Participating groups from private companies, civic organizations, barangay, and government agencies joined the clean up activity in Tagburos River on March 22, 2019. With the theme "Water for all. Now and FoRiver," the activity aimed to bring together the concerted efforts of various sectors and stakeholders to save rivers, creeks and bodies of...
The Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) will gather students, researchers, experts, and practitioners from different parts of the country, including those from other countries for the International Conference on Biosphere and Sustainability on July 24-26, 2019. Jovic Fabello, information officer of the PCSDS, said that...
The key officials and functionaries of the city government attended the three-day training workshop on March 12-14, 2019 for an in-depth sectoral analysis of the data necessary for the updating of the city’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) and formulation of the Forest Land Use Plan (FLUP). The training was sponsored by the...
Civic groups on Saturday, March 16, conducted a coastal and underwater cleanup in Roxas town to raise public awareness and urge local communities to act on the trash problem that harms marine life. Scubasurero-Palawan, Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners (PIEP) and Junior Chamber International (JCI) Puerto Princesa Peacock partnered with the Roxas municipal government...
Covering the mercury-contaminated pit lake with filling materials in the abandoned mine of the Palawan Quicksilver Mines, Inc. (PQMI) in Barangay Sta. Lourdes is considered as a solution to significantly address the mercury contamination. Atty. Carlo B. Gomez, City Environment and Natural Resources Officer, said that the source of the mercury contamination is...
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