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Report restaurant’s selling tawilis – DENR

Posted on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 05:49 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Calabarzon reminds the public that the closed fishing season for tawilis remains in effect until April 30. Thus, the...

2 Neg Occ towns under state of calamity due to drought

Posted on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 04:04 PM | No Comments
A state of calamity was declared in Murcia and Isabela, Negros Occidental because of the severe effects of El Niño phenomenon. 80% of the rice field of A and G...

One of four most endangered turtles died in China

Posted on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 12:46 PM | No Comments
The last-known female Yangtze giant softshell, one of the most endangered turtles in the world, has died in Suzhou zoo on Saturday (April 13). The female turtle was about 90...

Are you ready for the Big One?

Posted on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 11:50 AM | No Comments
Experts warn of the so-called “Big One” – a staggering 7.2 magnitude earthquake brewing in the West Valley fault that could wipe out 114,000 homes in Metro Manila and claim...

EcoWaste Coalition calls out online sellers of mercury-laced skin whiteners

Posted on Friday, 12 April 2019 01:56 PM | No Comments
EcoWaste Coalition has lashed out on third party sellers of mercury-laced skin lightening cosmetics in popular e-commerce sites. The environmental watchdog’s chemical safety campaigner, Thony Dizon, said these popular e-commerce...

LOOK: The first captured image of a black hole

Posted on Thursday, 11 April 2019 04:03 PM | No Comments
For the first time ever, astronomers were able to capture the image of a black hole at the center of Messier 87 galaxy, 55m light years from Earth. It is...

PAGASA warns public to brace for hotter temperatures in May

Posted on Wednesday, 10 April 2019 04:53 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Several areas in the country are experiencing an abnormal rise in temperature in recent days. State weather bureau, PAGASA said to expect much higher temperatures in the...

Duterte approves ‘in principle’ EO on water security

Posted on Wednesday, 10 April 2019 04:40 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the draft of an Executive Order (EO) that will hopefully address water supply issues in the country, a Cabinet official said on...

DENR: Manila Bay waters off Bataan now fit for swimming

Posted on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 03:25 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has identified an area in Manila Bay that is now fit for swimming and other forms of contact recreation...

DENR: More establishments face closure for polluting Manila Bay

Posted on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 03:15 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – More establishments are facing closure as the rehabilitation of Manila Bay continues, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said. DENR Undersecretary Benny Antiporda said a...