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UN targets wildlife traders in Africa sanctions

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The United Nations Security Council has targeted illegal wildlife traffickers for sanctions in a pair of resolutions against African armed groups, a step conservationists called unprecedented and a major shift on a problem that has morphed from an environmental issue into a security threat.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

WWF: Cebu dev’t plans need to be climate change-proofed

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Metro Cebu needs to formulate a development plan that addresses its high exposure to climate change and environmental hazards. To better adapt to these hazards, Metro Cebu should invest in a “broader and sustainable multi-city plan,” said Angela Ibay, head of the Climate and Energy Programme of the international conservation organization WWF. A 2012 study [...]

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

72 US sailors leave ship stuck in Tubbataha Reef

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The USS Guardian, a US Navy minesweeper, is still stuck after running aground Tubbataha Reefs, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Sulu Sea, in this Jan. 17 photo released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Command. AP FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: January 19th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

China development threatens wildlife—WWF

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From tigers to dolphins, animal populations in many of China’s ecosystems have plummeted during decades of development and urbanization, a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) study said Wednesday.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘Ocean 7’ risk waves tall as houses to guard Tubbataha Reef

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Seven intrepid men sail the waters off Tubbataha Reef aboard a striking black-and-white “panda” yacht called MY Navorca. They navigate the rough currents of the Sulu Sea and skim across waves as tall as houses to stand guard over the marine sanctuary.

Posted: September 7th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

WWF urges government: Go for clean energy

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The government should stop relying on “quick fixes” and open the door to clean and cheap renewable energy sources as it grapples anew with rotating brownouts, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said over the weekend.

Posted: June 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Singapore top carbon emitter in Asia-Pacific—WWF

Affluent Singapore had the largest carbon footprint per head in the Asia-Pacific in 2010, conservation group WWF said Monday.

Posted: March 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Aquino finds self in eye of storm

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President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

In the wake of Tropical Storm “Sendong,” President Benigno Aquino III has found himself in the eye of another storm.

Posted: December 20th, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘Sendong’ disaster foretold 3 years ago

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WAYWARD HOUSE  A house rests on a wall by the roadside in Cagayan de Oro City, a mute witness to the power and fury unleashed by Tropical Storm “Sendong.” CAI PANLILIO/Inquirer Mindanao

The tragedy that struck the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan was an event waiting to happen. It was foretold three years ago, but was dismissed by lawmakers as “too alarmist.”

Posted: December 20th, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH losing coral reefs to gov’t neglect, overfishing—WWF

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MANILA, Philippines—Decades of over-fishing and government neglect are to blame for the near eradication of the Philippines’ coral reefs, which now threatens the country’s ecological balance and food security, according to Jose Ma. Lorenzo Tan, head of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)–Philippines. Tan claimed that the government has failed to enforce its marine [...]

Posted: May 29th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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