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Media Release from OML Center: Storytellers from Aklan awarded P170,000 as part of climate campaign’s final tranche

A team of climate storytellers and researchers from Malay, Aklan — which is just a short boat ride away from Boracay island — was chosen as the recipient of the third and final Umalohokan cash grant, its organizers said.

Team Bintuwak is entitled to receive PhP170,000 for an awareness campaign highlighting the role of indigenous knowledge in promoting sustainable fishing and tourism in the Nabaoy River, a tourist spot on the northwestern tip of Panay island.

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Media Release from OML Center: Artist’s group to make short videos about life on small islands that are threatened by rising sea levels

An artist’s collective in Quezon City is expected to produce short videos based on stories of people who live on small islands that are threatened by rising sea levels.

This was after Salikhain Kolektib received a P70,000 Umalohokan Grant from the Climate Media Labs, allowing the group to produce ten videos about the possible effects of climate change on small island communities.

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Media Release from OML Center: International climate science and reporting experts share knowledge with Filipino communicators

A series of exclusive webinars featured a roster of international experts who shared knowledge and tips that will help participants become better climate communicators and advocates.

During the twice-weekly sessions that lasted for one and a half months, climatologists, oceanographers, visual storytellers, and researchers shared their insights that benefitted fellows of the Climate Media Labs.

Subsumed under the Balangay Project of the Oscar M. Lopez Center, the Labs have featured 22 experts based both here and abroad.

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