Environmental groups reiterated on their stand urging the Philippine government to join other member-states in the Southeast Asian region in ratifying an international statute that will ban the transport of garbage from one country to another.
Environment groups in Davao hail the city government for heeding their calls to ban single-use plastic and implement a zero waste management policy in place to the city’s garbage incineration project.
As the Davao City Council adopts the National Climate Change Action Plan, an environmental group has pushed for more specific actions for environment protection in the city.
Mayor Sara Duterte admitted that the City Government is facing challenges in seeking approval for the operation of its P2.5 Billion Waste-to-Energy (WTE) project.
A recent study by a local environment group showed that youth in two Mindanao regions have high awareness on environmental issues and are interested to join initiatives for its protection.
With nearly a millions Filipinos in Luzon affected in the aftermath of three successive typhoons (Quinta, Rolly and Ulysses), organizations and institutions in Davao City are organizing relief drives and calling out Davawenyos to help.
Local and foreign environmental advocacy groups have launched a project to save the remaining heritage trees in Davao City.
A cleanup in one of Davao City’s potable water source revealed thousands of single-use food packages, sachets and bottles of house items have been dumped in the area.
The late former environment secretary Gina Lopez and a Lumad women organization are among the awardees of the 6th Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan (GBK) (Environmental Heroes Awards) given out by environment groups on Monday, September 28.
As the pandemic draws people to advocate for bicycle use and safety, advocates here in Davao City encountered an unlikely critic to this cause.