“Environmental rights are of utmost importance in the face of the climate crisis.”
Tags: Center for Environmental Concerns
Will opening up natural resources to foreign-owned and large-scale mining boost the Philippine economy? For the government, the answer is yes. For environmental defenders, the answer is no.
“We call on the CHR and the various UN human rights and environmental offices we have worked with in the past years to undertake preventive interventions against these human rights abuses and threats.”
“The government must conduct a thorough assessment of the Boracay Island and identify appropriate mitigating measures to address the degrading state of the island.”
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Braving the summer heat, members of the environmental groups Kalikasan PNE and Center for Environmental Concerns (CEC) as well as people’s organizations under the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) held a colorful parade last April 19 as an early Earth Day Celebration. Participants wore colorful head-dresses atop which were various…