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Environment

‘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...

PH geothermal energy giant to help restore Boracay wetland

KALIBO, Aklan – The country’s geothermal energy giant will support the government in restoring a wetland in the world-famous Boracay Island.The Energy Development Corp....

‘Keep Pandan waters clean’

PANDAN, Antique – The local government and the community must work hand in hand to keep the recreational waters in this town clean and...

P300T worth of threatened PH plant seized

MANILA – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has seized 34 sacks containing illegally collected stems of a threatened plant species used in...

How dirty is the Iloilo River?

ILOILO City – The Iloilo River is among the trademarks of this capital city. It is an estuary – an arm of the sea...

Cotabato ‘treasure hunt’ halted

KIDAPAWAN City – A local environment officer ordered to stop an unauthorized digging activity in Sitio Malaang, Barangay Poblacion, Makilala, North Cotabato.Engineer Walter Ruizo,...

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