Green

Puerto Princesa City, Sept. 7, 2012 – All Existing buildings in the city of Puerto Princesa are encouraged to modify in order to meet the standards of a green infrastructure as a way of maximizing the importance of natural environment.
This is in support to the amendments of the national building code where the newly-constructed building should be designed to promote green environment.

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, Mayo 2 (PIA) --- Bilang paghahanda sa taunang Pista Y Ang Kagueban o Feast of the Forest ng pamahalaang panglungsod, ang City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) ay nakapaghanda na sa kasalukuyan ng umaabot sa 100,000 mga pananim na puno.

DUMAGUETE CITY, April 28 (PIA) -- Some environmental advocates here filed a petition with the Supreme Court (SC) recently for issuance of a Writ of Kalikasan to immediately stop the genetically modified organism (GMO) field testing in the country.

Silliman University President Dr. Ben Malayang III is among those calling on the SC to stop the GMO testing, as four provinces in the Philippines are to carry out field trials on Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) talong (eggplants), a GMO variety.

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan MAY 2 (PIA) --- The Puerto Princesa City Water District (PPCWD) will begin planting trees monthly at the Irawan Watershed in Barangay Irawan in May, its media office said.
The monthly tree planting project, said Katya Santos of the PPCWD media office, will now be a regular routine of the employees following a memorandum order from General Manager Antonio Jesus R. Romasanta.

BUTUAN CITY, April 6 - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announced the deadline for submission of entries for schools participating in the 2011 National Search for Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Schools on April 29, 2011.
DENR Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje urged schools to start submitting their eco-friendly programs to qualify. “We hope more schools will participate and take part in heightening environmental awareness among our youth,” Paje said.

MANILA, Philippines – An environment group urged the government on Friday to take a serious look at electric vehicles, or e-vehicles, as part of the country’s move away from fossil fuel dependence amid rising oil prices and climate chang

They thought \"green\" on a red-letter day.
Up to 285 couples said \"I do\'s\" and then planted mangrove saplings in a Valentine\'s Day mass wedding held at a coastal area in Puerto Princesa City last February 14, 2010.
Officiated by Palawan Bishop Pedro Arigo, the services held in Barangay San Jose were sponsored by the city government in line with its annual mangrove reforestation festival.

Dalawang karangalan ang iginawad sa Puerto Princesa mula Success Alliance Philippines noong Agosto 28, 2009 sa SM Megatrade Hall, Manila. Tinagurian itong Goldern Pods Awards na kumilala sa lungsod bilang Most Outstanding Local Government Unit (National Level) at sa City Agriculture Department bilang Most Outstanding Nursery Operator. Tinanggap ni Gng. Melissa ang mga plake bilang kinatawan ni Mayor Edward S. Hagedorn kasama ang ilang mga kawani ng kanyang tanggapan.

Pormal ng pinasinayaan kamakailan ang paaralang gawa sa kawayana sa loob ng So. Bucana, Iwahig Resettlement Project. Ang school building na kinikilala bilang Matahimik- Bucana Elementary School ay mayroong dalawang silid-aralang ginagamit ng mga mag-aaaral mula Grade 1 hanggang Grade 6.