Environment

Christmas frigatebird sighting means ‘healthy ecosystem’ in Apo Reef

MANILA – The sighting of Christmas frigatebirds at the Apo Reef Natural Park (ARNP) in Occidental Mindoro means a “healthy ecosystem” is thriving in...

PH lifts 2-year ban on mining exploration

MANILA – The Philippines has lifted a two-year moratorium on approving mining exploration permits, in a move that the government and industry hope will...

Guimaras mulls solar energy use for biz ops

GUIMARAS – Businesses in this island province are considering the use of solar energy to power their operations. In a recent business forum, the Solar...

Hope for Palawan forest turtle conservation

PUERTO PRINCESA – Hope springs for the critically endangered Palawan forest turtle after conservationists successfully hatched a single egg following about 10 years of...

‘Don’t leave Boracay to local gov’t alone’

BORACAY – This famed island resort must not be managed by the local government alone, according to Sen. Cynthia Villar. The chairwoman of the Senate...

Seahorses seized from 8 fishermen in Manapla

BACOLOD City – Eight fishermen were arrested after police recovered from them seahorses in the municipal waters of Manapla, Negros Occidental. A total of 41...

LGUs in WV urged to fight ‘hulbot’ fishing

ILOILO City – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is looking forward to the cooperation of local government units (LGUs) in its...

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