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In this episode, we tackle climate anxiety or eco-anxiety, how to recognize it, and ways to cope. Our guests Dr. John Aruta, a psychology professor, and Bea Tulagan, a climate organizer-journalist; share their thoughts on the Filipino collectivist culture and values; the power of imagining a better future, and the stubborn radical hope that we can hold on to in the midst of these all.

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A Gubatbp. Special Episode: Join us as we trace back our roots, meet the great minds working behind the scenes, hear insights from our listeners, and discover the emergent interconnectedness of each episode – strengthening our connection with nature, with each other, and ourselves.


Featuring Dr. TJ Malvar

Finding therapy in the forest. In this episode, we visit Mt. Purro for a firsthand experience of forest bathing and a medical professional’s take on the scientifically-proven benefits of green spaces.


Featuring Simeona “Ony” Martinez

Going beyond geography. In this episode, we explore the world of mapping and how maps contribute to our understanding of lived experiences more than just physical terrain.

Featuring Mariton Villanueva and Soliman Poonon

Let’s paint a picture of nature. In this episode, we feature two Filipino artists as they discuss their creative process and how they connect with nature through art.


Featuring Alvira “Vie” Reyes​

From bean to brew. In this episode, we learn more about the humble harvests of our local farmers and the growing community that bonds over cups of coffee.


Featuring Rina Garcia Chua

“Nasaan kayo nung Ondoy?” In this episode, Rina Garcia Chua discusses the collective experience of the Filipino in relation to nature and crises, and how these are best brought out through literature.

Featuring Lee Ann Canals-Silayan, Erika Gutierrez, and Atty. Theresa Tenazas

Are you a Responsible Plantito/Plantita? In this episode, we talk to women who are experts in their fields of gardening to see how one can grow responsibly in the budding “plantito” and “plantita” community.

Gubat”—the forest. “At Iba pa”—and others. This is where the forest and other things come together, where we have a chance to explore stories about experiences with nature. This is Gubatbp.