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CLIMBERS CALL FOR TRASH-FREE MOUNTAINS

RESPONSIBLE MOUNTAINEERING. Members of the non-government organization group Higher Grounds Mountaineers in Iloilo conduct a clean-up drive at Mt. Napulak in[...]

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DENR NOT KEEN ON CLOSING BAGUIO FOR REHAB LIKE BORACAY

October 20, 2018 - 8:31 PM

BAGUIO CITY— The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is not keen on closing Baguio to tourists to give way to a rehabilitation similar to what it did on Boracay island. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu, in a press conference during his visit on Wednesday, said “Baguio is still Baguio, pupuntahan pa rin kayo ng mga […]

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NEGROS HEALTH OFFICE: DIRTY WATER MAY HAVE CAUSED FOOD POISONING

October 16, 2018 - 6:45 PM

DUMAGUETE CITY – The Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) in Negros Oriental has initially found contaminated water sources as the possible cause of food poisoning at a party in Santa Catalina town last October 4. Dr. Liland Estacion, IPHO chief, on Monday morning, however, said such finding was not conclusive yet and that they are still […]

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LANUZA BAY FACES RUIN DUE TO MINING

October 16, 2018 - 6:42 PM

Davao, Oct. 16 -Environment-watchdog Haribon Foundation is urging the government to implement strictly environmental laws before mangroves and the coastal habitat of marine organisms in Lanuza Bay, Surigao del Sur are destroyed due to sedimentation caused by mining companies.   “Due to sedimentation, the coastal habitat and the mangroves are now covered and destroyed. Fishes […]

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DENR CONDEMNS KILLING OF TWO ENVIRONMENT WORKERS IN ISABELA

October 11, 2018 - 5:30 PM

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Cagayan Valley region has condemned “in the strongest terms” the killing of two of its environment workers in the coastal town of Dinapigue in Isabela. The officers and employees, led by lawyer and regional executive director Gil Aromin, said in a media […]

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BILL ON MINING FISCAL REGIME HURDLES 2ND READING AT HOUSE

October 11, 2018 - 1:46 PM

MANILA — The House of Representatives on Wednesday night approved on second reading a measure seeking to establish a fiscal regime for the mining industry. The Lower House passed via voice vote House Bill No. 8400, which seeks to rationalize and create a single fiscal regime applicable to all mineral agreements. This came two days after […]

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HUNDREDS OF CLANDESTINE SMALL-SCALE MINES IN ITOGON CLOSED

October 10, 2018 - 8:38 PM

BAGUIO CITY – The National Task Force on Mining Challenge (NTF-MC) continues to implement the Cease and Desist Order (CDO) of all small-scale mining activities in the region that was issued by Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu on Sept. 17. Engineer Ralph Pablo, regional director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Cordillera (DENR-CAR), in […]

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MISOR EYES ‘WHALE WATCHING’ AS NEW TOURISM ATTRACTION

October 10, 2018 - 10:06 AM

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — The Misamis Oriental tourism office is planning to develop “whale watching” as a potential tourism attraction and a preservation effort for the species found in Macajalar Bay. Jeffrey Saclot, head of the provincial tourism office, said they are now in coordination with the Department of Tourism Region 10 (DOT-10) for the […]

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DOH WARNS OF HIGH DENGUE RISK IN BORACAY

October 9, 2018 - 11:38 AM

ILOILO CITY – – Boracay Island – composed of villages of Balabag, Manoc-manoc and Yapak in Malay, Aklan – is at high risk of dengue vectors, an official of the Department of Health in Western Visayas (DOH-6) said Monday. This was the result of the survey held last July 9-13, 2018 by the joint teams of […]

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LPA, EASTERLIES AFFECTING PH ON TUESDAY

October 9, 2018 - 11:03 AM

MANILA — Fair weather is expected on Tuesday as a low-pressure area (LPA) and the easterlies continue to affect the country. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its 4 a.m. forecast that the LPA was last observed at 970 kilometers east of Aparri, Cagayan and the easterlies affecting the eastern sections […]

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DENR, MMSU TO DEVELOP NIPA NURSERY FOR PH GREENING PROGRAM

October 3, 2018 - 6:40 PM

MOA SIGNING FOR NIPA NURSERY. MMSU President Shirley Agrupis and representatives of DENR-Region 1 sign a MOA for the development of a 60-hectare nipa nursery in Region 1. (Photo courtesy of Marco Leo Magno, MMSU)   “Through this program, President Rodrigo Duterte is planning to reforest some 1.2 million hectares of denuded areas between 2017 and 2022 […]

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DEATH TOLL FROM INDONESIA QUAKE, TSUNAMI RISES TO 832

October 1, 2018 - 3:18 PM

JAKARTA — Death toll from Indonesia’s strong quake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi province soared to 832 on Sunday, as lack of rescuers and large stricken areas remaining hard to access hampered search and rescue efforts, a government official said here. Vice President Jusuf Kalla said the toll could rise into the thousands as the death […]

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COAST GUARD SPEARHEADS OIL SPILL RESPONSE EXERCISE

September 29, 2018 - 5:45 PM

ILOILO CITY — A simulation response activity was con ducted here on Friday to ensure the preparedness of various stakeholders in case of an oil spill. Spearheaded by joint personnel of Philippine Coast Guard 6 (Western Visayas), Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary (PCGA) 6 and Coast Guard Station in Iloilo, the search and rescue operation and oil […]

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MGB EXEC: STILL SUSPENDED QUARRY OPERATIONS MAY TAKE LONGER TO RESUME

September 29, 2018 - 5:44 PM

MANILA — Quarrying operations in the country that remain suspended may take longer to resume, as interventions from concerned parties are needed to ensure these will not affect the safety of nearby communities. “It’s possible for the duration of the work involved to go beyond the end of (the) 15-day suspension period,” mining tenements engineer at […]

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FIRM EXPANDS PRODUCTION OF BOKASHI ORGANIC FERTILIZER

September 28, 2018 - 9:03 PM

DAVAO CITY, September 29. The Lorenzo family-owned Lapanday Foods Corporation (LFC) has expanded its program to convert all banana rejects into organic fertilizer using the Bokashi method of fermentation of banana fruit rejects, stalks and other biodegradable materials to minimize generation of solid waste materials. In a press statement, the company said that converting agricultural […]

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TODAY IN PICTURES: STUDENTS PARTICIPATE TO DALAW-TURO ACTIVITY

September 27, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Students vow to protect sea cows   THE Philippines have thousands of species that are undeniably incredible, including the largest and only sea-living mammal which grazes on seagrass, the Dugong (Dugong dugon).   Presently, we have seen the number of dugong in the country slowly diminishing due to man-made and natural threats such as loss or […]

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PWEI, DENR-PENRO, AKENRO HOLD WILDLIFE AND FOREST PROTECTION FORUM

September 24, 2018 - 4:49 PM

Left photo shows Forester II Aren J. Rubin of PENRO Aklan discussing to the participants the salient provisions of PD 705 and R.A. 9147. (DENR-PENRO Aklan)   AS PART of its corporate social responsibility (CSR), the Petrowind Energy, Incorporated (PWEI) in collaboration with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Provincial ENR Office (DENR-PENRO) Aklan and […]

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