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Philippines floods, landslides leave 42 dead, dozens missing

Philippine search and rescue teams pulled bodies from water and thick mud on Friday, October 28, 2022, bringing the death toll from flooding, landslides...

Philippines: 85 imported spray paints found to contain lead above legal limit – Groups

Paints containing lead above the legal limit continue to be exported from China and Thailand to the Philippines despite a national ban on such...

Group urges Philippines president to address plastic waste pollution

Toxic and waste watchdog group, BAN Toxics, has urged President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. of the Philippines to address the country’s crisis on plastic, toxic,...

Philippine govt urged to ratify total ban on imported wastes

In line with the Philippines’ historic repatriation of the Canadian Waste, environmental watchdog group BAN Toxics has urged the Philippine government to expedite its...

Stern measures pushed to end illegal trade of mercury-laced skin whiteners

A group tracking mercury-added products in commerce appealed to national and local government authorities in the Philippines to get tough on importers, distributors and retailers...

Philippines wins Future Policy Award for banning leaded paints

A Chemical Control Order (CCO) promulgated by the Government of the Philippines banning lead in the manufacture of all paints to prevent children’s and...

Group calls for closure of 26 mines in the Philippines

Kalikasan PNE, a member organisation of the Yes to Life, No to Mining (YLNM) network, is calling on the Philippine Department for Environment and Natural Resources to...

Scientists warn of coming massive eruption of Philippines volcano

Phivolcs cites 'abnormal activity' such as drying wells, more earthquakes, and increased sulphur dioxide emission of the volcano Scientists at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology...

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Nigeria records 244 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 37 deaths in 16 states and FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) registered 244 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever in 16 states...
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General elections: Whither climate change in their manifestos?

As candidates intensify campaign for various elective positions in the build up to 2023 general elections in Nigeria, concern...

Stakeholders address REDD+, say carbon credit market won’t solve climate crisis

On Monday, January 30, 2023,, 49 buyers, project developers, industry bodies, ratings and data providers, investors, restoration and conservation...

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