Environment

Songs for Peace and Environment for the Talaingod Evacuees in Davao City

 
 

GWP marks 5th month of Yolanda tragedy with House quiz on relief goods dumping

As survivors of killer typhoon Yolanda simmer with anger after five months of neglect and injury under the Aquino government's failed post-disaster management, the Gabriela Women's Party is set to mobilize an official Congressional inquiry into the reported wastage of relief goods left to rot in warehouses instead of distributing them to the hungry victims.
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People Surge on April Fool's hits 'Gang of Five'

Sr. Edita Eslopor, chair of People Surge, the Alliance for Yolanda (Haiyan) Victims,lambasted at what she calls the "gang of five" composed of Pres.Benigno Aquino, Rehab Czar Sen. Panfilo Lacson, Energy Sec. Jericho Petilla, DILG Sec. Mar Roxas, and DILG Sec. Mar Roxas for fooling the people and condemning the typhoon victims to poverty and hunger. The group criticized the government's "rehabilitation and reconstruction" efforts as deceptive and exploitative.

BUKAS NA LIHAM SA MAMAMAYAN Mula sa PEOPLE SURGE

Kami po ay mula sa People Surge, isang alyansa para sa mga nasalanta ng bagyong Yolanda. Mula po kami sa iba’t-ibang probinsya ng Eastern Visayas at nagpasyang lumuwas ng Maynila para mangalampag ng suporta sa gobyerno. Nitong Enero 25, mahigit 12,000 biktima ang nagrali sa lansangan ng Tacloban. Ngunit hindi pa rin kami pinakinggan.  read more »

Institute of Environment Science and Meteorology -- what's new

The U.P. Institute of Environment Science and Meteorology inaugurated its new building at the National Science Complex with Philippine Climate Change Commissioner and former senator Heherson Alvarez, UP President Alfredo Pascual and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan.

Green Flag Day vs large-scale mining

On the 19th anniversary of the passage of the Mining Act of 1995 (RA 7942), nationally-coordinated actions across the Philippines were launched to call for the revocation of Pres. Benigno Simeon Aquino III's mining liberalization policies and projects. Executive Order 79 further reinforced the wholesale exploitation of mineral lands and worsened environmental destruction, land-grabbing and human rights violations.  read more »

Beyond green -- people's mining bill

At the People's Forum on the 2014 Phi  read more »

A Valentine's for Villagers

A week before Valentine's Day, victims of typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan in Western Samar were visited by the fifth medical and relief mission of the S.O.S. (Samahang Operasyong Sagip). Gail Gabriel of the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON-USA) came with her dad Leo and fiance Darrell, volunteers of the South Bay Task Force Haiyan.  read more »

4th Samahang Operasyong Sagip Medical Mission

4th Samahang Operasyong Sagip Medical Mission
Carigara, Leyte
January 17-20, 2014
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