Category Archives: ARTICLES

Celebrate Christmas sustainably by cutting back on plastic wastes


Christmas season produces the biggest volume of garbage in the country, especially with the Filipino practice of gift giving, having special family meals, Christmas parties, and various holiday events.

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Strengthen collaboration to ensure efficient delivery of service to communities hit by crises


The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development acknowledges that the world is out of balance and integrated and systemic approaches are needed. Such approaches shall address the ‘intimate relationship between the poor and the fragility of the planet and need to … Continue reading

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La Niña expected to continue through 2021


La Niña further strengthened during the last quarter of this year and shall likely to continue through the early months of the following year, bringing above normal rainfall conditions that could lead to adverse impacts across most areas in the … Continue reading

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Re-imagining Human Mobility


Environmental changes and natural disasters have played a role in how the population is distributed on the planet throughout history. However, undesirable environmental changes directly created or amplified by climate change extensively changed the patterns of human settlement. The Intergovernmental … Continue reading

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Paris Agreement 5th Anniversary


During the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris on 12 December 2015, 195 nations, including the Philippines, reached a landmark agreement to combat climate change and to accelerate and … Continue reading

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2020 is one of the warmest years ever recorded


The global warming advances this year, making 2020 one of the warmest years ever recorded. According to the 2020 provisional State of the Global Climate report by the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the year 2020 is set to be … Continue reading

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Together we can through volunteering


Each year, hundreds of thousands of Filipinos volunteer their time and skills to help make the world a better place by improving the lives of the people and the environment. The Philippines ranked 9th out of 125 countries with the … Continue reading

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Declaration of Climate Emergency


The Philippine government continues to put in place measures and initiatives leaned towards the declaration of climate emergency, as a policy instrument to help the Philippines achieve its goals under the Paris Climate Agreement.

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Greater protection of the environment from wars and armed conflicts


The damage to the environment in times of armed conflict impairs ecosystems and natural resources long beyond the period of conflict, and often extends beyond the limits of national territories and present generation. UN Millennium Declaration emphasizes the necessity of … Continue reading

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Inclusive, sustainable and equitable mobility systems for cleaner air


Vehicular sources account for 65% of air pollution in the country, primarily in Metro Manila. Air pollution is also expected to increase given the projected 4.6% annual growth rate in energy demand. This demand is consistent with the projected increase … Continue reading

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Environmental Awareness


The National Environmental Awareness and Education Act of 2008 states that the promotion of national awareness on the role of natural resources in economic growth and the importance of environmental conservation ecological balance towards sustained national development shall be done … Continue reading

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Correcting Historical Injustices for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Welfare


The number of indigenous people in the Philippines remains unknown, but it is estimated to be between 10% to 20% of the 110 million national population. Mostly subsistence farmers, herders, fishers, and hunters, the IPs have millennia of collective knowledge … Continue reading

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Strengthen forest conservation worldwide to address climate change, protect wildlife


Forests cover one third of the planet’s land mass, with 1.6 billion people depend on it for their food, shelter, livelihood and medicine, among others. Wildfire breakouts were recorded in various areas around the world, including in Victoria and New … Continue reading

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Grow, nourish, sustain. Together. Our actions are our future.


In recent decades, the world has made significant progress in improving agricultural productivity. Yet, the food systems are still out of balance. Hunger, obesity, environmental degradation, loss of agro-biological diversity, food loss and waste and a lack of security for … Continue reading

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E-wastes


E-waste are described as discarded electrical or electronic devices. Globally, the quantum of e-waste generated annually is rising at an unprecedented rate. Various factors including increasing consumerism, rapid technological innovations, digitalization and growing population are some of the reasons that … Continue reading

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Rainforests


Given the rapid acceleration of climate change and human impacts, rainforests around the world are facing unprecedented threats towards biodiversity, carbon capture, and climate stabilization. Although rainforests only take up 6% of the Earth’s surface, these are some of the … Continue reading

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Housing For All: A Better Urban Future


Achieving sustainable development and green recovery simultaneously while providing shelter and basic amenities and improving the conditions of every human settlement is important.

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Energy Efficiency


The coverage of existing energy conservation policies must be broaden to attain energy efficiency roadmap goals, adding that the energy should not only be produced and used in a manner that will promote sustainable development, but at the same time, … Continue reading

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Proper management and disposal of various plastic wastes generated during the pandemic


Amid understandable concern over health and hygiene during the COVID-19 pandemic, the surge in marine pollution rises due to the global increase in the use of single-use masks, latex gloves, personal protective equipment (PPE), alcohol and hand sanitizer bottles, and … Continue reading

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Tourism and Rural Development amidst the Pandemic


For countless rural communities around our country, tourism is a leading provider of employment and opportunities, most notably for women and youth. Tourism also enables rural communities to hold onto their unique cultural heritage and traditions, and the sector is … Continue reading

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Environmental Health: A Key Public Health Intervention in Disease Pandemic Prevention


Nearly one in four deaths across the globe are due to environmental factors. Every year, an estimated 12.6 million people die as a result of living or working in an unhealthy environment. Environmental risk factors, such as air, water and … Continue reading

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Gender, Climate, and Security


The UN addresses the link between gender, climate, and security, particularly in communities affected by climate change and conflict, to mitigate risks of climate change and violence, and support the building of resilient, inclusive and peaceful societies.

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Zero Emissions: Give our planet one day off a year


The Philippines heavily relies on fossil fuel imports, which account for almost half of the total primary energy supply. Power generation and transport represents the largest shares of greenhouse gas emissions in the energy sector.

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Going frugal and Eco-friendly in the new normal


Embrace the green movement by switching to frugal and Eco-friendly lifestyle as we live in the new normal. This might seem contradictory, as many people assume that going green means spending more. People tend to avoid green options because of … Continue reading

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Let’s protect the Pangolins!


The Philippine Pangolin (Manis culionensis), known locally as balintong, mostly found on the Palawan faunal region, has the most restricted range among the eight pangolin species, with a decreasing population trend. The species has been considered protected and prohibited from … Continue reading

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Bamboo now


Bamboo is a nature-based solution for poverty alleviation, environmental protection and climate change mitigation. Bamboos sequester more carbon (400%) per unit area and give off 35% more oxygen than trees. It also produce a huge amount of biomass, absorb heavy … Continue reading

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Ozone for Life


The ‘ozone layer’ is the common term for the high concentration of ozone that is found in the stratosphere above the earth’s surface. It covers and protects the entire planet by absorbing harmful Ultraviolet-B (UV-B) radiation from the sun.

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Teachers: leading in crisis, re-imagining the future


We honor the country’s Filipino teachers and educators and their contribution in building resilience and shaping the future of education, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and online learning.

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Health, Safety, and Sanitation


As most of the industries and businesses resume operations, the public are reminded to remain vigilant and integrate the prescribed health, safety, and sanitation protocols and proper waste management into the operations to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and ensure … Continue reading

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Masks, PPEs as litter wastes


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a heightened awareness to the critical issue of littered personal protective equipment (PPE), including masks and gloves, on the ground and in waterways. The national and local authorities and the general public … Continue reading

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Frontliners as heroes


In observance of the National Heroes’ Day this August 31, we pay homage not only to the heroes of the past but also to the unsung heroes amidst the COVID-19 pandemic — our frontliners, who are laying down their lives … Continue reading

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House bills on planting trees


The House of Representatives’ recently approved the two bills on final reading – the House Bill No. 6930 or the “Family Tree Planting Act”, and the House Bill No. 6931 or the “Graduation Legacy for Reforestation Act”, which seeks to … Continue reading

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Plant-based diet vs climate change


Climate change poses a threat to the security of our food supply. Rising temperatures, increased rain and more extreme weather events will all have an impact on crops and livestock. But food production also contributes to global warming.

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Sustainable lifestyle thru backyard gardening, waste segregation


Sustainability within households and communities must be promoted through backyard gardening, waste segregation, recycling, and upcycling, to ensure food availability and supply at home and address food security concerns and regenerate ecosystems functions.

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Proper management and disposal of single-use masks and PPEs


The COVID-19 pandemic sparks a surge in marine pollution due to the global increase in use of single-use masks, latex gloves, personal protective equipment (PPE), including alcohol and hand sanitizer bottles.

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Embed sustainable recovery in the tourism industry


As the COVID-19 pandemic caused significant disruptions in the tourism industry, the public, businesses and industries must rethink their sustainability and adaptation plans and strategies, and rebuild with an environmentally-friendly approach to stimulate the recovery of the tourism sector.

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Klima Film Festival


Mga kabataang Pinoy! Meron ba kayong maipapakitang husay at galing sa paggawa ng pelikula? Gusto nyo bang magbigay-inspirasyon sa mas marami pang kabataan? Inihahandog sa inyo ng Climate Change Commission at Oscar M. Lopez Center ang Klima Film Festival o … Continue reading

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Bicycle 🚲


This is in recognition of the importance of bicycles as a sustainable and healthy way to commute. Being around for more than 200 years, only recently did it get the global recognition it deserves. Out of the 17 UN Sustainable … Continue reading

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The era of new normal


After 2 months of Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), most of the areas in the Philippines have shifted to General Community Quarantine (GCQ), meanwhile, NCR and other areas are now under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ). With the final guidelines, the … Continue reading

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Turtle food market


Turtles are important creatures of seas and oceans that play a vital role in maintaining the health of flora and the coral reefs of the marine ecosystem. Sea turtles are also helpful in adequately balancing the marine food web. Tortoises … Continue reading

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Climate change and wildfires


Last February, a wildfire started to break out in the forest in Kabayan, Benguet and continued to spread over other parts of Cordillera Mountains, including parts of Mt. Pulag, the highest mountain in Luzon. With these fires, Mt. Pulag is … Continue reading

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Sustainable Tuna Fishing


Most of the countries depend on tuna fish for food safety and nutrition, economic growth, employment, and livelihoods as it is used in many countries around the world.

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The youth as drivers of climate action


Whether through educational, awareness-raising, behavioral change campaigns, technology, science or law ─ the youth are tapping into their skills to speak up for climate action. On top of the usual adolescent pressures — grades, socialization, etc. — the youth are … Continue reading

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The role of media in tackling crisis – COVID-19, climate change


The media are working round-the-clock and keeping the public informed on the latest developments and vital information about coronavirus disease (COVID-19), while risking their lives in the process. Just like the doctors and nurses, they are also considered to be … Continue reading

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Water conservation in anticipation of summer season


Water is an important resource this time, not only because of the summer season, but water is severely used for sanitation purposes and prevention of spreading of the COVID-19 virus. We use water for constantly washing our hands, for disinfecting … Continue reading

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Bayanihan to Heal as One Act


Following the declaration of State of Calamity throughout the Philippines, imposing of Enhanced Community Quarantine throughout Luzon and raising the COVID-19 to Code Red Sublevel 2, the RA11469 was enacted, declaring a state of national emergency over the entire country … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and the PH’s NDC submission: delivering climate justice


The spread of COVID-19 across the world has seen countries go into lockdown to limit the casualties attributable to the virus. Due to tougher travel restrictions implemented, international climate negotiations that require diplomats and experts from all over the world … Continue reading

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Limiting the global temperature rise to 1.5°C


According to 2019 Statement on the State of the Global Climate, the year 2019 ended with a global average temperature of 1.1 °C above estimated pre-industrial averages, second only to the record set in 2016. Without the role of El … Continue reading

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Will coronavirus slow down climate action?


The COVID-19 has much taken over the world. In just a few short months, most of the regions have locked down. The government has to implement the enhanced community quarantine on the entire Luzon. Everyone is strictly enforced to stay … Continue reading

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Climate change and biodiversity loss


The earth’s biodiversity is dependent on the climate. But anthropogenic actions resulting in changes in climate cause a major global threat to biodiversity and natural ecosystems. The various elements of climate change affect all levels of biodiversity, and its impacts … Continue reading

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Plastikada


Ngayong buwan ay inimplement na ang pagbabawal ng paggamit ng single-use plastic sa aming opisina. Samantala, noong nakaraang buwan naman ay dumalo ako sa screening ng “The Story of Plastic” sa UP Diliman, kung saan tinalakay ang pinagmulan at patutunguhan … Continue reading

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Mga Kwento ng Klima


Mga Kwento ng Klima tells the story of climate in the context of the Filipino experience and how it has shaped the Filipino identity and culture. Ipinalabas na to sa Sunday’s Best noong November 24, sana ay napanood nyo. Noong … Continue reading

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Hong Kong


May mga lugar na pangmatagalan. May mga lugar na dinadaanan lang. Kakatapos ko lang manood ng Hello, Love, Goodbye. At ngayon meron na naman tayong movie review! (reaction pala, sorry) Akala ko isa rin to sa mga romance films na … Continue reading

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Neo-colonialism


Pinanood ko yung episode ng KMJS about sa Chinese Invasion. Kaya pala. Kaya pala hindi na pinadadaan yung mga bus sa Baclaran ah. Aba nung isang beses na umuwi ako ng madaling araw, at sumakay ako galing doon, nanibago ako. … Continue reading

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Spoliarium


Sometimes, the good memories that turn into regrets are best left behind. So heto na nga, pinanood ko yung Alone/Together. Napuwing lang ako ng very light. Hahahaha. Nakikita ko yung sarili ko sa mga katangahan ni Tin (Liza Soberano). Yung … Continue reading

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MMFF 2018 Review


Hindi talaga to review, kasi hindi naman ako expert sa mga movies eh haha sa katunayan, kung kilala mo talaga ako, ako yung hindi mahilig manood ng pelikula kasi mabilis akong antukin. Ang dami nang nagreview through blogs about 2018 … Continue reading

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YEAREND TOP 20 SONGS | 2017


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Keep Fighting!


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Tatsulok: The Structure of Drug Elites and Drug Pushers


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theOriginal SAVORY chicken


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Marcos | Robredo


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Sorry not sorry


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Mahirap.


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Presidentiables as Suitors


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Anong ipinaglalaban mo?


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Poor Law


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2015 in review


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Kalahating Dekada with Bruno


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My Rants About Fandoms


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OPM Music


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One year after the catastrophe.


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Mabagal na Traffic, o Mahabang Pila ng MRT? Mamili ka. (Editorial)


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All is Well !


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‘You will live, you will love, and you will DANCE.’


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