The prevalence of a "sachet economy" is stretching waste management capabilities in the country. Lawmakers are suggesting an amendment of the current Extended Producer Responsibility Act to expand its coverage to include medium-sized firms.
The elimination of HIV-related stigma is key to achieving the global aspiration of leaving no one behind and meeting the Sustainable Development Goal target of ending AIDS by 2030.
Saudi Arabia or the UAE speaking on historical emissions and debt distress in climate-vulnerable nations is a bit rich. But unlike advanced economies, such countries lend rhetorical heft to developing country calls for climate compensation.
The COP28 president needs to deliver his promise to bridge the Global South’s annual US$1 trillion shortfall in climate financing. He can start by endorsing a levy on windfall oil revenues on petroleum states.
Video footage appears to show protestors, who were demonstrating against mining operations, being dragged away by police near Ipilan Nickel Mine in Brooke’s Point, Palawan. Mining insiders are calling for maximum tolerance in similar standoffs.
A coalition of scientists and environmentalists found “widespread economic impacts” for communities in the Philippine province, heightening calls for accountability from the sunken tanker reportedly chartered by a San Miguel Corp subsidiary.
Mining operations at Altai Philippines Mining Corporation have been suspended for now, after week-long protests from locals of Sibuyan Island in Romblon, who claimed the extraction of nickel ore will disrupt the island’s intact ecosystems.
On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace releases shocking testimonies from Southeast Asian migrants working on board foreign fishing vessels, plying the remote waters to meet Asia's surging demand for seafood.
In celebration of Indigenous Peoples' month in the Philippines, the former United Nations special rapporteur tells the Eco-Business Podcast about her lifelong work to empower communities in Asia’s most dangerous country for environmental defenders.
"Earth For All" is an update to the landmark 1972 book that warned of our unsustainable growth. Jørgen Randers, the author who worked on both titles, tells Eco-Business what is at stake if we don't fix our broken economic system.