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In fight vs plastic, 'challenge is changing people's mindset, lifestyle'

May 26, 2018 - 6:16 PM

A study shows that the Philippines generates 2.7 million metric tons of plastic garbage every year

Biodiversity Day Press Con.

PH eagle Pamana's death sounds alarm for conservation efforts

Aug 21, 2015 - 9:48 AM

Pamana s death in UNESCO World Heritage Site Mount Hamiguitan a protected area highlights the need for greater local community involvement in conservation efforts

KING OF BIRDS. The Philippine eagle or Haribon is close to extinction because of deforestation and poaching

PH most lacking in funds, staff for conservation in ASEAN

Mar 03, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Protected areas in the Philippines are underfunded and understaffed by 324 and 540 respectively says a new study

MOUNT PULAG. One of the highest-earning protected areas in the country, Mount Pulag in Benguet, is threatened by pressures like growing number of visitors, trails and roads. Photo by Jodesz Gavilan/Rappler

State of threatened PH birds: New dangers, new solutions

Aug 23, 2014 - 8:00 AM

The number of threatened bird species has increased Philippine birds face old threats like habitat loss poaching and new threats like climate change

THREATENED KING. The Philippine Eagle, also called Haribon or King of Philippine Birds is a critically-endangered species

2 pygmy sperm whales killed by dynamite fishing in Siargao

Mar 24, 2014 - 2:17 PM

But locals say 22 more were killed The government is still verifying where the carcasses are

KILLED. A pygmy sperm whale calf, reportedly killed by dynamite fishing, was retrieved from the sea by locals and divers in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte. Photo by Damien Gagnieux

'Endangered' Nicobar pigeons to be released into the wild

Mar 18, 2014 - 3:33 PM

Five Nicobar pigeons will be released into Apo Reef Natural Park after 6 years of rehabilitation in a government wildlife rescue center

RAINBOW TAIL. The Nicobar pigeon is considered one of the most beautiful dove species because of its shimmery, multi-colored tail. Photo courtesy of DENR