Category: Environment


The P6-M Pudtol Solar Pump located in Barangay Swan was programmed to irrigate 10 hectares. It is funded under NIA-CAR’s Establishment of Groundwater Pump Irrigation Project (EGPIP) 2021. Photo courtesy of NIA-CAR “NIA-CAR finishes 104 irrigation projects in CY 2021.” LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – True to its mandate of developing, construction, operating, and maintaining irrigation […]

Sunset view from atop Baguio

A symphony of colors from Baguio City’s ridge to the Lingayen Gulf reefs towards the horizon during the first days of 2022. Artemio A. Dumlao


Tourists, young and old, enjoyed a lazy river at a “paradise” at the shores of barangay Canaoay, San Fernando City, La Union inside the posh Aureo resorts and hotel, now teeming with guests as the province, known for its fine shores and beaches, opens up for tourists from all over Luzon. Artemio A. Dumlao


IN ASIPULO, IFUGAO: Photo show the beautiful and refreshing scenic view of the irrigable area of the just completed Pahadan Tubatang Communal Irrigation Project (CIP), funded under Balikatan Sagip Patubig Program (BSPP) CY 2021. The six hectares irrigable area has 21 farmer-beneficiaries. IN BONTOC, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE: Photos show portion of the completed facilities and the […]

JERA partnership seen as ‘enabler’ in AboitizPower’s 10-year RE expansion journey

AboitizPower’s renewable energy aspirations are taking a huge leap forward following Japanese firm JERA’s recent acquisition of a 27 percent stake in the Aboitiz led power company for $1.46 billion. The sale was announced on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, and was characterized as a “transaction [that] unlocks significant capital that will be used toward fueling […]


Ipinasyal ni Mayor Benjamin Magalong ang ilang Baguio media sa dating Irisan dumpsite para ipakita ang transformation nito na ngayon ay isa ng mabango at napakagandang Eco-Park. Bilang pangako sa unang araw ng kanyang pag-oopisina sa dumpsite ay ito rin ang naging una niyang proyekto at makalipas ang isang taon ay may malinis at walang […]


Nagtanim ng mga Pine tree seedlings ang mga opisyales ng Barangay AZKCO sa Botanical Forest Park bilang paggunita sa Environment Month, para isulong na mapanatili ang mga puno sa kabila ng pagging highly urbanized ng siyudad ng Baguio. Photo by Zaldy Comanda/ABN

Hedcor remains internationally certified amid pandemic restrictions

Hedcor, the run-of-river hydropower arm of AboitizPower, continues to meet international standards following the recommendation of British Standards Group Philippines (BSi) for ISO recertifications this year. Despite lockdowns and restrictions, Hedcor upholds global standards in generating clean and renewable energy efficiently and of utmost quality. Hedcor is recertified for six ISO certifications: Quality Management System, […]


Ang Northern Blossom Flower Farm sa Atok, Benguet ang nangungunang agri-tourism sites sa Benguet. Umaasa ang provincial government na muling mabuksan ito sa tulong ng isinagawang validation ng Department of Tourism, para siguraduhin na masunod ang minimum public health protocols na ipinapatupad ng AITF. Zaldy Comanda/ABN

Partnerships key to protecting Benguet watershed

Climate change and its impacts are increasingly felt across the globe, and the Philippines, with its exposure to climate-related hazards such as typhoons, floods, and droughts, is in a particularly vulnerable spot. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown into even greater relief the need for responses that balance short-term needs and long-term goals by addressing the […]

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