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U.S. judge temporarily closes controversial oil pipeline

Jul 07, 2020 - 10:57 AM

Activists protested and blocked construction of the controversial $3.8-billion, 1,172-mile oil pipeline for months in 2016

Environmentalists march with opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline during a rally in downtown Chicago. Nov. 12, 2016.

[OPINION] When we're scared to share: Thoughts from an environmental advocate

Jun 18, 2020 - 4:00 PM

'They were already able to red-tag us without the bill, how much more so if it's passed?'

[OPINION] Balik-Probinsya: Are we learning the wrong lessons from the pandemic?

May 09, 2020 - 4:30 PM

'The literature on what a post-lockdown world would look like is growing. Balik-Probinsya need not be our dystopian contribution.'

Pope expected to stand firm on celibacy in text on Amazon synod

Feb 12, 2020 - 11:47 AM

The Pope is being pressured to open the priesthood to married men in the Amazon, as well as to give women a greater role to play

GREEN. Pope Francis speaks as he celebrates a mass on October 6, 2019 at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, for the opening of the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region. Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP

Con-Com wants environmental rights in new constitution

Mar 26, 2018 - 12:05 PM

Self-executing environmental rights would be part of the bill of rights of the new federal constitution, says Consultative Committee Chairman Reynato Puno

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 26, 2017

Jun 26, 2017 - 9:54 AM

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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