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Tamaraw population growing

Tamaraw. AFP file photo

The population of the tamaraw, one of the world’s rarest animals, has grown to its largest since efforts to save them from extinction began, conservationists said on Friday.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UN targets wildlife traders in Africa sanctions


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


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


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 »