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U.S. establishes P800-million Environmental Conservation Fund for civil society organizations in the Philippines

The United States government has established a five-year, P800 million ($16 million) grant facility to assist civil society organizations in the Philippines in implementing...

WWF-Philippines and Globe join forces for environmental education amid pandemic lockdown

The World Wide Fund for Nature Philippines (WWF-Philippines) and Globe, the digital solutions provider have partnered to develop an online digital resource platform designed...

DENR-MGB pushes for one operator per mining tenement policy nationwide

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Mine and Geosciences Bureau (DENR-MGB) is recommending that only one operator per mining tenement be allowed in the...

Consumers warned vs unofficial BTS merchandise found with heavy metals

Not all BTS-inspired keepsakes are the same. While they all seem to be adorable, some may be concealing poisons. The EcoWaste Coalition, in a released...

DENR warns against posting campaign, advert materials on tree trunks

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has expressed concern over the increased incidence of tacking commercial advertising and political campaign materials on...

14.8-foot crocodile captured in Sofronio Española river

Wildlife authorities in Palawan have extracted a potentially dangerous 14.8-foot male saltwater crocodile routinely observed lazing on the banks of Sumpaka River in Barangay...

Climate change ravages Palawan agriculture, fisheries

Danilo Barrera was among the thousands who had to flee their homes when tropical storm Maring (international name: Kompasu) brought severe floods to the...

Philippine wetland oil riches untouched by war now up for grabs in peacetime

At 288,000 hectares (712,000 acres), Liguasan Marsh in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao is the country’s largest and most intact wetland, a haven...

Destructive quarry operation in Narra ordered closed

The Provincial Mining Regulatory Board (PMRB) has ordered the closure of a quarry site in Barangay Dumangueña, Narra following a complaint filed by a...

MGB MIMAROPA celebrates 2021 Mining Month

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region celebrates the 2021 Mining Month this November with a line-up of virtual activities for its stakeholders. The...

Jimenez Group of Companies to help in Tubbataha conservation as a new donor

Stakeholders of the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (TRNP) welcomed their newest private donor, the Jimenez Group of Companies, on Saturday during a virtual memorandum...

Coron quarry operator denies accusation raised by locals

One quarry operator involved in the controversial Coron reclamation project has denied accusations raised by concerned locals that their operation is illegal. Ernesto Mercado, the...