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 DJ Yap
Palawan can set the standard for fueling development with clean and affordable renewable energy sources instead of dirty and expensive fossil fuel plants, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-Philippines.
By Jerome Aning
, Redempto D. Anda
The US Navy minesweeper that ran aground on a coral reef remained stuck at the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park for the second day on Friday but most of the US sailors had left the ship for safety reasons after initial efforts to free the vessel failed, the US Navy’s 7th Fleet said in a statement on Friday.
It is time to decentralize developments in the country to provinces and study and improve the drainage systems in the country, following the recent catastrophe which has killed and displaced many.
By Kristine Alave
About 38,000 hectares of coastal land in the country would be swallowed up by new real estate and commercial projects that seek to copy reclamation projects in Singapore and Hong Kong, a document from the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) said.
By Kristine L. Alave
Baguio City is most vulnerable to climate change of the four cities outside the National Capital Region that were studied by the World Wide Fund for Nature-Philippines.
By TJ Burgonio
The World Wide Fund for Nature-Philippines has added its voice to the chorus lamenting the government’s increasing dependence on coal for the country’s energy needs, warning that this would become too costly for consumers. WWF-Philippines vice chair and chief executive officer Jose Ma. Lorenzo Tan said that coal was expensive now and would get more [...]