THE Sangguniang Bayan (SB) of Malay on Friday voted to adopt the proposed Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program of PetroWind Energy Inc., which wants to expand its wind-farm project, that many businesses and locals view will affect Boracay Island’s main water source.
It is an open secret that the 190 km of coastline of Manila Bay has been plagued by marine litter and has been treated as a free dumping ground. Year after year, this problem is aggravated by factors such as ineffective waste management by the cities surrounding it and overproduction and consumption. A new study shows how alarming the situation is.
Have you traveled hundreds and thousands of islands in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, or perhaps explored the Philippines as a whole? If there’s a gem missing from your bucket list, consider Masungi Georeserve—an extraordinary wildlife sanctuary that transcends typical tourism and not only elevates the travel journey but also fosters environmental awareness among visitors.
With the backing of the domestic paint industry, a Philippine-based nongovernment organization will be advocating for international control on the trade of lead chromates, the most common lead-based pigments, by listing lead chromates and paint products containing them under the Rotterdam Convention.
MASINLOC, Zambales—Search the internet for Coto Kidz Pool and you’d get about 146,000 results in .42 seconds. That’s more than double the “hits” you’d get when you surf the net for Magalawa Island in nearby Palauig town, dubbed the mini-Boracay of Zambales, or, for that matter Isla de Potipot, a smaller yet equally Instagrammable island getaway in Candelaria town.
THE Philippines is pushing for the adoption of ridge-to-reef approaches to step further ecosystem loss, underscoring the urgent need to save lives and livelihoods in the ongoing 28th Conference of Parties of the United Nations at the Dubai Expo, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.