Local News

Progress and Preservation: A Balancing Act

Progress and Preservation: A Balancing Act. Progress is essential. Preservation, too, is essential – but, ultimately, it is a balancing act. Such was the case between the indigenous people (IP) of Calinog and the Jalaur River Multipurpose Project and its construction partner Daewoo Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd. Background: The Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project was… Continue reading Progress and Preservation: A Balancing Act

Local News

Hotel 101 Group Brings 101 Stay Green to Iloilo City

Hotel 101 Group Brings 101 Stay Green to Iloilo City: Hotel 101 Group brings 101 Stay Green campaign to Iloilo City as it launched sustainability efforts, highlighted by agreements with the Philippine Coast Guard Aviation Force and support from the Iloilo Government. The agreement was inked last September 12 at Injap Tower Hotel. This, following… Continue reading Hotel 101 Group Brings 101 Stay Green to Iloilo City

Local News

Iloilo Tree Park Network: A Preview

The Iloilo City Government takes pride in its proposed Iloilo City Tree Park Network - its environmental program for a green and livable city. It is composed of the following: Iloilo City Tree Park in Lanit, Jaro; Eco-Park 01 and 02 in La Paz, and the Iloilo Beach Forest in Molo. It is the local… Continue reading Iloilo Tree Park Network: A Preview

Local News

PLDT Iloilo Office Unveils Solar Rooftop Installation

PLDT Iloilo office unveils solar rooftop installation as part of sustainability push. PLDT Inc. (PLDT) has fortified its move to help mitigate the effects of climate change with the completion of photovoltaic (PV) panel installation at its La Paz Office in Iloilo City. PLDT La Paz is one of the integrated telco’s main offices in… Continue reading PLDT Iloilo Office Unveils Solar Rooftop Installation

World News

April 22 is Earth Day

This coming April 22, Thursday, is Earth Day – an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The momentous event started in 1970 and, since then, has mobilized one billion individuals and gathered more than 75k partners. The website, EarthDay.Org, provides more details regarding the event. “EarthDay.Org’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate… Continue reading April 22 is Earth Day

World News

World Wildlife Fund Shares Deforestation Statistics

Deforestation Statistics: The World Wildlife Fund, in a press release, revealed that 166,000 square miles – roughly the size of California - have been lost to deforestation worldwide, between 2004 and 2017. “More than 166,000 square miles of forest habitat—an area roughly the size of California—were lost to deforestation in the tropics and subtropics between… Continue reading World Wildlife Fund Shares Deforestation Statistics

Local News

Iloilo City Strengthens Green Initiatives

Iloilo City, under the leadership of Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, strengthens its green initiatives through ongoing and upcoming projects in the metro. Here, the Iloilo Bloggers Society has summarized some of the green projects of the local government. One of the projects that has recently gained popularity is the green tunnel. The ‘Green Tunnel’… Continue reading Iloilo City Strengthens Green Initiatives

Local News

Iloilo City to Establish Dog Pound for Strays

In an update, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas revealed that the City Veterinary Office, General Services Office, along with the City Engineer’s Office are conceptualizing a plan to establish a dog pound in the metro. Treñas also said that the local government is intending to purchase a vehicle to capture strays and to settle them… Continue reading Iloilo City to Establish Dog Pound for Strays

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