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World Bank features UP professor Antonia Tanchuling as protector of Philippines’ oceans

University of the Philippines professor Dr. Maria Antonia Tanchuling has been featured in a World Bank report on World Oceans Day 2020 as an innovator helping protect the Philippines' oceans.

UP, DOST new research projects to help Manila Bay rehabilitation

The University of the Philippines (UP) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) are working together on a research project to help in the rehabilitation of polluted Manila Bay.

University of the Philippines scientist lists “new normal” habits to keep “good” air quality

University of the Philippines (UP) scientist Mylene Cayetano has listed new habits in the "new normal" to keep the "good" air quality observed during the enhanced community quarantine to stop the spread of COVID-19.

WWF Panda picks Muntinlupa, Batangas, Santa Rosa for One Planet City Challenge Global Finals

Muntinlupa, Batangas, and Santa Rosa cities were named global finalists in the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) One Planet City Challenge (OPCC) which encourages participating cities around the world to develop environmentally sustainable practices.
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Filipinos overcome COVID-19 quarantine to come together on digital for Earth Hour

Filipinos on lockdown went digital for the observation of Earth Hour 2020, enabling the nation to bridge the gap brought on by social distancing required by the community quarantine to stop the spread of coronavirus disease.

Siargao’s Sugba Lagoon showcases Eco-Friendly Septic System

Sugba Lagoon in world-famous Siargao Island, home to one of the biggest mangrove forests in the Philippines, is now also a showcase of a technology called the Eco-Friendly Septic System (Eco-Sep).

DLSU-D Senior High students develop alternative to plastic straw using Saba fruit peelings

De La Salle University - Dasmarinas (DLSU-D) Senior High School students have come up with a solution to plastic waste problems by developing an alternative to plastic drinking straw using the Filipino favorite Saba banana's fruit peelings.

Pinoy green groups praise move to return South Korea’s illegal waste

Environmental groups in the Philippines welcomed the impending re-export of over 5,000 tons of illegal waste from South Korea that were shipped to the Philippines nearly two years ago. The waste shipment is scheduled to be returned on January 19 and February 9 of this year.

Filipino children’s health secured as PHL completes phaseout of leaded paints

Filipino children's health are now more secured as the Philippines marked the completion of the phaseout of leaded paints at the close of 2019.

5 Important Reminders for Feast of Black Nazarene Parade Participants

Feast of the Black Nazarene or the Traslacion on Thursday, January 9, has brought on reminders of how previous parades have left mountains of trash along the route, and a plea from the No To Plastic Campaigners for a more environment-friendly celebration.

San Miguel, Dow collaborate for 1st recycled plastics Philippine road

Filipino multinational company San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has announced that it has just laid out the first recycled plastics road in the country. SMC, named by Forbes Asia as a Best-Over-A-Billion company in the Asia-Pacific...

San Miguel taps Filipino invention as it shifts to biodegradable packaging

The Philippines' San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is tapping a Filipino invention of plastic woven packaging as it shifts to biodegradable packaging for its products. The move is a Philippine business milestone as SMC is the...

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