By DJ Yap
Whale sharks are making a comeback in the tourist town of Donsol but it seems their schedule may have changed. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-Philippines on Thursday reported an unusual rise in “interactions” with the giant fish in Donsol in the last quarter of 2013, resulting in an increase in the number of tourists.
By Matikas Santos
Almost a month since Supertyphoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) rampaged across the provinces in the Visayas, little has been heard about the status of the country’s national bird, the Philippine Eagle or “Haring Ibon,” which has habitats in Samar and Leyte.
Eight Greenpeace activists were taken into custody Tuesday after an elaborate protest at a Geneva energy conference, including polar bears wading in oil-soaked snow and oil-spill cocktails served to conference participants.
Bees have a much greater economic value than is widely known, according to a scientific probe into strawberry-growing published on Wednesday.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
A private company hired for P87 million to clean up the oil spill in Estancia town in Iloilo is under fire for its perceived slow operations and questions about its capability to carry out the job.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
The Quezon City council has enacted an ordinance that would require local private and public markets to install and operate sewage treatment plants as a prerequisite to the issuance of their business permits.
Europe will likely be a much warmer place by century’s end, plagued by frequent downpours over its entire landmass and heat waves and droughts in the south, new research showed Monday.
By Rima Jessamine M. Granali
Young voices filled the room as YES-O (Youth for Environment in Schools Organization) Apolaki sang about initiating change and rapped about saving the environment.
By DJ Yap
“Needs improvement” was the overall rating given by an environmentalist group to the Philippines’ climate change policy as it challenged the Aquino government to translate its “progressive voice” in the just-concluded climate talks in Warsaw into action.
Beijing is waging a war against air pollution and it is doing so one barbecue at a time.
By Maila Ager
The clean-up and containment efforts of the oil spill in Estancia, Iloilo are expected to go “full-scale” within 48 hours, the deadline imposed by the Power Sector Assets and Liability Management (PSALM), Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Thursday.
By Nestor Corrales
Civil society groups and environmentalists heaped criticisms on the proposed 148-hectare Manila Goldcoast Reclamation Project along Manila Bay during a hearing held on Monday.
By Maricar B. Brizuela
Have a care about what your “kikay” kits contain. This was the warning to “fashionistas” with a penchant for buying low-priced blings in specialty stores by an environmental organization which found a cancer-causing agent in costume accessories sold in Quiapo, Manila.