COP21 and Beyond

Statement of the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice
Photos by Joseph Purugganan 

Close to 120 years ago, at the end of the Spanish-American war, through the Treaty of Paris, the Philippines was sold to the Americans for a few thousand dollars despite the Filipino revolutionary movement gaining ground against the colonizers. 

Text and Photos by Joseph Purugganan

On December 8 2015, the World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP), World Forum of Fish Harvesters and Fish Workers, Focus on the Global South, Afrika Kontakt, FIAN International, and Transnational Institute organized a public meeting in Paris, at the Zone of Action, to hear the critical perspectives of fishing communities on Blue Carbon.  


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