Rappler's latest stories on Earth Day
'This pandemic that served as break from the excesses of neoliberalism is a window of opportunity to draw and build an alternative – an economic democracy'
'13 Philippine banks provided over P319 million worth of financial services to coal developers.... With this, more communities across the country will have to suffer the dirty and deadly impact of power generation from coal'
'We've never really experienced clean air like this,' says the Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment
'In the midst of this struggle (against a pandemic), we are reminded of the value of compassion and mutual support,' says the Tibetan spiritual leader n a statement to mark Earth Day
While it may seem hard, environmental advocates say people can lessen the waste they produce daily even during the coronavirus pandemic
China is 'offsetting the progress of countries all around the world in reducing global emissions,' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells reporters
The UN's World Meteorological Organization says it is time to flatten the curve on climate change as well, with its impact on the planet 'reaching a crescendo' in the past 5 years
IBON Foundation says the sorry state of the Philippine environment has made Filipinos very vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic
'Longing for nature is a normal emotional response during this lockdown'
'Crises don't happen in a vacuum and that the issues we're confronting now, from climate to wildlife to public health, are related,' says Beatrice Tulagan of climate movement 350.org
'Today’s pandemic is the worst scenario but it has been foreseen. We can actually say we told you so to decision makers and to businesses who did not listen to us.'
You can do you part in helping Mother Earth despite the lockdown
'Senator Alvarez seemed to have been born to controversy. And he loved it. He embraced it.'
'The global COVID-19 response, imperfect it may be, is demonstrating that rapid collaborative action on a planetary scale is possible; hence, there is hope for the climate'
PRESS RELEASE: 'Make nature a priority,' Philippine leaders told in an open letter from 300 scientists, conservationists ahead of Earth Day 2020
'Our lives are too small, our minds so closed, our interests so shallow, our existing social and political ideologies too narrow, to recognize that we invited this non-living thing into our lives, into our normal'
When I decided to be a lawyer, I wanted to uphold truth and justice at all costs, working hard to fight not only for my countrymen and the motherland, but for Mother Nature as well.
San Carlos Diocese pastoral director Fr. Edwin Laude says the protest against the building of a coal-fired power plant was the 'cause of everybody'
This is an old photo of runners, called Eco Warriors, participating in the National Geographic Earth Day Run 2012
See the level of emissions and the number of trees Secretary Vernice Victorio s household needs to plant to offset it
Must watch videos from the past week
Advocates sign the Laudato Si manifesto a guide to ecological action inspired by Pope Francis historic encyclical on climate change
By protecting fisheries humanity can raise yearly wild seafood yields by 100 million metric tonnes – enough to feed a billion people every day forever
On Earth Day we discussed what Filipinos can do beyond the ratification of the agreement that seeks to curb global warming
This Earth Day Haribon offers a laidback and fun activity that nature and eco trivia lovers will surely enjoy
Oxfam has teamed up with Rappler to bring Filipinos information about the most crucial Climate Change issues and where each Presidential candidate stands
Pakaian yang kita kenakan makanan dan minuman yang kita konsumsi berpengaruh besar terhadap perubahan iklim
According to Filipino superstition a mole on one’s feet means restlessness an itching for perpetual motion a lifelong journey of traveling with no lasting destination
The country s biggest and longest running concert event returns this April in Bonifacio Global City
While most of us are busy separating our biodegradable from our non biodegradable trash running miles in glorified fun runs and teaching our kids to recycle their juice packs some take environmental activism to a whole new level
Las Piñas Malabon and Makati do their share in saving the environment – from protecting a mangrove forest to easing flooding and improving air quality
If people nature and the economy can all coexist harmoniously towards sustainable development then humanity will have a chance to survive on Earth
On Earth Day 2015 Rappler looks into the lives of Filipino operatives trained to catch illegal wildlife traders and save the endangered animals so valuable to Philippine ecology
On Earth Day April 22 Rappler s MovePH and social media teams invite netizens to help raise public awareness on how to save the planet and promote a sustainable future
The lack of fireflies in the city is only a testament to the polluted air we breathe The fireflies have fled because of air pollution
The case of Tubbataha is as much a problem of any Filipino citizen as it is for the thousands of grassroots folks who were directly affected by the damage caused by US Navy ship to Tubbataha
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration wants your photos on social media to raise awareness of the breathtaking and finite planet we live in
Holy Week is just around the corner But before you leave the Metro here are some things that are happening this week
Bakit walang papel ang panitikan at musika sa Earth Day celebration ng Cultural Center of the Philippines sa Abril 13? Hindi ba t kapag pinaglangkap sila ay mas titiim at tatagos sa kamalayan ang mensahe?
At the Mind Museum they thought of a different way of celebrating Earth Day using fossils art and performance
The Sta Rosa watershed is just one of many endangered water systems in the world
Our capacity to change ecosystems is proportional to our capacity to change our own consciousness
Why we should consider the candidates’ stand on food security before we vote
As a countdown to Earth Day on April 22 here are 10 tips for saving Mother Earth in your own way
Earth should join social media on Earth Day and have a special account on Twitter and Facebook
A prize winning super energy saving LED bulb from Philips is said to last over 20 years
Join Rappler s Twitter discussion on why we should savethetrees and how to do it