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Need to heed warnings from mother earth

Need to heed warnings from mother earth

It is Earth Day once again on April 22.  As we have said before, it is not enough to dedicate one day in a year to remember her if we are to save her and save ourselves. We must remember her every day and put the environment and ecology at the centre of...

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Capacity development training for Nepalese farmers

Capacity development training for Nepalese farmers

Agriculture is often the main source of income for Dang, Kapilvastu and Bardia farmers. However, farmers have been producing fewer agricultural products due to disease, irrigation, manure, and technological factors, causing a local food crisis. This can be attributed...

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Climate change and natural disasters

Climate change and natural disasters

We know that climate change is already making natural disasters worse. After the 2019/20 ‘Black Summer’ fires, climate scientists who work in the field of ‘attribution’ science found that the severe season was at least 30% more likely due to climate change. According...

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South Cotabato local council upholds ban on open-pit mining

South Cotabato local council upholds ban on open-pit mining

The Provincial Development Council (PDC) of South Cotabato has issued a resolution upholding the ban on open-pit mining in the province. Only the ban stands in the way of the Tampakan Gold-Copper Project (TGCP), one of the largest open-pit projects in Asia that...

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Internationalist Solidarity with Wadas

Internationalist Solidarity with Wadas

On Tuesday 8 February 2022, 250 police officers and military personnel infiltrated the village of Wadas, located in Bener District in the southern part of Central Java, Indonesia. The officers arrived without warning, armed with shields, weapons and police dogs,...

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New Publication: Climate Litigation

New Publication: Climate Litigation

Climate change litigation, or simply “climate litigation,” has been growing in importance over the past decades. This becomes especially critical for the Philippines in view of its climate change vulnerability, due to its high exposure to natural hazards (typhoons,...

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