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MUNTINLUPA LGU, LLDA VOW TO AVERT ALGAE BLOOM IN LAGUNA LAKE

MUNTINLUPA CITY – The Muntinlupa City government and the Laguna Lake Development Authority vowed to avert the algae proliferation in[...]

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CDO BOARD READY TO HELP ENFORCE PLASTICS BAN

December 29, 2018 - 9:47 PM

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — The city’s Regulatory and Complaint Board (RCB) is willing to assist the local government in monitoring the implementation of the single-use plastics ban, which will take effect on January 1, 2019. Lawyer Edgardo Uy, RCB chief, on Saturday said although the board’s mandate does not include enforcing the plastics ban, it […]

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DOST-FPRDI BOTANISTS DISCOVER NEW HOYA SUBSPECIES

December 28, 2018 - 5:12 PM

Known for its ball-like cluster of waxy flowers, the Hoya plant is a favorite among many flower enthusiasts especially in Asia. And although there is already a great variety of officially recognized Hoya plants, a new subspecies was recently discovered by botanists from the DOST-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI).   Hoya meliflua Merr. subsp. escobinae Kloppenb. […]

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GLOBE MYBUSINESS LEADS AWARENESS CAMPAIGN ON MARINE BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION IN SIARGAO ISLAND

December 28, 2018 - 5:10 PM

SIARGAO business owners attend the Globe myBusiness awareness campaign on marine biodiversity conservation in General Luna, Siargao Island Following its recent rehabilitation efforts in Boracay, Globe Telecom led an awareness campaign on Marine Biodoversity Conservation in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte which is dubbed as the surfing mecca of the Philippines.   This was done […]

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DENR GEARS UP FOR EL NIÑO, FOREST FIRES

December 28, 2018 - 4:41 PM

A FIRE LINE is a strip of open land in a forest or vegetation that serves as barrier or gap to prevent a fire from spreading. Photo shows the fire line in Cuyapiao, Patnongon, Antique prepared by members of the DENR-6 Response and Emergency Action Team. (DENR-6) WHILE most of us enjoy the mild Holiday […]

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GREENPEACE CRITICIZES JAPAN’S WITHDRAWAL FROM IWC

December 27, 2018 - 4:20 PM

The environmental group Greenpeace says it condemns Japan’s decision to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission, or IWC, and resume commercial whaling. Executive Director at Greenpeace Japan, Sam Annesley, said in a statement that the government is trying to sneak in the announcement at the end of year, away from the spotlight of international media. […]

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RESIDENTS TOLD TO OBSERVE QC BAN ON FIRECRACKERS

December 27, 2018 - 3:57 PM

QUEZON CITY – Quezon City residents are urged to observe the total ban on firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices and instead observe safety during New Year celebrations, a report by the Manila Standard said. Quezon City Vice Mayor Josefina Belmonte said people should prioritize safety in celebrating the New Year’s Eve even though firecrackers have become […]

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MWSS, NIA TEAM UP TO AID GOV’T INFRA PROJECTS

December 25, 2018 - 6:47 PM

MANILA — The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) and the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) have formed an alliance to share their resources in support of the government’s massive infrastructure program. The agreement was signed by Administrators Reynaldo V. Velasco of MWSS and Ricardo R. Visaya of NIA, who both said that the pact is also […]

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DENR TO RENEW SERVICES OF EX-REBELS AS FOREST GUARDS

December 24, 2018 - 5:10 PM

HIRING OF FOREST GUARDS TO CONTINUE. Simon Elmer C. Colacion, Regional PAMANA Coordinator, says the services of 100 members of the Kapatiran Para sa Progresong Panlipunan, Inc. (Kapatiran) hired as forest guards will continue in 2019. (Photo by Perla Lena)  ILOILO CITY — A total of 100 members of the Kapatiran Para sa Progresong Panlipunan, Inc. are assured […]

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DENR SETS TIGHTENED CRACKDOWN VS. POLLUTION IN MANILA BAY

December 22, 2018 - 5:39 PM

MANILA — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will further intensify the crackdown on pollution in Manila Bay starting next year to help improve its quality and save this water body from further environmental degradation as the Supreme Court (SC) ordered. DENR is scheduled to meet next month with stakeholders to discuss measures to […]

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GUIMARAS VOWS TO CURB WASTE PROBLEMS

December 21, 2018 - 4:19 PM

TOURISTS take selfies in Guimaras Island. (File) THE provincial government of Guimaras said it will do its best to avoid becoming “the next Boracay” as more foreign investors are expected to expand in the island. In his State of the Province Address (SOPA) delivered on Dec 19, 2018, Guimaras Governor Samuel Gumarin said the island province […]

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DENR CITES PARTNERS IN ANTI-ILLEGAL LOGGING EFFORTS IN C. LUZON

December 20, 2018 - 6:11 PM

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here has recognized its partners in forest protection for their valuable contribution in the efforts to curb illegal logging activities in Central Luzon. Forester Fred Sadueste, chief of the DENR-3 Enforcement Division, said Tuesday that the support from local government units (LGUs), […]

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DIOCESE OF BACOLOD PARTNERS WITH GOV’T FOR TREE-GROWING PROJECT

December 20, 2018 - 6:10 PM

Bishop Patricio Buzon (left) and Negros Occidental Alfredo Marañon Jr. talk after the signing of the partnership agreement for the implementation of the ‘Panggas’ Tree-Growing Project of the Diocese of Bacolod at the conference room of the Bishop’s House on Wednesday (December 19, 2018). (Photo by Nanette L. Guadalquiver) BACOLOD CITY — The Diocese of Bacolod has […]

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VILLAR GETS RECOGNITION FOR MANILA BAY ADVOCACY

December 19, 2018 - 3:38 PM

MANILA –Senator Cynthia Villar’s work in the clean-up and rehabilitation of Manila Bay was recognized Tuesday by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in a ceremony marking the 10th year anniversary of the issuance of a mandamus directing 13 government agencies to lead the rehabilitation of the bay. Villar, chairperson of the Committee on […]

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SOLON CITES ENERGY ROADMAP NEEDED FOR SUSTAINABLE DEV’T

December 18, 2018 - 2:25 PM

MANILA — A party-list lawmaker on Monday stressed the need for an energy conservation roadmap that would ensure the efficient utilization of energy and ensure that its use will promote sustainable development. In a statement, 1-Care Rep. Carlos Roman Uybarreta said House Bill 8629 lays down the legal authority for implementing the 2017-2040 National Energy Efficiency […]

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GREENPEACE: ONLY FIVE OUT OF 23 TUNA CANNERIES IN S.E.A. MAKE THE...

December 17, 2018 - 5:34 PM

Greenpeace Southeast Asia released its latest tuna cannery ranking evaluating 23 canneries and brands from the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia based on their policies on sustainability, transparency and equitability. In the Sea to Can: 2018 Southeast Asia Canned Tuna Ranking Report, only five canneries were identified as overall green performers:  Alliance Select Foods International (Philippines), PT […]

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COP24 ENDS WITHOUT FIRM PROMISES TO RAISE CLIMATE ACTION, AMBITION

December 17, 2018 - 5:35 PM

KATOWICE, Poland – Just two months after the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned we have 12 years left to save the world, COP24 ended with no clear promise of enhanced climate action. COP24 led to an approved Paris Agreement rulebook, but no clear, collective commitment to enhance climate action targets – Nationally […]

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