Two brothers are now facing charges after allegedly shooting and wounding a critically endangered Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) in Barangay Tambobong, Baguio District, Davao City last Sunday, February 21.
The 10 percent green space allocation for future development projects in the city will remain a mandatory requirement here as its mayor, Rodrigo Duterte, quashed the council’s decision to amend a land use ordinance which attracted opposition among environmental groups.
The National Democratic Front has declared war against coal mining companies in the Caraga region and ordered the New People’s Army to mount attacks.
The environmental advocacy arm of Ateneo de Davao University (ADDU) has joined the snowballing petition to reverse the city council’s decision to amend an ordinance that required land developers to allocate a green space for their projects.
One of the city’s lawmakers who pushed to remove the 10 percent ‘green space’ requirement from an ordinance got a tongue-lashing for saying such rule might discourage developers from building socialized housing projects.
Hope is not bleak for environmentalists aghast after the City Council removed the mandatory 10 percent green space requirement for new and future developments in the city.
Think of it like an emissions test. Whose candidate is talking clean, and whose candidate is talking dirty.
The French national who along with his wife and son’s bodies were found dead in Narra, Palawan was a known environmental advocate doing voluntary work in the island.
The rise from 34 degrees Celsius to 35 degrees Celsius temperature and the maintenance shutdown of a unit of the coal-fired power plant here are affecting the city’s power supply.
An official of the Aboitiz Power dismissed the fears of environmentalist on the harmful effects of the newly inaugurated coal fired power plant here saying they will not do anything bad for the city.