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2017: Overcoming challenges towards forging genuine national development

When Rodrigo Duterte became president in mid-2016, many were confident that he would bring about genuine change in the country. Included in these hopefuls are the science and technology community, positive that his administration would cease the passive path on tackling scientific development treaded on by previous presidents, and instead undergo a track that will…

Science for a sustainable future

By JM Ayuste For the second time, scientist-activist group AGHAM participated in the commemoration of World Science Day for Peace and Development (WSDPD) last November 10. The WSDPD was initiated by UNESCO back in 2001 to raise public awareness on the importance of science and to bridge the gap between science and societies. WSDPD is…

Kin, colleagues of ‘peoples’ scientist’ Kim Gargar press for his immediate release

“Kim Gargar was caught in a crossfire between the 67th Infantry Battalion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the New Peoples Army while undertaking research in connection with rehabilitation efforts in Cateel town, which was severely affected by Typhoon Pablo in 2012.” – Agham

Related story: Stop branding media outfits as state enemies, media group tells military

By Frances Quimpo The history of protecting the Philippine environment and the country’s natural resources is a history of resistance: stories of valiant struggle and often untold sacrifices by people and communities to protect their lands, mountains, rivers, and seas from the threat of plunder for profit. In order to recognize the valiant struggles of…