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  • Greenpeace arrests show attempts to silence environmentalists continue

    Blogpost by David Suzuki - November 27, 2013 at 20:43

    Early November marked the 18th anniversary of the tragic murder of outspoken writer and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight colleagues by the Nigerian government. Saro-Wiwa and the others had waged a long campaign to stop multinational oi... Read more >

  • The Bright Side: Turning hope into action

    Blogpost by Johanna Fernandez - November 26, 2013 at 14:26

    It’s hard to imagine how, considering the unspeakable damage caused by typhoon Yolanda, Filipinos still find the tenacity to help. Surely I’m not the first to observe that we seem to keep an infinite reservoir of positivity, such that no matter how ma... Read more >

  • Ranking the climate culprits

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - November 23, 2013 at 7:43

    There's a clear parallel between the behaviour of the fossil fuel giants and tobacco companies: tobacco companies went to extraordinary lengths to suppress the knowledge that smoking caused cancer, activities that eventually resulted in multi-billion ... Read more >

  • 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 >

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