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  • Philippines' secondary staple is contaminated with GMOs

    Blogpost by Daniel Ocampo - November 21, 2013 at 17:25

    People in the cities, particularly Manila are probably only aware of one staple: rice. But what we don’t know is that our country has a secondary staple, white corn which is consumed on a regular basis mostly in the Visayas and Mindanao.

    Growing up i... Read more >

  • Solidarity spreads through Warsaw

    Blogpost by Rex Barrer - November 13, 2013 at 10:13

    COP19 began auspiciously enough today, November 11, as it opened on the same day as Poland celebrated its independence. I don't know if that will rub off on the COP country delegates enough to let them move heaven and earth, as typhoon Haiyan had show... Read more >

  • An open letter of solidarity and support

    Blogpost by Von Hernandez - November 12, 2013 at 18:31

    Dear friends, 

    It is impossible to put into words the despair that millions of Filipinos are going through right now. Days after Haiyan (Yolanda) sliced through the central islands of the Philippines, it has become horrifyingly clear that the damage wr... Read more >

  • Wagering on Warsaw: COP19 and the Philippines

    Blogpost by Rex Barrer - November 11, 2013 at 12:02

    As I await the start of the 19th Conference of Parties (COP19) on Climate Change tomorrow to be held here in Warsaw, I try to reflect on its significance for me. How earthshaking or exciting will this opportunity be for me? Throughout the course I am ... Read more >

  • From Prirazlomnaya to Warsaw: The Arctic 30, coal and the future of our children

    Blogpost by Daniel Mittler - November 10, 2013 at 18:23

    For the last 53 days, every time one of my daughters climbed onto my lap I could not help but think about the children of the Arctic 30. About how they must be missing their parents and how my colleagues must be missing them. About the fear some f... Read more >

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