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Agham Youth brings you: Make IT Green!

August 15, 2012 by


Mobile phones, software applications, and the internet – these are just a few of the various information and communications technologies or ICTs that help make the spread of thoughts and ideas faster, broader and better. Meanwhile, the natural riches and wonders of the Philippines is threatened by large-scale mining, big loggers and other development aggression […]

Ang Werwer Kong Bayan

February 28, 2011 by


We need pro-people, pro environment mining in the Philippines! Sabihin na nating malamig: ang pagturing sa mga natutulog na ginto sa mapulang putik. Umiidlip ng milyong taon sa suso ng bubot na bundok bibilangin mo kung ilang tumpok ng barya ang kayang ibili ng andap-andap na kinang ng maitim na bato. Sasabihin kong tingnan mo ang […]

Young scientists and farmers work together to save the climate

October 10, 2010 by


On October 10, 2010, the country’s young scientists joined hands with farmers in solidarity with the Global Work Party on climate change by planting 350 Trees of Hope in Calaca, Batangas. The planting of 350 fruit-bearing trees is an effort to solve the climate crisis and at the same time, help improve the livelihood of […]

Quit Coal Quilt Action in Iloilo: Anti-Coal Protester Arrested.

October 8, 2010 by


October 6, 2010.  While the whole world is busy preparing for 10/10/10, youth leader Joy James Saguino from Anakbayan was arrested during an anti-coal protest  led by Madiaas Ecological Movement and BAYAN-Panay.  The group was protesting against the planned second test-firing of the coal plant in Brgy. Ingore, La Paz on October 11, 2010, which […]

Monday Afternoon with High School Students

October 8, 2010 by


It was a hot Monday afternoon last October with a room full of 120 enthusiastic high school students from Rondon High school, Quezon City. I was invited to discuss the state of the environment to these students. Of course, I took the opportunity to also discuss why we need to go 350ppm and how we […]

Quit Coal Quilts in Cebu Action!

October 8, 2010 by


Our friend Owen from the Research and Advocacy Program of FIDEC  sent these pictures with our Quit Coal Quilts from Cebu. This group of students, professors, and foreign visitors were toured by the locals around the coal ash dump sites. While full operation of the plant is still next year,  nearby residents are already suffering […]

September Ended, But Not our Fight Against Climate Change!

October 5, 2010 by


How to end September with a bang? Gather people together to talk about climate change and sing for the environment! That was what Agham Youth did on September 30. On the last day of  September, Agham Youth organized/co-sponsored two different events:  a forum on climate change in the afternoon, and a cultural night in the […]