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Climate is changing, food and agriculture must too

Blog entry by Wilhemina Pelegrina | October 16, 2016 1 comment

Typhoon Haiyan challenged Filipinos on all fronts. We were witness to the damages it caused to lives and livelihoods. We saw our failure in securing our food and agriculture with the collapse of Tacloban’s food system. We heard stories...

Filipinos want greener, longer-life gadgets, global survey says

Press release | October 14, 2016 at 20:12

Manila, Philippines, 13 October 2016 – Filipino consumers think that too many new mobile phone models are released each year. This was the finding of a survey commissioned by Greenpeace that covered ten countries, including the Philippines. More...

5 reasons you should support the Monsanto Tribunal

Blog entry by Angelica Carballo-Pago | October 13, 2016

A  symbolic trial  being held in The Hague, Netherlands this week could shape the future of the food we eat. Agrochemical giant Monsanto faces people who have suffered from the corporation's greed-driven approach to agriculture.

Groups remind Duterte: Address food crisis before first 100 days of presidency ends

Press release | October 5, 2016 at 16:45

Quezon City - Environmental advocates and civil society groups gathered today to remind President Rodrigo Duterte to fulfill the promises he made to farmers and fisherfolk during the elections season and expressed urgency over the lack of an...

Sharks and rays get international and PH protection thru CITES vote

Press release | October 5, 2016 at 8:12

04 October 2016; Johannesburg, South Africa –Protection of marine species got a boost today when the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) voted in favor of listing thresher sharks...

Don’t know what to do with your old and damaged mobile phones?

Feature story | October 2, 2016 at 11:10

We do! Let's make them into beautiful ELECTRONIC WASTE ART by donating your old gadgets!

Why is CITES important for us Filipinos?

Blog entry by Dennis Bryan Bait-it | September 29, 2016

After traveling thousands of miles from the beautiful island paradise of Malapascua in the Philippines, I am now in Johannesburg, South Africa, to tell the stories about how thresher sharks are valuable not just to our oceans, but to...

New Zealander cycles the Philippines coasts to raise awareness about ocean plastic

Blog entry by Abigail Aguilar | September 28, 2016

Anna Dawson is no stranger to Philippine coastlines, having lived and worked in the country since 2008. However, her next challenge will be one of the biggest yet. From September to December 2016, the New Zealander is cycling 2,000km...

Groups Urge President Duterte to Wage War on Waste and Pollution

Press release | September 27, 2016 at 13:04

27 September 2016, Quezon City. Green groups today urged President Rodrigo Duterte to wage a "War on Waste" and lay down an ecological and just waste and pollution prevention and reduction regime that protects public health and the environment a...

One week left for world’s largest carbon producers to respond to allegations of human...

Press release | September 23, 2016 at 13:43

Manila - The companies responsible for the lion’s share of the cumulative global emissions of industrial CO2 and methane [1] that are driving climate change, have one week remaining to respond to a legal complaint in the Philippines that...

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