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Haul of dead sea turtles seized in Palawan town

Jul 07, 2017 - 12:39 PM

Authorities say the cargo of critically endangered Hawksbill turtles was bound for Balabac an island town in the southernmost part of Palawan known as a backdoor for wildlife trafficking

CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. Authorities identify the illegal haul as critically endangered Hawksbill Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata). Photo from Frederic Cayao's Facebook page

Nickelodeon park: Palawan execs say oceans not 'private' properties

Jan 12, 2017 - 3:21 PM

The local government of Coron a tourism town in northern Palawan says it has yet to receive an application or official communication from the private developer of an underwater attraction

Palawan’s natural assets to undergo recreational services accounting

Dec 03, 2016 - 11:00 AM

We need to protect these assets to make them sustainable says World Bank consultant Reynaldo Fulleros

PRISTINE BEACH. San Vicente Island in Palawan. Photo from Keith Anthony Fabro

3,900 endangered turtles seized from Palawan warehouse

Jun 25, 2015 - 2:12 PM

The seizure is the largest confiscation of the critically endangered Palawan Forest Turtles to date

MAJOR HAUL. International group Traffic says the seizure of 4,400 turtles in Palawan last June 18 was the largest confiscation of freshwater turtles to date. Photo courtesy of Katala Foundation

DENR approval next hurdle for DMCI coal plant in Palawan

Jun 03, 2015 - 2:39 PM

It s now up to the national government whether or not a controversial coal power plant will rise in Palawan known as the country s last ecological frontier

'NO TO COAL.' Residents and students in Aborlan, Palawan protest the proposed coal plant to be built by DMCI Power Corporation. Photo courtesy of WWF-Philippines

Court blocks Palawan DMCI coal plant

Dec 12, 2013 - 5:55 PM

A Palawan regional trial court extends a temporary environmental protection order that stops the grant of all permits for the coal plant

'NO TO COAL.' Residents and students in Aborlan, Palawan protest the proposed coal plant to be built by DMCI Power Corporation. Photo courtesy of WWF-Philippines

Palawan may lose UNESCO citation over planned coal plant

Oct 01, 2013 - 5:59 PM

Residents and green groups oppose the planned DMCI coal power plant in the town of Aborlan Residents of Narra also rejected the proposed plant

'NO TO COAL.' Residents and students in Aborlan, Palawan protest the proposed coal plant to be built by DMCI Power Corporation. Photo courtesy of WWF-Philippines

All roads lead to Rio

Jun 18, 2012 - 8:09 AM

If the world can show we are making progress in these areas then we can be confident of a sustainable future for our children and their children