An environmental activist group on Thursday lauded Environment Secretary Gina Lopez for ordering the closure of 21 large-scale mining companies in the country.
Each landfill, located in Paquibato and Marilog districts, span five to 10 hectares of land.
A total of 135 sinkholes were identified by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in different areas of Island Garden City of Samal in Davao del Norte.
The country must shift from coal to renewable energy, an official of the Caritas Philippines said Monday.
A watershed advocacy group said on Friday that Davao’s Watershed Code is under threat of nullification after agricultural companies have filed a civil case to stop the imposition of environmental tax for plantations near the Panigan-Tamugan Watershed in Baguio District, this city.
The provinces of Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, and in Caraga and Northern Mindanao regions are placed under state of calamity after torrential rains flooded several towns, causing destruction to properties and displacements of thousands.
A Manila-based environmental group condemned China on Tuesday for its continued construction of missile bases across the reefs at the Spratlys Islands.
In order to strengthen the enforcement of marine environment protection, the city government of Panabo launched a Sea-Borne Floating Patrol Base.
A total of seven persons died and 4,536 persons are currently staying in 28 evacuation centers in Northern Mindanao and parts of Eastern Visayas after a low-pressure area and a tail end of a cold front brought heavy rains on Monday.
The local government of Kapalong ordered the suspension of classes on Monday, January 9, due to Tropical Depression Auring.