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Global participation has grown exponentially since the first Earth Hour was held in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Tonight more Filipinos are expected to switch off non-essential lights for an hour starting 8:30 p.m. in observance of the 11th Earth Hour.
The movement now counts participants from more than 7,000 cities and 180 countries and territories. While the global switch-off saves a significant amount of electricity, the main objective of the event is to raise public awareness of the need to save the planet from further environmental degradation.
Equally important, as this years event a ...
The Lagalag Sundown Eco-Trail Run has partnered with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines to help raise awareness and funds for the iconic Philippine Tamaraw.
An eco-trail run featuring the breathtaking sunset view of San Mateo, Rizal for the conservation of the worlds rarest buffalo will be held on March 17 at the Glades of Timberland Heights.
Now on its 3rd year, the Lagalag Sundown Eco-Trail Run has partnered with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines to help raise awareness and funds for the iconic Philippine Tamaraw, the countrys largest and rarest endemic lan ...
It is that time of the year a to rekindle peoples role as stewards of the environment and to "connect to earth," as the annual Earth Hour campaign declares: the symbolic lights off event is set on March 24.
According to Earth Hour-Philippines national director and World Wide Fund for Nature-Philippines (WWF) Climate and Energy Program head Gia Ibay, this years celebration of Earth Hour is extra significant as it marks the 10th anniversary of the campaign, which has been "growing year on year since it started in 2007."
This year, the official hour-long switch-off campaign will be centered ...
Three of the Philippine cities "Makati and Pasig in the National Capital Region, and San Carlos in Negros Occidental"have been selected as national finalists in the 2017 and 2018 run of the World Wide Fund for Natures (WWF) One Planet City Challenge (OPCC), the WWF announced.
They have been selected with 40 other cities, which bested 133 cities from 23 countries for the OPCC, a biennial global challenge that recognizes cities for developing infrastructure, housing, transport and mobility solutions to power the global transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient future, the WWF added in a n ...
The following is a press release from the World Wildlife Fund-Philippines.
WWFs Earth Hour is the worlds largest grassroots movement for the environment.
Starting as a symbolic lights out event in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour has grown to engage individuals, business and organizations in over 7,000 cities and more than 170 countries and territories during the hour and beyond.
The Earth Hour 2018 will be celebrated on Saturday, 24 March 2018 between 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (actual switch-off is from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.) at the CCP Grounds, Pasay City. A large focus of Earth Hour Philip ...
A new study explores how citizen science has contributed to our understanding of the basic biology and ecology of the whale shark on a global scale.
The publication: 'Undersea Constellations: The Global Biology of an Endangered Marine Megavertebrate Further Informed through Citizen Science', led by Dr Brad Norman, was a collaborative effort of 38 scientists, including LAMAVE Executive Directors Dr Alessandro Ponzo and Gonzalo Araujo, as well as David David and Elson Aca from WWF-Philippines.
What is Citizen Science and how can it help us study whale sharks?
Citizen science is the coll ...