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Groups remind Duterte: Address food crisis before first 100 days of presidency ends

Press release | October 5, 2016 at 18:45

Quezon City - Environmental advocates and civil society groups gathered today to remind President Rodrigo Duterte to fulfill the promises he made to farmers and fisherfolk during the elections season and expressed urgency over the lack of an...

Groups Call for National Protection of Sharks

Press release | November 11, 2016 at 14:44

Dumaguete City, 11 November 2016 – Close to 100 policymakers, advocates, government officials, and shark enthusiasts gathered on November 10-11 in Silliman University for the 2nd Philippine Shark Summit and made a call for the protection of...

Cebu Leads Call for National Protection of Sharks

Press release | November 15, 2016 at 15:04

Cebu City, 15 November 2016 – A hundred of Cebuanos, advocates, NGOs, and fisherfolk joined the festive shark parade this morning in Cebu City to call for the city’s commitment to protect shark species. From Pasil Fish Market the shark parade...

Greenpeace report reveals scientific doubt on safety of Bt eggplant

Press release | February 23, 2011 at 15:50

Manila, 23 February 2010 – Greenpeace today released a technical report that casts scientific doubts on the safety of Bt eggplant (locally known as talong), and called upon the President to intervene and immediately ban further field trials of...

Quit Coal to make Energy Revolution possible—Greenpeace

Press release | March 8, 2011 at 17:55

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine Government to make way for progress unlimited by dirty energy by phasing out coal-fired power plants and canceling all new build of coal as a key step to ensure the massive uptake of renewable energy in...

Greenpeace tells PH to scrap options for 2,000MW nuclear plant

Press release | May 11, 2011 at 17:29

Greenpeace called on the Philippine government to follow Japan’s example and immediately scrap all nuclear plans in order to pave the way for a massive uptake of renewable energy. The call came at the wake of the momentous announcement from...

Greenpeace backs proposed bill to scrap nuclear from PH energy plans

Press release | May 16, 2011 at 19:08

Greenpeace today called on the country’s lawmakers to fast-track the passage of a Congress Bill that, once signed into law, will strike out nuclear energy from Philippine energy plans once and for all.

Closure of German nuke plants a signal for The Philippines

Press release | May 31, 2011 at 16:15

The immediate closure of eight nuclear power plants in Germany yesterday should serve as an important signal for the Philippines to abandon nuclear power plans, Greenpeace said today as they hailed the decision of the German government —...

Southeast Asia’s future is in renewables

Press release | June 26, 2011 at 14:31

Greenpeace called on Southeast Asian nations to seize the golden opportunity offered by renewables and champion the transition towards 100% renewable energy supply. The environment group made the call at the conclusion of the 6th Asia Clean...

Remember Fukushima... Make ASEAN nuclear-free!

Press release | March 9, 2012 at 14:40

Makati City, 09 March 2012 - Greenpeace today called on the governments of ASEAN to heed the lessons of Fukushima by abandoning their nuclear ambitions and revamping their existing energy policies in favour of measures that promote energy...

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ASEAN Community Wants Cambodia to Facilitate Clean Energy Discussion

Press release | March 29, 2012 at 19:33

Phnom Penh –- Ahead of the ASEAN Summit this weekend, groups of civil society and youth volunteers today delivered a call to action to ASEAN leaders to work together to secure a safe and clean energy future for the people of the region.

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Greenpeace urges DOE Secretary Petilla to abandon all plans to use nuclear energy for...

Press release | December 27, 2012 at 17:37

Manila — With just four days until the new year, Greenpeace has a suggested new year’s resolution for Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla: abandon all plans to use nuclear power in the Philippines.

Shadowlands exhibit launch

Image gallery | March 5, 2012

Around the world against nuclear energy

Image gallery | April 29, 2011

54 reactors down: Japan breaks free of nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | May 4, 2012

With tomorrow’s scheduled shutdown of Japan’s Tomari nuclear power plant the country will be free from nuclear power for the first time since 1966. Can it seize this historic opportunity? Here at Greenpeace we believe it can. All of...

Remember Japan... Keep Southeast Asia nuclear-free!

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | March 11, 2012

A year ago this day, a devastating 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck off the coast of north-east Japan that caused catastrophic meltdowns at a nuclear plant. We witnessed the disaster, video after video, heartbreaking...

Silence and contamination, legacies of the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | February 20, 2012

Nearly a year after Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, it’s time to take a look at its legacy and take an opportunity to stand in solidarity with the people who continue to suffer the impacts. We’re calling for a nuclear free,...

Contaminated seafood and government cover-up at Fukushima

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | August 10, 2011

Our team of radiation experts has found high levels of radiation in seafood caught by Japanese fishermen off the coast of Japan. This, along with the news that the Japanese government covered up the true extent of radiation releases...

Banking on the next Fukushima

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | May 11, 2011

Two months after the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan our thoughts are with those who have lost loved ones, those who face an uncertain future and those who are still unable to return home because of the deadly...

Chernobyl 25 Years later: A stark reminder of Fukushima's future

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 27, 2011

To date, Chernobyl still stands as the world’s worst civilian nuclear accident. But the unfolding disaster in Fukushima, Japan, demonstrates that no amount of technological sophistication or safety culture can prepare any country or...

This is our cry. This is our prayer. Peace on Earth

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 19, 2011

Last week, I lighted a candle amidst a thousand origami cranes to express solidarity with victims of the earthquake, tsunami and the still unfolding nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. We were there...

Flickering candles at dusk

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 19, 2011

Dusk signals the beginning of darkness in the evening . An opportune time to gather in the spirit of shared identity in the struggle against nukes. In the dusk we congregated to pray and light candles for those who’ve been struck by...

Solidarity

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 27, 2009 1 comment

Greenpeace staff, volunteers and supporters marched in solidarity with the people of Bataan to oppose the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant during the church-led rally in Moron The word ' solidarity ' rarely strikes...

A year ago today...

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 11, 2012

A year ago today the world was awakened in shock after a series of equipment failures, nuclear meltdowns, and releases of radioactive materials at the Fukushima Daiichi, nuclear power plant, following the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

I want a nukes-free future!

Blog entry by Veronica Rodriguez | March 24, 2011

The next day after I was born, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine exploded. I remember how thankful I was that I am a Filipino born and living in the Philippines. I was thinking how I would survive if I was born in Ukraine,...

Earthquake in Japan

Blog entry by Justin | March 11, 2011

Greenpeace offers its condolences to the victims of the earthquake, and to those who have lost loved ones. Greenpeace is deeply concerned about the potential safety and environmental impacts of both the earthquake and tsunami on...

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

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 25, 2009 1 comment

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UI30KOXMBzA] The bike ride that began in the far flung town of Morong, Bataan concludes with thousands of concerned Filipinos sending a clear message to the House of Representatives to reject...

Green advocates remind President Duterte of environmental to-do list

Press release | September 9, 2016 at 0:33

In a press conference held in Quezon City, environmental advocates united once more to remind President Rodrigo Duterte the list of environmental reforms he promised to initiate in the first 100 days of his presidency. The Green Thumb...

Green Thumb Coalition dares candidates to bare their platforms for the environment

Press release | February 5, 2016 at 17:06

QUEZON CITY, 5 February 2016— Today, a coalition made up of over 40 national and local organizations launched the Green Thumb Coalition and challenged 2016 presidential candidates to put socio-environmental issues at the heart of their electoral...

Green Thumb Coalition launched in Oriental Mindoro

Press release | February 16, 2016 at 16:44

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro – The province of Oriental Mindoro today welcomed the representatives of the Green Thumb Coalition [1] which aims to raise awareness among the voting public and to provide a venue for candidates to present their agenda...

Green Thumb Coalition pushes for "green" elections in Cebu

Press release | February 17, 2016 at 16:39

Cebu City, February 17, 2016 – Various non-government organizations and civil society groups called on the candidates who are running for the 2016 elections to prioritize environment issues in Cebu. The Green Thumb Coalition, a nationwide...

10 million green voters to 'score' 2016 candidates

Press release | April 6, 2016 at 16:20

The Green Thumb Coalition (GTC), representing various civil society and environmental organizations, releases the ‘Green Thumb Score Card’ – a set of questionnaires about different environmental issues that will be distributed to presidential,...

Greenpeace, Oxfam, WWF call on ASEAN to stand up for climate and its people at Cancun...

Press release | December 8, 2010 at 17:29

Activists from Greenpeace, Oxfam and WWF under the umbrella of A-FAB coalition (ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious, and Binding Global Deal) called on ASEAN delegates at Cancun Climate Conference to stand firmly as a bloc and push forward the interests...

Cancun builds momentum; much more work to be done to save the climate – Greenpeace

Press release | December 13, 2010 at 18:49

Governments at the Climate Change talks in Cancun have chosen hope over fear and put the world on a difficult but now possible-to-navigate path to a global deal to stop dangerous climate change.

Greenpeace Responds to Japan nuclear radiation release reports of leaks from...

Press release | March 12, 2011 at 16:23

Reacting to reports that the Tokyo Electric Power Co authorised to release nuclear radiation from the Fukushima power plant and that increased levels of radiation have been detected at the plant, Jan Beranek, Greenpeace International Head of...

Greenpeace Response to Growing Troubles at Fukushima Nuclear Reactors

Press release | March 14, 2011 at 0:57

Reacting to ongoing reports of cooling problems and the continuing release of radioactive materials from the Fukushima I/Daiichi and Fukushima II/Diani Plants, Jan Beranek, Head of Greenpeace International’s Nuclear Campaign said:

Greenpeace calls for improved and coherent evacuation and radioactivity protection...

Press release | March 21, 2011 at 14:52

As the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan entered its second week and levels of radioactive contamination continue to grow, the international environmental organization Greenpeace, along with the Japanese group Citizens Nuclear Information Centre...

ASEAN urged to advance its position at the Bangkok UN climate talks

Press release | March 31, 2011 at 14:12

The A-FAB coalition today urged ASEAN countries to show leadership and advance a strong common position in the international climate change talks for the sake of the region’s people. A-FAB, or the Coalition on ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and...

Greenpeace Photo Essays

Page | November 10, 2009 at 21:43

Greenpeace India faces shutdown in one month

Press release | May 7, 2015 at 15:38

New Delhi - Greenpeace India has one month left to fight for its survival following a wider government crackdown on civil society. The environmental NGO has been left with funds for staff salaries and office costs that will last for just about 30...

Environment and labor groups call for fundamental changes in the Philippine tuna industry

Press release | November 13, 2015 at 15:18

General Santos City, 13 November 2015 – At the country’s tuna capital, environmental group Greenpeace today presented the results of their Tuna Cannery Ranking Report for the Philippines. An initial survey of local tuna canneries, the report...

Learning from history

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 29, 2011

I once read a book, entitled “ The Poverty of Memory” and one of the main theses of the book is that the Philippines is what it is today because of being guilty of one particular sin -- the sin of forgetting. The major reason...

Mga Miserable: '95 protest action in the Philippines

Blog entry by Mitch Rosal | December 6, 2010

Long before the Greenpeace office formally opened in Manila, Greenpeace volunteers were already campaigning about environmental issues significant to Philippine society. In 1995, a protest action by perhaps the first Filipino...

Let’s get to work….

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 11, 2010

The past week leading up to last week was a rush. It has been quite a while since we have seen ourselves as part of something bigger, but then again it’s easy to be anaesthetized if much time is spent working within the framework of...

Anti-nukes road show Pangasinan leg

Blog entry by AC Dimatatac | August 22, 2010

Last week, I joined Greenpeace on its Anti-Nukes Roadshow, a public awareness tour about the dangers of nuclear energy and to promote the Energy [r]evolution our campaign for renewable energy sources and energy efficiency practices, to...

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