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Typhoon Bopha

Naradev Sano: "If Not Us, Then Who? If Not Now, Then When?"

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

What is perhaps most distressing for vulnerable countries like the Philippines and Bangladesh is the lack of urgency and political will demonstrated by rich nations to tackle the problem.

World Environment Day 2013: A Time for Hope

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 07.31.2013 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

More than 1 million people will call for the protection of our planet next week as they gather across the globe to celebrate World Environment Day. Their mission: to raise support for a more sustainable future as the devastating effects of climate change continue to affect us all.

Don't They Know It's Christmas?

Caroline Gluck | Posted 02.20.2013 | Impact
Caroline Gluck

The damage wrought by Typhoon Bopha has been immense. Families here have been left dazed and traumatized, trying to make sense of it all. Tens of thousands are still sheltering in temporary evacuation centers.

Typhoon Bopha: Families Struggle to Recover

Caroline Gluck | Posted 02.18.2013 | World
Caroline Gluck

More than a thousand people have been killed in the destruction left by Typhoon Bopha in Mindanao, the southern island of the Philippines.

Typhoon Bopha -- Death Toll Rises

Caroline Gluck | Posted 02.12.2013 | World
Caroline Gluck

The death toll from Typhoon Bopha in the Philippines continues to rise; 906 people are now confirmed dead; with more than 900 missing.

Huge Challenges Lie Ahead for Typhoon-affected Communities in the Philippines

Caroline Gluck | Posted 02.10.2013 | World
Caroline Gluck

"Our main concern is livelihoods and how we are going to feed ourselves. I'm also very worried about how my children will be able to continue their education, as we have no money now."

Learning Lessons From the Past

Caroline Gluck | Posted 02.10.2013 | World
Caroline Gluck

Construction worker, Francis Abuhan, his family and some neighbours were sitting on bamboo mats in the road. Their precious belongings lay around them. Their damaged homes stood in a muddy flooded field next to them.

Announcer Offends By Comparing Pacquiao KO to Tsunami

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

Boxing announcer Jim Lampley has been widely criticized after making an insensitive analogy in which he compared Juan Manuel Marquez's decisive punch ...

Experiencing Typhoon Bopha

Caroline Gluck | Posted 02.08.2013 | World
Caroline Gluck

"Everything that we worked to build up has been destroyed. If the village captain hadn't gathered everyone together during the typhoon, we probably wouldn't be here right now. Our homes have almost all been destroyed or washed away, except for a very few."

PHOTOS: Flooding, Storms And Other Extreme Weather

Posted 12.09.2012 | Green

In the Philippines, the death toll continued to rise this week. Over 300,000 people lost their homes, according to the Associated Press. Philippines E...

Hurricane Sandy's Sister, Typhoon Bopha

Jamie Henn | Posted 02.06.2013 | Green
Jamie Henn

The island of Mindanao in the Philippines couldn't be much farther away from New York City, but this week they've been inextricably linked by tragedy.

As Typhoon Bopha Wreaks Havoc, Philippine Negotiator Urges Wealthy Nations to Address Global Warming

Democracy Now! | Posted 02.03.2013 | Green
Democracy Now!

As thousands of people cope in the wake of Typhoon Bopha, global leaders are convened at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Doha. Democracy Now! ...