Category: Environment

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 […]


Municipal and barangay officials and government employees of Bokod took part in a tree planting activity in communal forest reservations and along the highway in observation of the World Environment Month and Arbor Day this month of June. The Bokod local government led by Mayor Thomas Wales Jr. spearheaded on June 4, 2021 the tree […]

La Union Sustains Living Shorelines; Deploys Artificial Reefs

In its bid to promote ecological integrity and clean and healthy environment through the La Union #KalikasanNaman campaign, the Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) SCUBA Diving Team assisted in the successful deployment of  70 units of Artificial Reef (AR) on April 22 to 28, 2021  in the coastal Municipalities of Balaoan, Bacnotan and San […]


Local residents of Mankayan try the newest adventure tourism attraction in the municipality paragliding at the scenic caldera of mountains surrounding Lepanto Mines and landing at the tailing dam four. Launch on March 11 at the 108th Founding Anniversary of the mining town. Municipal Mayor Franzel Ayong said it is part of their livelihood program […]


Ipinapakita ng may-aring si Pio Velasco, ang tinatapos na construction ng bagong atraksyon, ang Igorot Stone Kingdom na lumalarawan sa mga makatotohanang kasaysayan ng mga tao, lugar at events sa Cordillera, na matatagpuan sa gilid ng bundok sa Long-long Road, Pinsao Proper, Baguio City. Photo by Zaldy Comanda/ABN “Igorot Stone Kingdom, bagong atraksyon sa Baguio.” […]


The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Cordillera Administrative Region (DENR-CAR) is poised to recommend to the Supreme Court the lifting of the Writ of Kalikasan issued in 2012 over the decommissioned Irisan dumpsite. Photo by Neil Clark Ongchangco


The Baguio City Engineering Office began installing thirty (30) new reflectorized street name signages within Baguio Central Business District last week replacing the old ones. PIO-Baguio

‘Sea Turtle Nesting In La Union Reaching All Time High During Pandemic’

BAGUIO CITY (February 22, 2021) – Nesting of the near-extinct Olive Ridley sea turtles in La Union have reached an all-time high. Conservation group Coastal Underwater Resource Management Actions(CURMA) coordinator Carlos Tamayo is even anticipating most number of hatchlings this season (October-March).  It might even double with already 4,606 already hatched and released to the […]


With the aim on greening of mining areas in La Union, the Office of the Provincial Governor – Environment and Natural Resources Unit spearheads bamboo planting with mining operators along the Bued River in Rosario, La Union on October 2, 2020. This is in line with the directive of the Department of Environment and Natural […]

Baguio Country Club on a fine day

BAGUIO CITY – Still a breath-taking view, the golf fairway of the Baguio Country Club on a fine day. With the opening up of tourism in the city starting October1, the quarantine-distraught tourism industry sees a bubble. Artemio Dumlao

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