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Bantay Kalikasan is a media-based program promoting and undertaking various environmental projects in cooperation with and supported by a multi-sector network of government agencies, private institutions and non-government organizations. It was launched to serve as a catalyst in addressing the concern over the worsening state of the Philippine environment characterized by air and water pollution, ...

denudation of forests, irresponsible waste disposal and their life-threatening effects.

ABS CBN Foundation Bantay Kalikasan Program News

  • Corporate Citizens Bond With Mother Nature

    Corporate Citizens Bond With Mother Nature

    It was a wintry, cloudy morning, with a hint of drizzle, when forty (40) employees of United Pulp and Paper Co. Inc. in Packaging Business, SCG (UUPC) and partners namely, Multipack Container Corporation, Sunpack Container Corporation, Valenzuela Packaging Corporation, and Goodyear Container Corporation braved the slippery mud and crossed several puddles to plant a total of 400 tree seedlings of Maakasim and Malaruhat at the La Mesa Watershed.

    La Mesa Watershed is the only forest left amid polluted Metro Manila. It serves as the main source of clean drinking water of 12 million Metro Manila ...

  • Bantay Kalikasan And Partners Develop Master Eco-tourism Plan For Eastern Samar

    Bantay Kalikasan And Partners Develop Master Eco-tourism Plan For Eastern Samar

    Bantay Kalikasan, together with Pirkko & Troytours, Inc., Philippine Association of Landscape Architects (PALA), and Credesign Construction, signed a memorandum of understanding to create a master eco-tourism plan for Guiuan, Eastern Samar.

    Jen Deomano Santos, BK's Program Director said that the partnership rooted from the circumstance that Eastern Samar has no tourism masterplan.

    During my first visit to Guiuan, Eastern Samar, the LGU Tourism Office mentioned that they do not have a tourism masterplan. A masterplan is important for areas so that they have a strategic plan for any future ...

  • Stolt Nielsen Philippines Helps Protect La Mesa Watershed

    Stolt Nielsen Philippines Helps Protect La Mesa Watershed

    The La Mesa Watershed is the major source of raw water for 12 million residents in Metro Manila. Enrichment planting is continuously done to ensure the preservation of the forest.

    Among the volunteers of tree - planting were the 46 employees of Stolt Nielsen Philippines, Inc. who recently visited the forest.

    According to Lorben Chan, the general manager/ controller of Stolt Tankers BV & Stolt Nielsen Philippines, Inc. (Stolt Nielsen Limited), they opted to do this kind of activity do their share in the preservation of the forest and the sustainability of the reservoir.

    "This is actual ...

  • 45 Community Members Join

    45 Community Members Join

    ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc. - Bantay Kalikasan (ALKFI-BK) conducted "Earth Warrior" recollection in Dao Balay Kawilan, Dulag, Leyte. The purpose of this activity is to empower community members and to instil the values of integrity, responsibility, accountability, service with excellence, sharing of talents and resources for the service to others.

    Forty - five (45) representatives from various BK - assisted projects in the Provinces of Leyte and Samar attended this one-day activity. Participants include community members from Sabang Daguitan Surf Camp, San Jose Skimboarding C ...

  • St. Theresa's College Helps Bantay Kalikasan Sites

    St. Theresa's College Helps Bantay Kalikasan Sites

    "Why don't we just go ballroom dancing? Why don't we just enjoy our lives? We started thinking, why don't we do something to pay it forward? That's what Jesus Christ also said. "Much is expected from those to whom much is given." We have been somehow blessed in one way or another. Let's not keep it. Let's give it,"

    This is the statement of Dr. Nona Legaspi during the turnover of their donation to Bantay Kalikasan of ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation. She is the Class Coordinator of high school graduates of Batch 69 of St. Theresa's College, Manila.

    In preparation for the celebration o ...

  • Sun Life Foundation, Bantay Kalikasan To Develop Another Hidden Gem In Gubat, Sorsogon

    Sun Life Foundation, Bantay Kalikasan To Develop Another Hidden Gem In Gubat, Sorsogon

    Recently, Sun Life Foundation Inc., sealed another partnership with Bantay Kalikasan, the environment arm of ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya. Through the partnership, Sun Life Foundation Inc. will support the development of the Mangrove Eco-tourism project in Barangay Panganiban, Gubat, Sorsogon.

    Sorsogon is known for its great potential for tourism. The project aims to build a mangrove boardwalk that will give the visitors the opportunity to tour the lush mangrove forest and a tree-house where they can relax after a long exploration. The project envisions visitors to learn and engage in the pro ...