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DOST willing to clean Boracay algal bloom
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will help the local government unit of Malay in cleaning the excessive algae that grew on the white-sand shores of this island resort. “Dr. Palencia invented the vigormin, a ...
- March 10, 2017
Better protection of marine area in Guimaras town sought
Locals and the Environment department have come up with a management plan that serves as their pledge for the better conservation of the Balcon Marine Protected Area. The plan involving strategies for area development was ...
- February 13, 2017
Senators urge Duterte to ratify Paris climate deal
Senators called upon the government to ratify the landmark Paris climate agreement to solve the serious problem of global warming. On Friday the climate deal adopted by over 190 nations entered into forces ahead of the ...
- November 7, 2016
High biodiversity of Apo Reef Natural Park
Expedition on the Apo Reef Natural Park last March showed greater reef biodiversity compared to previous surveys. The surveys were implemented by the University of the Philippines- Marine Science Institute through the ...
- November 18, 2016
Dynamites seized from illegal fishers
Dynamites and fishing materials confiscated from suspected illegal fishers were turned over to the municipal police station of Carles town. Illegal fishing activities in Iloilo include the use of dynamites and active fishing ...
- November 17, 2016
PAFI brings environmental campaign to Alaminos
The Pioneer Adhesives Foundation, Inc. ( PAFI/ The Pioneer Foundation) partnered with the city government of Alaminos to bring its environmental campaign Our Earth, Our Responsibility to The Hundred Islands. This collaboration ...
- January 17, 2017
Personnel of the Roxas City Jail plant mangrove propagules at Palina Ecopark in the coastal village of Cagay. The recent activity was part of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology's effort for climate change mitigation.
- September 18, 2016
'Wild, wild west': Only 38 of 1,552 Boracay firms follow gov't rules
Only 38 out of 1,552 establishments in Boracay complied fully with business and environment rules, one of the officials leading the island's cleanup said Tuesday. Boracay was like the "wild, wild west," where some businessmen, ...
- May 30, 2018
Wetlands Disappearing: Duterte declares state of calamity in Boracay
President Rodrigo Duterte placed Boracay Island under a state of calamity. Only four out of nine wetlands in the island remain due to the illegal encroachment of structures, he said. The structures included 937 illegally ...
- April 27, 2018
Senators join call vs plastic pollution
Three senators have joined the global call against the use of plastic. The world observed Earth Day on Sunday. “End Plastic Pollution” is this year’s theme. Plastics have seriously damaged land and bodies of water, and ...
- April 23, 2018