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Pulp Fishin

Page | October 18, 2006 at 21:20

Landmark ordinance in Cebu sets to establish the country’s first shark and ray sanctuary

Press release | July 3, 2015 at 14:38

Cebu City— Almost a year after Cebu hosted the first Philippine Shark Summit, the province strengthened its commitment to protect shark and ray species by establishing the country’s first shark and ray sanctuary, located close to Malapascua...

Opposition of commercial fishers to the amended fisheries law could bring the country...

Press release | July 24, 2015 at 15:21

Manila— A protest called Fishing Holiday orchestrated by some traders and commercial fishing operations in Manila Bay on Thursday morning showed that the main actors responsible for emptying our seas don’t want illegal fishing to end. The...

Fisheries stakeholders on the effective implementation of RA 10654

Press release | September 24, 2015 at 18:41

We, the members of conservation and fisheries NGOs, and fisherfolk organizations laud the passage of RA 1065, which amended the Philippine Fisheries Code, and its Implementing Rules and Regulations of the amended Fisheries Code of the Philippines...

Greenpeace urges consumers and investors around the globe to avoid Thai Union Group...

Press release | October 7, 2015 at 19:07

Manila— Greenpeace recently launched a global campaign demanding that the world’s largest canned tuna company, Thai Union Group (TU), take urgent and far-reaching steps to eliminate labor abuse and destructive, wasteful fishing practices from its...

National fisheries stakeholders summit held to combat illegal fishing

Press release | October 20, 2015 at 18:32

Manila–The national summit seeks to discuss and discern the salient points in the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the recently amended Fisheries Code or Republic Act 10654, which sets stiffer penalties and tightens rules against...

Tuna Cannery Ranking

Publication | November 12, 2015 at 17:49

Greenpeace Southeast Asia believes that consumers have a right to know where and how their tuna was caught. Modern consumers who are aware of their impact on the planet want to play a key role in preserving tuna resources for the enjoyment of...

Going beyond corporate responsibility, Manila’s top hotels and restaurants advocate...

Press release | November 25, 2015 at 11:53

Manila, Philippines — In a bid to help save overfished Philippine seas, Manila’s top hotels and restaurants, came together with environmental groups and fisheries NGOs to declare their support for the promotion of sustainable seafood. [1] The...

Heart shaped reef

Page | December 3, 2008 at 20:24

Love in Translation

Page | February 13, 2008 at 0:14

Blame Canada (and España)

Page | November 20, 2006 at 16:17

Class of 2006

Page | October 13, 2006 at 23:51

Videos

Page | August 16, 2006 at 15:22

Top ten ways to help

Page | August 2, 2006 at 12:51

There's more than ten, of course, so why stop there? Check our Take Action page - where we're adding more ways to help all the time. But to get you going, here are the top ten you can do everyday any day...

Save the bluefin tuna of the Mediterranean

Action | June 4, 2010 at 20:42

Support the creation of a marine reserve for bluefin tuna by writing to the Spanish Environment Minister.

Greenpeace ranks Philippine tuna canneries based on sustainable and equitable...

Press release | October 2, 2015 at 15:28

Quezon City – After months of research and monitoring, Greenpeace Philippines today released a tuna ranking of nine local canneries based on international sustainable and equitable fisheries guidelines. It found that almost all the local...

Petron: Stop the Spill!

Page | October 19, 2006 at 17:00

Last August, Greenpeace bore witness to a massive environmental disaster in Guimaras Strait.

Whale sharks spotted in Bigaa, Legaspi City

Feature story | August 27, 2006 at 6:00

The recently-discovered presence of feeding whale sharks in the Albay Gulf, particularly along Legaspi City’s coastline, only confirms the urgent need to defend the rich coastal waters of the Bicol region from threats like mining pollution,...

ABN AMRO & ANZ: Stop funding marine pollution

Feature story | August 23, 2006 at 6:00

After helping mitigate the devastation wrought by the Petron oil spill in Guimaras Island, the Esperanza led a flotilla in protest against the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette in the Philippines, funded by banks such as ABN-AMRO and...

Using hair for cleaning up oil spills

Page | May 8, 2007 at 19:04

Thank you for 2009 | Greenpeace Southeast Asia

Page | December 22, 2009 at 14:41

Philippine canneries fall short on sustainability and social responsibility issues-...

Press release | November 17, 2016 at 15:47

Manila/Jakarta, 17 November 2016-- A new report released today by Greenpeace Southeast Asia revealed how major tuna canneries in the Philippines and Indonesia continue to fall short in providing customers with sustainably and equitably sourced...

Greenpeace statement of support for the confirmation of Gina Lopez as DENR Secretary

Press release | March 1, 2017 at 11:00

Manila – Amalie Obusan, Country Director of Greenpeace Philippines, said:

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior to highlight Filipinos’ calls for climate justice

Press release | February 10, 2018 at 20:07

07 February 2018, Manila, Philippines – This year, Greenpeace’s most iconic ship, the Rainbow Warrior, will set sail in the Philippines on a 20-day journey in the name of the countless communities who are fighting for Climate Justice. The...

Rainbow Warrior joins Philippines communities in their call for Climate Justice

Press release | February 14, 2018 at 16:08

Manila, 14 February 2018 - Almost one month before the start of hearings in the unprecedented climate change and human rights inquiry in the Philippines, the Rainbow Warrior, the most iconic ship of global environmental campaigning organization...

Mounting evidence in landmark human rights hearings in PH vs fossil fuel companies

Press release | May 23, 2018 at 23:12

Quezon City, Philippines, 23 May 2018 – Today marked the start of 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. Over the course of two...

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...

Photo Essays

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A day in the life of Geneviva

Blog entry by Cristina Nitafan | November 26, 2012

On board the African Queen, one of MY Esperanza ’s inflatable boats, we approached GENEVIVA, a purse seine fishing vessel from the Philippines. As we got nearer, the crew from the ship gave their genuine smiles and even gave us a hand...

Today's action, tomorrow's impact: a diver's reflection

Blog entry by Wansiri Rongrongmuang | November 23, 2012

Vast indigo ocean, endless blue sky with different shades of clouds and a small group of determined people wanting to change something, here I am in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with Greenpeace. It was almost like I used my...

Time is running out for tuna

Blog entry by Chow Yuen Ping | November 12, 2012

Sailing with the ship, flying with a helicopter, diving in the middle of the sea, I am on the journey of defending the Pacific Ocean. I have been working on a campaign to help Pacific tuna to recover for more than 3 years, yet...

Solace for Freedom Island

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | February 11, 2013

Our cultural narrative as Filipinos is closely linked to the seas. Thus, it cannot be gainsaid that when we cut mangroves, kill corals and exploit marine life, we are taking away parts of ourselves—making us incomplete, as individuals,...

Giving fisherfolk a reason to celebrate

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | May 31, 2013

The Philippine government has declared May to be the National Month of the Ocean, meant to celebrate our seas which are among the richest in biodiversity in the world. At the end of Oceans month, we pay tribute to tireless efforts of...

Planet Earth is planet ocean

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | June 8, 2013

Seen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle. Planet Earth is planet ocean as it engulfs the enormously deep and endless frontier of our planet. Without the global ocean there would be no life on Earth. As a...

Hope on the waterfront

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | July 8, 2013

It’s strange how just the sight of the M/Y Esperanza’s green hull seemed to vanquish part, if not all of that stress from those months of making arrangements for its arrival. Perhaps there really is something about arriving ships...

Revisiting Apo

Blog entry by Daniel Ocampo | July 11, 2013

I first came to Apo Island in Dauin, Negros Oriental in the 1990s to accompany several international delegates participating in a study tour on Coastal Resource Management.  Our objective was to show a model marine reserve wherein the...

Reunited with the City of Gentle People

Blog entry by Cristina Nitafan | July 15, 2013

I first set foot in Dumaguete in the year 2000 to take my college application exam. But little did my parents know I just really wanted to go out of town. Upon arrival, I was amazed at how clean the port was—one could still see fishes...

In pursuit of illegal fishers

Blog entry by Cristina Nitafan | July 22, 2013

It’s a starry night out here on-board the MY Esperanza as we sail to our next destination - Manila. The waves are calm, just perfect as we drift through the night. The air is humid; maybe in a while the rain will visit us, just like...

Building a region of ocean defenders

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | July 26, 2013

It is easy to recognise our deep connection with the oceans, which have sustained and fed our communities for centuries, and undoubtedly many of us share a feeling of longing and awe when we gaze at the beauty of our seas. But it's...

Enough is enough; we need to reclaim our seas and fisheries now

Blog entry by Duncan Williams | December 3, 2013

Greenpeace activists unfold a banner next to a cluster of foreign longline fishing vessels at a harbour in the Pacific reading “Fewer boats more fish WCPFC Act Now!” urging the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)...

Death of whales in Siargao underscores bigger oceans problem

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | March 28, 2014

The killing by dynamite fishing of some dwarf sperm whales in Siargao[i ] earlier this week underscores the continuing threat that human activities pose to whales and dolphins, and also the problem of weak enforcement of existing...

BREAKING: Japan's 'research whaling' ruled illegal by International Court of Justice

Blog entry by Tom Ganderton | March 31, 2014

UPDATE:  The Government of Japan has officially cancelled plans to hunt whales in the Southern Ocean this coming year.  (Detailed update at bottom. ) Original post: Whales everywhere will be jumping for joy today. Why?

Name that Tuna!

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | May 2, 2014

Tuna are fish, and they are wild animals. But to many people, they are simply understood as food. It can be a bit confusing when the short hand of ‘tuna’ is used, as it covers a whole family of species, from the relatively-tiddly and...

Mangrove forests: not your average tree farms

Blog entry by Ephraim Batungbacal | May 14, 2014

Mangroves are salt-tolerant evergreen forests found along sheltered coastlines, shallow-water lagoons, estuaries, rivers or deltas in 124 tropical and subtropical countries and areas. They stand out among the coastal wetlands of...

Why sharks are now more afraid of us

Blog entry by Diah Abida | August 12, 2014

Tell me the truth: are you afraid of sharks, like, deathly afraid of those big jaws? Well, the chances of you seeing sharks alive in open water are actually getting rarer nowadays.  In fact, it’s easier and more common to find...

Major breakthrough for Ocean Lovers: UN takes landmark step towards high seas...

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | January 26, 2015

It is time for Ocean Lovers worldwide to celebrate! After years of political foot-dragging, and four hectic days of  negotiations  at the United Nations, a  breakthrough  came in the wee hours of Saturday morning, 24 January:...

7 Resolutions for #OceanLovers

Blog entry by Veronica Frank | January 12, 2015

One week in to 2015, and even though some New Year’s resolutions will already have fallen by the wayside, we all need to urgently think about one more resolution:  The resolution to protect the oceans and all its beautiful whales,...

We are the stakeholders of our oceans and seas

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | May 11, 2015

May is the time of the year when summer is in full swing, when most Filipinos flock to the beach, or go to remote island destinations still under the radar of travel magazines. After all, we are a nation of more than 7,107 picturesque...

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