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20,000 join Manila Bay cleanup
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
At least 20,000 people participated in the cleanup of Manila Bay yesterday as part of the observance of International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day 2019.
DAR welcomes CA ruling on land acquisition
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) welcomed the recent ruling of the Court of Appeals (CA) affirming the original and exclusive power of the department to process land acquisition and issuance of certificates...
1972 martial law commemoration, protest set on Friday
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Various groups are set to commemorate on Friday in front of the Rizal Monument in Rizal Park the declaration of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos’ martial law on Sept. 21, 1972.
Marilyn weakens, moves northeast
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Tropical depression Marilyn has slightly weakened as it moved northeast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.
Magnitude 5.5 quake rocks Quezon
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 14, 2019 - 12:00am
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted yesterday Quezon province and was felt in several areas including Metro Manila, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
Tropical depression Marilyn slows down
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Tropical depression Marilyn has slowed down while moving northwest, with its center estimated to be 1,045 kilometers east of Basco in Batanes, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration...
Peasant groups demand P20 palay price, P27 NFA rice
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Several peasant groups yesterday stormed the National Food Authority (NFA) warehouse on Visayas Avenue in Quezon City, demanding at least P20 per kilo support price for palay and the release of P27 NFA rice in the...
EcoWaste: Toxic lipsticks, whitening creams sold in Davao City
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Severals cosmetics sold in Davao City contain dangerous levels of mercury and lead, according to environmental watchdog EcoWaste Coalition.
Tropical depression Marilyn enters PAR
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Tropical depression Marilyn has entered the Philippine area of responsibility, although it is not expected to make landfall, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said...
Regional network formed to explore bamboo possibilities
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
A regional network that will explore the vast potential of bamboo for environmental sustainability and economic resiliency in the midst of climate change will soon be established, the Department of Environment and...
DENR moves for creation of enforcement bureau
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Secretary Roy Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is calling for the enactment of a law creating an enforcement bureau within the agency.
Southwest monsoon affects Northern Luzon
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Northern Luzon will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the southwest monsoon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said ye...
DENR trains forest rangers on gun use
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 7, 2019 - 12:00am
A training of forest rangers on how to use shotguns is being conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Liwayway intensifies as it leaves Philippines
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Typhoon Liwayway intensified as it moved away from the Philippine area of responsibility.
DENR deputizes officers to help protect environment
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has started appointing DENROs or deputized environment and natural resources officers to help the agency in its several tasks in line with protecting the...
DENR action plan launched for mercury phaseout
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) led the recent launch of the country’s National Action Plan (NAP) for the phaseout of mercury-containing products and wastes.
LPAs monitored off Cagayan, Surigao Sur
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The state weather bureau is monitoring two low-pressure areas.
War on plastic continues
by Rhodina Villanueva - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
A report by a nongovernment organization opposed to single-use plastics (SUPs) said that every day, the country produces around “164 million pieces of sachets.”
Slower Ineng maintains strength
by Rhodina Villanueva - August 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Tropical Storm Ineng maintained its strength while slightly slowing down, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.
Iloilo holds first ever bamboo congress
by Rhodina Villanueva - August 15, 2019 - 12:00am
A “bamboo congress” is being held this week in Iloilo City, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has announced.
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