Rappler's latest stories on environmental issues
Pollution linked to animal farming in northwestern Russia contaminates rivers and kills large areas of seabed
Much of health care wastes are single-use materials such as disposable gloves, gowns, face masks, and IV bags, which are mostly plastics made from fossil fuels. When burned, they release toxic substances.
'The outbreak proves once again that we fail to learn from our history. This reality is not just limited to armed conflicts, political patterns, or social revolutions; it also applies to the way we treat our environment.'
Millions of households continue to be without electricity, and many other areas with a limited service of only 4 to 6 hours per day
China does not push its partners to strengthen environmental protections. For this reason, trading intensively with China is especially likely to generate high levels of pollution in developing countries.
Is a golden mean possible in mining? Yes but radical reforms in governance are necessary to get there
Respiratory and skin diseases affect residents of Happyland in Tondo Manila as the nearby stockpile of Rock Energy International Corporation continues its operations
The issue isn’t merely our commitment to the Paris Agreement Even without it the Philippines needs to get serious about mitigating climate change because the country is most vulnerable to it
The Environmental Management Bureau has identified and submitted the list of 350 LGUs with recurring and blatant violations of open dump sites to the Ombudsman
Taking action against climate disruption and for poverty reduction should not be regarded as two separate and contradictory goals said France s foreign minister Laurent Fabius
Rappler s Pia Ranada is among 3 Filipino winners in the 2014 Asian Environmental Journalism Awards in Singapore
Kung gusto ng Filipinas na hindi makadagdag sa pagkasira ng kapaligiran isang determinadong tugon ang kailangan: huwag nang dagdagan ang coal fired plants at kumilos tungo sa pagpapasara at pagbabaklas ng mga nakatayo na
But President Benigno Aquino III says the benefits of the connecting road between Oriental and Occidental Mindoro will outweigh the difficulties in its construction
The use of disposable shopping bags, whether made of paper or plastic, comes with pros and cons for the environment
Protesters allowed to inspect the site where 182 trees were permitted to be earth balled and cut
SM Baguio defies a court order and continues earth balling trees on Luneta Hill