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Palawan's superhighway project called an 'environmental disaster'

Aug 10, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Plans to expand Palawan’s national highway from two to 6 lanes has alarmed citizens and civil society groups for its potential negative environmental impacts

EXTENSION. Construction has started for the extension of the Palawan highway in the southern portion of the province. Photo courtesy of Palawan NGO Network Incorporated

Groups 'draw strength' from environment lawyer's life, death

Feb 22, 2017 - 8:03 AM

The commitment for us is really to make her life and death an opportunity to renew our strength says Grizelda Mayo Anda of the Environmental Legal Assistance Center

'INDIGNATION GATHERING.' Environmental lawyer Tony La Viña opens the 'indignation gathering' of environmental and human rights lawyers on Tuesday, February 21, almost a week after the death of Mia Mascariñas-Green. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Slain environmental lawyer on death threats: 'This is our job'

Feb 22, 2017 - 7:10 AM

Environmental lawyers gather to remember the life of Mia Mascariñas Green who was killed in Bohol last February 15

'INTELLIGENT AND FEISTY.' Grizelda Mayo-Anda of the Environmental Legal Assistance Center talks about Mia Mascariñas-Green, the environmental lawyer who was ambushed and shot dead last week in Bohol. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler