Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu orders the Mines and Geosciences Bureau to review all minahang bayan applications after the tragic landslide in Itogon, Benguet
Jointly organized by California governor Jerry Brown and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, the 3-day gathering is a showcase for initiatives, big and small, to reduce humanity's carbon footprint
The vote confirms a long-standing commitment to so-called aboriginal subsistence whaling for nutritional and cultural reasons – an exception to the decades-old ban on commercial whaling
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu says workers should live in mainland Aklan to decongest the world-famous island Boracay
'Climate change is the defining issue of our time – and we are at a defining moment,' says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
The Pope also says that access 'to safe drinkable water is a basic and universal human right' and deplored that for many it was 'difficult if not impossible'
The Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force is implementing a 'No Compliance, No Opening' policy to ensure that establishments follow rules and regulations
In the transition to clean energy, natural gas fills in where renewables fall short.
Some of these changes are already under way in the southwestern United States, where massive wildfires are destroying pine forests and transforming swaths of territory into shrubland
Eleven of Kenya's precious black rhinos were transferred to a new home in what was supposed to be a routine operation in a country fabled for its conservation. So how did all of them end up dead?
Environment minister Nicolas Hulot takes his interviewers and government colleagues by surprise by announcing his resignation on France Inter radio
Two organizations get together to hold a workshop on discussion of a zero-waste lifestyle
The environment department confiscates 34 sacks of the threatened Philippine bantigue
Environment officials urge business owners or authorized representatives to personally process their certifications, business permits, and clearances at the one-stop shop in Boracay
A dry run is also scheduled from October 15 to 25, with local tourists from Aklan to be prioritized
Quarrying is temporarily halted after President Rodrigo Duterte's top aide relays a complaint from a Marikina City resident. But it has yet to be determined whether or not quarrying led to flooding.
'We're phasing-out single-use plastic bags so we can better look after our environment and safeguard New Zealand's clean, green reputation,' says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
If polar ice continues to melt, forests are slashed and greenhouse gases rise to new highs – as they currently do each year – the Earth will pass a tipping point
The Global Witness reports that Brazil was the most dangerous country for land activists in 2017 with 57 killed, while the Philippines accounted for 48
Lawyer Richard Fabila, Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (CENRO) of Boracay, says they will try to align Memorandum Circular No. 2018-006 of Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu with local laws
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources says the businesses would have to stop operations while their environmental compliance certificates are reviewed
Apple is pushing for greener processes in China where most of their products are assembled
France Nature Environment, a federation of some 3,500 environmental associations, says the Mourenx site has been emitting 'dangerous material at astronomical levels'
The plastic straws will be replaced by recyclable lids that have a small raised opening allowing consumers to sip their drink
Greenpeace says some 12 million tons per year of plastic, mostly in the form of single-use packaging, are dumped into the world's oceans, creating an ecological nightmare
Scott Pruitt has become the focus of multiple investigations in recent months, including by his own agency's inspector general, two other independent federal agencies, and by Congress itself
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu says Boracay is still on target for an October 26 re-opening
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu says the island can be reopened by October 26, as planned
'The genome has allowed us to understand the koala immune genes in detail for the first time,' says a co-author of the study
Activists continue to pressure countries and businesses to deserting plastic straws. It's working.
Research by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis said pollution contributed to 3.2 million new diabetes cases globally in 2016 – or around 14 percent of all new diabetes cases globally that year.
Thousands of years of heritage are being lost, says Matthew Betts, a curator at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec
The Office of the Ombudsman also says it found probable cause to file graft charges against Environment Undersecretary Juan Miguel Cuna for 'gross inexcusable negligence' over the controversial shipment
'For more than a century, we had turned parts of the world's most iconic park into a highway – and starting tonight, we have officially taken it back for good,' says Mayor Bill de Blasio
Coupled with projected sea level rise driven by global warming, reef decline could see flooding increase 4-fold by century's end, researchers report in the journal Nature Communications
One-third of food produced in the world depends on pollination, and bees hold the most important role among all pollinators
Houtouwan was once a thriving fishing community of sturdy brick homes clinging to the steep hills of the island of Shengshan. But it's now abandoned, with entire houses completely overgrown as if shrink-wrapped in a lush layer of green.
Anti-mining advocates and environmental groups join the Salakyag ng mga Sangnilikha, which aims to empower communities to talk about environmental issues
Police say two unidentified suspects fled the scene of the crime aboard a pink Yamaha Mio with no plate number
June 8 is World Oceans Day, a day to celebrate our shared oceans and their importance in everyday life. How much love and care have we given Manila Bay?
Are you all about your work or is it work that's making you miserable?
Plastic pollution is a major problem in the Philippines, which along with China, Vietnam, and Indonesia, is frequently listed among the world's worst offenders
World Environment Day 2018 is highlighting the perils of plastic with the tagline 'if you can't reuse it, refuse it'
In their statement, the UN highlights the increasing threats posed by climate change and the increasing risks faced by environmental advocates
Some residents protest the rumored plan to relocate them outside the top tourist island
The Plastic Battle campaign convinces businesses to let people refill reusable bottles for a fee or for free, in a bid to eliminate single-use plastic bottles that contribute to pollution
'While we hope that this is not the case, arson is a serious crime and the Land Management Bureau fire significantly impacts Filipinos who place premium value on land,' says Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu
Since April 26 – the start of Boracay's 6-month closure – local residents have been allowed to swim only in a designated swimming area in the white beach near Willy's Rock in Station 1
Samar 1st District Representative Edgar Sarmiento slams the National Housing Authority for 'palpak' projects nationwide
The proposals call for banning banning plastic cotton buds, cutlery, plates, straws, drink stirrers and balloon sticks