In the southern Philippines’ Misamis Oriental province, Indigenous Higaonon practice a forest management tradition known as panlaoy.
Climate activists have hailed the decision as a landmark victory for climate justice.
“Across the world, people and communities have taken to the streets and used strategic litigation to demand climate justice, and these movements can only grow.”
"These global metropolises may look strong and stable, but it is a mirage. As sea levels rise, they are increasingly under threat and under water."
“If we are going to stop plastic we need to stop plastic where it starts.”
The Instituting Absolute Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage in the Philippines Act is being condemned by the Catholic Church citing "social costs" as a result of the bill.
The cases currently in court will only see breakthroughs if supplemented with the strength of the global climate movement at large.
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