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Eleventh Hour at the Manila Bulletin

Eleventh Hour: A tapestry of species for biodiversity protection

In this week’s article for our Manila Bulletin column Eleventh Hour, Climate Reality Leader Erika Teng Gui put the spotlight on withNature2020, a campaign that harnesses the power of the arts and collaboration to spread the word that human activities are driving other species to extinction and to engage more people to fight for biodiversity protection and conservation.

Reminding us that biodiversity is the “very fuel that sustains ecosystems which, in turn, sustain us,” Erika discussed the urgent need to address biodiversity loss and climate change in an integrative manner.

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#RealiTalk: International Day of Democracy with Golda Hilario

In observance of International Day of Democracy, this month’s #Realitalk delved into the urgent need to prioritize the needs of the majority of Filipinos who do not have cars and to promote a culture of feedback, data generation, and collaboration to make urban mobility systems more optimal for every Filipino commuter.

In this feature, Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Golda Hilario talked about why mobility is a feature of democracy and how the Philippines are faring so far in terms of addressing gaps in its urban transport system.

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Eleventh Hour at the Manila Bulletin

Eleventh Hour: Hope and optimism through youth-led local climate solutions

In our Manila Bulletin column Eleventh Hour this week, Pinoy Climate Reality Leaders Keith Ancheta and Niña Catipon wrote about maintaining optimism in the face of the climate crisis.

They urge those who are losing hope in humanity to find inspiration in the climate actions and initiatives spewing from the determination of the youth to change things around and create a better reality for all.

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Seasoned climate activists on the race to save the world: No time for despair

Time is running out to save the world from the catastrophic impacts of climate change but there is no time for despair. Climate and environmental actions must continue if we want to ensure a livable planet for the generations to come.

This was communicated during the 15th episode of The Climate Reality Project Philippines’ Klimatotohanan webcast series entitled “Power Relay: Race to a Better Reality” by climate activists fighting for a just and accelerated clean energy transition in one of the world’s biggest polluting countries.

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Eleventh Hour at the Manila Bulletin

Eleventh Hour: The overlooked story of the Upper Marikina Watershed and its defenders

In the dead of the night of July 24, 2021, while the rest of Metro Manila and Sitio San Roque in Baras, Rizal were gradually preparing to sleep, Masungi Georeserve forest rangers were shot—a culmination of the tension between the Masungi team and the entities exploiting the forest land for their own profit.

In this article for our Manila Bulletin column Eleventh Hour, Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Ruzzel Morales recalled that fateful incident and painted a bleak picture of the ongoing fight to restore the dignity of the Upper Marikina Watershed—a critical ecosystem that provides valuable life-giving services to 20 million residents of Metro Manila and nearby provinces.

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Mobility Awards goes nationwide

In time for the second global observance of the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies, the National Round of the Mobility Awards was officially launched, encouraging everyone to nominate their bike-friendly cities, workplaces and business establishments outside of Metro Manila. Following last year’s successful Mobility Awards in Metro Manila, this years’ awards will focus on recognizing acts of leadership promoting cycling and active modes of transportation in commuting across other cities in the country.

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