Lumad groups and environmental advocates expressed opposition to the looming plunder of mining and logging interests in the mineral-rich Pantaron Range in Mindanao, as well as the attacks against environmental defenders, as they staged a protest action in Davao City during the Earth Day commemoration on Monday, April 22.
The Ancillary Services Unit (ASU), a division under the City Mayor’s Office of the city government of Davao raised alarm over the disposal of plastic wastes in the city.
The environmentalist group EcoWaste Coalition has called on the public to observe a “greener, trash-free” Holy Week.
Authorities seized various species of exotic animals reportedly smuggled from Indonesia in an operation conducted on Monday, April 8 in Barangay Dahican, Mati City, Davao Oriental.
A call to strengthen the efforts to protect the Davao Gulf was raised on Tuesday’s regular session of the Sangguniang Panlunsod after a dead whale was found with more than 88 pounds of plastic wastes jammed into its belly.
There is a need to assess the country’s law on the environment and Customs rules and regulations to prevent wastes from other nations to enter the Philippines as lawmakers are still investigating the thousands of tons of plastic trash imported from South Korea.
A new kind of environment will soon greet those who frequent the Monfort Bat Cave Sanctuary in the Island Garden City of Samal.
The Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) has announced on Wednesday it has caught sight of a 10 to 11-month old Philippine Eagle was spotted nesting in the highlands of Bukidnon province.
To further strengthen to continuing advocacy of the city government of Davao against the single use of plastic, the Mutya ng Davao 2018 and her court has launched its own campaign called A.T.S.U.P or campaign AgainsT Single-Use Plastic Davao.
Appropriate charges will be filed against those behind the importation of about 6,500 tons of plastic trash following their reshipment back to Pyeongtaek City, South Korea, a Bureau of Customs-10 (BOC-10) official said.