By Tina G. Santos
The Department of Health (DOH) has started a massive mosquito elimination campaign, targeting construction areas, diggings, stagnant canals and waterways all over the metropolis following the sudden increase in mosquitos in some parts of Metro Manila.
By Allan Macatuno
An official of a resort developer here has urged the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority’s (SBMA) ecology center to remove the stockpile of soil bearing nickel ore inside this free port for fear that it would contaminate the waters of Subic Bay.
Thousands of cars will be banned from Parisian roads on Monday as the city tries to curb dangerous pollution levels by introducing alternate driving days for the first time in nearly two decades.
Worried scientists said Sunday they had found four new ozone-destroying gases in the atmosphere, most likely put there by humans in the last 50-odd years despite a ban on these dangerous compounds.
China says it will tighten environmental legislation and force polluters to pay compensation following renewed blasts of toxic air.
China’s biggest online face-mask sellers were running out of stock Wednesday as consumers rushed to protect themselves from smog that has shrouded large swathes of northern China for a week.
Chinese President Xi Jinping braved Beijing’s choking smog Tuesday, making an unannounced visit to a trendy alley and sitting with residents in his latest public relations effort to be seen as a man of the people.
The smog is so bad even the statues wear masks. Or at least they do in pictures of a campus stunt that circulated online Tuesday as parts of northern China suffered a sixth straight day of severe pollution.
Dangerous smog which has blighted swathes of northern China in recent days has prompted a spike in air purifier sales, local media reported Monday, as pollution continued to shroud Beijing.
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
LUCENA CITY—A recent summit on environmental laws and their enforcement became an eye-opener for police on their role in protecting the environment, according to provincial environment officials. The summit, held in Lucban town, helped strengthen the capability of police, courts, nongovernment organizations and government agencies to protect the environment, according to Manny Calayag, of [...]
By Allan Macatuno
Officials here have stopped the unloading of soil bearing nickel ore following complaints from environmental advocates against what they said was the use of this free port as a temporary storage area for pollutants.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
An official monitoring the progress of operations to clean up the oil spill that aggravated the effects of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” on a town in northern Iloilo province is asking the firm handling the cleanup to work faster as the operation is just half completed almost three months after the spill hit the town.
By Jun Malig
Residents of Pampang village here have been complaining of stench from some 12,000 metric tons of garbage that had accumulated at the local government’s materials recovery facility (MRF) near the city’s market, hospital and schools.