Program: Advocacy

Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan: Promoting the defense of the environment and the people's rights

The Philippines is one of the countries endowed with rich natural resources: an abundant and diverse collection of flora and fauna, varied mineral resources such as gold, copper and silver, prime harbors and bountiful seas, rivers and lakes. Read more

Intersecting Issues: Mining, Charter Change, and Climate Change

The emerging awareness of climate change and its impacts on the Philippines brings to fore the Read more

Supreme Court holds forum on Environmental Justice

The Center for Environmental Concerns participated in the Forum on Environmental Justice: Upholding the Right to a Balanced and Healthful Ecology organized by the Supreme Court of the Philippines last 16 to 17 April 2009, held simultaneously at the University of the Cordilleras i Read more

Earth Day protests flag ecological crisis in the Philippines

Protect the environment: Address Climate Change, not Charter Change! Read more

First Philippine National Grassroots Conference on Climate Change kicks off: Climate Change responses must benefit the poor foremost

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Environmentalist leader killed in Koronadal

Military & mining suspected to be related to death Read more

PCWA, CEC hold forum on COP 14 talks: Global climate talks should prioritize people's welfare

Communities are now taking action on the issue of climate change and asserting that their voices be heards in the global climate negotiations between states. Read more

Bill vs. harassment suits filed

Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo has proposed a measure that would protect political activists from harassment suits and ensure they would be able to continue to express their views against the abuses of those in power. Read more

Green groups speak up against Charter Change

Environmental advocates concerned over the issue of Congress' move to convene a Constitutional Assembly that would institute changes in the Philippine Constitution held a forum on July 21 2009 at the Balai Kalinaw, University of the Philippines, to discuss the adverse implications, prospects, and Read more

International Solidarity Mission 2008: Supporting mining-affected communities

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