Environment

Nurturing green community by collecting 2000-kg wastes on AboitizPower’s Eco-Market Day
by: Pr

The backyards of the residents in Brgy. Maluko, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon became spacious after sacking and turning over heaps of recyclable wastes to Hedcor, a subsidiary of AboitizPower, on the first Eco-Market Day in Bukidnon held recently.

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XU-GLI facilitates Hapsay Sapa planning workshop
by: Wilson J. Hormeguera

Xavier Ateneo’s Governance and Leadership Institute (GLI) recently facilitated the planning workshop of Hapsay Sapa Technical Working Group.

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AboitizPower’s adopted Philippine eagle turns 18
by: Apc Pr

Pangarap, the female Philippine eagle adopted by Aboitiz Power Corporation (AboitizPower) celebrated her 18th hatchday anniversary on February 23, 2017.

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Project NOAH: The Story
by: S&t Media Services

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Sendong in 2011, former President Benigno S. Aquino III called for “a more accurate, integrated, and responsive disaster prevention and mitigation system, especially in high-risk areas throughout the Philippines.” In response, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) scanned all available technologies and expertise to come up with a flagship program that addressed the nation’s needs before, during, and after disasters.

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Pawikan nest discovered at Aboitiz Cleanergy Park
by: Pr

Davao Light and Power Company welcomed the newly found pawikan eggs last January 10, 2017 at the Aboitiz Cleanergy Park in Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya, Davao City.

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AboitizPower’s Manolo Fortich hydropower facility to provide ‘cleanergy’ for Mindanao
by: Pr

Zamboanga Del Norte Electric Cooperative (ZANECO) recently signed with AboitizPower subsidiary, Hedcor Bukidnon, for an additional 5 megawatts (MW) power supply for its franchise areas in 2017.

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SHIGA waxes hot in Regional Organic Trade Fair
by: The Night Stalker

A family-owned social enterprise which started with a chili paste was red-hot over the weekend at a regional organic trade fair, true to the guaranteed blaze of its flagship product.

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Aboitiz Green Fashion Revolution bags 2016 Silver Stevie Award
by: Pr

The Aboitiz Green Fashion Revolution (GFR), an interschool fashion show and design competition organized annually by the Aboitiz Group’s social development arm Aboitiz Foundation, was awarded a Silver ‘Stevie’ at The 2016 International Business Awards or Stevies held last October in Rome, Italy.

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FAO supports Philippines in strengthening climate change adaptation in agriculture
by: Pr

MANILA – In a bid to intensify its efforts to cushion the agriculture sector from climate change impacts, the Philippines has joined a multi-country initiative that seeks to strengthen the capacities of governments to plan, fund and operationalize climate response strategies.

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FAO, BFAR address biodiversity loss in Samar Sea
by: Pr

MANILA – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has warned that by 2050, catches of main fish species could decline by up to 40 percent in the tropics, where livelihoods, food and nutrition security strongly depend on the fisheries sector.

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EMB-10 offers ‘total solution’ to Philippines’ industrialization dilemma
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The Duterte administration has set the full scale industrialization of the Philippines as the key to sustaining the country’s economic growth and curbing unemployment.

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36 bird species discovered at Aboitiz Cleanergy Park in Davao
by: Pr

A total of 36 bird species—a number of which are considered endangered—have been recently identified living at the Aboitiz Cleanergy Park, reinforcing the park’s status as a thriving outdoor biodiversity preserve that is also one of the country’s few nesting sites for hawksbill turtles.

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Usable Green Features benefit community and home owners
by: Pr

Many residential developments these days like to tout their ecologically-friendly, or ‘green features’ as helping combat climate change, complete with certificates from international certifying bodies to boot.

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La Niña preparedness and response is top priority for FAO, DA
by: Pr

MANILA – As the country braces for the onset of La Niña by October, experts from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) convened a National La Niña Action Planning Workshop to cushion the agriculture sector from potentially devastating impacts.

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UCCP Invites public to free lecture on State of the PH Environment 2016
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The Cagayan de Oro City Church of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines invites the general public to a free lecture on “The State of the Philippine Environment, 2016” by Dr. Ben S. Malayang lll, President of Silliman University, on Saturday, June 18 at 2:00-4:00 in the afternoon at the UCCP Cagayan de Oro City Church Sanctuary.

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Drone mission in drought-stricken Iloilo to help strengthen disaster assessment protocols
by: Fao

Iloilo – Drones were flown over agricultural areas in drought-stricken Iloilo Province to advance aerial assessment procedures and inform disaster preparedness and response efforts. The mission was deployed by the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as a follow on to the launch of its joint initiative in March, which integrates the use of drone technology in agriculture disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM).

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XU to honor environmental hero at commencement exercises
by: Xavier University Communications Office

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San Carlos Sun Power’s 59MW solar power completed, eyes April formal launch
by: Press Release

AboitizPower subsidiary, San Carlos Sun Power (SaCaSun), has completed the construction and commissioning of its 59-MW solar power project in Negros Occidental and is now exporting power to the Visayas grid.

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