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Environment

PH plastic pollution: Why so much waste ends up in oceans

Masses of plastic trash swirling in waterways, garbage clogging drainage canals and huge stinking dumpsites are among the most visible manifestations of the waste...

‘Water-saving farm practices mitigate climate change impact’

INCLUDING water-saving farm practices in adaptation strategies is one vital intervention that governments can adopt to mitigate the impact of climate change.Anand Patwardhan, research...

Filipina gets UN top environmental award

JOAN CARLING, one of the most prominent fighters for environmental and indigenous rights in the Philippines, has been recognized for her work with a...

SM leads tree-planting activity in Anilao

ILOILO City – Employees of SM City Iloilo joined a simultaneous tree-planting activity in Barangay Cag-an, Anilao, Iloilo.The Oct. 7 activity was held in...

Half-year underwater cleanup in Antique’s Nogas Island begins

SAN JOSE, Antique – A group of divers led an underwater cleanup drive in Nogas Island, a famous diving destination located in Anini-y town.“We...

‘Let the corals recover’

BORACAY – Diving and other water sports activities in this famed beach destination must be regulated, according to the Environment department.A study that the...

Solving major aquaculture woes sought

ILOILO City – The aquaculture industry faces three major constraints – lack of fry supply, high cost of feeds and skilled manpower.Upon identifying these...

Boracay must adopt ‘green building’ – DENR

BORACAY – Environment officials are urging stakeholders in this island resort to adopt “green building.”This initiative will help in significantly reducing carbon emissions in...

Cimatu: ‘Revisit, validate’ small-scale mining sites

MANILA – Environment secretary Roy Cimatu ordered the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) to “revisit and validate” applications of existing Minahang Bayan sites across...

Western Visayas has 11 critical watersheds

GUIMARAS – Watersheds must be protected “for the present and future generations,” according to Environment regional director Jim O Sampulna.“Watersheds should be protected against...

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