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Japanese national: Let’s clean up Baguio City together!

Posted on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:34 AM | No Comments
Masakazu Nose used to run a small takoyaki store in Baguio City. Born in Tokushima, Japan, Masakazu is known to be a silent man in his 40’s. Some people would...

We will never sell Manila Zoo—Mayor Isko Moreno

Posted on Thursday, 4 July 2019 07:19 PM | No Comments
Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso has vowed not to sell Manila Zoo during his inspection in the area on Thursday (July 4). “We will never sell Manila Zoo. It...

DENR calls on gov’t, business sector to address problem of plastic pollution

Posted on Thursday, 4 July 2019 05:09 PM | No Comments
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has urged the government and business sectors to work together in addressing plastic pollution in the country. Assistant Secretary and Biodiversity Management...

LIST: School supplies containing lead, cadmium

Posted on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 06:47 PM | No Comments
EcoWaste Coalition has listed several school supplies containing cadmium and lead which are harmful to students. The environment group alerted consumers against purchasing school supplies laced with hazardous substances such...

DENR pushes for alternative mining

Posted on Friday, 24 May 2019 07:49 PM | No Comments
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) pushes for alternative mining in order to care for the country’s environment. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu encourages mining engineers to find ways...

EcoWaste slams botched plastic waste shipment from Hong Kong

Posted on Friday, 24 May 2019 02:41 PM | No Comments
EcoWaste Coalition slammed the mixed plastic waste shipment found at the Mindanao Container Terminal in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental from Hong Kong. During the inspection of the Bureau of Customs (BOC)...

On World Turtle Day: Meet the odd “bum-breathing” turtle

Posted on Friday, 24 May 2019 01:11 PM | No Comments
May 23 was World Turtle Day! via GIPHY To celebrate, meet the white-throated snapping turtle (Elseya albagula), or also known as the bum-breathing turtle. These turtles are native to Connors...

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...

‘Battle for Rivers and Esteros’: Massive clean-up of Manila Bay

Posted on Monday, 1 April 2019 02:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Around 5,301 sacks of garbage were collected on Sunday (March 31) in the ‘Battle for Rivers and Esteros’ — a massive clean-up drive of Manila Bay. Waterways...

More sharks endangered—IUCN Red List

Posted on Sunday, 31 March 2019 04:34 PM | No Comments
More sharks are now endangered according to the updated Red List Assessments of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). According to the Shark Specialist Group (SSG) of...