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Rappler's latest stories on forests and water


Bulacan deforestation ‘drying up’ Metro Manila water supply

Jun 17, 2014 - 8:16 AM

Environmentalists blame two government agencies for mismanaging a vital watershed

BLACKENED. Forest fires like this photographed in April 2014 are often used for charcoal-making or to clear away land for farming. Photo from Fredd Ochavo

Indonesia: Water springs eternal in Sukagalih village

May 12, 2014 - 5:53 PM

A village in Indonesia accepts a gift from one of the last remaining tropical rain forests in Southeast Asia

WATER TRAIL. Mt Halimun-Salak, a watershed for communities in Sukabumi district, Indonesia, collects rain water and plays a vital role in the hydrological cycle. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler