Rappler's latest stories on Ipo Watershed
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A group asks President Rodrigo Duterte to look into the lack of protection for the Ipo Watershed, despite the payment by Metro Manila residents of environmental fees in their water bills
The MWSS finally pays forest guards whose role is to protect a watershed crucial for Metro Manila s water needs
The Ipo Watershed – part of a watershed system which provides 97 of Metro Manila s water needs – is now vulnerable again to illegal logging and burning – no thanks to MWSS oversight
Is the government s reforestation program genuine reforestation or a perpetuation of the mindset that trees are commodities for humans to exploit?
Locals say informal settlers and government officials deliberately burn reforestation sites so new funds will be released a charge that the DENR denies
Environmentalists blame two government agencies for mismanaging a vital watershed