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Philippines remains ‘worst place’ in Asia for environmental defenders

Eleven of the 16 environmental defenders killed in Asia in 2022 were in the Philippines while three took place in Indonesia and two in India

Albay bishop laments environmental challenges

The bishop called on the faithful to “stand together” and protest environmental abuses and “become genuine stewards of the earth”

Ecumenical bishops call to surface missing church worker, environmental defender

“We will not stop until our missing environmental defenders and other victims of enforced disappearances are surfaced."

Philippines top court orders re-arrest of suspect in activist killing

Reyes and his brother Mario, who was also implicated in Ortega's murder, went missing in 2012 after an arrest warrant was issued against them

Anti-mining group urges authorities to review reclamation projects in Manila Bay

There is a link between seabed quarrying and the reclamation projects that "violate regulatory laws as well as negatively impact communities”

Sibuyan residents reiterate call for end to mining, hold prayer rally

The Catholic Diocese of Romblon assured that it remains steadfast in opposing harmful mining practices on Sibuyan Island

Using Masungi slopes for prisons will destroy our homes, shops

Woodcutting, agriculture, land clearance, quarrying, waste dumping, or landfilling in the vicinity of Masungi geo-tourism park can ruin the limestone ridges

Indonesian Indigenous woman among 2023 winners of ‘Nobel’ for environmentalists

Delima traveled from village to village and educated communities about laws that support the recognition of Indigenous peoples’ rights

In Indonesia, mosques and churches take on the plastic challenge

A solutions-oriented story about how mosques and churches in Indonesia are stepping up to address the country's plastic waste problem

Communities call for transparency, urgency amid oil spill’s worsening impacts

The groups demanded concrete plans to protect the affected communities and ecosystems

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