The country ranks 10th in the world in terms of its annual catch, and Filipinos consume 32.7 kilograms (72.1 pounds) of fish each year. At the same time, 70 per cent of the its’ fish populations are overfished.
Loren Legarda –
According to a recent paper in the journal Nature, the amount of carbon emissions that can be emitted before breaching the 1.5°C warming threshold is somewhat larger than was previously thought. But this is no reason for complacency.
Aldrin Plaza –
The Philippines' mounting solid waste problem is now extending beyond Metro Manila, and it's time to trash a bad culture that's getting in the way of solving the issue, says ADB's Aldrin Plaza.
Ilan Kelman –
Hurricane Harvey isn't a "natural disaster" because disasters are not natural, says University College London researcher Ilan Kelman. Rather, they are the result of social and political forces which shape people's vulnerability to events.
The Philippines' promising economic outlook is being threatened by the adverse impacts of climate change. Being one of the most susceptible countries to changes in climatic conditions and natural disasters ...