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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 »

Philippines to suffer worst climate change devastation

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MANILA, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) — The Philippines faces serious threats of climate change as the rising temperature and sea level will devastate most of the archipelago’s ecology system, a U.S. space scientist warned here Friday.

McDonald’s Helps Pinoy Cops Go Green

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by Barnaby Lo Restaurant Chain Donates Used Cooking Grease To Help Power Police Cars On Biodiesel Police patrol vehicles in the Philippines capital are kissing high-priced gasoline goodbye in favor of more cost-efficient biodiesel – made in part with used cooking oil donated by local McDonald’s restaurants.

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