At least 1,700 people from 12 villages in Aparri town joined the march to mark this year’s Earth Day celebration that was followed by a prayer service at the San Pedro Telmo Parish Church.
Church groups laud UN adoption of resolution recognizing access to healthy environment as human right
The groups said the resolution of the UN Human Rights Council will benefit the “poor and marginalized communities who are most vulnerable” to the impacts of climate change.
If we look at our history at the global or national level, some of the most game-changing movements were spearheaded by young people, from civil rights to counter cultural transformations.
More than 30 faith-based and civil society organizations and three Catholic bishops have signed a letter urging the fossil gas project proponents and financial institutions to “listen” to the affected communities.
There is always that hope Filipinos love to whisper, a hope that next year there will be better leaders, that change will indeed come