Bohol LGUs told: Protect marine resources, learn from Panglao’s experience

Doris C. Bongcac 11/28/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Learning from the experience of Panglao town, localities in Bohol province are told the importance of having regulations being set in place before they should start to accommodate divers and other tourists in their…

CESET apprehends violators, conducts cleanup drive in Mambaling

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 70 individuals from Sitio Nava in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City were issued citation tickets by personnel of the Cebu City Environmental Sanitation and Enforcement Team (CESET) for violation of the “No…

Tuburan mayor: 11,000 bamboo seedlings for environment, livelihood of farmers

Futch Anthony Inso 09/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Eleven thousand bamboo seedlings were planted during the World Bamboo and Cleanup Day 2022 in Tuburan town on Saturday, September 17, 2022.  Tuburan Democrito “Aljun” Diamante led the ceremonial planting of the bamboo…

Coastal clean-up in Lapu-Lapu set

Futch Anthony Inso 09/16/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government is all set to conduct the 2022 International Coastal Clean-up on Saturday, September 17, 2022. The clean-up drive will be held at the Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan. City Hall employees…

200 kilos of garbage collected in Ubay mangrove area

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Environment and fisheries regulators here continue to remind the public to dispose of their garbage properly in order to prevent polluting seas and other vital ecosystems. Personnel from the Bureau of Fisheries and…

Rare endemic lizard rescued in Samboan, Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Eco-tourism guides in Samboan town in southwestern Cebu released on Sunday, September 11, a rare lizard, endemic to the Philippines, back to the wild after it was trapped in a garden.  The Tangbo…

Cebu City Jail Male Dorm plants 200 seedlings for 131st BJMP anniversary

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 200 fruit-bearing seedlings were planted on Monday, September 5, 2022,  by Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory personnel at the Osmeña Shrine in Barangay Kalunasan, here in line with the 31st anniversary…

EMB-7 recommends immediate course of action in Cordova costal water problems

Futch Anthony Inso 08/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) has recommended to the Municipality of Cordova to take immediate course of action to mitigate any environmental pollution in the town’s coastal waters. EMB-7 recommended to the…

Sabang officials want area where blacktip sharks are found protected

Futch Anthony Inso 06/13/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Officials in Barangay Sabang in Olango Island want to declare the seawater where blacktip sharks are found as a marine sanctuary. Alex Baring, the head of the Lapu-Lapu City Agriculture and Fisheries Office…

Sanction countries not reducing carbon emissions – Duterte

Daphne Galvez 05/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Countries that fail to reduce their carbon emissions as they had promised should be sanctioned, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday in his weekly taped “Talk to the People” briefing. “Unless the industrialized countries…

World’s oceans at most acidic level in 26,000 years, climate report warns

Reuters 05/19/2022

The world’s oceans grew to their warmest and most acidic levels on record last year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, as United Nations officials warned that war in Ukraine threatened global…

COP26 coal pledge falls short on support as emissions surge

Reuters 11/05/2021

GLASGOW — A pledge to phase out coal gained the support of 23 more countries at the U.N. climate conference on Thursday, November 4, 2021, but was shunned by big users of the dirtiest of the fuels…

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