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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
Green activists warn of impact of Philippines’ new airport project on...
The new airport project aims to decongest Manila’s main entry and exit point for air travelers
Filipino lady lawyer works for environment to express faith
"Lawyering for the environment and the community adversely affected by ecological destruction is how I express my religiosity”
Undoing injustice and helping indigenous communities
The sacred rights of indigenous people that have occupied and peopled the Philippine lands and forests are trampled upon and ignored.
UN, international experts urge global action to protect Filipino environmental defenders
The experts expressed alarm over “a worsening human rights situation” in the Philippines under the administration of President Duterte
Church leaders appeal for protection of environmental defenders
Church leaders called on the government and the public to protect people and communities who protect 'Our Common Home and All Creation'