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

Local News

‘Bring Your Own Water Bottle’ to be Promoted in Iloilo

The Department of Trade and Industry Iloilo Provincial Office will start its campaign to reduce the purchase and usage of single-use plastics, particularly in the workplace, according to OIC-Provincial Director Felisa Judith L. Degala. In line with the observance of the World Consumers Rights Day, on March 15, the agency in Iloilo will initiate the… Continue reading ‘Bring Your Own Water Bottle’ to be Promoted in Iloilo

Local News

Potted Margaritas Donated to Iloilo City

In a post by the Iloilo City Government, fifty (50) potted margaritas were donated to the Iloilo City Government Beautification to beautify Sunburst Park. “Iloilo City Government Beautification got boost from donation of 50 potted margaritas to beautify Sunburst Park. Open spaces are continuously enhanced with flowers and trees to make the metropolis more beautiful,… Continue reading Potted Margaritas Donated to Iloilo City

Local News

Iloilo City Government Bans Unnecessary Single Use Plastic

Just recently, the Office of the City Mayor released Executive Order No. 043, an “executive order to ban the bringing and use of ‘unnecessary’ single-use plastic products in public parks, esplanades, and plazas”, cemented on Republic Act No. 9003, known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 Section 2 – ensuring protection of… Continue reading Iloilo City Government Bans Unnecessary Single Use Plastic

Local News

Mangrove Eco-Park Eyed in Iloilo

The Iloilo City Government shared via Facebook that the City Government is eyeing a 32-hectare property as a proposed mangrove forest in the metropolis. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, together with City Environment and Natural Resources Officer Engr. Noel Z. Hechanova and officials of the Global Business Power in Ingore, La Paz, viewed the proposed… Continue reading Mangrove Eco-Park Eyed in Iloilo

Local News

Northern Iloilo Towns Eyed for Renewable Energy

Three towns situated in the northern part of Iloilo Province are being eyed as sources of renewable energy – specifically the towns of Ajuy, Carles, and Concepcion. Moreover, the Provincial Government of Iloilo headed by Governor Arthur Defensor Jr, inked a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) for the Development of Renewable… Continue reading Northern Iloilo Towns Eyed for Renewable Energy

National News

Coca-Cola Advocates for World Without Waste Helps Iloilo City

Coca-Cola is once again honored to play a significant part in the hosting of the Dinagyang Festival—a grand celebration of Iloilo’s cultural identity and rich history, which welcomes thousands of festival-goers from all over the country and from around the world. Iloilo has been home to Coca-Cola for more than fifty years and the Company… Continue reading Coca-Cola Advocates for World Without Waste Helps Iloilo City

National News

PHIVOLCS Shares Taal Volcano Update

Just recently, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology shares its most recent update of Taal volcano. It can be recalled that the most recent eruption happened on the 12th of January. To date, alert level 3 is maintained over Taal volcano. Alert level 3 is interpreted as a ‘decreased tendency towards hazardous eruption’. In… Continue reading PHIVOLCS Shares Taal Volcano Update