Program: Advocacy

ReSONAting Arroyo: Reviewing President Aquino's first State of the Nation Address

by Lisa ItoEach year, the President's State of the Nation Address (SONA) symbolically outlines the trajectory of each administration. It is not just an accounting of accomplishments, but an assertion of major policy thrusts and priorities. Read more

Fisherfolks across regions gather in National Conference, unite to junk Fisheries Code of 1998

by Cheamson Boongaling Read more

Music for environmental education and advocacy in Mindanao

Art is a compelling tool for changing consciousness and fostering dialogue. The power of songs for advancing environmental education and advocacy has been repeatedly demonstrated in different venues and times. Read more

Music for environmental education and advocacy in Mindanao

Art is a compelling tool for changing consciousness and fostering dialogue. The power of songs for advancing environmental education and advocacy has been repeatedly demonstrated in different venues and times. Read more

Spotlight on Philippine Biodiversity

by Rog Amon Read more

Hope Rising from Ruin: Learning from the Minamata Disease

by Lisa Ito-TapangThis poisonous plague unfolded quietly, taking its time through a series of ominous and unexplainable events.in the industrial city of Minamata, off the coast of Southern Kyushu in Japan. Read more

On the Hot Seat: Critiquing the Climate Change Act of 2009

by Cheamson BoongalingWith the issue of climate change snowballing into epic proportions at both the global and local arenas, the Arroyo administration brags having enacted a landmark law- Republic Act 9729, otherwise known as the Climate Change Act of 2009. Read more

Greening The Judiciary: Challenging Philippine Courts to Defend the Environment, National Patrimony, and Peoples’ Welfare

by Lisa Ito Read more

Green Heroism: The 2009 Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan Awardees

Get to know the GBK's natal batch of awardees: their struggles and stories in the course of upholding theenvironment and people's welfare.Most Distinguished Awardee Eliezer “Boy” Billanes Read more

The Other Statue Beside the Little Mermaid

The statue of Hans Christen Andersen's little mermaid is probably the most famous landmark in Copenhagen. The young maiden sits on a boulder on Langelinie Pier with her mermaid tail in the midprocess of transforming into human feet. Only a few meters away is another bronze sculpture of a woman. Read more

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