Environment

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,...

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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