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Public Engagement Campaigner for Malaysia

Job | April 15, 2019 at 16:59

Greenpeace Southeast Asia-Malaysia is looking for a Public Engagement Campaigner. In this role, in collaboration with other team members, you will recruit, engage, organize and retain Greenpeace Southeast Asia (GPSEA) supporters to support...

Green groups to Nestlé: “Own up, pay up, clean up your act!”

Press release | April 10, 2019 at 12:33

Manila, Philippines — A day before Nestlé’s Annual General Meeting, over a hundred activists belonging to the global #breakfreefromplastic movement trooped to Nestlé’s Philippine headquarters today to demand accountability for their role in...

Plastic invades ‘centre of the centre’ of global biodiversity hotspot

Press release | April 4, 2019 at 11:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia - Philippines has documented plastic pollution in Verde Island Passage, as the group deployed its iconic ship, the Rainbow Warrior, to investigate plastic pollution in the Philippines.

Groundbreaking scientific study maps out how to protect a third of the world’s oceans...

Press release | April 4, 2019 at 8:04

London – As governments meet at the UN to negotiate towards an historic Global Ocean Treaty, a groundbreaking study by leading marine biologists has mapped out how to protect over a third of the world’s oceans by 2030, a target that scientists...

Regional Research and Investigations Coordinator

Job | March 14, 2019 at 0:28

The Regional Research and Investigations Coordinator is responsible for furthering Greenpeace South East Asia’s (GPSEA) programme objectives through capacity building, implementation of best practice, advice on strategic use of various types of...

Greenpeace statement on the high ranking of Philippine cities in World Air Quality Report

Press release | March 7, 2019 at 14:00

Manila-- Greenpeace expressed caution in interpreting the findings of the AirVisual 2018 World Air Quality Report ranking Philippine cities the cleanest in Southeast Asia, pointing out the inadequacies of the country’s existing air monitoring...

Nestlé and Unilever named top plastic polluters following Philippines brand and waste...

Press release | March 7, 2019 at 13:30

Manila, Philippines – Nestlé and Unilever are responsible for a quarter of the branded throwaway plastic driving the plastic pollution crisis in the Philippines, according to a report published today by the Global Alliance for Incinerator...

Latest air pollution data ranks world’s cities worst to best

Press release | March 5, 2019 at 8:25

Jakarta, Indonesia, 5 March 2019 -Air pollution will take an estimated seven million lives globally in the next year, while costing the world’s economy nearly 225 billion USD. [1] [2] The latest data compiled in the IQAir AirVisual 2018 World Air...

Breakthrough as world’s largest palm oil trader gives forest destroyers nowhere to hide

Press release | December 11, 2018 at 12:37

Singapore- The world’s largest palm oil trader, Wilmar International, has published a detailed action plan to map and monitor all of its suppliers. If implemented, this would put the palm oil giant, which supplies 40% of the world’s palm oil, one...

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


Press release | December 5, 2018 at 12:21

Manila — 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 equitability. In the Sea...

'Recycling’ from developed world dumped in Malaysia and left to rot

Press release | November 27, 2018 at 10:00

Kuala Lumpur- Malaysia is the new dumping site for plastic ‘recycling’ from more than 19 countries, including the US, UK and Australia, according to new research released today by Greenpeace Malaysia. “The Recycling Myth” report has uncovered...

New standards for ‘sustainable’ palm oil must be enforced immediately

Press release | November 15, 2018 at 23:02

“New standards for ‘sustainable’ palm oil must be enforced immediately”, says Greenpeace

Survivors fight for climate justice in London, five years after Philippines’ deadliest...

Press release | November 6, 2018 at 13:02

London/Manila – Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines – the deadliest storm to hit the country – are in London to give personal testimonies at a landmark inquiry to determine whether the world’s largest carbon producers are...

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

Press release | October 29, 2018 at 16:00

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

Global survey reveals FMCG companies’ contribution to plastic pollution crisis

Press release | October 23, 2018 at 13:14

Jakarta– Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) corporations are a predominant force behind the throwaway economic model driving the plastic pollution crisis, according to a comprehensive sector survey Greenpeace International released today. None of...

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé found to be worst plastic polluters worldwide in...

Press release | October 9, 2018 at 8:33

Manila, Philippines – Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé were the most frequent companies identified in 239 cleanups and brand audits spanning 42 countries and six continents, the Break Free From Plastic movement announced today. Over 187,000 pieces...

Greenpeace occupies refinery loaded with dirty palm oil in Indonesia

Press release | September 25, 2018 at 10:11

Bitung North Sulawesi, Indonesia - Thirty Greenpeace activists are currently occupying a palm oil refinery belonging to Wilmar International, the world’s largest palm oil trader and supplies major brands including Colgate, Mondelez, Nestlé and...

Wings of Paradise: Drawing attention to rainforest destruction

Blog entry by Alexander Navarro | September 18, 2018

Wings of Paradise mural by award-winning Malaysian artist Lee Hui Ling in Kuala Lumpur's historic Chinatown district.  © Greenpeace For too long the story of Indonesian forests has been painted with the darkness of burning...

UN Ocean Treaty negotiations – Greenpeace response

Press release | September 17, 2018 at 22:00

New York– As the first round of UN negotiations towards a historic UN Ocean Treaty draws to a close, Dr Sandra Schoettner of Greenpeace’s global ocean sanctuaries campaign, said: “Oceans beyond national borders cover almost half of our planet...

Greenpeace: 11th hour for the climate, it’s time for leadership to truly emerge

Press release | September 15, 2018 at 10:07

Manila / San Francisco - Typhoon Mangkhut, one of the strongest storms of the year, is forecast to hit the north of the Philippines by the weekend before threatening Hong Kong and Macau. In the Atlantic, Hurricane Florence made landfall on the US...

Marine life flies outside UN as world meets to discuss global ocean treaty

Press release | September 5, 2018 at 9:59

New York - Greenpeace activists flew a giant turtle outside the United Nations HQ in New York this morning, as countries gathered to begin negotiations, for the first time in history, towards a treaty covering all oceans outside of national...

World’s top climate experts to testify in landmark investigation into fossil fuel...

Press release | August 28, 2018 at 12:50

Quezon City, Philippines, 28 August 2018 - Some of the world’s most highly-regarded climate change science, policy, research, and legal experts will appear as witnesses in the ongoing hearings by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in the...

World Orangutan Day: Numbers still in decline despite Indonesian government's new claims

Press release | August 21, 2018 at 19:44

Jakarta, August 17- This World Orangutan Day marks a critical time for the Bornean Orangutan, whose numbers are rapidly declining experts say. This is despite new claims from the Indonesian government that orangutan populations have increased by...

Land management ministry awarded ‘trophy’ for year-long defiance of supreme court...

Press release | August 21, 2018 at 19:09

Jakarta, 20 August 2018 – NGOs took action today in front of the Indonesian ministry responsible for lands to protest its failure to implement a Supreme Court decision ordering forest data be released to the public. Secrecy over the Land...

Peter Willcox: You cannot use violence to change people’s minds

Feature story | July 10, 2018 at 13:54

When people look at the oceans some only see deep blue water. Others only see fish and the bounty underneath the surface. But there are many, like Captain Peter "Pete" Wilcox who see the sea for what it truly is- a living, breathing, thriving...

Yeb Saño: “We will not stop until we hold fossil fuel companies accountable for...

Feature story | June 20, 2018 at 14:58

When Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever recorded, slammed into the city of Tacloban in the Philippines on November 2013, Naderev "Yeb" Saño knew it was no ordinary typhoon. In fact, typhoons have now become more devastating, boosted...

100% Renewable Energy in Krabi possible by 2026

Press release | June 13, 2018 at 19:06

Krabi, 13 June 2018- Krabi Province can lead the renewable energy (RE) transition in Thailand and achieve 100% RE by 2026. According to a report by Greenpeace Southeast Asia, the Healthy Public Policy Foundation, Thammasart University and Save...

Greenpeace: RE sector to build massive workforce in Thailand

Press release | June 12, 2018 at 16:33

Phuket, 12 June 2018--A new report released today revealed that a shift to 100% renewable energy will generate more than 170,000 jobs in the country in the next three decades. The report[1], the first of its kind to quantify renewable energy job...

Thai students face off on World Meat Free Day culinary competition

Press release | June 11, 2018 at 14:03

Phuket, 11 June 2018 – Grade 5 and 6 Thai students from Phuket and Phang Nga [1] showed off their culinary skills in a vegetarian cooking competition today in celebration of World Meat Free Day. The competition was among a series of activities...

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior arrives in Malaysia for a historic visit in the name of...

Press release | June 2, 2018 at 14:26

PORT KLANG, Malaysia, 2 June 2018 – After a colorful 5-month journey across Southeast Asia, the Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior finally made its way to Port Klang in Selangor to raise greater awareness on environmental protection and to...

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior in Singapore for the Climate Action Tour

Press release | May 28, 2018 at 18:12

Singapore—The Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior has arrived in Singapore for environmental awareness, highlighting the need for ambitious climate action given the clear and present danger of climate change already affecting Singapore and...

New deforestation revealed as Indonesian minister arrives in EU to defend palm oil...

Press release | April 27, 2018 at 15:02

London, UK- A palm oil supplier to Mars, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever is destroying rainforests in Papua, Indonesia, a new investigation by Greenpeace International has revealed. [1] Satellite analysis suggests that around 4,000ha of rainforest...

Rainbow Warrior drops its anchor in Jakarta with the mission to support renewable...

Press release | April 23, 2018 at 21:33

Jakarta, 23 April 2018. For almost two months sailing from east of Indonesia, Greenpeace legendary ship,the Rainbow Warrior, has finally set the anchor in Indonesia capital city, Jakarta. Before the Jakarta visit, the ship sailed to campaign for...

Plans to expand a coal-fired power plant on Bali’s north coast

Press release | April 16, 2018 at 18:50

Bali, Indonesia 16 April 2018. Local people in Buleleng District, Bali, are contesting plans to expand the Celukan Bawang coal-fired power plant on the island’s north coast.

Nestlé misses the mark with statement on tackling its single-use plastics problem

Press release | April 10, 2018 at 19:24

Washington, DC - Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, released a statement [1] today aimed at addressing the growing plastic pollution crisis. The company’s statement does not include clear targets to reduce and eventually phase...

Greenpeace calls for decrease in meat and dairy production and consumption for a...

Press release | March 6, 2018 at 15:16

5 March 2018, Amsterdam - Global meat and dairy production and consumption must be cut in half by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change and keep the Paris Agreement on track, says a new Greenpeace report. If left unchecked, agriculture is...

International coalition calls on Singapore banks to end coal finance

Press release | February 7, 2018 at 13:43

Wednesday 7 February, 2018: A broad coalition of leading environmental groups are today calling on Singapore's major banks to end the financing of highly polluting coal-fired power stations in Southeast Asia.

Stop waste of US$26 billion on unnecessary coal power projects, urges major new...

Press release | January 19, 2018 at 17:12

Jakarta, 19 January 2018 - A coalition of Indonesian NGOs, dubbed the ‘Break Free From Coal’ coalition, has called for nine planned coal power plants to be dropped from the power supply plan due to concerns around massive supply overcapacity,...

New bird species identified in eastern Indonesia’s threatened forests

Press release | January 16, 2018 at 20:00

Jakarta- A Greenpeace Belgium campaigner and ornithologist, together with researchers from the University of Singapore and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, have described a new species of bird on Rote Island, Indonesia.

Art exhibit puts Thailand air pollution in spotlight

Press release | January 16, 2018 at 9:30

Bangkok— An art exhibit launched today by Greenpeace, is putting the invisible threats of Thailand’s air pollution in the spotlight.

Annual Report 2016

Publication | December 5, 2017 at 15:16

The year 2016 was a year of uncertainties. But it will go down in history as a year of resistance when hundreds of thousands stood together to defend their rights. 2016 was just the beginning. People are rising up. I share the belief that a...

Filipino typhoon survivors demand climate action on Haiyan anniversary

Press release | November 7, 2017 at 14:40

Tacloban, Philippines - With the UN climate talks underway in Bonn, and as the Philippines is preparing for the visit of President Trump for the upcoming ASEAN Summit, FIlipinos are gathering to commemorate the fourth anniversary of super typhoon...

Newly discovered orangutan species in Indonesia already at risk

Press release | November 3, 2017 at 13:16

Jakarta, 3 November - Researchers have announced the discovery of a new species of orangutan in the north of Sumatra Island. The Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis) is the first new addition in almost a century to the small club of great...

The Pollution Threat Hanging Over Jakarta

Press release | October 24, 2017 at 18:04

Jakarta, October 24, 2017. The pollution already suffered by Greater Jakarta will become much worse because of plans to ring the city with coal-fired power plants, says a new report from Greenpeace. Greater Jakarta could see more new coal-fired...

ExxonMobil, Shell among companies told to attend human rights investigation over...

Press release | October 20, 2017 at 13:00

Manila - The Commission on Human Rights in the Philippines have called on 47 carbon producers to attend a preliminary meeting in its investigation into their corporate responsibility for climate-related human rights abuses (1). The companies...

Girl power at its finest: The women of Greenpeace Tim Cegah Api

Blog entry by Nur Sakeenah Binti Omar | October 11, 2017

I've recently journeyed to Ketapang, in West Kalimantan, Indonesia to see the Greenpeace Tim Cegah Api (TCA) , or the Forest Fire Prevention Team, in action. Why? Because I wanted to see how forest fires happen and how it can be...

Celebrating Malaysia Day away from home, for the sake of our forests

Blog entry by Nur Sakeenah Binti Omar | October 3, 2017

The 16th of September is personally significant to me in many ways. Aside from celebrating Malaysia Day, it also marks my father’s birthday. Every year, on his birthday, we as a family would dine out as a simple way to celebrate.

Leaked letter reveals worries over Indonesia’s state power company PLN's debts

Press release | September 29, 2017 at 8:28

Jakarta, 28 September 2017 - Indonesia’s state-owned power company PLN, poses a financial risk to Indonesia’s state budget due to it’s over-ambitious plans to expand dirty coal plants in the Java-Bali region.

Nestlé, Unilever, P&G among worst offenders for plastic pollution in Philippines in...

Press release | September 22, 2017 at 12:57

Manila - A week-long beach clean up has exposed the companies most responsible for plastic pollution after an audit of plastic waste conducted on Freedom Island, a critical wetland habitat and Ramsar site [1] spanning 30 hectares in Manila Bay -...

Anti-coal communities in Thailand’s deep south say no to coal

Press release | September 14, 2017 at 14:17

Bangkok, Thailand - The “Teluk Patani” network, Permatamas, and Greenpeace Southeast Asia have raised concerns over the Environmental Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) of the proposed coal-fired power plant at Thepa. The groups say the project...

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