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Palawan youth fight for reefs, forests through stories

Nov 20, 2014 - 3:10 PM

Allowing the youth to become front runners of environmental conservation through story writing is a good way to empower them

Why they say yes to no-build zones

Nov 08, 2014 - 12:15 PM

Several families in Tacloban continue saying yes to no build zones because they feel that they have no other choice for now

INFOGRAPHIC: Why we celebrate World Food Day

Oct 17, 2014 - 1:29 AM

Take a look at the world s hungry population Who are they?

Rare Philippines celebrates 'pride' in marine life

Aug 22, 2014 - 12:26 PM

To further improve the country’s fisheries Rare advises Filipinos to change their behavior towards the environment

Women, the sea, and food security

Apr 04, 2014 - 3:09 PM

The fishing industry is primarily dominated by men; however without women the industry will have a difficult time

FISHERWOMAN. Ka-Dolor is almost 70 years old and yet her heart, her life have and will always will be with the sea. All photos by Fritzie Rodriguez/

How climate change threatens our food security

Mar 15, 2014 - 11:41 AM

As the world becomes warmer in the coming years Philippine agriculture will face greater challenges

LOSS. Agricultural workers lose crops and income due to extreme weather brought about by climate change. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP