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Ilocos Norte exec moves to prevent tree ‘massacre’


An official of Ilocos Norte province has moved to stop the cutting of more than 1,200 trees to give way to a solar energy plant in Currimao town.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Beijing smog back, spoils ‘Apec blue’; sensors censored

Beijing Pollution

All the sky-clearing measures plus cooperation from the weather kept Beijing relatively free of air pollution for most of a seven-day Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) conference. Then, toward the end as top leaders met, the smog crept back.

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Europe has 421 million fewer birds than 30 years ago – study

Europe birds

Europe has an estimated 421 million fewer birds than three decades ago, and current treatment of the environment is unsustainable for many common species, a study released on Monday said.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Tanay plants bamboo amid climate change, Sierra Madre dam project


An environmentalist group and the government and residents of Barangay (village) Laiban in Tanay town, Rizal province, have joined hands in planting bamboo amid threats posed by climate change and a controversial dam project in the Sierra Madre.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

4 cemeteries lauded but ‘Undas’ trash doubles

A volunteer of the Tzu Chi Foundation mans a waste segregation site at Manila South Cemetery on All Saints’ Day. ARNOLD ALMACEN

Much to the dismay of environmentalists, Filipinos apparently still lack “cemetiquette,” or cemetery etiquette, in terms of public cleanliness, as this year’s All Saints’ Day trash collected in graveyards in Metro Manila was double the volume collected last year.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »