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Singapore’s Jurong Bird Park to house Philippine Eagle pair

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 07:24 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) signed on Monday (May 20) a memorandum of agreement with the Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) for the loan of...

Prioritize implementation of environmental laws—DENR to newly elected local officials

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 01:18 PM | No Comments
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) urges newly elected local officials to prioritize implementation of environmental laws. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu reminded the new leaders to prioritize full...

Mali: At least 15 killed in Bamako floods

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 06:49 PM | No Comments
At least 15 people died at the start to the rainy season in Bamako, the capital of Mali, following heavy overnight rain that flooded several parts of the city on...

Smog-ridden Mexico City suspends school classes due to pollution

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 06:28 PM | No Comments
Mexico’s government ordered schools in and around Mexico City to be closed on Thursday (May 16) in an extraordinary step taken due to elevated levels of pollution in the smog-wreathed...

Eco group urges clean-up, recycling of campaign materials

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 12:10 PM | No Comments
Eco group, EcoWaste Coalition, urged candidates, parties and the general public to clean-up and recycle the campaign materials they used during the elections. “Regardless of the outcome of your election...

House okays bill requiring students to plant 10 trees before graduation

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 11:33 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives (HOR) approved on third and final reading a measure that requires all graduating students to plant 10 trees each as a prerequisite for...

Mexico City declares air pollution alert as smoke blankets capital

Posted on Wednesday, 15 May 2019 01:24 PM | No Comments
MEXICO –  Authorities declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday (May 14) for metropolitan Mexico City, one of the world’s most populous megalopolises, as smoke from nearby wildfires pushed pollution to...

Trash found littering ocean floor in deepest-ever sub dive

Posted on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 07:35 PM | No Comments
On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor and explorer found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street...

Establishment owners in General Luna, Siargao Island to undergo environmental laws seminar—DENR

Posted on Thursday, 9 May 2019 09:28 PM | No Comments
Establishment owners in General Luna, Siargao Island will undergo environmental laws seminar after around 700 establishments had been found to have violated environmental laws, according to the Department of Environment...

Humans blamed for decline in population of PH tamaraws

Posted on Thursday, 9 May 2019 08:11 PM | No Comments
ORIENTAL MINDORO, Philippines – The population of Tamaraws (Bubalus mindorensis) is declining, based on the result of the Tamaraw Count 2019 initiated by the Mindoro Biodiversity Conservation Foundation (MBCF). The...