Top Stories

4 lihok

Exploring what we can do while on ECQ

Whenever I’m asked what I will be doing after the quarantine, who I will be meeting and catching-up with, where my first destination will be when I get outside of the comforts of my own home, it makes me pause for a moment. I compose myself and try not to burst with overwhelming words brought…

[Image by Sergei Tokmakov from Pixabay]

Are coastal clean-ups just band-aid solutions?

Last Saturday, September 15, you probably woke up at 5:00 A.M to check your phone, wishing that activities will be cancelled due to Typhoon Ompong (international name Mangkhut). You smile sleepily as your wish was granted, reading a chat saying that all outdoor activities, including the Coastal Cleanup, will be postponed. You look out the…

landscape thumbnail for AYEJ VON

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…

3 - kadtabanga

From stressed to blessed: Saguna’s story of hope amid the global health crisis

“What can we do?” For a team of only 6 people, it was a question we constantly asked ourselves. Our options were limited due to factors such as fewer manpower, strict implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), and limited monetary resources to start with, yet we knew for sure that we needed to do…

Photo taken from Puncak Tanawan Inc's Official Facebook Page

Is Puncak Tanawan’s popularity becoming a problem? Locals respond

Rays of sunlight peek through the walls of a modest household near La Preza, Sibulan to highlight the beginning of a new day. Within the four walls of this household, Emma Tuting is seen readying herself for the day that awaits her. Almost every morning, Emma hears the familiar sound of footsteps walking on the…

landscape thumbnail for AYEJ DOC ROMANA

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…