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Turtle found dead in Indonesia with plastic waste in stomach

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 | No Comments
  A turtle was found dead earlier this week in Indonesia with plastic waste hanging from its remains, environment activists said. This is the first time a turtle is found...

Maldives tells U.N. climate talks: ‘We are not prepared to die’

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 | No Comments
  The Maldives will do all in its power to keep “our heads above water”, the head of its delegation at U.N. climate talks, Mohamed Nasheed, said on Thursday (December 13) in...

Real-life Paddington Bear cub rescued in Peru after mother killed

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 | No Comments
An orphaned spectacled bear was rescued in Peru, after locals reportedly killed his mother and left the 8-month old cub tied to a tree, officials reported. According to Peru’s environment body SERFOR,...

5 arrested in Cebu for selling turtle stew

Posted on: December 12th, 2018 | No Comments
  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Five people have been arrested in a raid on Tuesday (December 11) in Barangay Pasil, Cebu City for selling pawikan larang or turtle soup. An...

Green group pushes for nationwide total firecracker ban

Posted on: December 6th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health is gearing up its annual anti-firecrackers’ campaign, “Oplan: Iwas Paputok, Fireworks Display Ang Patok,” which aims to reduce the number of firecracker-related injuries...

Curbing climate change could save millions of lives – WHO

Posted on: December 6th, 2018 | No Comments
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday (December 5) that mitigating climate change would save millions of lives at a global level. According to WHO, exposure to pollution results in seven...

People worried as China’s capital blanket by pollution

Posted on: December 3rd, 2018 | No Comments
A total of 79 Chinese cities have triggered air pollution alerts as severe winter smog covers wide swaths of the country, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday (December...

PH’s first eco-airport officially opens in Panglao

Posted on: November 27th, 2018 | No Comments
BOHOL, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte along with several government officials on Tuesday (November 27), inaugurated Bohol Panglao International Airport (BPIA)— the country’s first ever eco-airport. Touted as a “Green...

Severe ‘devil winds’ expected to whip up deadly California blazes

Posted on: November 12th, 2018 | No Comments
PARADISE, Calif (Reuters) – Severe hot and dry “devil winds” kicked up on Sunday in fire-ravaged Southern California and more winds were expected in the north, fanning the flames of...

Sing your heart out in Cebu’s karaoke bus

Posted on: November 1st, 2018 | No Comments
Heading to Cebu this long weekend? Don’t miss their famous karaoke bus. A Cebu-based bus driver thought of a way to reduce the travel stress of his passengers and decided...