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Johanna Fernandez

Johanna writes online content for Greenpeace Southeast Asia - Philippines.

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  • Fear of food

    Blogpost by Johanna Fernandez - October 16, 2013 at 14:12

    I’d never been one to put a lot of thought into what I eat. It used to be that much of the “thinking” happened in calling to mind what I’m craving for, how much money’s in my pocket, or what’s most accessible at a given moment. Occasionally I would tr... Read more >

  • Building a region of ocean defenders

    Blogpost by Johanna Fernandez - July 26, 2013 at 21:10

    It is easy to recognise our deep connection with the oceans, which have sustained and fed our communities for centuries, and undoubtedly many of us share a feeling of longing and awe when we gaze at the beauty of our seas.

    But it's also tragic that w...

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  • A friendlier take on activism

    Blogpost by Johanna Fernandez - June 10, 2013 at 11:36 2 comments

    It’s been a week since Kumi Naidoo’s visit to Manila, but the “Kumi fever,” as a colleague calls it, has all but died down. During his brief stay, everybody in the Greenpeace Philippines office ached to shake hands, if not take a snapshot with the Int... Read more >

  • The perfect design

    Blogpost by Johanna Fernandez - May 22, 2013 at 10:00

    Four years ago, amidst real estate developers’ promises of nature and symptoms of poor urban planning, I found myself musing over mankind’s obsession with progress. This never ending pursuit for an easier way of doing things even moved me to write a...

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    My background in social science conditioned me to think analytically. This, of course, is generally positive, as I became accustomed to questioning the common order of things. It’s inevitable, however, for anyone who has such an outlook t... Read more >

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