The people rising for climate justice necessitates the struggle to dismantle corporate monopoly control over land and resources and give humanity a fighting chance to survive and reverse the climate crisis.
Promote forests for health
Forest biodiversity plays a huge role in disease control by promoting good microbiota that compete with the disease-causing pathogens, and flora and fauna that compete with or predate on virus-carrying species to keep their populations in check.
Of pandemics and profits: How industrial agriculture is exposing humanity to killer outbreaks
Multibillion-dollar global agricultural industries are behind the pandemic-producing factory farms.
Why the climate crisis won’t be solved without a massive increase in forest protection
Forests are the only systems we have that can suck carbon out of the atmosphere within the time frame necessary to save humanity.
Cancel “logging permits” in Davao Oriental, envi rights group says
As Pablo already claimed the lives of 990 individuals and damaged over PHP 21 billion in agriculture and infrastructure in the Davao region alone, Panalipdan said it is not enough to just give relief goods and help for the rebuilding of lives of affected people in Southern Mindanao. “We must also demand for justice and…
Gov’t Moves To Exempt Mining From Total Log Ban
By ACE ALEGRE Bulatlat.com BAGUIO CITY (November 11, 2011) — The government is moving to exempt corporate mining from total log ban policy, Leo Jasareno, director of Mines and Geosciences, said in a discussion about Philippine mining at the Minerals Industry Symposium held at Camp John Hay last Thursday. The exemption from total log ban…
How an Ingredient Found in Everything from Chocolate to Chips Is Causing Massive Environmental Destruction
By SARAH NEWMAN Alternet International Posted by Bulatlat.com The production of palm oil, the common ingredient in an astounding number of products, is causing deforestation, global warming emissions and a loss of biodiversity. The aisles of any American grocery store, whether it’s a big-box behemoth or a cramped urban bodega, are filled with enough packaged…