Ecology and Environment

Bikol Art Group Renews Calls For A Healthy Environment

VISUAL ARTS By Kurit-Lagting Art Collective Members of the Kurit-Lagting Art Collective renewed their calls for a clean and green environment by breaking free from plastic during an exclusive online discussion on Art Making and Zero Waste Lifestyle amidst Covid-19…

Air transport pollutes. An appeal by Doctors for the Environment

To the attention of the Representatives from all the world’s governments attending the Climate Change Conference in Glasgow Dear Sir/Madam, I am the President of the Association of Doctors for the Environment- Italy, a member association of the International Society of…

A strong signal to combat climate change ahead of the German elections

A new government will be elected in Germany on September 26th of this year. Chancellor Merkel is retiring and this election is generally seen as a directional decision for the republic’s further path. This applies in particular to concrete measures…

325 Organizations Propose Climate Solution You’ve Never Heard Of

Yesterday something that has become tiresomely routine happened; I spoke to a college class about the most obvious climate solution, and neither the students nor the professor had ever heard of it. The 325 organizations (and climbing) listed at the…

What’s Up With COP26?

The UK (in partnership with Italy) will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, COP26 in Glasgow on October 31- November 12, 2021. COP26 will be one of the most significant meetings in modern human history, comparable…

Love for Living Animals: Harlequin Toad Apocalypse is Now Addressed by Atelopus Survival Initiative

ESSAY   We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we’ve seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards, bedbugs, lice, fleas,…

Toxics Watchdog Group Backs Human Rights-Based Approach to Address Plastic Pollution Crisis

17 September 2021, Quezon City. The environmental health group EcoWaste Coalition renewed its call on the government and the industry to decisively act to solve the plasticization and toxification of the country and the planet due to unbridled plastics production,…

A milestone worth celebrating: Apo Island is PH’s first Zero Waste Island

18 September 2021, Philippines–After a year of successfully sustaining its Zero Waste efforts, Apo Island—a barangay (village) in Dauin municipality in Negros Oriental, Philippines—is now tagged as the county’s 1st Zero Waste Island Barangay. “The community is proud of what…

Climate crisis and the risk of defending the commons

Global Witness report shows dramatic increase in killings of land and environmental defenders The recently released Global Witness report “Last Line of Defence” raises a warning cry: the irresponsible exploitation and greed driving the climate crisis is also driving violence…

Latin American and Caribbean forests are key to environmental sustainability and global food security

The Latin American and Caribbean Forestry Commission highlighted the strategic role of regional forests in improving livelihoods, countering climate change and halting biodiversity loss. The need to move towards more sustainable and resilient forest promotion and management, addressing the impacts…

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