Philippines

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Residents gather along road damaged by heavy rains brought by the super Typhoon Goni after it hit the town of Malinao, Albay province, south of Manila on November 1, 2020. (Photo: Charism Sayat/AFP via Getty Images)
The storm, known locally as Rolly, left at least 10 people dead and nearly 400,000 displaced.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Protesters in Manila burn a homemade U.S. flag following the killing of transgender woman Jennifer Laude by U.S. Marine Scott Pemberton on October 11, 2014. (Photo: J. Gerard Seguia/Pacific Press/Getty Images)
Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton was found guilty of homicide and sentenced in...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
At least 212 eco-defenders were murdered around the world last year, according to a new annual report. (Image: Global Witness)
"Those that defend our land and environment are on the front lines of #...