June 7, 2016
In celebration of World Oceans Day on June 8, Senator Loren Legarda called on the international community to act in a concerted manner to halt and reverse the damage to the world’s marine habitat brought by human activity.
“We have relied so much on the oceans for our existence – for food, for employment, for energy and for recreation. However, rapid population growth along with unsustainable marine practices such as overfishing, waste dumping, oil spills, among others, have seriously damaged marine habitats and life in the sea over the years,” Legarda stressed.
June 5, 2016
MANILA, Philippines – The government should tap cleaner and less wasteful sources of energy and stop allowing more coal-fired power plants in the country, Sen. Loren Legarda said Friday.
As chair of the Senate committee on climate change, Legarda lauded the Aquino administration’s order for government agencies to review the Philippines’ energy policy, which may see the country moving away from generating electricity through coal.
June 4, 2016
In observance of World Environment Day on June 5, Senator Loren Legarda has called on the government to step up its efforts to combat rampant wildlife smuggling.
Legarda is supporting the United Nations’ call to fight illegal trade in wildlife, which threatens endemic Philippine species and could lead to biodiversity loss.
June 1, 2016
The architecture of Metro Manila is alive at the Palazzo Mora in Venice, Italy as “Muhon: Traces of an Adolescent City” successfully held its vernissage on May 27, led by Senator Loren Legarda.
Senator Legarda spearheaded the efforts to secure a spot for the country at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale.