CEC Statement of Support to the 2-day Transport Strike The Center for Environmental Concerns – Philippines, Inc. (CEC) supports the nationwide action of the transport groups opposing the jeepney phase-out. It joins calls for a thorough and inclusive review of the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program to ensure that it is based on […]
The Center for Environmental Concerns demands the stoppage of the construction of the Leyte Tide Embankment Project (LTEP) by the Department of Public Works and Highways Region VIII. Environmental advocates, scientists and Yolanda survivors have been calling for the stoppage of the multibillion-peso infrastructure project not only because of the danger it poses, but also […]
We urgently call to end the ongoing airstrikes and aerial bombings by state forces in Mount Banoi, Batangas. The attacks that started since September 24, 2017 were conducted by the 202nd Infantry Brigade and the 730th Combat Group of the Philippine Air Force and may have already dealt significant adverse impacts to the ecological integrity of the fifth most biologically diverse mountain in the country.
The Center for Environmental Concerns-Philippines (CEC) joined civil society groups and people’s organizations in the forum on Pollution-Free and Resource-Efficient Asia Pacific held on September 4, 2017 at the United Nations Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand. The forum was organized by the Asia Pacific Regional CSO Engagement Mechanism (APRCEM) and supported by the UN Environment Asia Pacific Regional Office and UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific (ESCAP).
Press Release | August 24, 2017 The Center for Environmental Concerns (CEC) – Philippines expresses grave concern over the planned 11-hectare reclamation project in Toledo City in Cebu Province. The reclamation will take place in a protected area, the Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (TSPS), a body of water that divides Cebu and Negros islands. The TSPS was […]