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COP21: shows the end of fossil fuels is near, we must speed its coming

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 13, 2015

The wheel of climate action turns slowly, but in Paris it has turned. There’s much in this deal that frustrates and disappoints me, but it still puts the fossil fuel industry squarely on the wrong side of history. Parts of ...

Philippines Supreme Court bans development of genetically engineered products

Press release | December 11, 2015 at 14:19

Manila - Farmers and consumers, together with environmental organization Greenpeace Southeast Asia, Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG), and other petitioners, welcome the permanent ban on field trials of Bt talong...

Philippines Supreme Court bans development of genetically engineered products

Press release | December 11, 2015 at 14:19

Manila - Farmers and consumers, together with environmental organization Greenpeace Southeast Asia, Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG), and other petitioners, welcome the permanent ban on field trials of Bt talong...

Philippines launches world’s first national human rights investigation into 50 big...

Press release | December 4, 2015 at 23:06

UPDATED: Paris/Manila - The Philippines Commission on Human Rights (CHR) announced that it will launch an investigation on December 10 (International Human Rights Day), which could hold fossil fuel companies responsible for the impacts of climate...

Ahead of the Paris summit, Filipinos join the Global Climate March to demand climate...

Press release | November 28, 2015 at 14:03

MANILA – Around 15,000 advocates representing climate-impacted communities, religious groups, youth, labor unions, anti-coal and renewable energy campaigners, and other concerned citizens took to the streets to join the Global Climate March on...

Youths to Presidential bets: be a HampasLupa, champion food and Ecological...

Press release | November 25, 2015 at 13:49

Quezon City, Philippines – Young leaders from all over the Philippines gathered today at the University of the Philippines Diliman to help shape the future of the country and challenge the 2016 Presidential aspirants to prioritize food and...

Could you go a year without buying new clothes?

Blog entry by Chiara Milford | November 25, 2015

The last time I bought something new to wear was July 2014: it was a pretty blue dress for my graduation. Since then, every piece of clothing that found it’s way into my closet has been bought second-hand, inherited or borrowed. ...

Going beyond corporate responsibility, Manila’s top hotels and restaurants advocate...

Press release | November 25, 2015 at 10:53

Manila, Philippines — In a bid to help save overfished Philippine seas, Manila’s top hotels and restaurants, came together with environmental groups and fisheries NGOs to declare their support for the promotion of sustainable seafood. [1] The...

What do you mean it's #NotJustTuna?

Blog entry by Jezreel Belleza | November 21, 2015

Do you know what's in our tuna cans? It's a ridiculous question because it really should be just tuna , right? Well, these tuna fishers say otherwise — “...We are not being treated as humans, but more like animals.”   ...

Prime Minister Trudeau: Take the moral high ground and take back your country’s wastes!

Blog entry by Abigail Aguilar | November 17, 2015

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, First, let me congratulate you and your cabinet on your historic win. The values you stand for are a glimmer of hope in this bleak and dreary world. Some 103 container vans containing garbage from...

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