TAKING ROOT: Culture and the Arts for Climate Action

2022-11-15T11:18:47+08:0013 Nov 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Youth, artistic collectives, and climate advocates gathered at the historical memorial in Plazuela de Santa Isabel, Intramuros for a local arts fair, sharing stories and art about collective memory and hope in the midst of the climate crisis.

Nine years after Haiyan: Guiuan leads in stronger climate action

2022-11-08T14:54:11+08:0008 Nov 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In commemoration of the ninth anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan, the local government of Guiuan in Eastern Samar, the first municipality battered by the super typhoon in 2013, gathered together youth groups, teachers, and civil society organizations, to deepen their understanding of climate science and adaptation, empowering Guiuananon citizens to do their part in making the community more resilient.

Celebrating stories of hope and good trouble: Int’l climate anthology ‘Harvest Moon’ feted in Washington, DC

2022-10-13T10:38:37+08:0012 Oct 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We need stories of hope and ‘good trouble’ to animate and enliven climate movements around the world, according to policy groups, philanthropists, artists, and activists who gathered yesterday in the Busboys and Poets bookstore and cultural hub to celebrate the publication of the international climate anthology Harvest Moon: Poems and Stories from the Edge of the Climate Crisis (2021).

Science and arts merge for climate action in Eastern Visayas

2022-08-31T12:11:57+08:0031 Aug 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

LEYTE, August 31, 2022 – Students, teachers, and officials of the Visayas State University (VSU) in Baybay City, Leyte, along with representatives from Eastern Visayas civil society and local governments, joined a two-day learning event held at the school last August 25-26, 2022. Their aim: build climate change resilience in the region through science and the [...]

Weaving territories and cultural knowledge at the Fiky Gota festival [Agam Agenda]

2022-09-12T21:49:50+08:0015 Aug 2022|Tags: , , , |

The Agam Agenda, in collaboration with Myska Simty Uta collective and Camino de Wayra medicine house, launched its first cultural festival ‘Fiky Gota’. Photo by María Faciolince. | August 15, 2022 | Published by Agam Agenda | READ THE STORY HERE Throughout history, communities have developed systems to learn, heal, and rebuild after [...]

[Agam Agenda] Hearing the voices of small island states

2022-08-26T16:36:26+08:0008 Aug 2022|Tags: , , , , |

by Agam Agenda | August 08, 2022 | READ THE STORY HERE Small island states are some of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. Rising seas levels and increases in natural disasters threaten the ecosystems, livelihoods, and homes of millions of islanders across the globe.The Marshall Islands are a group of five islands and [...]

COP26: Poets, climate resistance light up Glasgow with call for urgent action

2021-11-23T12:44:37+08:0014 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

November 14, 2021 | Published by BusinessMirror | READ THE STORY HERE With high visibility in Glasgow, Scotland, light projections and street hubs today feature verse and pleas by poets and activists from Indonesia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Tanzania, and the Philippines. “We take great pride in helping foment a global poetry rebellion instigated by poets and [...]

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