Legarda on PHL Hosting of ASEM: A Chance to Share and Learn About Resilience

June 2, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the Philippine hosting of the 2014 Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Manila Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) onJune 4-6, 2014 is an opportunity to share and learn about building resilience.
Legarda, UNISDR Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation for Asia-Pacific, said that “through the ASEM Conference, the Philippines is given the chance to share its experience not only in coping with disasters but more importantly in its quest to build resilience as […]

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Save Phl from biodiversity meltdown – Legarda

June 1, 2014

DAVAO CITY , Philippines– Senator Loren Legarda yesterday urged the government to take immediate measures to protect the Philippines’ biodiversity following reports of impending biological meltdown that threatens the planet.
Legarda, chairman of the Senate committee on environment and natural resources, called on the government to be serious about biodiversity protection and building sustainable communities.
She cited the Philippines’ fourth rank in the world out of 19 ecological hotspots, or areas with continued loss of biodiversity.
She noted that research on biodiversity hotspots […]

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