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Greenpeace calls for full disclosure on industrial pollutions during International...

Image | September 18, 2010 at 20:00

The running priest," Fr. Robert Reyes, joined Greenpeace volunteers in kayaks and boats, along with hundreds of Laguna youth, who all collected wastes along the coast of Laguna de Bay in Calamba for International Coastal Clean-up Day, 18...

Greenpeace calls for full disclosure on industrial pollutions during International...

Image | September 18, 2010 at 20:00

"The running priest," Fr. Robert Reyes, joined Greenpeace volunteers in kayaks and boats, along with hundreds of Laguna youth, who all collected wastes along the coast of Laguna de Bay in Calamba for International Coastal Clean-up Day, 18...

Greenpeace calls for full disclosure on industrial pollutions during International...

Image | September 18, 2010 at 20:00

"The running priest," Fr. Robert Reyes, joined Greenpeace volunteers in kayaks and boats, along with hundreds of Laguna youth, who all collected wastes along the coast of Laguna de Bay in Calamba for International Coastal Clean-up Day, 18...

Greenpeace calls for full disclosure on industrial pollutions during International...

Image | September 18, 2010 at 20:30

Greenpeace calls for full disclosure on industrial pollutions during International Coastal Clean-up Day.

Greenpeace calls for full disclosure on industrial pollutions during International...

Image | September 29, 2010 at 20:34

Greenpeace volunteers segregate garbage and other wastes collected along Laguna de Bay during International Coastal Clean-up Day activities in Calamba, 18 September 2010, organized with the participation of hundreds of Laguna youth. Greenpeace is...

Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to abandon Bt Talong

Image | September 29, 2010 at 20:37

Dr. Pushpa Bhargava, one of the world’s foremost biologists, and member of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) of India, warn the Philippines’ Department of Agriculture about the dangers of conducting open field trials of Bt...

Greenpeace calls on Philippine President to commit to 50% Renewable Energy by 2020

Image | October 10, 2010 at 22:26

Greenpeace called on the Philippine President to adopt an Energy [R]evolution roadmap to propel the country towards a clean development path. The call was made as thousands of people around the planet joined the “10-10-10 Global Work Party”...

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...

Greenpeace delivers solar panels to Malacañang

Image | October 14, 2010 at 22:17

Greenpeace activists deliver solar panels to Malacañang as part of a call for President Benigno Aquino III to lead the Philippines on an Energy Revolution.

Greenpeace greener electronic ranking shows how actions speak louder than words for...

Press release | October 26, 2010 at 4:32

The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics (1) shows significant separation between companies that are failing to keep their environmental commitments and those that are making significant gains in phasing out toxic...

Greenpeace slams DA on Bt Eggplant

Press release | October 29, 2010 at 17:00

Greenpeace slammed the Department of Agriculture (DA) for failing to put the brakes on planned field trials of the genetically engineered (GE) Bt eggplant, even as more provinces are banning what are essentially risky genetic experiments in their...

Greenpeace to host free concert and fair this weekend on its 10th anniversary

Press release | November 25, 2010 at 23:34

Greenpeace Southeast Asia is celebrating 10 years of protecting the environment this weekend, 27 and 28 November 2010.

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...

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...

Nuclear Power Forum an expensive and risky distraction from real solutions

Feature story | December 10, 2010 at 11:22 1 comment

Greenpeace today held a protest at the opening of the Nuclear Power Forum Philippines in Manila, to call upon President Aquino’s government to abandon its pursuit of nuclear energy in favour of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures to...

Nuclear is not the answer

Video | December 10, 2010 at 19:09

Greenpeace held a protest at the opening of the Nuclear Power Forum Philippines in Manila, to call upon President Aquino’s government to abandon its pursuit of nuclear energy in favour of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures to meet...

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.

Month in pictures - January

Image gallery | February 3, 2011

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...

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 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 on Philippine government to scrap all plans for nuclear power

Press release | March 16, 2011 at 14:58

Greenpeace today called on the administration of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to abandon all nuclear power plans, including those currently included the Philippine Energy Plan and the Energy Reform Agenda, and instead focus on achieving...

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...

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...

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,...

Nuclear Scream!

Image | March 28, 2011 at 16:04

Greenpeace projects an image based on Munch's 'The Scream' onto the dome of Borssele nuclear power station, Netherlands

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...

Greenpeace radiation experts present findings, announce further Fukushima...

Press release | March 30, 2011 at 20:16

A group of Greenpeace radiation experts (1), returning to Tokyo from an initial assessment of contamination from the crisis-striken Fukushima nuclear plant, announced plans to expand their contamination monitoring in the region, and called...

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...

Month in Pictures - March 2011

Image gallery | March 31, 2011

A night of solidarity with the people of Japan

Hub | April 5, 2011 at 17:49

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Food for thought

Video | April 8, 2011 at 21:30

25 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, residents of the area are still exposed to the radiation. They depend on contaminated food and milk.

Greenpeace candlelight vigil calls for an end to nuclear age

Feature story | April 12, 2011 at 12:12

Around one hundred Greenpeace activists and supporters called for an end to nuclear power during a candlelight vigil at the Bantayog Ng Mga Bayani shrine in Quezon City. Volunteers hoisted a thousand paper cranes to express solidarity with...

Fukushima Nuclear Crisis - One Month Later

Image gallery | April 13, 2011

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...

Fallout - 25 years after Chernobyl. Photoessay by Robert Knoth

Video | April 20, 2011 at 21:30

After the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the Ukrainian government regular monitored the food and soil of the affected areas, this monitoring discontinued in 2009. In 2011, Greenpeace visited the Ukraine to carry out independent research. In one...

A Lenten Earth Day

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 22, 2011

Earth Day in the Philippines will not be as lively, festive and jubilant this year. The annual commemoration of the day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment incidentally falls this year on...

Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to abandon nukes on Chernobyl anniversary

Feature story | April 26, 2011 at 12:52

Greenpeace marked the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster with a call to governments of Southeast Asia to abandon all plans of developing nuclear power plants in the region to ensure the safety of its citizens. Greenpeace is...

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...

Around the world against nuclear energy

Image gallery | April 29, 2011

Climate change main threat facing Southeast Asia

Press release | May 9, 2011 at 20:26

At the conclusion of the 18th ASEAN Summit in Jakarta today, Greenpeace called on ASEAN Heads of State to act with greater urgency and show political unity in addressing climate change. The call came as the environment group criticized ASEAN’s...

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...

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...

Greenpeace statement on TEPCO announcement that fuel in Fukushima reactor 1 has melted

Press release | May 12, 2011 at 20:29

Tokyo, Japan, 12 May 2011 – “Earlier readings of water levels, temperatures and pressure Fukushima Reactor 1 lead to assumptions by the authorities that reactors 1, 2 and 3 were stabilising. What we are now seeing is that at least some water...

Greenpeace statement on DOT plans to turn BNPP into a tourist attraction

Press release | May 13, 2011 at 11:15

"Greenpeace applauds the decision to turn the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) into a monument to remind people of the inherent dangers of nuclear power. We believe the Department of Tourism (DOT) has found the best use for the BNPP.

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