Greenpeace Southeast Asia


“Hands off our rice!” by Chuck Baclagon

The iconic Philippine Rice Terraces, a UNESCO Living Cultural Heritage site, was declared a geneticaly-modified organism(GMO) free zone. Greenpeace volunteers together with local guides unfurled a giant banner with the words “GMO-FREE ZONE” at the site.

Below is a visual story of the said event.

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Levi Nayangahan
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