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Ferdinand "Bongbong" Romualdez Marcos Jr. speech
Ferdinand Marcos Jr., only son of the country’s late dictator, took his oath as the 17th Philippine president on Thursday, vowing to seek help from allies to alleviate the effects of climate disasters in the typhoon-prone archipelago.
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To mark Endangered Species Day, Eco-Business examines a proposed 43-kilometre bridge aimed to connect provinces in the Philippines' Visayas region, at the expense of a critically threatened species of dolphin.
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Bongbong Marcos, son of the country’s late dictator, is on the cusp of reclaiming power for his disgraced family. Eco-Business speaks with experts about how this impacts clean energy, climate justice, and corporate responsibility.
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Filipinos will troop to the polling booths in less than a month to elect a new leader. Whoever takes to the helm will have to walk a tightrope balancing environmental issues, an ailing economy and mass unemployment.
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Maria Ressa, investigative journalist
Authoritarian governments have weaponised online tools and platforms to control journalists and stifle freedom of expression.
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Greens often prosper in federal systems, in countries with service-based economies, and in situations where environmental issues are part of mainstream political debates. Southeast Asia may eventually see the rise of its own green movement.
Mongabay Founder Rhett A. Butler: 11 things to watch in 2021
2020 was a rough year for tropical rainforest conservation efforts. So what’s in store for 2021? Mongabay Founder Rhett A. Butler reviews 11 key things to watch in the world of rainforests in 2021.
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On the United States' election day, 14-year-old Marshall Cedric Tuazon of typhoon-hit Philippines hopes Americans will spare a thought for him and millions of others at growing risk from extreme weather and rising seas.
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Ahead of Indonesia’s presidential election on April 17, an online movie was recently published showing the links between Indonesian coal and energy companies and the country’s political elites.
Achim Steiner talking at the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore. Image UNDP Asia Pacific
The IPCC's climate warning is an opportunity for the business world to show leadership, said UNDP's Achim Steiner in the opening speech at the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore.
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Far too many Australian politicians receive financial support from, and give subsidies to, the fossil fuel industry, say climate campaigners. A new initiative by 350.org Australia calls for pollution-free politics in the country.
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