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#ClimateWalk: A beacon of inspiration for climate action

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | October 29, 2014

Week 4 Leg (first part of a three-part series blog) My week-long stint at the Climate Walk started in Naga City, which is almost halfway through 40 days of walking towards typhoon Yolanda's ground zero. I was welcomed with warm...

‘Smart Breeding’: Biotechnology innovation that looks to the future but delivers today

Press release | October 28, 2014 at 15:39

Manila/Amsterdam, 28 October 2014 – Greenpeace International today announced their support of Marker Assisted Selection (MAS), or Smart Breeding, as a way to develop plant traits required to face the different challenges of today’s agriculture:...

Feed 10,000 Journey: A path to food and cultural sovereignty

Blog entry by Joan Meris | October 27, 2014 1 comment

Feed 10,000 people in one month-this is the goal of Datu Victorino Saway of the Talaandig Tribe of Bukidnon. Known as “Datu Vic” or “Datu Migketay” in his community, he is an elder and leader of the Talaandig at Lantapan, Bukidnon.

Climate Walkers reach Albay Province, the “climate change capital” of the Philippines

Press release | October 22, 2014 at 14:29

Today, over a thousand people participated in the Albay leg of the “People’s Walk for Climate Justice”. Albay Governor Joey Salceda welcomed the group who have walked a distance of 500 kilometers and are now more than halfway in their quest to...

Groups demand immediate return of Canadian toxic waste

Press release | October 21, 2014 at 13:30

As the illegal Canadian toxic waste shipments fester in Philippine ports for 16 months, public furor over the Canadian government’s brazen defiance of international law erupted anew in Manila as environment and public health groups staged a...

Groups mount the country’s largest ‘food art’ to demand government support for...

Press release | October 18, 2014 at 11:49

Quezon City, Philippines-– Today, Greenpeace and other civic groups— composed of farmers, mothers, health advocates, organic consumers and traders and policy makers— came together to celebrate the country’s rich and diverse agricultural heritage.

Food is life. And food is as precious and varied as life itself.

Blog entry by Pat Cuonzo | October 16, 2014

Today's hashtag #WFD2014 marks the day that the world dedicates to food and nutrition. We are celebrating World Food Day with  Ida Frosk's Food Art . Of course, it's easy to celebrate food and its variety if your plate is...

#BlogActionDay2014: A sustainable future is for all

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | October 16, 2014

With all the injustices happening everywhere in our planet today, I cannot help but wonder what a sustainable future will really look like or if my 2 nephews, ages 5 and 8, will ever get to experience it in their lifetime. The...

Cebu Food Diversity Fair

Blog entry by Andrea Xayide Gaurana | October 13, 2014

For an ordinary consumer like me, organic products do not seem commonplace in our readily accessible markets. We’re still stuck in the age of processed food, canned fruits, and packaged, well-labeled vegetables. Although I may have...

Poetry in action

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | October 11, 2014

Climate action comes in many forms. Sometimes it is giving an outlet to show that ways to lower carbon emissions is possible; sometimes it's through the art of written or uttered words — intricately put together to express feelings and...

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