Plans for new fossil gas and LNG plants in biodiversity hotspot spark protest in Batangas

As a message urging the protection of the Verde Island Passage, 25 boats participated in a fluvial protest passing through the fossil gas power plant projects along Batangas Bay BATANGAS, Philippines – Local communities, environmentalists, and civil society supporters marked Earth Day in Batangas on Friday, April 22, with a fluvial protest denouncing plans to … Read more

Philippines backs proposed treaty to protect marine biodiversity

The proposed agreement is expected to provide for environmental impact assessments, mandate the sharing of marine genetic resources among countries, and support transferring of marine technology to developing nations MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines has supported calls to finalize a landmark agreement on the management and preservation of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction … Read more