Thursday, 21 February, 2019

Day: August 1, 2018

The Philippines, Asia's Most Dangerous Country For Environmental Defenders

The Philippines, Asia’s Most Dangerous Country For Environmental Defenders

Filipino activists are paying the price for defending the environment with their lives. A 2017 Global Witness report released on Tuesday revealed that the archipelago is the most dangerous country in Asia for environment defenders, with 48 killings recorded last year—a 71 per cent rise on 2016. The Philippines ranks second in the world

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