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NSWMC's environmental neglect, failure to exercise mandate | Headline PH

NSWMC’s neglect, failure to exercise mandate

Environmental groups seek legal action in implementing RA 9003 Conservation and environmental law groups will bring to court the National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC) in a class suit over its failure to exercise its...
High concentrations of mercury in Greenland's ice sheets | Headline PH

High concentrations of mercury in Greenland’s ice sheets

  Scientists found dissolved mercury in rivers and fjords in Greenland just as much in far more industrialized areas. The presence of the heavy metal now raises concerns for the health of indigenous communities. With...
Areas that need to be under 'protected area' status | Headline PH

Areas that need to be under ‘protected area’ status

  The Philippines has declared under legislation 107 protected areas. These are areas rich in biodiversity that can encompass the evolutionary, ecological, and cultural processes that sustain life. They are important for ecological life support...

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Odette's rampage leaves severe damage across Visayas | Headline PH

Odette’s rampage leaves severe damage across Visayas

  After wreaking havoc in Mindanao, Typhoon Odette (Rai) rampaged through the central Philippine region. Thousands of families were evacuated across the regions with the Cebu...
EU leaders looking at new sanctions against Russia | Headline PH

EU leaders looking at new sanctions against Russia

  The European Union is being assaulted on multiple fronts by Russia and must unite behind new economic sanctions, Baltic and central European leaders said...
Omicron in China places half a million in quarantine | Headline PH

Omicron in China places half a million in quarantine

  Media report on Monday provided the country's first case of the fast-spreading Omicron variant identified in the northern port city of Tianjin.   BEIJING, China —...