Following a successful run in Tacloban City during the 10th-anniversary commemoration of Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) on November 8, the People’s Museum of Climate Justice opened its doors in Manila City as part of the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior ship’s visit to the capital region.
SINGAPORE—Britain’s Prince William said Monday that seven countries—Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore, Britain and the United States—have committed at a wildlife summit to deepen their intelligence-sharing and other cooperation to combat money laundering by international gangs engaged in the illegal wildlife trade.
Meet the Nacolod turquoise beetle and the Silago blue beetle. These two newly discovered species, also called weevils, are site-endemic and thrive among other beetles that come in different colors, shapes and sizes in specific areas in the montane forest of Mount Nacolod in Leyte province.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysia’s Wildlife Department defended its use of puppies as live bait to capture black panthers spotted at a Malaysian village after animal rights groups protested the method and appealed to the government to use other means.
The United States government, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing more than P450-million ($8 million) in additional funding to strengthen disaster preparedness and response in vulnerable communities in the Philippines, said the US Embassy in a news release.