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SM Baguio starts P1-billion expansion

Written by Dexter A. See BAGUIO CITY -— A regional trial court has stopped work on the extension of SM City here amid a public protest over the planned removal of trees to give way to its P1-billion plans including a seven story “green building”. For the past two Read more »

SM Started The Unthinkable at the Expense of the Trees

By Watwatworld A few hours ago, we shed tears… After receiving a message that trees were already being cut by SM Employees, we immediately proceeded to SM, it was 12?oclock midnight. When we arrived, a group of young and old were already there trying to talk to the “tree Read more »

Only 1% of country’s coral reefs remains pristine — WWF

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‘Public-private partnership needed to eliminate rape of seas’ The public and private sector should work together to finally stop the rape and plunder of the country’s marine resources, said the World Wide Fund for Nature.

Coast Guard to secure Manila Bay for swimmers

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By Evelyn Macairan (The Philippine Star) MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will deploy divers and use rubber boats to ensure the safety of families who are expected to flock to Manila Bay today, despite warnings from the city government against swimming in its polluted waters, an Read more »

Greens press law banning plastic bags

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By Angela Lopez de Leon – Green groups yesterday asked lawmakers to enact a law that will effectively put an end to plastic pollution.

Al Gore to Pinoys: ‘Political will is a renewable resource’

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By Pia Faustino – Citing last year’s Typhoon Ondoy as an example of the growing pattern of unusually strong storms reported over the past few years, former U.S. Vice President and celebrated environmental advocate Al Gore implored Filipinos to demand more decisive action from world leaders on climate change. Read more »

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