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.
By Christine Estrella
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
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.
Affluent Singapore had the largest carbon footprint per head in the Asia-Pacific in 2010, conservation group WWF said Monday.
By Christine O. Avendaño
, Marlon Ramos
In the wake of Tropical Storm “Sendong,” President Benigno Aquino III has found himself in the eye of another storm.
By Kristine L. Alave
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.”
By Kristine L. Alave
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 [...]