By DJ Yap
Environment Secretary Ramon Paje on Saturday said more action was needed to save the reefs of the Coral Triangle, an important marine area encompassing Asia Pacific countries including the Philippines, amid growing threats to its ecosystems—from overfishing and pollution to climate change.
By DJ Yap
Environment Secretary Ramon Paje on Saturday said more action was needed to save the reefs of the Coral Triangle, an important marine area encompassing Asia Pacific countries, including the Philippines, in the face of growing threats to their ecosystems from overfishing, pollution and climate change.
By Hiyasmin Quijano
The city council put pressure on Shell Oil to clean up a toxic site by declaring an environmental emergency in a 50-acre portion of this city, known as Carousel 50, which has 265 homes.
Teresita Mabignay does her ironing using free of electricity on the slope of a garbage dump, an unlikely beneficiary of efforts to turn the Philippines’ growing rubbish problems into a clean-energy windfall.
By Gabriel Cardinoza
The municipal government of Bolinao, Pangasinan, has asked the owners of the sunken ship, MV Harita Bauxite, to immediately stop the vessel’s oil from spilling into the West Philippine Sea to prevent it from causing further damage to coastal communities.
By Robert Gonzaga
The United States Navy has disqualified its contractor in the country from joining future bids after a Senate inquiry established the firm’s liability and recommended sanctions for dumping untreated sewage in Philippine waters near Subic Bay.
By DJ Yap
The World Bank has extended for another year its funding of a 5-year program worth $57 million that supports projects of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) from wildlife management to the improvement of air quality and the rehabilitation of Manila Bay.
By Armando Chavez
Would you like to help reduce the rate of pollution of our waterways by almost half and, in the process, save a lot of money in car maintenance at the same time?
By Aquiles Zonio
The municipal government of Glan has filed criminal charges against 11 crewmen of a Malaysian lighterage company accused of dumping an unspecified amount of coal residue from their barge and tugboat into Sarangani Bay two months ago.
The Filipino captain and second officer of a ship that caused New Zealand’s biggest sea pollution disaster pleaded guilty to criminal charges Wednesday and could face lengthy jail terms, officials said.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Smoke-belching and noisy tricycles will hopefully soon be a thing of the past on Boracay Island.
By Fernando Fajardo
What is new in Cebu? First we have a new vice governor in the person of Agnes Magpale. She replaced former Vice Gov. Greg Sanchez who died of lung cancer. I know that Greg was un happy in his last days at the Capitol. It is for this that I do not wish to say [...]