Protection/Conservation

Protection/Conservation

Biz group wants Surigao watershed preserved

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/21 March) – A local business group has made known its position on the still unresolved issue of whether to allow a...

In Bukidnon, plant trees, get tax discount

MALAYBALAY CITY  (MindaNews/17 March) -- Provincial board member Jay Albarece has proposed an ordinance granting real property tax discounts for  lots with high density...

Constraints hamper Bukidnon’s advance watershed management capacity

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/21 January) – Back in 1993, Bukidnon already had the Bukidnon Watershed Protection and Development Council (BWPDC), a multi-sectoral body to exercise...

Tarsier research in S. Cotabato’s Mt. Matutum pushing through

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/06 December)—A foreign conservation group is all set to conduct a two-month research on tarsiers, a “near threatened” species, in Mt. Matutum,...

9,000 hectares eyed for reforestation in Region XII

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/9 Feb) – At least 9,000 hectares in Region 12 or Southwestern Mindanao are targeted for reforestation this year, regional environment...

Tulunan signs MOU with Korea's IUTC on Liguasan's conservation

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/17 December) - The municipal government of Tulunan in North Cotabato and the International Urban Training Center (IUTC) of the Republic of...

Korean ecologists train NoCot officials in conservation

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/15 December) - Korean environment experts are holding a training here in stream ecological restoration for local officials and tourism workers in...

Relief agency embarks on restoring Liguasan marsh's ecosystem

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/1 Dec)- The World Food Program (WFP) of the United Nations has embarked on restoring the ecosystem of the Liguasan Marsh in...

Gov't urged to use indigenous trees in reforestation

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/09 December) - Government reforestation programs should stop using exotic tree species as these have gradually displaced indigenous tree species as well...

Campaign vs. pesticides kicks off in Digos City

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/05 December) - The environment group Citizens Alliance Unified for Sectoral Empowerment in Davao del Sur (Cause-DS) on Friday launched a weeklong...

Agusan bishop says Church will stand up for and defend environment if DENR can't

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews/15 November) --  "The Church will stand up for and defend the environment if the Department of Environment and...

14th Aldaw ta Kitanglad tackles biodiversity

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/09 November) - Biodiversity is the theme of this year's celebration of the three-day "Aldaw ta Kitanglad" (Mt. Kitanglad Day) which started...

Masses, tree planting to mark 19th death anniversary of environmentalist priest

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/13 October) - Parishioners from around Bukidnon will mark the 19th death anniversary on Thursday of slain priest Fr. Nery Lito Satur...

Mayor Duterte in quandary over coal-fired power plant

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/12 October) --- Mayor Sara Duterte hinted she might change her mind with regard to the proposal of a power firm to...

Hong Kong birdwatchers ignore embassy warnings to "help save the environment"

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 September) -- Ignoring their government’s advisory against visiting the Philippines, Hong Kong birdwatchers are in Davao for the 1st Asian Bird...

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