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Eleventh Hour: Reclaiming our future from the plastic waste crisis

In our Manila Bulletin column Eleventh Hour this week, youth Climate Reality Leaders Ari Tanglao and Janssen Clavelo shared with us how their group is reclaiming their future from the plastic waste crisis.

Ari and Janssen discussed the Youth Cluster’s partnership with Greenpeace on the anti-single-use plastic campaign called What’s SUP, as well as their plan to roll out The Plastic-Free Agenda with the Department of Education.

They also remind us of the importance of voting for leaders who understand that economic development and environmental protection are not mutually exclusive.

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#RealiTalk: Month of the Ocean with Paula Bernasor

We reached out to Climate Reality Leader Christine Paula Love Bernasor, a passionate advocate of community empowerment, sustainability, and marine protection, to talk about the role of healthy oceans in sustainable development, the need to empower coastal communities to adapt to the impacts of climate change, and the urgency of addressing ocean plastic pollution.

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