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Eleventh Hour: Philippine biodiversity at a crossroads

In our column Eleventh Hour this week, Keith Brandon Cari-an of the 30×30 Southeast Asia Coalition urged the next administration to ensure that the country joins the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People, an intergovernmental group that champions the protection of 30 percent of the earth’s land and ocean by 2030.

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Advocates: Ocean is an important ally in the fight against climate change

The ocean is humankind’s biggest ally in its combat against climate change. This was emphasized by marine conservation advocates during the 29th episode of The Climate Reality Project Philippines’ Klimatotohanan webcast series entitled “Be the Change You Want to Sea: Pinoy Climate Reality Leaders Making Waves for Marine Conservation.”

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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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