RP river basins in dire need of rehab, says DENR

RP river basins in dire need of rehab, says DENR

By JOB REALUBIT Environment Secretary Lito Atienza said that of the country’s 421 major rivers and 20 river basins, 50 are almost totally degraded while the rest are affected by partial degradation due to man’s neglect to protect them. The Environment chief bared the...
Save the Lake

Save the Lake

Typhoon Ondoy is gone, but the water refuses to go down in Laguna de Bay, raising the specter of homes and business establishments submerged in murky water all the way to Christmas in the communities around the lake. Most residents refuse to abandon their homes,...
Atienza raps LLDA on Laguna Lake clean-up

Atienza raps LLDA on Laguna Lake clean-up

By Katherine G. Adraneda   Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Lito Atienza accused the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) of “deliberately stalling” the demolition of illegal structures at Laguna Lake. This as the DENR chief scored the “open defiance”...
Luntiang Pilipinas Turns 10

Luntiang Pilipinas Turns 10

Senator Loren Legarda officially launched her latest project 10 @ 10: The 10 Million Trees Campaign on October 14, 2008 at the Luneta Park on the occasion of Luntian’s 10th year anniversary.  The Senator’s online campaign encourages planting of 10 million trees...