A climate media fellowship held a special session to help advocates build and launch awareness campaigns that will reach out and appeal to younger Filipinos.  On its eighth and final session scheduled in late September, the Climate Media Labs organized a webinar entitled “Developing Campaigns for Young Audiences.” The webinar was designed to assist participants…

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GENEVA – In a historic ruling on the harmful effects of climate change on children’s rights, the Child Rights Committee has found that a State party can be held responsible for the negative impact of its carbon emissions on the rights of children both within and outside its territory. The Child Rights Committee (CRC) published its ruling…

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The doers and sufferers have been familiar with the term “Climate Crisis” in recent years. But what is it really? It’s the maturity of humanity’s little baby called “climate change.” It’s so normalized that it’s commercialized by the corporate world, which is also the same world that contributes a huge chunk to this crisis. It’s…

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Grassroots movement have sprouted all over the world in an attempt to push for their respective advocacies. Many would say that this is the power of collective action. What we call the “bottom-up” approach consists of these tiny sparks of change at a local level that brings about ripples that eventually drive the decision-makers to…

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All things come with a price tag and you have to decide whether you’re willing to pay the cost. It began this way: Inside the comfort of your living room, you’re watching the television. You face the news with trepidation as you found out that fifty years from now, the planet you’re living in will…

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When the Philippines started implementing lockdowns due to the pandemic last year, the tourism industry was among those hardly hit. Siete Pecados Marine Park (SPMP), a 153-hectare community-managed eco-tourism spot in Coron, Palawan, was no exception. Since quarantine restrictions were put in place last year, SPMP has not generated income, even during the summer months…

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On fighting against climate change: Imuseños unite through green schools

Kung ayaw may dahilan; kung gusto palaging mayroong paraan. This Filipino proverb ignited Imus National High School (INHS) to act as it heeds the need to address the inevitable implications of climate change in the country through their school-based environmental projects. Jonard Saria, INHS School Property Custodian and Overseer of the Green School Program, shared…

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Climate Reality PH, East-West Center, open applications for Project Niche

07 July 2021, Quezon City—The Climate Reality Project Philippines, in partnership with the Hawaii-based East-West Center and youth-led environmental group Wavefarers, is inviting young climate advocates to submit project proposals to “Project Niche: Advocacy Pitch.” Launched last July 5, Project Niche aims to empower the youth to conceptualize and implement community-based projects on climate action…

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NCR’s ‘last bird sanctuary’ near Manila bay

For the past decades, there has been continuous degradation of the wetland ecosystem, which is why a form of rehabilitation was needed in order to preserve them. In 2007, Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) in Manila Bay was established by virtue of a Presidential Proclamation to protect the critical state of the area’s…

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