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I joined Greenpeaces recent coastal cleanup because while on vacation in Siquijor last June, I would spend a few hours every day picking up trash on the beach.
"Habagat po kasi," one soft-spoken member of the hotel?s staff said, trying to explain it wasnt their beach or Siquijor that was dirty.
And its true: The beach was very clean.
Its just, something was always washing ashore: empty plastic bags of junk food, a broken piece of slipper, too many lighters, more empty bags of junk food, and the worst of them all, an empty container of gasoline.
So when the opportunity to participat ...
To raise awareness on issues related to national maritime and archipelagic concerns, President Rodrigo Duterte recently signed a Presidential Proclamation declaring September as the Maritime and Archipelagic Nation Awareness Month (MANA MO).
The Constitution demands the protection of the nations marine wealth in its archipelagic waters, territorial sea, and exclusive economic zone, and reserve its use and enjoyment exclusively to Filipino citizens, says the Presidential Proclamation.
As part of the month-long MANA MO celebration, the House of Representatives and Oceana are staging a week ...
The inclusion of thresher sharks in the Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) was lauded by stakeholders from Cebu who called for tougher measures to protect these marine creatures.
Representatives of Greenpeace Philippines, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7), Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-7) made the announcement in a press conference at the Capitol Social Hall at 10 am Wednesday.
Thresher sharks had drawn tourists to flock in Daanbantayan town northern Cebu.
Greenpeace Philippines officer Vince Cinc ...
Bilang supporter ng Greenpeace, akoy nakatanggap nitong nakaraang Agosto ng isang email na pinamagatang Janet, meet the volunteers you empower. Nakapaloob dito ang paanyaya sa isang diskusyon tungkol sa volunteerism. Dahil Sa kagustuhang makilala ang mga volunteers sa likod ng mga kampanya, akoy lumuwas upang dumalo at makilahok sa Chikapehan ang serye ng talakayan ukol sa kalikasan na ginaganap sa tanggapan ng Greenpeace sa Quezon City.
Unti-unting nagdatingan ang mga volunteers: may babae at lalake, bata at matanda. Bagaman magkakakilala na sila at ako lamang ang bagong mukha ay naging ma ...
Its fun. Ive learned a lot from this, shared Janine Rose Ruado, 21, of Aroma, Tondo, Manila, about the coastal cleanup organized by Greenpeace Philippines on Freedom Island in Paranaque City.
Back home, she said, garbage is a common sight and their community is exposed to the ills of garbage pollution.
I will tell my neighbors of what Ive learned about the importance of keeping our community and our ocean clean, she told the BusinessMirror in an interview on September 20, the last day of the 10-day cleanup.
Janine was the youngest of close to 100 volunteers who joined the activity as ...
In celebration of the International Plastic Bag Free Day yesterday, a waste and pollution watch group asked the public to shun the plastic bag habit for a trash-free land and marine environment.
The EcoWaste Coalition, a member of the global "Break Free from Plastic" movement, directed its appeal for action against plastic bags to consumers, commercial establishments, schools, local governments and the national legislature.
"Plastic waste prevention and the genuine enforcement of best practices in ecological solid waste management sans incineration and open burning are the ways to go to ...