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Filipinos appeal to reverse climate change in Copenhagen

By Mavie Ungco/RSJ, GMANews.TV – Rare is the global conference where one can say without hyperbole that the fate of the earth hangs in the balance. But that can be said about the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen, Denmark which is currently taking place until December Read more »

Asean climate risk high

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By Cai U. Ordinario – The effects of climate change will significantly impact Southeast Asia, particularly hurting two countries, the Philippines and Indonesia. It could cut the Philippines’ gross domestic product (GDP) by around 6 percent, according to the latest report recently released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Read more »

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.