice waste dump rehab

Feature story | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

The municipality of Taytay has agreed to adopt stringent procedures on dumpsite closure following a blockade by Greenpeace Water Patrol activists at the 13 hectare polluting garbage repository located on the banks of Laguna Lake.

Greenpeace blockades dumpsite on Laguna Lake

Feature story | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today blockaded a polluting waste dump on the shores of Laguna Lake to halt shoddy "closure" operations that will do more harm than good to the lake and surrounding communities. The environment group, together...

Lockdown

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 23, 2009 4 comments

A Greenpeace Water Patrol activist wearing a protective suit shovels trash to take samples from a dumpsite in Taytay. 6:30AM By the crack of dawn, we were already onsite, as we got off our vehicles we were met with a handful of...

Greenpeace Water Patrol returns trash, toxic water to DENR

Feature story | June 24, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today returned trash and toxic water from a dumpsite in Laguna Lake to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to call attention to how shoddy dumpsite closure policies are endangering the...

Greenpeace and Laguna youth call for longer-lasting solutions to pollution on...

Feature story | September 19, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today challenged government officials and aspirants to step up and include in their political platforms measures to ensure the protection of the country’s water sources, pointing out that bodies of water like Laguna Lake and Manila Bay...

Environmental activists take action against dumping of flood wastes and debris into...

Feature story | October 16, 2009 at 6:00

The Greenpeace Water Patrol, EcoWaste Coalition and Buklod Tao Kalikasan today trooped to the Nangka River to expose the illegal dumping of flood garbage and debris into the River by the Marikina government and the Metropolitan Manila Development...

Greenpeace calls for clear and genuine steps to protect Chao Phraya River

Feature story | October 30, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today called on the Thai Government to implement immediate steps to protect Thailand’s iconic Chao Phraya River from toxic pollution. The call came ahead of this year’s Loy Krathong festival which honors the Goddess of Water, Phra Mae...

Greenpeace blocks pipe from toxic chemicals company

Feature story | October 30, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today initiated an investigation into toxic chemical effluents and noxious fumes that have downed around 70 community folk in Silang, Cavite, about 55 kilometers south of Manila.

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