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National Security: Latest News Related to the Environment and Election” Wed., April 7 @ 1830H (RP Time) in Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by EARTH Institute Asia Press Office   
Monday, 05 April 2010 05:40


I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?—Robert Redford, actor and environment champion


I ndeed, what is there to defend when people are dying from respiratory diseases and cancer due to a highly polluted environment? 


Fortunately, the Armed Forces of the Philippines recognize that national security includes defense of our resources, as well as defense of our rights. That task includes environmental rights and political rights.  This period is a most challenging one for the military as it defends both rights of Filipinos toward peace and development. How is the AFP responding to the challenges?


Hear the latest news on national security, as it relates to the environment and the forthcoming national election. Tune in/watch Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! (KK!) on April 7, 2010, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Manila time), DZRH-AM radio (666 in Metro Manila, other kHz nationwide), TV (Ch. 9 in Metro Manila, other cable TV channels nationwide), and Internet or (


G uests are: Col. Daniel Lucero, Assistant Chief of Staff for Civil-Military Operations (CMO), G7, & formerly Group Commander, CMO, Philippine Army; and former rebel, now peace advocate, Ms. Agnes Reano, lead convenor, PEACE—People’s Advocacy for Change. Dr. Cora Claudio, president, EARTH Institute Asia, will moderate the discussion in conversational Pilipino and English.


Join the Quiz, contests, campaigns and projects of EARTH and KK! To join all, register at 2299: earth<space>your message. 


EARTH Institute Asia and  DZRH co-produce KK!, with the support of Unilever, Unilab, Air21, Toby's Sports, Le Cellier French Wine Selection, Yehey.Com, Management Association of the Philippines (MAP),  and   Brahma Kumaris,  and  with the cooperation of various organizations—GREEN Army, PFST, TOWNS, PBE, AIJC, MAP AgriBusiness & Countryside Development Foundation, PEIA, DENR,, and  other groups and  individuals. 


Inquiries: 671-3266, 0917-829-1718, or


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