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A mayor in the Philippines took on a mine, and lost her job over...

When nickel mining firm Ipilan Nickel Corporation began felling trees in a protected forest in its concession area in Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Mayor Mary...

Endangered variable monitor lizard rescued at NCCC Mall

A 1.5-meter long endangered variable monitor lizard rescued by workers and barangay authorities at Gate 3 of the NCCC Mall in Barangay Maningning was...

Mga katutubo sa bundok ng Ipilan, lumikas matapos magkaroon ng landslide

BROOKE'S POINT, Palawan -- May kabuuang 57 pamilya ng katutubo ang lumikas mula sa Sitio Tulatula, Barangay Ipilan sa bayan na ito matapos na...

PCSDS reports on latest wildlife rescues

A sunbeam snake that is known for its shimmering scales was among the many wild animals that were rescued and handed over to the...

PCSD reverses decision, grants “conditional approval” to Ipilan Nickel Corporation

The Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) on Thursday revoked its earlier decision denying controversial mining firm Ipilan Nickel Corporation (INC) a Strategic...

Ille Cave sought as ‘Natural Heritage Tourism’ site in El Nido municipality

A technical team from the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) is proposing to open the archeologically-important Ille Cave in Barangay New Ibajay,...

Environment protection task force to dismantle unlawfully erected fences in Talaudyong

The Puerto Princesa City Environmental Protection Task Force (PPC-EPTF) will begin removing unlawfully constructed fences in portions of Sitio Talaudyong, Barangay Bacungan designated as...

Easement violators in El Nido to be issued notices to vacate

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will issue “notices to vacate” to some 29 private and commercial structures that violate the 20-meter...

3.5-meter long reticulated python among recent rescued wildlife in Palawan

A 3.5-meter long reticulated python was among the endangered wildlife species recently rescued by concerned individuals and handed over to the Palawan Council for...

DENR serves CDO vs 10 establishments polluting El Nido, Coron waters

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issued cease and desist orders (CDOs)  to some 10 business establishments in El Nido and Coron...

Dive instructors conduct clearing of dive spots in El Nido

While the tourism industry is idle due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, local tourism workers in El Nido have banded together to conduct cleanup...

DENR halts Coron Bay reclamation project

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has canceled the environmental compliance certificate (ECC) of the Coron...