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Rehabilitation works in Manila Bay to kick off Jan. 27

Posted on: January 15th, 2019 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu acknowledged how vast the rehabilitation works will be in Manila Bay. He specifically noted the alarming level of fecal coliform content in the...

Fecal coliform bacterial content in Manila Bay hits 1.9 billion – DENR

Posted on: January 14th, 2019 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines —The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) expressed concern over the high level of fecal coliform bacteria in Manila Bay. Based on the recent test conducted...

Duterte warns of closure against establishments polluting Manila Bay

Posted on: January 9th, 2019 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to close establishments polluting one of the country’s natural harbors — the Manila Bay. On Tuesday (January 8), the President ordered Environment Secretary...

Commercial structures mainly pollute Manila Bay – DENR

Posted on: December 20th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu personally inspects Estero de San Antonio De Abad  in Manila on Thursday (December 20) in preparation for...

DENR plans to restore historic Manila Bay’s former beauty 

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is not giving up on the plan to restore Manila Bay to its former glory. Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu...

Monsoon rains spawn sea of garbage in Manila Bay

Posted on: August 13th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – Waves of trash have accumulated in Manila Bay in the aftermath of a heavy downpour over the weekend. Piles of garbage were seen reaching Roxas Boulevard...

Garbage clutter Manila Bay as rains continue

Posted on: June 11th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – Piles of garbage float on Manila Bay in Roxas Boulevard as rains continue to pour since the weekend. Personnel from  Manila City’s Department of Public Service...

Salvage operations for M/V Captain Ufuk is underway

Posted on: July 18th, 2016 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The cargo vessel M/V Captain Ufuk will not sink any further underwater since half of it has already run aground the seabed of Manila Bay. However, the...

Huge waves dump truckloads of garbage on Roxas Blvd

Posted on: July 8th, 2016 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Strong waves were pounding the seawall along Roxas Boulevard because of the storm. The waves also brought with it garbage from nearby areas. Scavengers took advantage of...

Ecowaste Coalition appeals for nationwide plastic ban

Posted on: March 30th, 2015 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Plastic comprises the largest part of wastes being collected in the country. According to a 2014 study conducted by the Ecowaste Coalition,  in Manila Bay alone 62 %...