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New tree species discovered in Palawan, and it’s ‘critically endangered’

A previously unknown tree species called Helicia danlagunzadii (Proteaceae) with ramiflorous flowering has been discovered by researchers of the University of the Philippines in...

Rare bird first recorded in Puerto Princesa nearly 32 years ago, sighted again in...

A town in Negros Occidental in the Western Visayas has reported seeing the Pied Avocet, a rare migratory bird with a sharp upcurved bill...

Lecture on reducing impacts of single-use plastics held in Taytay town

A lecture on reducing the environmental impacts of single-use plastic products was held recently in Taytay town in honor of the National Zero Waste...

U.S. donates P1.6 million to combat wildlife trafficking, envi crime in Palawan.

The US government donated three evidence containers worth P1.6 million to help the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) strengthen its capacity to properly...

Group revs up save forest campaign

Environmentalist groups have once again raised their call for the stop of mining operations in the province of Palawan. Save Palawan Movement (SPM) renewed the...

Captured crocodile in Bataraza died due to gunshot wounds

The saltwater crocodile captured by residents of Brgy. Sumbiling in Bataraza town Wednesday night died from complications in its lungs that were punctured by...

Saltwater crocodile dies hours after capture in Bataraza

The 15-foot saltwater crocodile captured from a river in Brgy. Sumbiling, Bataraza, died last night, mere hours after being turned over to environmental authorities...

Locals capture 15-foot male saltwater crocodile in Bataraza River

A 15-foot-long adult male saltwater crocodile that attempted to attack a resident living near a river in the southern Palawan town of Bataraza was...

Wounded python handed over to PCSDS

A resident of Honda Bay, Brgy. Sta. Lourdes, who discovered a wounded reticulated python in his house yesterday, turned it over to the...

CBST initiates mangrove rehab in Brgy. Buenavista

The Buenavista Community Based Sustainable Tourism (CBST) environmental initiative has continued to plant mangroves during and after Typhoon Odette in 2021. Odette also destroyed the...

Marine scientists, researchers track manta ray population

A national population database for manta rays has been compiled from four identified hotspots for the species in the Philippines, three of which are...

PSFI holds book reading for Mt. Cleopatra

The Pilipinas Shell Foundation Incorporated (PSFI) hosted a book reading activity for 132 grade school students to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the designation...