Environment

‘Holistic approach needed for sustainable Manila Bay rehab’

ILOILO City – A “holistic approach” should have been implemented by the Duterte administration in relation to the rehabilitation efforts in Manila Bay, according...

In the path of storm

BATANES is like nowhere else in Southeast Asia. Its people, the Ivatan, have endured for some 4,000 years, mostly alone in their own part...

More industries found violating env’t laws as Manila Bay rehab continues

A LEATHER processing plant in Bulacan is just one of the latest to receive a cease and desist order from authorities as Manila Bay...

Dam struggle inspires songs of unity for the environment

TWO proofs stand out today showing how long and how determined the people of Sierra Madre have defended its rivers from private mega-dam projects....

Reg’l cooperation key to Coral Triangle protection – Cimatu

MANILA – Environment secretary Roy Cimatu has called for strengthening of regional cooperation to protect the Coral Triangle and its marine resources from the...

BFAR: Aggressive transfer of aquaculture tech needed vs dwindling fish catch

TO ENSURE fish supply sustainability in the country, the Philippine Technical and Administrative Committee (PTAC) members requested the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (Seafdec)...

Milkfish fry sufficiency program in full swing

TIGBAUAN, Iloilo – Due to the declining supply of wild-caught fry and insufficiency of hatchery-bred fry from local hatcheries, the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development...

Expert backs creation of river councils

AN EXPERT sees the need for a legislation mandating local government units (LGUs) to create councils that would manage rivers.“Rivers are sources of water...

Weighing the risks in Philippine gold mining

ARTISANAL mining – better known as small-scale mining in the Philippines – has become synonymous with danger. The methods of extraction do not only...

Philippines is spending $14B to build a ‘pollution-free’ city

MANILA, the hyper-dense capital of the Philippines, is known for its traffic jams. In a 2016 survey, navigation company Waze ranked Manila as having...

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