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Greenpeace calls for ‘urgent protection’ of Philippine environmental defenders

“Companies and governments must be held accountable for the violence and persecution of land and environmental defenders,” said Greenpeace

Philippines remains Asia’s ‘deadliest country’ for environmental defenders, says report

The Global Witness report ranked the Philippines third overall with 29 killings of environmental defenders in the past year

Priests, church people under attack for standing for environment, human rights

A growing number of priests, and other church people, have been under attack for standing for the cause of the environment, human rights

Marinel Ubaldo: From ‘Haiyan’ survivor to climate warrior

Fighting for the “young generation’s future” has become Marinel’s commitment

Green activists decry attack on Philippine forest rangers

The Interior department confirmed that there were “illegal cutting of trees" and “illegal constructions” in the area

Philippine green groups dare corporate giant to abandon coal projects

San Miguel Corporation announced that it is “adding more renewables into its power portfolio” with the construction of solar plants

Philippine ‘river warriors’ fight tide of trash for cleaner future

The warriors wear rubber boots and elbow-length gloves, using rakes and handmade tools to scoop rubbish from stagnant waters

Faith-based groups decry arrest of green activist in Cebu

Environmental activist Adrian Cabag was arrested in the city of Naga, Cebu province, over a cyber-libel case on April 1

SPOTLIGHT: Philippine environment defenders in the crosshairs of red-taggers

Red-tagging of individuals and groups have led to illegal arrests, harassment, and extra-judicial killings

Philippine green groups pay tribute to priest who championed ecological activism

Environmental activists remembered Father Toledo as a “young priest with a strong resolve” to fight for ecological and social justice

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