March 29, 2014
MANILA — Hours before Filipinos take part in the annual Earth Hour from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., Senator Loren Legarda urged the public to do small acts which “can create big, significant changes” for the environment.
March 28, 2014
Legarda, chairperson of the Senate Committees on Climate Change, and Environment and Natural Resources, said people don’t realize that small acts ignite greater action and result in significant achievements.
“The Earth Hour campaign shows us what each citizen can do. It tells us that every individual […]
As Filipinos prepare to join the Earth Hour 2014 on March 29, from 8:30 to 9:30 in the evening, Senator Loren Legarda today stressed on the importance of the campaign, which highlights that “small acts can create big, significant changes.”
March 27, 2014
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committees on Climate Change, and Environment and Natural Resources, said that oftentimes people are overwhelmed with the gargantuan task of protecting the environment, without realizing that the small acts ignite greater action and result in significant […]
Senator Loren Legarda today described the signing of the final peace agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) as a “historic big step towards just and lasting peace.”
March 26, 2014
“Everyone deserves to live in an environment of peace and prosperity. The signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro today brings us closer to fulfilling peace, not just for our Muslim brothers, but for every Filipino. It is our hope that the initiative can be sustained and that […]
MANILA, Philippines — Dynamite fishing has killed two dwarf sperm whales and 21 dolphins have been killed in the waters of Mindanao’s surfing haven, Siargao Island, despite a ban on the practice under the Fisheries Code of the Philippines, Senator Loren Legarda said Wednesday.
March 26, 2014
“This is another unfortunate case of marine resource abuse. Dynamite fishing has long been banned and is punishable under the Fisheries Code along with (other) illegal fishing methods,” Legarda said.
“Authorities must strictly enforce the law because this […]
Senator Loren Legarda today called the attention of government agencies mandated to enforce the country’s Fisheries Code as she expressed alarm over recent reports of continued practice of dynamite fishing in the waters of Siargao, which recently caused the killing of at least 22 dwarf sperm whales and dolphins.
“This is another unfortunate case of marine resource abuse. Dynamite fishing has long been banned and is punishable under the Fisheries Code along with illegal fishing methods. Authorities must strictly enforce the […]