The 5.4-magnitude quake that struck Wao town in Lanao del Sur province on Sunday morning caused 5 cases of minor injuries, totally damaged 4 buildings and partially damaged about 100 houses, the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) reported.
A tectonic earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 jolted parts of Bukidnon and Lanao del Sur provinces early morning on Sunday, said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs) 10.
An environmentalist group here believed that expansion of parks and green spaces within highly urbanized cities like Davao City would be one of the solutions to the flooding problem.
Aware of the destruction brought upon by open-pit mining to the environment, President Rodrigo Duterte is mulling to ban all open pit mining operations in the country.
Miss Philippines-Fire 2017 Nellza Mortola-Bautista accepted the invitation of the municipal government to be its ambassadress for the environment.
That cooking oil you no longer use in the kitchen could fuel vehicles and mitigate the effects of climate change.
A network of development organizations urge President Rodrigo Duterte to “put words into action” by upholding a current policy on the ban of open-pit mining, which they say government mining regulators have recently stated to reverse.
This is the latest Philippine Eagle Center advisory as it steps up safety measures to protect the endangered Philippine Eagle and other birds endemic in Mindanao, announcing also the opening of the center after the temporary closure due to the threat of the avian flu virus outbreak in Pampanga.
The Philippine Eagle Foundation saw the avian flu outbreak in Pampanga as an “extreme danger” to the endangered Philippine Eagle prompting the agency to implement a two-day temporary closure at the Philippine Eagle Center.
Biodiversity conservation regulations should be mandatory and not voluntary to all mining firms operating in the country, an environmental advocacy group said on Tuesday, Aug. 1.