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Illegal logs seized

Government operatives on Wednesday seized a 10-wheel truck owned by a village chair after it tried to sneak out illegally cut logs taken from the Mt. Magdiwata watershed.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mines bureau probes drying up of spring in Agusan

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Officials here said about 16 illegal small-scale gold mining tunnels reportedly operated by a top local official of this gold-rich town could be to blame for the drying up of natural spring that caused a water crisis to thousands of households.

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

People power guards Agusan mountain

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AUTHORITIES dismantle mining shacks that were put up inside the Mt. Magdiwata watershed. CHRIS V. PANGANIBAN

Mt. Magdiwata, the only source of water in households here and a natural barrier against storms, is under threat again by the same people who abused it in 2010.

Posted: July 27th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Illegal miners told: Leave or die

An irate Gov. Adolph Edward Plaza on Friday told illegal miners operating within and near the watershed area of Mt. Magdiwata here to “leave the area or face the consequences.”

Posted: July 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DENR warns of land scam pulled by Antipolo group

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Environment Secretary Ramon Paje on Saturday warned the public against fraudulent schemes involving the sale of agricultural or forest lands that are inalienable or not suitable for private ownership.

Posted: March 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

This time, Philex rapped over road

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Philex Mining Corp. is again being held to account, this time by government foresters, over a road that it allegedly built through a Benguet watershed without first securing the proper clearances, like an environmental compliance certificate (ECC).

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

P200M sought for watersheds

The Mindanao Development Authority (Minda) is seeking an annual budget of P200 million for the management and development of Mindanao’s watersheds and river basins.

Posted: June 2nd, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

P200M sought for development of Mindanao watersheds, river basins

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The Mindanao Development Authority (MINDA) is seeking an annual budget of P200 million for the management and development of Mindanao’s watersheds and river basins.

Posted: June 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Illegal logger nabbed in Buhisan watershed

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Authorities inspecting the second bush fire site in the Buhisan Watershed arrested an illegal logger in barangay Toong, Cebu City.

Posted: April 27th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Malacañang plans reforestation in Bukidnon, Lanao

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Malacañang announced Thursday plans to resurrect a multibillion-peso project to restore the rainforests of Bukidnon province and areas around Lanao Lake, the water source of Mindanao’s six rivers.

Posted: December 23rd, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

500 cooperatives in Davao pool funds to adopt watersheds

DAVAO CITY—At least 500 cooperatives have agreed to pool resources to finance efforts to save the city’s aquifers by planting new trees and putting a stop to the cutting of existing ones. Tagged “Adopt A Site,” the project was put together by the Davao City Water District (DCWD). The cooperatives agreed to each set aside [...]

Posted: November 1st, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Philippine eagle is rallying point for Agno watershed conservation

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The Philippine eagle has become the rallying point of watershed conservation efforts in the Agno River system in northern Luzon.

Posted: September 16th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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