Teo warns Coron over water pollution

Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo has issued a stern warning to the municipality of Coron to stop the alleged prevalent practice…

Illegal logs confiscated from resort project

Environment authorities and park rangers confiscated late last week an estimated 11,700 board feet of alleged illegally cut logs within the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) protected area.

IP group demands say on biomass power plant

A federation of indigenous peoples (IP) in southern Palawan has asked the proponent of the planned 7.5-megawatt biomass power plant in Barangay San Isidro, Narra to get their consent, as the area being eyed forms part of their ancestral domain.

No oil spill from grounded barge in El Nido

Authorities on Thursday sought to allay fears the barge that ran aground off El Nido town over the weekend might cause an oil spill and damage the beaches and its surrounding coastal environment.

DENR probes anomaly in city-backed illegal road project

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Palawan is investigating the alleged involvement of the city government in a controversial road project in Barangay Bacungan that has no environmental compliance certificate (ECC) and other required government permits.

Palawan taps Korean aid for climate change program

Representatives of the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Global Green Growth Institution (GGGI) recently met with provincial officials concerning the “Climate Resilience and Inclusive Green Growth” for poor rural communities.

Wounded whale rescued in Honda Bay

Environment and maritime authorities on Thursday afternoon released yet another whale that beached off Honda Bay, Barangay Sta. Lourdes.