National News

DENR Reveals Truth about Manila Bay’s Dolomite

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently posted a narrative about the truth behind the controversial dolomite and the beach nourishment project for the rehabilitation of Manila Bay. “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources wishes to extend its sincerest gratitude and appreciation to those who have expressed their understanding and support for… Continue reading DENR Reveals Truth about Manila Bay’s Dolomite

World News

WWF: 68% Average Decline in Species Population Sizes Since 1970

In an article published by the World Wildlife Fund, it indicated that there is an average decline of 68% in species population sizes since 1970. Declines in monitored populations of mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, and amphibians present a dire warning for the health of people and the planet. Globally, monitored population sizes of mammals, fish,… Continue reading WWF: 68% Average Decline in Species Population Sizes Since 1970

National News

Bulusan, Kanlaon, Mayon, Taal Volcanoes On Alert 01

In an update issued by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology – Department of Science and Technology, four volcanoes in the country have been placed under Alert Level 01. Bulusan, Kanlaon, Mayon, and Taal Volcanoes are now under Alert Level 01, as of August 18, 8am. Here are individual updates: Bulusan Volcano Bulusan Volcano’s… Continue reading Bulusan, Kanlaon, Mayon, Taal Volcanoes On Alert 01

Feature Stories

Gabby Mejia on Oil Spill and Green Energy

Ayala led company AC Energy Corporation was recently under fire after a power barge exploded in one of its newly acquired properties in Iloilo City. The explosion happened last July 03, around 3pm, at Power Barge 102, spilling around 40,000 liters of oil into the sea. This caused a massive oil spill that reached the… Continue reading Gabby Mejia on Oil Spill and Green Energy

Feature Stories

Oil Spill: An Abomination to Nature

‘To err is human’. Oil Spills have frequented the seas for as long as man can remember. The Kuwaiti Oil Fires in 1991 spilled 136,000 tons of crude oil into the sea, the Gulf War Oil Spill in 1991 almost 1,000 tons, and the Deepwater Horizon in 2010 almost 590 tons – these are just… Continue reading Oil Spill: An Abomination to Nature

National News

AC Energy Philippines Submits Environmental Management Plan

Just recently, AC Energy Philippines submitted its environmental management plan (EMP) to the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) detailing the plans to address the environmental impact of the oil spill. It may be recalled that nearly 48,000 liters of oil spilled into Iloilo waters after an incident at the… Continue reading AC Energy Philippines Submits Environmental Management Plan

National News

Air Pollution in Manila Drops 42% Due to ECQ

Air pollution levels in Manila has dropped significantly at 42% as the enhanced community quarantine continues in the metro. In a social media post by the Manila Public Information Office, it was revealed that air pollution levels in selected areas in the City of Manila continue to change as the masses stay in their respective… Continue reading Air Pollution in Manila Drops 42% Due to ECQ

World News

Earth Hour 2020 to Happen Today

Despite the world being in a vulnerable era where a pandemic continues to ravage communities, nature will be on centerstage today at 8:30pm for Earth Hour 2020. To date, Earth Hour is one of the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, engaging millions of people in more than 180 countries and territories. Earth Hour… Continue reading Earth Hour 2020 to Happen Today

World News

Every Drop Counts: March 22 is World Water Day

March 22 is World Water Day. World Water Day is an annual United Nations observance day that highlights the importance of freshwater, and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. According to United Nations, the day raises awareness to the 2.2 billion people without access to safe water. Moreover, the focus of the observance… Continue reading Every Drop Counts: March 22 is World Water Day

Covid-19, National News

DENR VI Cancels Environmental Events

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources cancels its environmental events for the month of March due to the recent Covid-19 outbreak. The agency aligns itself with the efforts by the City of Iloilo and the Province of Iloilo to safeguard residents from local transmission. “We have to obey the rules and protect ourselves from… Continue reading DENR VI Cancels Environmental Events