Imus blazing the trail: Eco-friendly solutions to garbage woes
News / Jan 08, 2019
Imagine yourself carrying a fashionable bayong (native market bag) for the charcoal briquettes you will buy, while briskly walking on a clean and green sidewalk made of eco-friendly bricks. Then you harvest or buy organic vegetables grown in your community using compost as a soil enhancer. This is how officials of the Provincial Government Environment and Natural Resources Office (PGENRO) of Cavite province imagine life should be in pursuing various programs to get rid of the province’s burgeoning garbage problem.
Olo-olo Mangrove Forest and EcoPark: A green space in small Batangas town
News / Dec 17, 2018
Bigger steps committed to protect coastal and marine resources
News / Dec 11, 2018
Various stakeholders strengthened their commitments to better manage the coastal and marine environment and resources as the East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress 2018 ended on a high note in Iloilo City on November 30.
Bataan’s ‘natural outdoor museum’
News / Dec 03, 2018
Imagine being with a flock of thousands of migratory birds in a wetland and nature park. It would surely give one a natural high, and relieve the body and soul of stress from daily chores. And Instagram-perfect photos. The park is the City of Balanga Wetland and Nature Park that is fast-becoming Bataan’s popular tourist destination.
Mining the white gold
News / Dec 02, 2018
A SMALL fishing community in Lobo, Batangas is putting a lot of investment in mining the so-called white gold in Lobo, Batangas. A third-class municipality, Lobo is a coastal town known for its pristine environment and rich natural resources.
Signing of Iloilo ministerial declaration caps 4-day international ocean confab
News / Nov 30, 2018
ELEVEN countries have affirmed their commitment for the conservation and sustainable development of shared coastal and marine resources, capping a four-day international confab focusing on the Seas of East Asia in Iloilo City.
6th Ministerial Forum pushes for regional cooperation and commitment for sustainable future of seas of East Asia
News / Nov 29, 2018
Ministers and senior government officials from 11 countries in the East Asian Seas region arrived at the 2018 East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress to attend the closing ceremony of the international conference, hearing the final conclusions and recommendations delivered during the various sessions of the 3-day event.