DomRadio

2019-07-19

Bishops of the Philippines call for ecological change

"We are happy that the bishops are very bold and very dedicated to the environment," says Yolanda Esguerra. "We were part of the lobby group that spoke to a number of bishops during the drafting phase of the pastoral letter," Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc. (PMPI) head chef proudly adds. PMPI is a network of church and secular organizations for the environment, human rights and social justice financed by the German Catholic relief organization Misereor.

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Philippine Daily Inquirer

2019-06-22

Civil society groups express support for ‘Recto Bank 22’

CALAPAN CITY, Philippines – A network of civil society organizations remains in solidarity with the 22 fishermen from San Jose town in Occidental Mindoro who figured in an incident with a Chinese trawler in Recto Bank at the West Philippine Sea.

“The fisherfolk sector provides food in our table, with the farmers, they are the backbone of our society. Yet, they are among the poorest of the poor. Government should protect them because without them the whole nation will go hungry,” said the Philippine Misereor Partnership, Inc. (PMPI) in an emailed statement.

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Express

2019-06-15

South China Sea warning: Tensions at breaking point as Philippine diplomats 'must act now'

Moreover, Yolanda Esguarra, national director of environmentalist group Philippine Misereor Partnership Incorporated warned that the “government should act” on the matter.

Ms. Esguarra also added: “This covers international law so the negotiation here should include other claimants.”

The recent comments come as Manilla issued a diplomatic protest against Beijing after a vessel was sunk by a suspected Chinese boat.

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South China Morning Post

2019-06-14

Philippine fishermen protest Chinese harvesting of giant clams on Scarborough Shoal in further South China Sea dispute

Yolanda Esguerra, national director of environmentalist group Philippine Misereor Partnership Incorporated, said the group was working with some lawmakers to create a Rights of Nature law to protect biodiversity in the disputed waters.

“The government should act on this matter. The diplomatic protest with China is not enough. This covers international law so the negotiation here should include other claimants,” she said.

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