DoT pushes campaign for

The Department of Tourism (DoT) is aggressively campaigning to bring Baguio City and the rest of the Cordilleras back to what they once were — a natural wonder and an ecological marvel.
The DoT Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) has been partnering with local government units,

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Signing Paris climate pact paves way for early implementation

UNITED NATIONS, April 22, 2016 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon(C) declares the conclusion of the High-Level Event for the Signature of the Paris Agreement, at the UN headquarters in New York, April 22, 2016. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

by Xinhua Writers Kong Xiaohan, Shi Xiaomeng…

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New Air Conditioner Technology Adopted in Thailand: World Bank and The Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund Support Climate-Friendly Technology

Bangkok, April 20, 2016 - Today, in partnership with the World Bank Group and the Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund (MLF), Saijo Denki, a Thailand manufacturer, has launched a new technology for air conditioners that is friendly to the ozone layer and reduces greenhouse gas emissions Read More

La Signature de l’Accord de Paris marque une étape critique pour un avenir durable Climat et durabilité – La vision partagée d’une opportunité pour des milliards de personnes

Bonn / New York, avril 2016. Le nombre record de pays engagés à signer l’accord de Paris à New York le 22 avril annonce la prochaine étape vers l’entrée en vigueur de l’accord et un moment critique de l’effort mondial visant à assurer de …

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Not only drought


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On April 16, 2016, fifteen days after the Kidapawan massacre, 76 out of the 78 Kidapawan farmers imprisoned for direct assault have been released on bail.This hard-won freedom, albeit temporary and still within the mechanisms of repressive state powers, should …

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Land Inc, il libro fotografico sul 'land grabbing' di TerraProject: “È più giusto parlare di sviluppo dell'agricoltura o di neo-colonialismo?”

Brasile: biocarburanti

Filippine: espropri

Etiopia: globalizzazione

Madagascar: regolamentazione

Dubai: speculazione

Indonesia: ecologia

Ucraina: industrializzazione

Tutto questo significa "Land grabbing", letteralmente "accaparramento di terra", un fenomeno che negli anni ha portato all'acquisizione su larga scala di terreni agricoli in Paesi in via di sviluppo da parte …

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Text adopted – European fishing sector and the EU-Thailand free trade agreement – P7_TA(2014)0210 – Wednesday, 12 March 2014 – Strasbourg – Final edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to Article 3(5) of the Treaty on European Union on the EU’s relations with the rest of the world,

–  having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1005/2008 of 29 September 2008 establishing a Community system to prevent, deter …

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Going beyond bottom line

“Sustainable development is the masterful balance of meeting our own needs without jeopardizing future generations’ ability to do the same.”  --“Our common future”   

As mentioned in Genesis 1:28, man was entrusted as stewards of this earth. Financial institutions today are asked to expand their concerns

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Protecting biodiversity UNESCO announces new biosphere reserves UNESCO has expanded its network of model regions for sustainable development, with new areas of valuable biodiversity recognized around the globe.

The 20 areas given biosphere reserve status span every continent of the earth, the UN's science and cultural body UNESCO announced after a two-day meeting in the Peruvian capita of Lima. This brings the total number of UNESCO biosphere reserves under the organisation's global sustainability …

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Lights off for WWF Earth Hour Famous monuments and skyscrapers in the world's major cities have gone dark to shed a light on climate change. The annual Earth Hour event is set to take place in over 7,000 cities across 24 time zones on Saturday.

Cities around the world turned off their lights for an hour on Saturday as part of the World Wide Fund for Nature's (WWF) annual Earth Hour campaign.

Millions of people have taken part in the 10th annual climate awareness-raising event, which has grown significantly since …

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