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Center for Environmental Concerns - Philippines works to cultivate environmental awareness and action, create a community of advocates, and contribute to the defense of ecosystems and peoples through empowering education, community-based research, and people-oriented, patriotic, and scientific advocacy.

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PRESS RELEASE: Government negligence created the El Niño crisis, say environmental and human rights advocates

April 15, 2016

Quezon City, Philippines – The Center for Environmental Concerns-Philippines (CEC-Phils) and AGHAM (Advocates of Science and Technology for the People) together with the Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (IESM) organized a Science for the People Colloquium entitled “Understanding the Science of El Niño and its Impact on Food Crisis” held yesterday at the University […]

PRESS STATEMENT: Justice to the victims of Kidapawan Massacre! Elect an alternative to this anti-people government!

April 7, 2016

Statement of condemnation of the Center for Environmental Concerns to the recent Kidapawan Massacre The Center for Environmental Concerns (CEC) strongly condemns the brutal dispersal and killings of the peasant protesters in Kidapawan City, North Cotabato last April 1, 2016. The farmers were part of the 6,000-strong barricade that started last March 30, 2016 at […]

PRESS RELEASE: “Leave no one behind,” environmental advocates remind UN Agencies

April 4, 2016

Bangkok, Thailand – Environmental advocates attending the ongoing Asia Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development (APCFSD) reiterate to UN officials to truly walk the talk. In apparent reference to the 2030 Agenda theme, “Leave No One Behind,” participants raise concerns that the sustainable development agenda are repeating the same mistakes of the recent action […]