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Groups oppose garbage incineration

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BOUNTY OF THE BAY. Scavengers scour the heap of garbage washed ashore the Manila Bay in Roxas Boulevard Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Environmentalists trooped Tuesday to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, warning the agency of a law suit if it pursues plans to allow the burning of garbage as a means to manage solid waste.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Can you sell wild animals online? No way, says DENR

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Ramon Paje (2)

Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon Paje on Tuesday warned the public not to buy wild animals from just anybody, especially persons claiming to be linked to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Protesters tie selves to tree trunks to stop orgy of cutting

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DONDON Dimpas, a mountaineer based in Cebu City, ties himself to an acacia tree that workers of the Department of Public Works and Highways were preparing to cut down for a P1.2-billion road project funded by pork barrel. CARMEL LOUIS MATUS/INQUIRER VISAYAS

Two environmentalists decided to take matters into their own hands in order to save the three remaining century-old acacia trees here that had been given the death sentence by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DENR orders recall of permits to cut down century-old trees in Cebu

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century-old cebu trees

The remaining century-old trees in two cities and one town in southern Cebu will no longer be cut. Environment Secretary Ramon Paje on Friday ordered the recall of the special tree cutting permit issued to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) that would allow the agency to cut down the remaining three century-old trees in Barangay (village) Inoburan, Naga City.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

‘Glenda’ effective in removing illegal settlers in Mt. Banahaw

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Illegal settlers staying for years in Mount Banahaw in Dolores, Quezon, had to leave when Typhoon “Glenda” destroyed their houses.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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