Toxic chemicals in our environment threaten our rivers and lakes, our air, land, and oceans, and ultimately ourselves and our future.

The production, trade, use, and release of many synthetic chemicals is now widely recognised as a global threat to human health and the environment.

Yet, the world's chemical industries continue to produce and release thousands of chemical compounds every year, in most cases with none or very little testing and understanding of their impacts on people and the environment.

Greener Electronics

The world is consuming more and more electronic products every year.This has caused a dangerous explosion in electronic scrap (e-waste) containing toxic chemicals and heavy metals that cannot be disposed ofor recycled safely. But this problem can be avoided. We are pressing leading electronic companies for change to turn back the toxic tide of e-waste. Know more

Project clean water

Water is central to our lives but it is also the world's most threatened essential resource. Some of the worst inddustrial pollution is contaminating the world's most vulnerable water resources.               Know more

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Why I’m Joining the Greenpeace Ships to Fight Plastic Pollution

Blog entry by Froilan Grate | March 1, 2019

Plastic pollution might be very visible in the Philippines and other Asian countries, but the crisis started somewhere else. It began in the boardrooms of the top multinational companies when they decided to dump products packaged in...

We are not a 'nation of 40 million cowards,' but a country of 40 million heroes.

Blog entry by Yeb Saño | February 25, 2019

The first step to breaking free is recognizing that we are in chains. As a people, we pride ourselves in fighting for our freedom. We are a nation that is filled with heroes - from our national heroes Andres Bonifacio and Jose...

See Manila Bay for yourself aboard Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior this March

Press release | February 24, 2019 at 13:13

21 February 2019, Manila, Philippines - Next week, environmental organization Greenpeace Philippines will be opening its most iconic ship, the Rainbow Warrior, to the public. The Rainbow Warrior is coming back to the Philippines for the Ship the...

Voters want candidates who will address plastic pollution, survey reveals

Press release | January 15, 2019 at 12:00

15 January 2019, Manila, Philippines - Seven out of 10 Filipinos will support candidates who will ban establishments from using single-use plastic across the country, according to a Social Weather Stations survey undertaken on the third quarter...

Statement on Cove Manila’s ‘largest balloon drop’ record attempt on New Year’s Eve

Press release | December 30, 2018 at 18:42

30 December 2018, Manila, Philippines - On the eve of the scheduled balloon drop by Cove Manila and Okada Manila, petitioner Climate Reality Project Philippines, joined by Greenpeace Southeast Asia - Philippines, Ecowaste Coalition, and Save...

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