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.
An intensified campaign on ecowaste management is eyed as environmental advocates, business sector, and community leaders convene this month for the 1st OYA Davao Eco waste Summit 2019.
After the entry here of several tons of imported discarded plastic materials sparked a national outcry, the governments of South Korean and the Philippines have decided to ship back the garbage to its country of origin.
A nationwide coalition of environmental advocates sees no positive gain in Davao City’s planned P2.5 Billion Waste-to-energy project with the Japanese
International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
An official of a company that engages in the recycling of plastic has asserted that their raw materials coming from South Korea are not toxic but are recyclable.