Quezon City News
Ninoy Aquino Parks vesves Wildlife in Quezon City. You will enjoy the view from the park -Gazebo. The Gazebo part of this park is perfect for pre-nup pictures! Simply.
Wildlife inside include: White Breasted Sea Eagle , Brahminy Kite, Visayan Monitor Lizard, Red Eared Slider Turtle, Palawan Bearcat, Philippine Palm Civet.
Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Quezon City Manila.
Philippine Pitta in La Mesa Eco Park, Quezon City, Philippines. Video taken on May 13, 2017 by Mads Bajarias
Environment Secretary Gina Lopez called on Filipinos to do their part in taking care of the environment as she led the Earth Day celebration at the La Mesa Eco Park, Quezon City on Saturday.
The celebration began with an interfaith prayer, which gathered representatives from different religious sectors and drew students from various schools.
In her speech, Lopez emphasized the need for love of the environment and urged Filipinos to do their share in protecting nature.
Lopez also participated in a ritual for the "healing" of the environment.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has cancelled the environmental compliance certificate of property developer Century Communities Corp., which is seeking to put up a 58-hectare housing project at the La Mesa Watershed.
This was in line with Environment Secretary Gina Lopez's pronouncement on Thursday that the DENR decided to "adopt social justice at its very core, as the fulcrum of all its endeavors."
In a briefing, Lopez cited a scientific recommendation against converting the area into a housing project for the employees of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage Sy ...
Baguio's noted urban farmer Danilo Agliam joined four other awardees in the 2016 "The Outstanding Farmers of the Philippines" or TOFARM for promoting innovations and best practices in the agriculture sector.
Agliam, who received the 2014 "Urban Farmer Gold Award," has been conferred the special citation for the Agri Innovator Category for educator, inventor, scientist, and public employee group during ceremonies held at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel last week.
The self-taught urban farmer, who maintains a rooftop garden at P. Zamora Street in Baguio, has been acknowledged for his four orga ...
Environmental groups are wary of the plan to develop the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City, saying it could harm the flora and fauna in one of Metro Manila's last remaining urban forests.
Antony Arbias, president of the Philippine Native Plants Conservation Society Inc., which conducted a survey of the flora inside the park, said the 20-hectare park helps mitigate pollution in that part of the city.
He noted that infrastructure-oriented development in the area could "compromise" the trees, various plants, and wildlife inside the park.
"There is an ecological value ...