• 02/20/2019
  • 02:55 PM
League Online News

Environment

Image

BAGUIO CITY LAUDS DENR ACTION TO SAVE ‘DYING’ PINE TREES

A portion of the pine forest inside Camp John Hay in Baguio City. (PNA file photo) BAGUIO CITY -- The city government[...]

View full story

TAAL LAKE FISH KILL DUE TO SULFUR UPWELLING: BFAR

January 31, 2019 - 6:10 PM

TALISAY, Batangas — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office in Calabarzon reported on Tuesday that the fish kill phenomenon in Taal Lake is due to an upwelling of sulfur triggered by the strong northeastern winds that accompany an extreme temperature drop in the volcanic lake. The “sulfur upwelling” has been monitored over […]

Read More

WOOD SUMMIT: THE ROLE OF THE PHILIPPINE WOOD INDUSTRY IN NATION-BUILDING

January 31, 2019 - 6:12 PM

Secretary Roy A. Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) highlighted the dual role of the DENR in protecting and preserving forests and meeting the raw material needs of the Build Build Build Program. The DENR shall continue to provide support to the industry through forest certification, vertical integration in wood processing, and […]

Read More

DILG: BATTLE OF MANILA BAY CANNOT BE POSTPONED

January 30, 2019 - 5:54 PM

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) lamented the Makabayan Bloc’s call for the government to postpone the Manila Bay Rehabilitation program to pave the way for more “study and consultations.” “We wish to emphasize that Manila Bay is in critical condition. Actually, the bay is in ICU. We cannot afford an additional day […]

Read More

BAYWALK SHORE TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR PUBLIC

January 30, 2019 - 5:52 PM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said the shoreline between the Manila Yacht Club and the US Embassy will be closed to the general public for rehabilitation, a report by the Philippine News Agency said. “We’ll close that stretch hopefully in about one to two weeks,” Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu told reporters at […]

Read More

ANOTHER SOLAR FARM TO RISE IN BURGOS, ILOCOS NORTE

January 30, 2019 - 5:08 PM

LAOAG CITY — Energy Logics Philippines, Inc. is developing another solar farm located at the boundary of Burgos and Bangui towns in Ilocos Norte province, covering more than a thousand hectares of forest land.   Victor Dabalos, officer-in-charge of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) – Ilocos Norte, said Wednesday the renewable energy company […]

Read More

A NOT SO MAKABAYAN BLOCKING MANILA BAY REHAB

January 30, 2019 - 4:47 PM

Since the full force move of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA), the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), and other government agencies to rehabilitate Manila Bay, the aquatic scenery is now being tracked and its natural corruption and negligence […]

Read More

CLUSTERED STP DESIGN FOR BORACAY ISLAND PROPOSED

January 29, 2019 - 5:56 PM

DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu takes a photo of the clustered STP designed by the Guangdong Xindayu Environmental Technology Co. during his latest ocular inspection in Boracay Island.   A CLUSTERED Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) that can cater to the needs of 100 people in Boracay Island is being proposed by Aklan Governor Florencio T. […]

Read More

BAGUIO SCHOOLCHILDREN SEEK PRRD’S HELP TO SAVE PINE TREE PARK

January 29, 2019 - 5:17 PM

SAVING THE TREES. Sixty-seven letters asking President Rodrigo Duterte to save the Convention Pine tree forest by preventing the sale to the property to entities other than the city government were turned over on Monday to Mayor Mauricio Domogan for transmittal to Malacañan Palace. (PNA photo by Pamela Mariz Geminiano) BAGUIO CITY — Elementary pupils from a private […]

Read More

BAGUIO TEMPERATURE DROPS TO 9.8 DEGREES CELSIUS

January 28, 2019 - 6:39 PM

BAGUIO CITY– The weather bureau on Monday recorded the lowest temperature in this city at 9.8 degrees Celsius. “The temperature will continue to drop,” Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) Baguio Science Research Specialist Daryl Codangos said in an interview. This is the lowest temperature recorded since the peak of “amihan” (northwest monsoon) in […]

Read More

2018 4TH WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD SINCE 1850

January 28, 2019 - 6:25 PM

LOS ANGELES — A new analysis established that 2018 was the fourth warmest year on Earth since 1850. Temperatures in 2018 were around 1.16 degrees above the average temperature of the late 19th century, from 1850 to 1900, a period often used as a pre-industrial baseline for global temperature targets, according to the research of scientists […]

Read More

EDC TO INVEST PHP 10M IN REHABILITATION OF ADOPTED BORACAY WETLAND

January 28, 2019 - 6:18 PM

PHOTO: SAM HORMILLOSA LEAGUE ONLINE NEWS   Malay, Aklan – The Energy Development Corporation (EDC) is investing Php 10 million in its rehabilitation efforts in its adopted wetland in Boracay island. Its adopted 7.79-hectare Wetland No. 2 is one of the nine wetlands in the island identified by the DENR where environmental rehabilitation is needed. […]

Read More

DUTERTE TO USE P46 B FROM ROAD USERS’ FUND TO REVIVE BICOL...

January 28, 2019 - 6:22 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to revive the Bicol River Basin Development Program to solve the perennial flooding in the Bicol River Basin area is an example of a Disaster Risk Reduction-led sustainable development initiative, according to Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda. During his recent visit to Bicol, the President pledged to fund a massive flood […]

Read More

CCTV, SENSORS TO HELP IN MANILA BAY “BATTLE”–DICT

January 28, 2019 - 6:11 PM

Manila – Monitoring sensors as well as CCTVs will be the tools at the Philippine Government’s disposal in its bid to win the ‘Battle for Manila Bay’. This is according to Acting ICT Secretary Eliseo M. Rio, Jr during the launching ceremonies of the cleanup initiative of Manila Bay. Headed by the Department of Environment […]

Read More

DILG ORDERS WEEKLY CLEAN-UP DRIVE FOR MANILA BAY REHABILITATION

January 28, 2019 - 6:06 PM

Local government units (LGUs) and barangays along the Manila Bay Watershed Area are now expected to conduct weekly clean-up drives to hasten the rehabilitation of Manila Bay starting January 27, 2019 to coincide with the Manila Bay Rehabilitation Program kick-off activities, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). DILG Secretary Eduardo […]

Read More

DENR CLOSES 47 ESTABLISHMENTS IN BULACAN, BATAAN

January 28, 2019 - 4:36 PM

(From left) Bulacan Gov. Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado, PRO3 Regional Director Joel Napoleon Coronel, Region 3 DENR-EMB Lormelyn Claudio and Bulacan police director Senior Supt. Chito Bersaluna take an oath of commitment during the simultaneous launching of the massive cleanup and rehabilitation efforts for Manila Bay in Barangay Tawiran in Obando, Bulacan on Sunday, January 28, 2019. (Photo by […]

Read More

SAN PABLO CITY ASSURES UPKEEP OF 7 LAKES

January 28, 2019 - 4:23 PM

SAN PABLO CITY, Laguna –- The city government here supports the launching of the five-year “#Battle for Manila Bay” Rehabilitation Program of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources as it also ensures the upkeep, conservation and protection of its seven famous lakes. At dawn on Sunday, city executives, along with environment officials, city folks, volunteers […]

Read More

1 2 3 4 5 15