February 01, 2015     Philippines
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Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Aussie environmentalist in solidarity mission to mining-affected communities

A green activist from Australia joins investigative missions in areas affected by operations of Australian mining companies in the Philippines.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Green groups to DENR: ‘Respect Nueva Vizcaya’s ban on open-pit mining’

“The DENR should respect the political will of the frontline communities who have borne the brunt of OceanaGold and FCF Minerals’ pollutive and destructive operations.”

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

SM’s tree cutting draws ire from Baguio residents

The expansion of the giant mall is detrimental not just to the environment but to local businesses as well.

Monday, January 19th, 2015

After SM Baguio cut trees, advocates to appeal CA ruling

Environmental advocates vowed to continue their legal battle and protest actions against SM's cutting of trees.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Manilakbayan | Lumads want big mining companies out of Mindanao

“The people of Mindanao are raging and our resistance grows stronger every day. Leave now, or face the people’s resistance.” – Panalipdan Mindanao secretary general Dulphing Ogan

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Group blasts Agus-Pulangi hydro plants privatization

By MART D. SAMBALUD Davao Today DAVAO CITY — Advocates in Lanao del Sur blasted the proposed privatization of Agus-Pulangi hydropower plants in Mindanao by 2017. “The privatization plan lacks proper consultation and approval from the people...

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

‘The forest lives on’ : Slain botanist’s legacy blooms amid 4 years of injustice

“Leonard Co believed that if only we can see the wealth of the Philippines, the plants, we would love our country even more.”

Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Manila residents express solidarity with Yolanda survivors

MANILA — Environmental advocates, climate activists, breastfeeding mothers and artists joined together in marking the first anniversary of typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan). Organized by environmental group Kalikasan PNE, the activities at the Quezon City Memorial Circle,...

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Address climate change, gov’t urged

“We are no longer vulnerable, we are already suffering from climate change.” – Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Luzviminda Ilagan

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

One year after Haiyan, government recovery efforts ‘slow, pathetic’

“One year after, thousands of our kababayans in Yolanda-hit areas find it difficult to recover from the tragedy, receiving little or no aid from government. They remain insecure in their temporary shelter and have no means for...

Friday, November 7th, 2014

‘Fighting climate change means changing the system’

Instead of taking action to bring down their GHG emissions, these developed countries are even “blurring the line” between themselves and the developing countries, by putting the weight of responsibility equally to all.

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