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
Environment Undersecretary Benny Antiporda says up to 80% of important documents had been digitized before fire hit the Land Management Bureau central office
Authorities and environmentalists blame southern mainland China for the increasing amount of garbage in Hong Kong waters
Emilyn Arboleda Depon, acting provincial environment and natural resources officer of Capiz, says residents from 17 LGUs 'will go up just to plant trees simultaneously'
This comes after the government discovered 16 establishments that had installed their own pipes, which flush wastes directly under the beachfront
'We will call the attention of the DOH to have El Nido's groundwater tested,' says Natividad Bernardino, regional director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Mimaropa
DENR Mimaropa Regional Director Natividad Bernardino says Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu 'has ordered to put on hold the memorandum he signed concerning the SAPA suspension lifting'
Demolition orders are said to be issued 'within the week,' says DENR Regional Director Natividad Bernardino
The United Nations climate summit, which took place in Germany this month, saw slow but steady progress on setting up the rules to implement the Paris Agreement. Here is a comprehensive summary of the technical UN climate talks.
In the absence of rules, travel agencies offer trips to the region on boats sometimes equipped with helicopters or submarines, according to Segolene Royal, French ambassador for the Arctic and Antarctic poles
For 6 months, the Boracay inter-agency task force will strictly enforce the moratorium of construction of new tourism facilities and business enterprises, as well as the expansion of amenities and establishments.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources says the flattening was done before Boracay's closure
As Asia's giants move up the globalization food chain, many of the industries that helped propel their phenomenal growth are moving to Vietnam, Indonesia and other nations investing heavily in a coal-powered future
The resolution creates a working group tasked with identifying gaps in international environmental law and determining whether there is a need to a new regulatory structure
The fish kill claimed P17 million worth of milkfish in Bulacan, spanning an area of at least 150 hectares