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Makati joins electric vehicle motorcade for Earth Day

By Mike Frialde – Makati City celebrates Earth Day today (April 22) by joining the “Biyaheng Malinis, Biyaheng Kay Ganda” pollution-free motorcade of electric-powered vehicles.

Rare shark ends up as dinner

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By Katherine Adraneda – Fishermen trawling for mackerel off Masbate near Donsol in Sorsogon instead caught an extremely rare shark and cooked it Bicol style, the World Wide Fund for Nature-Philippines (WWF-Philippines) revealed yesterday.

Spread word of Earth Hour online, WWF asks Pinoys

With just one week to go before Earth Hour, environmental group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) asked tech-savvy Filipinos to build up awareness and support through Internet and texting.

Study: Metro Manila 7th ‘most vulnerable’ to climate change

By Katharine Adraneda Metro Manila was ranked seventh “most vulnerable” to climate change among provinces and districts in Southeast Asia.

Philippines Risks Missing Out on Clean Energy Boom

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Falling oil prices have take the urgency out of the renewable energy push—and that will set back both development of a viable market and industry investment By Dennis Posadas – The Philippines and most of the rest of Asia have finally started falling in love with clean energy. Last Read more »

New rodent species in Davao

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By Jonathan Mayuga – Flora and fauna-rich Philippines made history again. Scientists confirmed recently that a small rodent found only in Mount Hamiguitan in Davao Oriental and discovered two years ago by the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) and the Chicago-based Field Museum of Natural History is a new species. Read more »