Posts Tagged environment

Dead sea turtle washed ashore among piles of garbage

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 6, 2019

A dead sea turtle was washed up along the shores in Nasugbu, Batangas last Friday (August 2). The marine creature was found among piles of garbage. According to the uploader,...

Indonesian man walks backwards to save the forests

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 5, 2019

Indonesian man Medi Bastoni has embarked on the arduous task of walking backwards from his hometown to the capital, more than 700 km (435 miles) away. He hopes to raise...

Pawikan found dead in Bula, Camarines Sur

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 30, 2019

A Leatherback sea turtle or pawikan was found dead along the shores of Barangay Caraosan in Bula, Camarines Sur on Sunday (July 28). The 200-kilogram male pawikan was found by...

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

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 17, 2019

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

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 4, 2019

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

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 4, 2019

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

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 29, 2019

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

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 24, 2019

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

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 24, 2019

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

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 24, 2019

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...


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