Category: Environment

Study links serious skin disease among dolphins to climate crisis

A study has linked a potentially-fatal skin disease in dolphins to the climate crisis, and scientists predict that it’s only going to get worse. (Simon Allen / University of Western Australia)

Vigilance against sale of unlawful sale of aerosol paints with high lead content urged

A toxics watchdog group pushed for consumer vigilance to counter the illegal sale of aerosol or spray paints for general use laden with high concentrations of lead. (Contributed photo)

Why are Malaysia’s sea turtles disappearing?

Malaysia is home to important habitats for marine turtles such as nesting beaches for the laying of eggs and coral reefs and seagrass beds as their feeding grounds. (AFP photo)

Green up the holiday season: Here are the ways how

From rethinking your giftwrap to doing your part to support a better tomorrow, there’s so much you can do this holiday season to fight the climate crisis. (Pixabay photo)

USAID donates P2.3M equipment, WildALERT System to boost DENR to protect wildlife

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided essential equipment and supplies to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to boost its work in combating wildlife trafficking and providing holistic care for rescued wildlife in its custody. (USAID photo)

8M trees planted in Negros amid the pandemic

Despite the travel restrictions during the community quarantines, a massive joint government and non-government movement for the forest restoration of Negros Island has already planted eight million trees on its fifth year. (Pixabay photo)

UN chief wants worldwide ‘state of climate emergency’

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for a worldwide “state of climate emergency” to tackle global warming. (Mark Garten/UN Photo/Handout via Xinhua)

LafargeHolcim accelerates impact on United Nations’ SDGs

With ten years remaining to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, LafargeHolcim commits to accelerating its impact across the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to transparently disclosing its progress. (LafargeHolcim photo)

DENR wins lawsuit vs illegal tarantula trader

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has won a legal case against a wildlife trader who was behind the illegal shipment of over 700 pieces of live tarantulas intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport last year.