2nd Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan Awards Night

Posted Date:

December 7, 2011

The 2nd Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan gave posthumous awards to the late ethnobotanist Leonardo Co, deceased indigenous people(IP) leader Tomas Ito, and slain broadcaster Gerardo Ortega for their contribution to the advancement of people’s rights and environmental causes.

More than 100 individuals representing the awardees' families, various sectors and civil society organizations attended the awards event. The night was a celebration of sacrifices of environmental heroes, which served as a challenge for advocates to persist in the struggle for environmental justice.

The GBK 2011 is organized in cooperation with civil society organizations Agham- Advocates of Science and Technology for the People, Haribon Foundation, Ecowaste Coalition, Foundation for the Philippine Environment, Central Visayas Fisheries Development Inc., Panalipdan Mindanao, and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources- Special Concerns Office (DENR-SCO).


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