Southeast Asia Fisheries Development Center Scientist Emerita and Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Chief Mangrove Scientific Advisor Dr. Jurgenne Primavera reported that the ‘region has the highest rate of mangrove loss.’
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has warned investors who wanted to purchase land in Boracay need to ask clearance from the agency to avoid buying a property considered as forested area which is illegal.
Flood is a perennial problem that besets Metro-Manila during the wet season of the year and yet most local government units (LGUs) do not know that such responsibility is actually theirs as mandated by law.
Mangrove protection and restoration could be an economic way of mitigating greenhouse gases to curb global warming, research suggests.
In 2010 an ice island measuring 250 square km (100 square miles) broke off the same glacier.
There is an outbreak of chlamydia among koala species in Australia, and they can pass the disease on to humans through direct contact.
Deqingyuan farm is a massive poultry farm outside Beijing and is home to three million chickens.
‘Sustainable Development Goals’ will replace the UN’s Millennium Development Goals from 2015, although defining the aim will be left for future talks, a process likely to be long and fiercely fought.
For decades mountain lions or cougars were seen as a threat to livestock and humans and many States paid a bounty to hunters for killing them.
The three tangibles seen that could cause collapse of the ecosystem as early as this century include climate change, population growth and environmental destruction, scientists warned in the journal Nature.