Entries Categorized as 'Climate Change'

Fishermen launch nationwide mangrove replanting program

Date June 8, 2009

DAPITAN CITY — Fishermen seeking to protect the Coral Triangle have launched a nationwide watershed and mangrove tree planting program here during the opening of the 57th Zamboanga del Norte Founding Anniversary. Dubbed as “Puno ko, Sagip-Buhay Mo,” the project was spearheaded by the department of Agriculture (DA) through the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic […]

Pacific Ocean faces threats that will render some coastal areas uninhabitable

Date June 2, 2009

WASHINGTON – A new research by scientists has determined that the Pacific Ocean, occupying a third of the planet’s area, faces threats that will render some coastal areas uninhabitable. According to a report in ENN (Environmental News Network), pollution such as sewage, runoff from land and toxic waste; habitat destruction; over-fishing; and climate change leading […]

The Greenlifestyle Contest-A Step Towards Combating Climate Change

Date June 2, 2009

Lead The Action is initiating the green lifestyle campaign, A step towards combating climate change on the World Environment Day 5th June 2009. Individuals can deter the impact of the climate change by altering their ever growing and energy intensive consuming habits towards a much greener lifestyle which is more in tandem with nature. The […]

Climate change threatens millions in Southeast Asia

Date June 1, 2009

MANADO, Indonesia – About 100 million people risk losing their homes and livelihoods unless drastic steps are taken to protect Southeast Asia’s coral reefs, which could be wiped out in coming decades because of climate change, a report says. The Coral Triangle – which spans Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands […]

Trawling the seas for catastrophe

Date May 31, 2009

Marine world faces collapse due to unbridled and destructive fishing BANGKOK: – In the humid tropical dawn, the boats begin to arrive, unloading their plastic baskets of fish, shrimp, squid and crabs. Wiry tattooed men sort them, working among slabs of gleaming ice. Many of the fish are still flipping about; the crabs are tightly […]

Killing the Ocean

Date May 27, 2009

World Ocean Conference and Coral Triangle Initiative participants should urgently consider nutrient pollution is killing coral as photographic evidence indicates, not CO2 induced climate change. Wrong diagnosis can be fatal. World Wildlife Fund and recent Indonesia CTI conference effort must focus on sanitation and proper sewage treatment to overcome nutrient pollution that is feeding algae […]