Iva is a Communications Specialist, currently working in publications since moving to California two years ago. Before this, she was a Graphic Design Consultant for an asian environmental NGO. She also spent over-a-decade of her life doing environmental community work in the Philippines. Her focus was environmental education, events, and community mobilization. Read her post: Hiking Basics for the Clueless Girl.
Larry is an Environmental Scientist and an avid birder with years of experience in forest and stream ecology, restoration, and monitoring. He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Asia (Watershed Management and Rehabilitation Project in Marikina City, Philippines) and Africa (Ikelenge, Zambia). Larry holds a Permaculture Design Certificate and works full-time at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in San Francisco, California. Read his post: Farmers on the Forefront.
We started Greenphils in 2007 as a reminder to think and be green. We may not have the power, nor the chance, to craft environmental laws, but through this blog, maybe we can inspire. Over the years, we have been doing our best to provide environment news, travel stories, commentaries, and advices which might be useful to anyone. We also post events and press releases from friends in the sector.
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Cheeanne is the Cities Clean Air Partnership Manager of Clean Air Asia. She previously handled the south-south knowledge partnership for Clean Air Asia’s country networks (China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam) and managed projects under Clean Air Asia’s Clean Fuels and Vehicles Program. She is the woman behind the travel blog, RoamingRonos. Read her post: City-to-City Cooperation in Washington DC.
Tanya confesses to be a genuine “promdi” (Pinoy slang for “from the province”) who only had the opportunity to study in the city through a “collective diskarte”. Unhappy with the current atmosphere of the Philippine educational system, she decided to go back to the province to teach. After years of experience working with the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) as an actor, theater facilitator, and then as a school teacher, she now takes this colorful and unpredictable ride of hope for the local communities in the provinces of the Philippines. Read her post: Kape Albarako.