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Hope for the future - Manila Standard Today

Hope for the future - Manila Standard Today | Ecological Security-Philippines | Scoop.it
Manila Standard TodayHope for the futureManila Standard TodayI also appreciate the emphasis on the need for concrete and urgent action and that sustainable development can only be achieved with a broad alliance of people, governments, civil society...
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Philippines to Bring Scarborough Shoal Row to International Court ...

Philippines to Bring Scarborough Shoal Row to International Court ... | Ecological Security-Philippines | Scoop.it
Despite an easing of tensions between the Philippines and China over Scarborough Shoal, Manila will still push through with its plan to bring the maritime dispute to the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (Itlos), ...
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Philippines - Manila tack on China row wins Asean nod

Philippines - Manila tack on China row wins Asean nod | Ecological Security-Philippines | Scoop.it
The code of conduct aims to demilitarize the disputed islands in the South China Sea, including the Scarborough Shoal, that are being claimed by the Philippines and China. Other claimants to the disputed islands in the South ...
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Agriculture and Aquaculture in a Changing World

Agriculture and Aquaculture in a Changing World | Ecological Security-Philippines | Scoop.it
Primarily a rice exporter decades ago, which laid the impetus for the establishment of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the country, the Philippines now imports rice from its neighbors.
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On The Issue Of The Environment In The World And In The - Signalfire

On The Issue Of The Environment In The World And In The - Signalfire | Ecological Security-Philippines | Scoop.it
On The Issue Of The Environment In The World And In The Philippines-1995. Posted on June 30, 2012 by mat. In the last more than two centuries in the world, the bourgeoisie has increasingly exploited the human and natural resources in the ...
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$23-million Phl debt for environment swap OK'd @ Philippine News

$23-million Phl debt for environment swap OK'd @ Philippine News | Ecological Security-Philippines | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON – The US has approved the utilization of $23 million in debt owed by the Philippines for an environmental project. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner confirmed in a meeting last week with Finance Secretary ...
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Reduction Focus Shifts from Nukes to Bio Threats

Reduction Focus Shifts from Nukes to Bio Threats | Ecological Security-Philippines | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2012 – The 21-year-old program to reduce weapons of mass destruction in the former Soviet Union is shifting focus from nuclear to biological threats and from Russia to Southeast Asia and Africa, the assistant ...
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Environmental Degradation: greatest threat to national security.

Environmental Degradation: greatest threat to national security. | Ecological Security-Philippines | Scoop.it

BUTUAN – For Gen. William K. Hotchkiss III, retired Chief of the Philippine Air Force, environmental degradation that kills thousands of people and causes terrible damages to the economy is the greatest threat to the country’s national security, thus it should be included as a major item in its National Security Agenda.

 

“Causes of environmental degradation can be placed in a higher category than any of the usual suspects such as the New People’s Army, MILF and the Abu Sayaf,” Gen. Hotchkiss added, as he addressed more than a hundred of people in CARAGA, including local leaders in the multi-stakeholders conference on the social costs of mining at the Father Saturnino Urios University in Libertad, Butuan City last May 15.

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