#Philippines

  • Article: How Vita Coco Is Helping to Offset the Carbon Footprint of the Global Citizen Festival
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    How Vita Coco Is Helping to Offset the Carbon Footprint of the Global Citizen Festival

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 30, 2018|Vita Coco

    Vita Coco supports initiatives that will help offset emissions and energy usage from our festival. Read more

  • Article: Philippines Is Looking for Fuel Under the Sea Due to High Oil Prices
    Environment

    Philippines Is Looking for Fuel Under the Sea Due to High Oil Prices

    Oct. 23, 2018|Voice of America

    About one-fifth of the 100 million-plus Philippine population lives in poverty. Read more

  • Article: Dozens Dead as Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Hong Kong, and China
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    Dozens Dead as Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Hong Kong, and China

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 17, 2018

    The storm is reportedly this year’s strongest. Read more

  • Article: More Than 1,500 Mothers Breastfeed Together to Combat Child Deaths in the Philippines
    Food & Hunger

    More Than 1,500 Mothers Breastfeed Together to Combat Child Deaths in the Philippines

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 6, 2018

    It was just one of 62 mass breastfeeding events across the country this weekend. Read more

  • Article: These 6 Women Activists Won This Year’s Top Environmental Prize
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    These 6 Women Activists Won This Year’s Top Environmental Prize

    By Chris Gelardi|April 23, 2018

    “We have a responsibility to future generations to leave a better world.” Read more

  • Article: The Philippines Is Shutting Down This Resort Island Because of Water Pollution
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    The Philippines Is Shutting Down This Resort Island Because of Water Pollution

    By Daniele Selby  and  Jana Sepehr|April 5, 2018

    President Duterte has likened Boracay, once famous for its pristine waters, to a “cesspool.” Read more

  • Article: Divorce May Soon Be Legal in the Philippines — Here’s Why That’s a Win for Women
    Girls & Women

    Divorce May Soon Be Legal in the Philippines — Here’s Why That’s a Win for Women

    By Daniele Selby|March 20, 2018

    The Philippines and the Vatican City are the only countries in the world where divorce is illegal. Read more

  • Article: Baby Formula Brands Use ‘Aggressive’ Marketing Tactics to Target Vulnerable Mothers, Says Report
    Food & Hunger

    Baby Formula Brands Use ‘Aggressive’ Marketing Tactics to Target Vulnerable Mothers, Says Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 27, 2018

    Mothers around the world are being exposed to unregulated marketing, according to Save the Children. Read more