25 C
Davao City
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Environment

Environment

Conserve biodiversity? Go Biotech

DAVAO CITY, Philippines- As the world reshapes now, it is time for us to help save the fast disappearing biological diversity. The latest report...
7th Falls: The area where the Romanian tourist entered is restricted but the victim proceeded despite warnings. Photo: Newsline.ph

Body of Romanian who fell off waterfall in Lake Sebu recovered

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines -- Rescuers recovered this morning the remains of a Romanian who went missing on Saturday after falling off a...

MMDA collects over 750 truckloads of garbage from Metro waterways

MANILA -- The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) collected more than 750 truckloads of garbage and silt from different creeks and open canals in...
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath of office for the newly-appointed Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu prior to the start of the 15th Cabinet Meeting at the State Dining Room in Malacañan Palace on May 8, 2017. Also in the photo is Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. RICHARD MADELO/PPD

Duterte appoints ex-AFP chief Cimatu as new DENR Secretary

MANILA, Philippines- President Rodrigo Duterte appointed former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Roy Cimatu as the new Secretary of...
The site where the Century Peak Corporation, a mining company operates without reclamation permit in Dinagat Islands. Photo: Bobby Espinosa Lagsa

Envi group wants next DENR Secretary to punish all violators

SURIGAO CITY, Philippines—Environmentalist here hope the next environment Secretary suspend all violators of the environmental laws. Citing selective implementation of laws among mining operators...

Saving oceans before it’s too late!

The world’s oceans are so huge and literally unfathomable that no one seems to believe that they are in deep trouble. But according...

PHL to observe Earth Day as Paris Agreement takes effect

DAVAO CITY, Philippines--On April 22, the Philippines will celebrate Earth Day as the Paris Agreement on Climate Change enter into...
Photo courtesy of DLPC

Saving Marine turtles from extinction

There was once a sailboat enthusiast who found himself alone, floating in the middle of nowhere after encountering a sudden sea storm. With his...
A backhoe pulls the dead Sperm whale to the shore in Samal Island, Davao del Norte. Photo courtesy of Dean Ortiz

Trash kills 38-foot Sperm whale

DAVAO CITY, Philippines--Biodegradable waste and other toxic materials wantonly thrown by human beings to the sea caused the death of the 38-feet juvenile...

Two mountaineers charged

DAVAO CITY, Philippines--Two mountaineers were charged to climbing at the Mt. Apo without the necessary permit from the local government. The Country's highest mountain...
Close