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Copy of About Us

Hub | April 21, 2010 at 15:48

About Us

Hub | April 21, 2010 at 13:26

The problem

Page | September 29, 2010 at 12:40

The State of Freshwater Sources in the Philippines

“GrEEn Christmas” launched in Makati City

Feature story | November 22, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace and the Makati City administration yesterday launched the “grEEn Christmas” initiative as part of the Energy Efficient Makati project1 to get people of Makati to reduce their carbon footprint by following simple guidelines during the...

Greenpeace and Iloilo residents expose illegal coal plant structure as “stupid”

Feature story | October 21, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists and Iloilo residents are urging the local government to pull the plug on a plan to operate a coal-fired power plant in this city. The group calls the illegal, premature back-filling of the proposed site, despite the obvious...

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...

Time is running out to stop climate change

Feature story | August 29, 2009 at 6:00

The world is running out of time to stop climate change and its destructive impacts, which endanger countries such as the Philippines the most. Greenpeace issued the warning today as civil society and environment groups worldwide mark the...

Negrenses rally to preseve the country's organic farming capital

Feature story | August 19, 2009 at 6:00

Around 400 farmers and members of church and civic groups trooped today to the Negros Occidental provincial capitol to press members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) to uphold Provincial Ordinance 007, which bans the entry of genetically...

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...

DENR: Quit Coal

Feature story | April 21, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists held an “Earth Day Barbecue” at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) compound in Quezon City to call attention to how the government’s distorted coal power policy aggravates rather than helps solve the...

Climate friendly Boracay

Feature story | December 13, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace called on tourists and the tourism industry in Boracay island to join hands to make Boracay the country's model climate-friendly tourist destination.

RP's top chefs unite to support GMO-Free rice

Feature story | November 30, 2008 at 7:00

The country's top chefs have signed up today as ambassadors for GMO-free rice.

The World is Watching

Page | December 9, 2008 at 16:04

Join activists from around the world by uploading your photo to be projected at this year's UN meeting on Climate Change. Let the government leaders know that the World is Watching what happens at this year's meeting.

Greenpeace to monitor Angat levels

Feature story | April 12, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace today set up a “Water Watch” camp in Angat Reservoir, Metro Manila’s main water source, to highlight the urgent threat to the country’s water resources. Greenpeace is calling on the public to take every measure to conserve water and...

Greenpeace calls attention to dangers posed by coal-ash dumpsites

Feature story | December 1, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists calling attention to hazards posed by coal-fired power plants found that hazmat suits may not be enough protection. Clad in protective suits against hazardous materials, the peaceful activists, seeking only to take pictures...

Green points for Hewlett Packard and Apple

Feature story | September 30, 2009 at 6:00

As a highlight of Iloilo IT Week 2009, Greenpeace released the latest edition of its Guide to Greener Electronics, which showed encouraging news from HP and Apple in their positive responses to Greenpeace’s campaign for greener electronics.

"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.

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.

I Love My Rice-GMO Free

Page | November 30, 2008 at 11:18

Nuclear Meltdown

Page | May 15, 2009 at 20:20

Stand up for your rice

Page | December 2, 2008 at 16:52

Greenpeace calls on Indonesian government to arrest forest destroyers instead of...

Press release | November 20, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today marched to the Indonesian Embassy to call on its government to carry the full extent of environmental law on companies that are destroying the carbon-rich peatlands of Indonesia’s Kampar Peninsula in Sumatra. The group, rallying...

The True Cost of Coal

Publication | April 21, 2009 at 14:08

Traditionally considered the cheapest fuel around, the market price for coal ignores its most significant impacts. These so-called "external costs" manifests themselves as damages such as respiratory diseases, mining accidents, acid rain, smog...

Greenpeace: Clean Production needed to rehabilitate Manila Bay

Press release | August 25, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace is recommending that government pursue Clean Production, and not just tackle the most obvious problems, if it is sincere in its efforts to rehabilitate Manila Bay. Greenpeace reiterated that a large part of issues like solid waste and...

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,...

Investments and implementation key for the success of the Renewable Energy Act:...

Press release | December 16, 2008 at 8:00

Today, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signed the Renewable Energy Law which is intended to accelerate the development and utilization of renewable energy sources in the country.

Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics version 10: companies are stalling on real...

Press release | December 12, 2008 at 8:00

Now in its tenth edition, the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics shows that most consumer electronics companies have been slow to get serious about climate change. Despite much green marketing, many brands still show little engagement with...

Earth Hour and the value of symbols in catalyzing action against climate change

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 29, 2010 6 comments

A group of parishioners in traditional dresses join the celebration of the Earth Hour program in Malate Church, together with the volunteers from the community and the environment group Greenpeace. Earth Hour started in...

Promote sustainable agriculture, support Negros's rejection of GMOs: Greenpeace

Press release | June 30, 2009 at 16:54

Greenpeace today called on the national government to follow the example of Negros Occidental in its vigilance against GMO crops (genetically modified organisms) to protect and promote sustainable agriculture in the country. The call came at the...

Greenpeace: Legislators should stop abetting 'nuclear madness' time and money better...

Press release | January 22, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today called on Filipino legislators to stop abetting 'nuclear madness,' and denounced moves by congress representatives pushing for re-commissioning of the controversial Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP).

As part of the Earth Hour program in Malate

Image | March 29, 2010 at 14:40

As part of the Earth Hour program in Malate Church, volunteers from the community and the environment group Greenpeace light candles and display an LED (light emitting diode) installation, powered by solar electricity, spelling the words...

Volunteers from Greenpeace Water Patrol

Image | October 16, 2009 at 6:00

Volunteers from Greenpeace Water Patrol, Ecowaste Coalition and Buklod Tao Kalikasan protest the illegal dumping of garbage and flood debris along the banks of Nangka River by the Marikina government and the Metro Manila Development Authority.

As part of the Earth Hour program in Malate

Image | March 29, 2010 at 14:52

As part of the Earth Hour program in Malate Church, volunteers from the community and the environment group Greenpeace light up candles and display an LED (light emitting diode) installation, powered by solar electricity, spelling the words...

Volunteers from Greenpeace Water Patrol

Image | October 16, 2009 at 6:00

Volunteers from Greenpeace Water Patrol, Ecowaste Coalition and Buklod Tao Kalikasan protest the illegal dumping of garbage and flood debris along the banks of Nangka River by the Marikina government and the Metro Manila Development Authority. ...

A group of parishioners in traditional dresses

Image | March 29, 2010 at 15:10

A group of parishioners in traditional dresses join the celebration of the Earth Hour program in Malate Church, together with the volunteers from the community and the environment group Greenpeace. They also display an LED(light emitting diode)...

A group of parishioners in traditional dresses

Image | March 29, 2010 at 14:48

A group of parishioners in traditional dresses join the celebration of the Earth Hour program in Malate Church, together with the volunteers from the community and the environment group Greenpeace. They also display an LED(light emitting diode)...

A kid looks into the water pail as Greenpeace

Image | March 22, 2010 at 19:24

A kid looks into the water pail as Greenpeace activists and the EcoWaste Coalition lined up nine water pails of various sizes showing how 2010 presidential bets score in terms of their positions and plans to ensure toxic-free water for all...

Greenpeace set up two doors in front of the

Image | August 19, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace set up two doors in front of the Negros Occidental provincial capitol to signify the choice between an organic, GMO-free Negros (Green) and a GMO-Contaminated future (black). Greenpeace challenged the Provincial Council members to...

Greenpeace volunteers unfurl a banner during

Image | August 19, 2009 at 19:30

Greenpeace volunteers unfurl a banner during a protest in front of the Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol to press members of the Sangguniang Panglalawigan (SP) to uphold the ban on GMOs. Greenpeace is encouraging the Provincial Council to...

Greenpeace SolarGeneration Pilipinas members

Image | July 20, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace SolarGeneration Pilipinas members carry a globe in a symbolic u-turn of the Earth from the devastations of climate change.

Policemen push away "Darth Vader" one of

Image | June 17, 2009 at 6:00

Policemen push away "Darth Vader" one of the Greenpeace volunteers dressed up as peaceful aliens from "the galaxy far far away" tried to participate at an on-going high-level dialogue on Climate Change and Clean Energy at the ADB headquarters.

A Greenpeace volunteer attaches pinwheels

Image | May 26, 2009 at 11:37

A Greenpeace volunteer attaches pinwheels and banners at the gate of the Philippine House of Representatives in Quezon City. The pinwheels contained the names of the people who signed the online petition which rejects the proposal for nuclear...

A child joins the Greenpeace candle

Image | April 25, 2009 at 23:14

A child joins the Greenpeace candle-lighting ceremeony to mark the anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident. Calling for safe energy for the Philippines , supporters and volunteers of the environment group lit more than 2,000 candles which...

Chefs Ed Quimzon (left) and Jason Stacy prepare

Image | November 30, 2008 at 7:00

Chefs Ed Quimzon (left) and Jason Stacy prepare organic rice with piniñahang manok at the first ever GMO-Free Rice Festival at Mara’s Organic Market in Makati City. The festival is meant to celebrate the diversity of traditional Philippine rice...

Chefs Ed Quimzon (left) and Jason Stacy prepare

Image | November 3, 2008 at 7:00

Chefs Ed Quimzon (left) and Jason Stacy prepare organic rice with piniñahang manok at the first ever GMO-Free Rice Festival at Mara’s Organic Market in Makati City. The festival is meant to celebrate the diversity of traditional Philippine rice...

Top Filipino chefs pose for a photo after

Image | December 2, 2008 at 13:20

Top Filipino chefs pose for a photo after signing the “I Love my Rice GMO-Free” Chefs’ Charter at Mara’s Organic Market in Makati City. The Charter is a commitment to serve and prepare only non-genetically modified rice—or GMO-free rice—in...

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