Rappler's latest stories on earth day
[OPINION] The green-red light: Changing the last 50 years of eco-imperialism
'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'
[OPINION] Time for PH banks to withdraw from coal, invest in permanent solutions
'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'
Locked-down Delhi revels in fresh air and blue sky
'We've never really experienced clean air like this,' says the Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment
Dalai Lama calls for 'universal responsibility' on Earth Day
'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
Going zero waste during a pandemic? These advocates say it's possible
While it may seem hard, environmental advocates say people can lessen the waste they produce daily even during the coronavirus pandemic
U.S. attacks China climate record on Earth Day
China is 'offsetting the progress of countries all around the world in reducing global emissions,' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells reporters
Fight climate change like coronavirus – U.N.
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
#EarthDay2020: PH facing its 'worst ecological crisis' – IBON Foundation
IBON Foundation says the sorry state of the Philippine environment has made Filipinos very vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic
[OPINION] You can have a relationship with nature despite the lockdown
'Longing for nature is a normal emotional response during this lockdown'
Earth Day 2020: Climate action in the time of the coronavirus
'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
[ANALYSIS] Ecological irresponsibility and pandemics
'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.'
TIPS: How to stay sustainable during the coronavirus pandemic
You can do you part in helping Mother Earth despite the lockdown
[OPINION] Heherson Alvarez writes 30
'Senator Alvarez seemed to have been born to controversy. And he loved it. He embraced it.'
[OPINION] Earth Day at 50: Lessons for the post-coronavirus world
'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'
300 PH scientists, conservationists call for 'a culture of care for nature'
PRESS RELEASE: 'Make nature a priority,' Philippine leaders told in an open letter from 300 scientists, conservationists ahead of Earth Day 2020
How the old 'normal' caused the pandemic
'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'
[OPINION] Can you make every day Earth Day?
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.
7,000 religious sector, youth members form 'human chain' for coal-free Negros
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'
FALSE: Littering runners in photo are 'university students'
This is an old photo of runners, called Eco Warriors, participating in the National Geographic Earth Day Run 2012
WATCH: PH's climate czar tries carbon footprint calculator
See the level of emissions and the number of trees Secretary Vernice Victorio s household needs to plant to offset it
#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, April 17-23, 2017
Must watch videos from the past week
Cardinal Tagle on Earth Day: Protect nature from 'acts of greed'
Advocates sign the Laudato Si manifesto a guide to ecological action inspired by Pope Francis historic encyclical on climate change
How to feed a billion people (and get rock-hard abs)
By protecting fisheries humanity can raise yearly wild seafood yields by 100 million metric tonnes – enough to feed a billion people every day forever
Rappler Talk: Paris climate deal takes effect in PH, now what?
On Earth Day we discussed what Filipinos can do beyond the ratification of the agreement that seeks to curb global warming
Get your geek on: An earth day challenge
This Earth Day Haribon offers a laidback and fun activity that nature and eco trivia lovers will surely enjoy
Rappler and Oxfam launch climate change platform for voters
Oxfam has teamed up with Rappler to bring Filipinos information about the most crucial Climate Change issues and where each Presidential candidate stands
Hari Bumi: Mengubah gaya hidup kelas menengah yang tinggi karbon
Pakaian yang kita kenakan makanan dan minuman yang kita konsumsi berpengaruh besar terhadap perubahan iklim
'Nunal sa tubig': The island in the middle of Laguna Lake
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
All set for Earth Day Jam 2015
The country s biggest and longest running concert event returns this April in Bonifacio Global City
F--k for Forest, other novel campaigns for environment
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
Metro cities mark Earth Day with clean-up drives, info campaigns
Las Piñas Malabon and Makati do their share in saving the environment – from protecting a mangrove forest to easing flooding and improving air quality
3 things you can do on Earth Day and beyond
If people nature and the economy can all coexist harmoniously towards sustainable development then humanity will have a chance to survive on Earth
The unsung lives of illegal wildlife trade cops
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
Webhits: To future generations
Watch spoken word artist Prince Ea in this public apology
#EarthForKids: 3 ways to share your Earth Day ideas
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
Would you bike for fireflies?
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
Obama's visit and the 'toxic' legacy of US bases
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
Say cheese: Take a #GlobalSelfie for Earth Day
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration wants your photos on social media to raise awareness of the breathtaking and finite planet we live in
Things to do: April 11-17
Holy Week is just around the corner But before you leave the Metro here are some things that are happening this week
Kanta kay Inang Kalikasan
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?
Earth, art, and heart at the Mind Museum
At the Mind Museum they thought of a different way of celebrating Earth Day using fossils art and performance
Runners race to save endangered watershed
The Sta Rosa watershed is just one of many endangered water systems in the world
Earth Day and the ecology of consciousness
Our capacity to change ecosystems is proportional to our capacity to change our own consciousness
Food security: The challenge for candidates
Why we should consider the candidates’ stand on food security before we vote
Earth Day 2013 eco-tips countdown
As a countdown to Earth Day on April 22 here are 10 tips for saving Mother Earth in your own way
[Science Solitaire] Because you live here!
Earth should join social media on Earth Day and have a special account on Twitter and Facebook
Light bulb with 20-year life unveiled in US on Earth Day
A prize winning super energy saving LED bulb from Philips is said to last over 20 years
#Savethetrees: Click and act on Earth Day
Join Rappler s Twitter discussion on why we should savethetrees and how to do it
Sandra Seifert goes sultry
The celeb and model uses her body to encourage people to go vegetarian