Famous Filipino Activists

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Gina Lopez
(Philippine Environmental Activist Who Fought against Destructive Mining)
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Birthdate: December 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: August 19, 2019

Philippine environmental activist and philanthropist Gina Lopez is remembered for her relentless fight against hazardous and destructive mining practices. She had led the ABS-CBN Foundation and had chaired the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission. She had also served as the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources of the Philippines.

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Loren Legarda
(Filipino Journalist, Environmentalist, and Politician)
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Birthdate: January 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Malabon

A former broadcast journalist, Loren Legarda was known for anchoring shows such as The World Tonight, before she stepped into politics and rose to be the President pro tempore of the Senate of the Philippines. The former senator is also a prominent environmental activist.

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Lourd de Veyra
(Journalist, Musician, Activist, Radio, Singer, Songwriter)
Lourd de Veyra
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Birthdate: February 11, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quezon City
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Ramon Mitra
(Politician)
Ramon Mitra
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Birthdate: February 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Palawan, Philippines
Died: March 20, 2000
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Heherson Alvarez
(Philippine Politician and an Opponent of Dictator Ferdinand Marcos)
Heherson Alvarez
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Birthdate: October 16, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santiago, Isabela, Commonwealth of the Philippines
Died: April 20, 2020

Philippine politician Heherson Alvarez was one of the leading opponents of the dictatorial regime of Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos. He later fled to the US but continued to support the revolution against Marcos and organized the Free Philippines movement. Apart from being a senator, he also led the Climate Change Commission.