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Protect kids from endocrine disrupting chemicals in erasers, other products – Groups

As thousands of schools brace for limited face-to-face classes amid declining COVID-19 cases in the Philippines, two non-profit groups raised the alarm over the...

Concern over sale of mercury-added skin whitening cosmetics despite global phase-out deadline

On the International Women's Day, a toxics watchdog group in the Philippines took online shopping giants to task for their failure to rid their...

UNEA 5.2: Groups urge govts to negotiate for treaty addressing plastic pollution crisis

Philippine environmental groups working for a zero waste and toxics-free society have expressed support for a robust negotiation mandate as governments from over 190...

Group pushes for action against highly toxic PCBs

An environmental health and justice organisation based in the Philippines has called for people's support to the government-led efforts to eliminate a highly toxic class...

Toxics watchdog finds cancer-causing cadmium in Chinese New Year lucky charms

A Philippines-based non-profit organisation tracking harmful chemicals in products and wastes has cautioned consumers against buying lucky bracelets that are believed to attract good...

Philippine group finds excessive lead levels in 37 imported spray paints

Paint products in aerosol cans containing high levels of lead are still offered for sale by offline and online retailers despite the ban on...

Philippine groups push for stronger anti-asbestos policy to protect human health

There is an urgent need to modify and improve the Philippines' 21-year-old asbestos policy regulation on the manufacture and use of asbestos and asbestos containing...

Filipino environmentalists welcome speedy Supreme Court resolution on plastic pollution lawsuit

Environmental health and justice advocates in the Philippines welcomed the Supreme Court’s issuance of the Writ of Kalikasan and Writ of Continuing Mandamus for the...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, launched its Sustainable Energy...
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How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is in partnership with the federal government to tackle the country’s...

UK urged to transform farmland to boost food resilience, tackle nature crisis

A WWF report reveals that - at a time of global food insecurity - half of the UK's wheat...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital...

How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is...