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Vatican takes climate activists to trial for damage to base of...

They are accused of damaging the base of the statue through the use of “particularly tough and corrosive synthetic adhesive”

Environmental defenders vow to continue legacy of ‘green martyrs’

Activists called on the government to provide protection for all Filipino environmental defenders

Whales as symbols of life, death, and hope

The court ruled that whales and other sea mammals had no legal personality to sue — however, citizens can sue in their behalf

Green activists continue to seek justice for slain tribal leader killed...

He fought and protested against the alleged land grabbing and encroachment of private corporations into ancestral lands

Green group launches tribute for ‘environment heroes’

“We need to honor and remember those who spent their lives fighting for the communities and the environment”

They wasted a Filipino genius: Still no justice for Leonard Co

He was called a genius for memorizing all the scientific names. He studied more than 10,000 species. Eight of those he discovered.

Environmental activists urge Marcos to stop mining, reclamation of lands, killings

“It is important for everyone to get on board in championing climate justice, from the president down to ordinary folk”

Philippines hit for ‘empty climate rhetoric,’ urged to end to attacks...

The government should provide protection for environmental defenders and hold climate polluters accountable for “destructive acts”

Asian bishops urged to foster climate activism in Catholic schools

“Catholic schools ... should serve as a safe space for the youth to grow their ability to lead and advance the movement for climate justice”

Faith-based group reiterates call for protection of Philippine environmental defenders

A report from Global Witness reveals that the Philippines ranks fourth in the world with 19 environmental defenders killed in 2021

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