5 Decades, 5 Champions: Anna Oposa

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we will be featuring 5 local Environmental Defenders who tirelessly fought and championed their respective environmental causes in the last 5 decades. Anna Oposa is the Chief Mermaid and Executive Director of Save Philippine Seas (SPS). SPS is a turning 9-year old environmental NGO that focuses…

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5 Decades, 5 Champions: Von Hernandez

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we will be featuring 5 local Environmental Defenders who tirelessly fought and championed their respective environmental causes in the last 5 decades. Von Hernandez is a decorated Asia’s leading activist against waste incineration. He helped make history in 1999 when the Philippines became the first country…

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5 Decades, 5 Champions: Dr. Romana de los Reyes

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we will be featuring 5 local Environmental Defenders who tirelessly fought and championed their respective environmental causes in the last 5 decades. Dr. Romana de los Reyes is from Bago City, Negros Occidental. She has been an anti- coal plant activist since 1997 and convened the…

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5 Decades, 5 Champions: Dr. Michael A. Bengwayan

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we will be featuring 5 local Environmental Defenders who tirelessly fought and championed their respective environmental causes in the last 5 decades. Dr. Michael A. Bengwayan is a Filipino journalist and activist, born and raised in Baguio City, Benguet. He is currently the Director of the…

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5 Decades, 5 Champions: Dr. Angel C. Alcala

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we will be featuring 5 local Environmental Defenders who tirelessly fought and championed their respective environmental causes in the last 5 decades. Angel C. Alcala was born and raised in Cauayan, Negros Occidental. He is a Filipino biologist who was proclaimed a National Scientist of the…

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