April 14, 2011 12:55 am· Comments Off on Millions of Australians "better off" under carbon tax: Climate Minister
CANBERRA, April 13 — Australian Climate Change Minister Greg Combet on Wednesday said millions of households will be better off under Labor's carbon tax, as the government has maintained that all revenue from the scheme will be used to compensate households and sensitive industries, and support energy- efficiency and new technologies.
April 14, 2011 12:55 am· Comments Off on Singapore shipping giant starts using marine gas oil
SINGAPORE, April 13 — Singapore shipping giant Neptune Orient Lines will start using marine gas oil as the new fuel is cleaner and greener than traditional heavy fuel oil.
April 14, 2011 12:55 am· Comments Off on Bishop, environmentalists call for Green Holy Week
MANILA, April 13 — A Catholic Bishop and an environmental network promoting Zero Waste and sustainable living are jointly calling for a green Holy Week as Christian Filipinos prepare to mark the last week of Lent from April 17 to 24.
April 14, 2011 12:55 am· Comments Off on Lampung University students to transplant coral reefs
BANDARLAMPUNG, Lampung, April 13 – Students of the University of Lampung Biology Division will transplant coral reefs in Lampung Bay as part of the activities to celebrate the Natural Resources Conservation Week, the work coordinator Novriadi said here Tuesday.
April 14, 2011 12:55 am· Comments Off on Features: Indonesia`s mangroves need proper management
JAKARTA, April 13 – Mangrove forests – a common natural feature of tropical and subtropical coastlines – are among the most biologically important ecosystems on earth.
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MANILA, April 13 — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as well as other agencies concerned aim to develop this year a comprehensive master plan for saving Laguna de Bay, the Philippines' largest but dying freshwater body.
April 14, 2011 12:55 am· Comments Off on Bulacan gov reiterates calls for immediate action to rehabilitate Angat Dam
MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, April 13 Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado has reiterated his call for a concrete plan and immediate action to rehabilitate the 43-year-old Angat dam.
April 14, 2011 12:55 am· Comments Off on Cleanest municipalities, city in Bulacan named
MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, April 13 – Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado, through the Bulacan Kalinisan Task Force, has recently recognized the provinces three towns and one city that were enable to implement the best practices for a cleaner environment.
April 14, 2011 12:55 am· Comments Off on Public urged to cut back on wastes during Holy Week
MANILA, April 13 ― EcoWaste Coalition is encouraging the public to cut back on wasteful consumption during the observance of the Holy Week.
April 14, 2011 12:55 am· Comments Off on Government gains ground in drive for cleaner air
MANILA, April 13 – The government has gained ground in the fight for cleaner air as Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje reported that the quality of air in Metro Manila has considerably improved.