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The National Bureau of Investigation says the officials violated the anti-graft law and the law prohibiting the importation of hazardous wastes
Earthquakes, typhoons, or terrorist attacks can strike anytime, and organizers want to be as prepared as possible
Wealthy nations, the authors note, consume 10 times more resources per person than in the developing world, and produce far more waste
Hindi namimili ang salitang 'trahedya,' at hindi rin dapat namimili ang salitang 'kaligtasan'
Several people disappear into the sinkhole as it spreads, including what appears to be a child
(4th UPDATE) The earthquake's first reported victim, a 73-year-old resident of the southern city of Ponce, died after a wall fell in his home
For some who lost entire families and communities to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, surfing is a way to heal
The Commission on Audit says the Department of Environment and Natural Resources' sale of property at Eastwood 'favored the buyer' and caused a P31-million loss to the government
We have evolved with and in nature and thus need more than just Instagrammable brushes with it in order to live
(UPDATED) The Lanao del Sur Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office is conducting assessment in coordination with the city government
(UPDATED) Municipal officials have asked provincial officials and the national government for more tents, food packs, and trauma healing for earthquake victims
Ronaldo Corpuz, a community environment and natural resources officer in Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, is the 3rd environmental worker killed in 2019
Indigenous communities are disappointed due to alleged violations in completing or fulfilling procedural requirements for the environmental compliance certificate of the Kaliwa Dam project
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says his government will offer 710 million yen ($6.5 million) to help areas affected by the storm
Rescue work that is continuing into the night risks being hampered by additional rain falling in central and eastern Japan that officials warn could cause fresh flooding and landslides
Tourism, climate change and good fortune all weigh on the future of the loggerhead turtle population, which the International Union for Conservation of Nature lists as vulnerable
Among the confirmed dead are 3 young children, with many people killed by falling debris in and around quake-struck Ambon City
National disaster mitigation agency spokesman Agus Wibowo says the death toll has been lowered after officials realized some of the deceased has been double-counted
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu suspends all dragon boat race activities in Boracay in the wake of a deadly accident that claimed the lives of 7 members of a local dragon boat group
The environment department recommends that residents minimize outdoor activity as air pollution in Cebu City is already above safe levels
Songco receives the KfW Bernhard Grzimek Prize for her exemplary work in protecting the reef’s extraordinary biodiversity while also meeting the needs of the local population and tourists
Eight times the mass of Earth and twice as big, K2-18b orbits in its star's 'habitable zone' at a distance – neither too far nor too close – where water can exist in liquid form, scientists report
The Green Thumb Coalition calls for a shift to renewable energy in view of the current climate emergency
A June report by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) ranks Tel Aviv's coastline as the third most polluted by plastic waste in the Mediterranean, behind Barcelona and southern Turkey
More often than not, bosses complicate our lives, scare the hell out of us, and make us want to go to therapy. But let me tell you a story of a 'boss' who changed it all.
The public hearings, organized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, will be held in Quezon and Rizal
The Malay government is facing difficulty in paying ECOS P95 million for its collection, hauling, and dumping services from January to June 2019
Stephen Cornelius, WWF's chief advisor on climate change, says the world needs 'an urgent transformation in how we use land in the future'
(UPDATED) El Nido will remain open to tourists, but swimming areas will continue to be restricted
Power for People Coalition calls on the President to come up with an executive order that will formalize his directive for the energy department to fast-track 'the development of renewable energy sources'
The rights of nature seeks to provide legal rights to the environment and recognize it as a rights-bearing entity
A layer of 'aerogel' could make Mars habitable and even enable life to develop there – but here's why we should wait
Ideas for changing or 'terraforming' Mars, by introducing an atmospheric greenhouse effect to warm it, have been around for a long time
Less than two-fifths of forests across Latin America, Asia and Africa currently allow for animals and plants to avoid potentially intolerable increases in temperature, according to a report from the journal Nature Climate Change.
The Japan Meteorological Agency warns that life-threatening landslides are possible
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources says the Balili River in Baguio City 'has severely deteriorated'
There have been plans to turn the Irisan dumpsite into an eco-park as early as 2012
Kalikasan PNE also calls out the environment department for not blocking Oceanagold's application for Financial or Technical Assistance Agreement renewal. Its first FTAA has expired on June 20.
The Philippines doesn't take in a lot of foreign waste compared to its neighbors, but it may become a dumping ground of smuggled garbage if the government doesn't act fast
'We urge developed countries to stop shipping garbage to our country,' says Yeo Bee Yin, Malaysia's minister of energy, technology, science, environment and climate change
This is not the first time that locals have observed motorboat propeller injuries on sea turtles
The spotless, red-eyed animal is photographed while trekking through the forest in Sichuan province
A project by Berlin's Natural History Museum asks city dwellers to go out and record nightingales' song with their smartphone and upload it onto an app
The government has had enough of misdeclared shipment carrying garbage entering the country's ports
Canada only manages to book a handler that will ship back the garbage on May 19, or 4 days after the May 15 deadline
As part of a partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Metro Pacific unit Maynilad will also fast-track the connection of customers to its sewage system
Philippine Eagle Foundation executive director Dennis Salvador says the wildlife loan agreement with Singapore serves as an 'insurance policy' in case anything happens to Philippine eagles in the country
(UPDATED) Environment Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management Benny Antiporda says the open dumpsite in Limay, Bataan, is another Smokey Mountain in the making
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte gives Canada until May 15 to start transporting the illegally-shipped garbage out of the Philippines
A draft document of a UN report depicts a planet suffering due to overconsumption and pollution
(UPDATED) These rangers have devoted their lives to protecting the tamaraws despite lack of tenure, lack of proper tools and gear, and the dangers that come with the job