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More Hotels Pushing for Oceans Solutions at the 2nd Sustainable Seafood Week

Press release | January 17, 2017 at 17:13

16 January 2017, Manila -- Last year, a small group of hotels, restaurants, retailers and NGOs got together to conceptualize the Sustainable Seafood Week, to build public awareness on the issue of responsible seafood sourcing, and how critical it...

Greenpeace, PaNaGaT network back DA’s proposed actions vs LGU officials on illegal...

Press release | January 9, 2017 at 11:16

Manila, 07 January 2017 - In reaction to the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) urgent call to ‘shame’ and suspend local government officials who will fail to stop illegal fishing in their respective areas, Vince Cinches, Oceans Campaigner of...

What will courage look like in 2017?

Blog entry by Johanna Carissa Fernandez | December 30, 2016 1 comment

Almost everyone I know (including myself) is eager to see the end of 2016. To say it’s been turbulent is an understatement, what with the bad news that rushed in all year round, interspersed with even more bad news, controversies, and...

A Plastic Free Christmas Message

Blog entry by Anna Dawson | December 16, 2016 1 comment

It is the season to be jolly, to be holy, to love and to give. And it is in the last act, the act of giving, where we struggle at Christmas time. Malls bulge with the influx of shoppers buying gifts to show their loved ones just how...

So long as there is Climate Change, every day is Human Rights Day

Blog entry by Yeb Saño | December 10, 2016 1 comment

When I decided to embark with others on a 1500 km, 60-day  pilgrimage  from Rome to Paris, culminating at the COP21 climate talks in 2015, the urgency I felt wasn’t just scientific or political, it was also very personal. After so many...

First national human rights investigation into climate change impacts proceeds...

Press release | December 8, 2016 at 16:10

Manila, 8 December 2016 – The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) today initiated the next steps in the world’s first-ever national investigation into human rights harms resulting from climate change (1), despite apparent...

Evasco joins ‘organic’ mayors and civil society groups for dialogue on food policy

Press release | December 6, 2016 at 13:44

Quezon City, 6 December 2016 – Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco, Jr. today joined mayors and members of civil society and environmental groups for a dialogue to forge partnerships toward the adoption of a people’s food policy that would address...

Is The Future Calling?

Blog entry by Fiona Jade Lim | December 5, 2016

Job well done, Greenpeace! One of their global campaigns is to have interconnected ocean sanctuaries and Cebu led the call for national protection of sharks in the Philippines . Milestones like this look and sound easy to accomplish...

What will it take to protect the world’s fish and oceans for future generations?

Blog entry by Cat Dorey | December 3, 2016

I don’t speak tuna . And I fear my ability to sign in shark could be fatally misconstrued. But next week when people from all around the Pacific and beyond meet in Fiji to discuss the future of fisheries in the region, our finned...

Dos and Don'ts for Protesting Safely

Blog entry by Amalie Obusan | November 30, 2016

Know your right first and foremost. The right to assembly does not actually guarantee you that you can gather anywhere you want. Choose public spaces to limit government agents, e.g., crowd control police, from infringing on peaceful...

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