Posts Tagged environment

DENR urged public to report poachers, collectors of illegal wildlife plants

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 9, 2020

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has urged the public to report illegal poachers and collectors of wildlife amid reports of rampant illegal trade amid the coronavirus disease...

Leatherback sea turtle found dead in coastal waters of Bohol

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 13, 2020

A dead leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) was found floating in the coastal waters of Talibon, Bohol. Leatherback sea turtles are classified as Vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation...

From greeting cards to abaca face masks, local company joins COVID-19 fight

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 12, 2020

In response to the limited supply of personal protective equipment (PPEs), a local company in Misamis Oriental decided to make face masks out of abaca. The transition has not been...

LOOK: Drone footage of largest green turtle gathering in Great Barrier Reef

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 10, 2020

Researchers of the Raine Island Recovery Project has captured a drone footage of the largest green turtle gathering in the Great Barrier Reef. Footage of thousands of green turtles were...

Why corals matter: PH celebrates Coral Triangle Day

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 9, 2020

Did you know that corals are not rocks? They aren’t plants either. Corals are animals. At a glance, we picture corals as uniquely-shaped rocks with seaweed-like leaves but in reality,...

EcoWaste urges youth not to light firecrackers for safe, non-toxic new year

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 12, 2019

Environmental group, EcoWaste Coalition urged the youth not to light any firecrackers and fireworks for a safe and non-toxic new year. In a statement released on Thursday (December 12), the...

Health, environmental advocates urge not to burn trash in cemeteries

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 28, 2019

Health and environmental advocates urge the public not to burn trash especially in cemeteries during the observance of Undas. In a joint statement, public health expert Dr. Maricar Limpin and...

EcoWaste: Hazardous levels of lead discovered in public playgrounds across PHL

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 24, 2019

The EcoWaste Coalition has raised concerns over the dangerous amount of lead found in several playground equipment in the country. Based on the report of the eco-group, 50 out of...

Eco-group pushes for consumer protection vs unsafe goods

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 3, 2019

Eco-group EcoWaste Coalition is pushing for consumer protection against unsafe goods in preparation for the holiday ‘shopping spree’. This is in celebration of Consumer Welfare Month (CWM) this October. According...

104 new whale sharks spotted in Donsol, highest in several years

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 6, 2019

There are 104 new whale sharks spotted on the coast of Donsol in Sorsogon between January and June 2019, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). This has been the...

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