[Press Release] Philippines Beats 2020 Phase-Out Deadline for Lead-Containing Paint -EcoWaste Coalition

#HumanRights #Environment Philippines Beats 2020 Phase-Out Deadline for Lead-Containing Paints The Philippines marks this year’s International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (ILPPW) with the historic phase-out of paints containing lead additives as a backdrop. The ILPPW, which will take place from today until the 31st, is an initiative of the UN-backed Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead…

[Press Release] Waste trade persists because gov’t not doing enough to stop it: Greenpeace – EcoWaste Coalition

#HumanRights #Environment Waste trade persists because gov’t not doing enough to stop it: Green groups QUEZON City — The Philippines will remain a preferred destination for waste shipments as long as the government continues to refuse calls to enforce a comprehensive ban on all waste imports, environment groups Greenpeace Philippines and EcoWaste Coalition warned today…

[Press Release] Environmental Health and Justice Groups Laud Removal of 7,408 Metric Tons of South Korean Garbage from Misamis Oriental -EcoWaste Coalition

Environmental Health and Justice Groups Laud Removal of 7,408 Metric Tons of South Korean Garbage from Misamis Oriental(Protecting the Philippines from illegal waste traffic knows no pandemic, assert groups) “Goodbye garbage from South Korea.” The EcoWaste Coalition and other environmental health and justice groups expressed jubilation with the final re-shipment of the remaining containers of…

[People] Saving the Planet and Ourselves by Fr. Shay Cullen

Cologne, Germany – It’s hard  to imagine, 600 sq. miles of woodlands burned to cinders, that’s  about the size of Ireland or Northern Luzon, in the Philippines. It happened in Arizona, USA a few weeks ago. It’s the second worst fire in living memory. Gigantic cyclones and tornados have swept through the southern states and…

[In the news]Only 1% of country’s coral reefs remains pristine — WWF | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features

Only 1% of country’s coral reefs remains pristine — WWF | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features. ‘Public-private partnership needed to eliminate rape of seas’ MANILA, Philippines – The public and private sector should work together to finally stop the rape and plunder of the country’s marine resources, said the…