Tags: climate change

How land tenure can mitigate climate vulnerabilities of agrarian beneficiaries

Second of two parts What secure land tenure means and looks like for organized agrarian reform beneficiaries under the climate crisis. By MAVIC CONDE Bulatlat.com CONCEPCION, Tarlac — Alberto Cawigan is now 65, nearly double his age when he was supposed to receive his land share.   He lamented how by now he could have saved…

Groups commend UN expert’s recommendations, urge government to heed advice

Rights groups said UN Special Rapporteur Ian Fry’s visit to the country “puts on center stage the sinister role played by the NTF-ELCAC and the dangerous impact of the terror law on the lives and safety of environmental human rights defenders in the country.” 

Lab Notes | What must be done to the suspended land reclamations in Manila Bay?

By KELVIN S. RODOLFO, PhD* Note: Over two months have passed since the verbal announcement of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on the suspension of reclamation activities in Manila Bay. However, no clear guidelines have been released yet. Reclamation activities such as seabed quarrying continue in Manila Bay. Bulatlat.com What can be done with these atrocities…