At least 30 earthquakes rocked off the shore of Governor Generoso town in Davao Oriental on Monday, April 10 until the evening of Wednesday, April 12, records from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology indicated.
A magnitude 6 earthquake jolted Mindanao at 5:21, Wednesday morning.
An environmental group here urged the government not to resume in allowing the mountaineering activities in Mt. Apo.
A total of 169 hatchlings of pawikan (marine turtles) were released along the shore of the Cleanergy Park here last week.
A local environmental group here expressed support for Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary-designate Regina Paz Lopez after her appointment was bypassed by the Commission on Appointment.
Biology researchers from the University of Mindanao wanted a “critical habitat” in order to preserve the newly-discovered species.
Despite backlash from the mining industry, Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez on Tuesday said she remains confident that the support of the Filipino people were with her.
While it lauded Philippine President Duterte for signing the Paris Agreement, the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice said on Tuesday that it wanted more “concrete and stronger policy actions” from government to address the country’s goal to be independent from using coal.
70-year old Ric Obenza said Secretary Gina Lopez ”needs to continue what she started because the closure of mining companies should have happened a long time ago.”
This city would host a “mirror station” of the data collected by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), a decentralization plan of the agency operation and to protect the data should the central office be destroyed by a severe earthquake.