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Scientific demonstration in Manila Bay

Image gallery | July 24, 2013

M/Y Esperanza Open Boat Day 2

Image gallery | July 28, 2013

Ranking of 9 local tuna canneries revealed

Image gallery | October 2, 2015

All aboard - The Seafood Week, Oceans Conservation and the 2016 Elections

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | February 21, 2016

These past few days, the public saw the country’s premier hotels and restaurants inviting their patrons to join them in saving the oceans by scrutinizing the seafood that are served and consumed.  The decision of the hospitality...

What will it take to protect the world’s fish and oceans for future generations?

Blog entry by Cat Dorey | December 3, 2016

I don’t speak tuna . And I fear my ability to sign in shark could be fatally misconstrued. But next week when people from all around the Pacific and beyond meet in Fiji to discuss the future of fisheries in the region, our finned...

Lent should be a time for sustainable seafood

Blog entry by Ephraim Batungbacal | March 29, 2018

It’s Lent again. A time when prices of fish would jack up as the demand for seafood increases. People are conscious as tradition and seafood at this time are intertwined. The demand is there, but how the fish gets to the plate is...

Apo Island Marine Reserve

Page | September 15, 2006 at 11:11

Apo Island is home to the world's oldest community based marine reserve. The sanctuary was created over 20 years ago and has proven succesfull in sustaining marine life and improving the lives of the islands inhabitants.

Welcome to Cebu!

Page | September 15, 2006 at 11:13

Local children come out in force and in costume to welcome the Esperanza to Cebu, our last stop in the Philippines. It's a moving celebration of the oceans, community and life!

Whale shark encounter

Page | September 15, 2006 at 11:18

In Legazpi bay, near Donsol, we're lucky enough to swim with the largest fish in the sea. The whale shark symbolises the exceptional marine biodiversity of the Philippines. These gentle giants remind us of the precious marine life that we are...

Greenpeace echoes UN call: Japanese Authorities Breached Human Rights of Anti-Whaling...

Press release | February 12, 2010 at 8:00

Greenpeace activists in Manila today called on the Japanese government for justice for two colleagues arrested in Japan in 2008 for anti-whaling activities. The activists delivered a letter to Japan’s Ambassador to the Philippines and placed...

Apo Island 'ray of hope' for oceans, Greenpeace says

Press release | August 30, 2006 at 8:00

Apo Island Marine Reserve in central Philippines is a 'ray of hope' for oceans around the world, Greenpeace said today during the visit of the ship MY Esperanza to the famous reserve. The Esperanza was welcomed in pristine Apo Island by the local...

Greenpeace urges PH to push for marine reserves & an end to tuna overfishing

Press release | November 11, 2011 at 21:15

Greenpeace called on the Philippine government to join neighbouring Pacific Island coastal states in efforts to create healthy oceans for future generations, which would also ensure economic prosperity and boost food security in the region.

Shocking Video of Tuna Industry’s Wasteful Fishing Practices

Press release | November 17, 2011 at 14:56

Shocking new video footage captured by a tuna industry whistleblower, was released by Greenpeace today, revealing the routine careless slaughter of marine species, including whale sharks, rays and whales, as purse-seine vessels deploying Fish...

Greenpeace catches pirate fishers in the Pacific

Press release | November 25, 2011 at 15:20

Activists from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza interrupted an illegal transhipment and demonstrated against illegal fishing in a tuna-rich area called the Pacific Commons [1]. The illegal, unregistered purse seine vessels were caught fishing and...

Destructive tuna fishing kills whales and whale sharks

Press release | March 28, 2012 at 17:29

Guam -- Supermarkets worldwide continue to stock tuna caught using fishing methods which kill whales, Greenpeace revealed as regional leaders meet to decide the future of the world’s largest tuna fishery in the Pacific.

Tuna Commission weakens Pacific tuna protection in Guam meeting

Press release | April 3, 2012 at 18:23

Protection of dwindling tuna stocks in the Pacific Ocean now has to rely on weak measures that could put bigeye tuna populations in free fall to depletion. This developed as a result of breakdown in agreements on necessary conservation measures...

Time and tuna running out: Greenpeace

Press release | May 22, 2012 at 21:27

Bangkok, Thailand -- To prevent the irreversible destruction of the world’s marine ecosystems, Greenpeace is calling for “less boats, more fish” at Infofish 2012, the global tuna industry’s biennial convention, held in Bangkok this week.

Decline of Philippine seas can be reversed via sustainable practices: Greenpeace

Press release | July 18, 2012 at 15:31

Sustainable fishing practices are crucial in reversing the ongoing decline of the Philippine seas, Greenpeace said today during a media briefing in the country’s tuna capital.

Defending Our Pacific

Publication | March 23, 2012 at 19:19

Summary of findings from the Esperanza's expedition, September - December 2011.

Oceans in the Balance

Publication | May 24, 2012 at 21:02

Every second breath we take comes from the ocean. Billions of people rely on our oceans for their food and for employment. In return, we are plundering the oceans of fish, choking them with pollution and altering them forever with the impacts of...

Rescuing the Pacific and its Tuna

Publication | November 14, 2012 at 15:22

Delivering the Pacific Commons Marine Reserves

Philippine Seas in Crisis

Press release | October 25, 2012 at 16:16

Climate change, ocean pollution, and overfishing threaten the Philippines’ stature as the leader in global marine biodiversity, and are already affecting communities that rely on rich marine ecosystems for food.

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Palau govt, Greenpeace out to combat illegal fishing

Press release | November 2, 2012 at 12:50

Palau's President Johnson Toribiong today signed an agreement with Greenpeace to conduct a joint patrol in search of illegal fishing. Just last December, the same joint patrol caught a Taiwanese ship illegally fishing for sharks.

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Palau authorities sink illegal fish aggregation devices

Press release | November 8, 2012 at 20:19

08 November 2012, Palau -- Palau’s law enforcement officers, with help from activists from Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza, have sunk 3 fish aggregation devices (FAD) illegally deployed in Palau’s exclusive economic zone. Just 4 days after signing a...

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Southeast Asian ships caught illegally transferring fish in the Pacific Ocean

Press release | November 15, 2012 at 12:32

Pacific Ocean – Greenpeace International has uncovered a large-scale illegal transfer of fish at sea between one ship from Cambodia, one from the Philippines and two from Indonesia in the Pacific Commons.

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Groups gear up for the battle to save the Philippine Seas

Press release | November 16, 2012 at 14:47

Environment and fisheries groups have geared up for a battle to save the Philippine seas—starting with the Declaration of Crisis in the Philippine Seas, meant to sound the alarm that the country’s marine resources are on the brink of collapse.

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Greenpeace urges Philippines to act on illegal fishing

Press release | November 23, 2012 at 11:00

Palau -– Greenpeace International is calling for immediate legal action against a Filipino ship that was previously engaging in an illegal transfer of fish on the high seas a week ago. The Filipino reefer, Sal 19, was found illegally transferring...

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Commitment from global fishing powers needed to reverse tuna decline - Greenpeace

Press release | November 29, 2012 at 14:00

Manila, Philippines -- Greenpeace activists today sought conservation commitments from fishing powers in the upcoming global summit on Pacific tuna fisheries, to be hosted by the Philippines next week. Tuna mascots with banners saying "Support...

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Greenpeace to submit evidence of fishing violations by Philippines, Southeast Asian...

Press release | December 1, 2012 at 14:00

Manila - Greenpeace ship Esperanza arrived in Manila today presenting the findings of its four week expedition in the Pacific ocean. The activist group announced it will formally submit a dossier detailing violations of fishing rules by the...

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IUU Report Illegal Transshipment

Publication | December 1, 2012 at 17:37

Greenpeace conducted an expedition in the waters of Palau and the Pacific High Seas Pocket 1, the area of international waters between the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia and Papua New Guinea (2). This is...

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Greenpeace renews call to end illegal fishing at Interpol forum

Press release | February 28, 2013 at 14:39

Jakarta/Manila/Lyon, France – Greenpeace today renewed its demand to governments around the world to end illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing. The call for stricter enforcement and the elimination of loopholes in fishing regulations came...

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Environmentalists and civil groups want stricter laws to protect Bicol’s fishing grounds

Press release | May 9, 2013 at 13:56

Naga City -– Fisherfolks, marine scientists, environmentalists and representatives from the church, the academe and civil society called for government’s stricter implementation of the Philippine Fisheries Code or RA 8550, to ensure that the...

Save the Philippine Seas before it’s too late

Press release | June 7, 2013 at 14:27

Manila—“Save the Philippine seas now—before it’s too late,” Greenpeace, marine experts and fisherfolk made the call today as they renewed their demand for the Philippine government to enact and enforce stronger policies to preserve the country’s...

Indonesian President meets Greenpeace leader on the Rainbow Warrior: welcomes legacy...

Press release | June 8, 2013 at 16:19

Manila, 8 June 2013 – Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on board the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior, in Jakarta yesterday, to express Greenpeace’s support for the...

Greenpeace, Philippine Dragon Boat Federation paddle up to help save the seas

Press release | June 29, 2013 at 14:41

Manila— Greenpeace and Philippine Dragon Boat Federation (PDBF) have teamed up for a charity event at Manila Bay which aims to popularize rowing and also help promote awareness about the need to help save the Philippine seas. The event, dubbed...

Ocean Defender Tour starts in one of the country’s oldest marine sanctuaries

Press release | July 9, 2013 at 14:08

Apo Island, Dauin, Negros Oriental – The largest ship in the Greenpeace fleet, Esperanza, arrived today in Apo Island, home to one of the country’s oldest community-managed marine reserves, to mark the start of its three week journey from the...

Climate change to devastate Philippine Seas; Greenpeace proposes Roadmap to Recovery

Press release | July 12, 2013 at 13:15

Dumaguete City — Climate change will severely devastate the Philippines’ rich marine ecosystems, Greenpeace and scientists from Silliman University-Institute of Environmental and Marine Sciences (SU-IEMS) and Coastal Conservation and Education...

Greenpeace, BFAR vow to end illegal fishing, “the scourge of Philippine seas”

Press release | July 20, 2013 at 1:16

Pio Duran, Albay — Greenpeace and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) today vowed to end illegal fishing, which they said was the “scourge of the Philippine seas.”

Thousands rally in Bicol to “defend the oceans” against illegal fishing

Press release | July 20, 2013 at 10:00

Donsol, Sorsogon Province —Today, more than a thousand people marched in Bicol province in a rally meant to “defend the oceans” from illegal and destructive fishing.

Comprehensive rehab of Manila Bay is possible, necessary

Press release | July 23, 2013 at 13:44

Manila —The Greenpeace ship, Esperanza, arrived today in Manila Bay amid calls for a comprehensive rehab of the country’s most famous body of water. The call came as scientists from the University of the Philippines-Marine Science Institute...

Illegal dumpsite in Manila Bay shut down by Greenpeace, EcoWaste Coalition

Press release | July 25, 2013 at 10:32

Manila—Early this morning activists from Greenpeace Southeast Asia, crew from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, and members of EcoWaste Coalition shut down Pier 18, an illegal dumpsite, operating on the shores of Manila Bay.

Guns, goons and garbage: Illegal waste dump threatens violence on peaceful...

Press release | July 25, 2013 at 13:26

Manila— PhilEco, the company which owns the illegal waste dump in Manila Bay’s Pier 18, has pulled out guns and has threatened to shoot peaceful environmental activists involved in a non-violent protest to shut down their polluting facility.

Greenpeace sounds the alarm on the state of tuna, calls for action to ensure a...

Press release | September 8, 2013 at 19:11

General Santos City, Philippines - Greenpeace today warned major tuna industry players that unless drastic measures are put into place to halt the decline of the world’s tuna stocks there will be no future for their multi-billion peso businesses.

Greenpeace demands a full and transparent investigation on the Sual Power Station oil...

Press release | October 30, 2014 at 18:05

Manila, Philippines— Greenpeace laments the unfortunate incident of the oil spill that occurred at the Sual Power Station earlier this week.

The need to ban fish aggregating devices (FADs) to save juvenile ‘baby’ tunas

Publication | December 1, 2014 at 19:02

General Santos City is the tuna capital of the Philippines. It is the home port to a large fleet comprising 299 fish carriers, 86 ringnet vessels, 91 purse seiners and 110 handliners. Six of the eight tuna canneries in the Philippines are located...

Groups deplore lack of clear plans, positions on environment issues

Press release | March 21, 2016 at 12:12

Cebu City–Environmental groups who converged in Cebu yesterday for the second leg of the PiliPinas Presidential Debates 2016 expressed disappointment at the candidates’ lack of any clear positions and plans regarding urgent environmental issues...

8 reasons why Shell can't be trusted in the Arctic

Blog entry by Franziska | January 4, 2013

Shell's  most recent 'mishap'  a few days ago was not the first setback the oil giant has suffered in its plans to drill for oil in the Arctic. In fact, it's the eighth in a growing list of reasons why Shell should not be trusted in...

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