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Kayu Lapis Indonesia: “Forest Killer”

Feature story | December 7, 2006 at 7:00

Dried leaves and tree branches was poured all over Kayu Lapis Indonesia’s (KLI) headquarters in Jakarta along with a huge bouquet of flowers inscribed with: “Congratulations Kayu Lapis Indonesia, Forest Killer in Papua” in a symbolic act to...

GMO rice contamination found in the Philippines

Feature story | November 28, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace today revealed that illegal GE (genetically-engineered) rice has contaminated the Philippine food chain, in the latest in a series of GE rice contamination scandals around the world. Bayer's LL601—which has not been approved for human...

Thailand benefits from GMO rice contamination scandal

Feature story | October 16, 2006 at 6:00

Thailand’s biggest rice exporters say there is no market for genetically-engineered (GE) crops. The rice exporters joined Greenpeace in a press conference entitled “Investing in Agriculture for Food Security” on World Food Day today to warn...

Philippine wind power potential highest in Southeast Asia

Feature story | September 21, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine government to fast track the passage of a stronger Renewable Energy (RE) Bill which must contain ambitious, legally-binding targets in order to effectively make a difference in the fight against climate...

Greenpeace, Oxfam urges ASEAN members to set aside differences for climate action

Press release | July 19, 2012 at 18:47

ASEAN member states must set aside political differences and stand united in pursuing climate change solutions to ensure that the region is able to cope with the looming environmental and humanitarian crisis. This was the message of Greenpeace...

Greenpeace sues Department of Agriculture for negligence

Press release | October 25, 2006 at 18:54

Greenpeace today sued the Department of Agriculture and its Director-General, Dr Adisak Sisapkij, for negligence of duty which caused the widespread contamination of Thai farms by illegal genetically engineered papaya. Greenpeace filed the case...

The Southeast Asian monsoon, the Arctic and Singapore

Blog entry by Zelda DT Soriano | July 31, 2013

They are very much connected although Southeast Asia and the Arctic are about 6,000 miles apart. The rush to exploit the resources of the northern Arctic region will exacerbate the climate change impacts of the already melting Arctic.

Weathering extremes

Blog entry by Atty. Zelda DT Soriano | September 22, 2014

As I write this, masses of people of different nationalities and cultures are marching in New York ahead of the UN Climate Summit on September 23.  Now, New York might be thousands of miles away, but the Summit’s topic and what all...

Pilipinas, Go Renewable!

Page | November 28, 2006 at 14:16

Climate change is real and its impacts will only get worse if we continue to rely on coal, the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, as an energy source. The Philippines need to embrace solutions such as renewable energy and energy efficiency to...

Climate Change

Page | October 20, 2006 at 10:41

Today, our region is forced to confront one of the greatest threats it has ever faced. Scientist call the threat climate change; many call the menace global warming. It is a human-induced problem that puts into question the entire development...

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