Press Releases

Sat, 09/21/2013 - 23:36

Environmental Groups: Clean-ups are Not Enough!

Today, September 21, is the International Coastal Clean-up Day (ICCD) when thousands of volunteers gathered to clean-up the coasts of Manila Bay. The ICCD, which is celebrated every third Saturday of September, is a yearly global event that mobilizes one of the largest volunteer efforts to clean shorelines, seabed and inland waterways. This year, the Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) and the coastline of Roxas Boulevard were selected as the sites for the event.

Sat, 09/21/2013 - 23:36

Environmental Groups: Clean-ups are Not Enough!

Today, September 21, is the International Coastal Clean-up Day (ICCD) when thousands of volunteers gathered to clean-up the coasts of Manila Bay. The ICCD, which is celebrated every third Saturday of September, is a yearly global event that mobilizes one of the largest volunteer efforts to clean shorelines, seabed and inland waterways. This year, the Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) and the coastline of Roxas Boulevard were selected as the sites for the event.

Sat, 09/14/2013 - 14:43

Multi-awarded actor endorses clean-up of Manila Bay

Versatile and multi-awarded actor, Raymond Bagatsing, stars in a series of public service announcements (PSAs) for the upcoming International Coastal Clean-up Day (ICCD). The PSAs were launched in the social media aiming to inspire people to protect Manila Bay and our marine resources against trash and impending reclamation projects

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 11:45

Celebrating Earth Day: The Freedom Island coastal clean-up

Published in the Philippine Online Chronicles
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 15:27 Angela Colmenares
http://www.thepoc.net/poc-presents/the-oy-project/73-poc-youth-articles/...

More than 200 people, mostly environmentalists, celebrated the Earth Day with a whole day coastal clean-up at the Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) last April 20, 2013.

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 10:23

Green Groups Pursue Contempt Charges vs RWS & Government for Re-Export of Dolphins; Resorts World Sentosa Counters With SLAPP Suit

In a hearing last 8 March 2013, environmental groups and animal welfare organizations pursued contempt charges against Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) as well as the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) for allowing the re-export of 25 dolphins last year. One dolphin died enroute to Singapore.

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 09:47

ACTIVISTS HOLD MEMORIAL FOR DEAD DOLPHIN, BLAMES RWS & GOVERNMENT FOR DEATH

Environment and animal welfare activists in Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand held simultaneous memorials today for Wen Wen, the 10-year old male dolphin that died enroute to Singapore from the Philippines last 22 November 2012.

Wen Wen, one of 25 dolphins from the Philippines is currently the subject of an on-going case for the violation of the Wildlife Act or RA 9147. Activists condemned the hasty transfer of the dolphins to Singapore despite the on-going case.

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 09:47

ACTIVISTS HOLD MEMORIAL FOR DEAD DOLPHIN, BLAMES RWS & GOVERNMENT FOR DEATH

Environment and animal welfare activists in Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand held simultaneous memorials today for Wen Wen, the 10-year old male dolphin that died enroute to Singapore from the Philippines last 22 November 2012.

Wen Wen, one of 25 dolphins from the Philippines is currently the subject of an on-going case for the violation of the Wildlife Act or RA 9147. Activists condemned the hasty transfer of the dolphins to Singapore despite the on-going case.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 18:58

ACTIVISTS CONDEMN RESORTS WORLD SENTOSA, DA & BFAR FOR DOLPHIN DEATH

The worst fears of environmentalists and animal welfare advocates have come true. A dolphin has died on its way to the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) Park in Singapore. Environmentalists say this may only be the beginning.

According to the press release of RWS, Wen-wen, a ten-year old male dolphin suddenly died an hour before reaching Singapore. This, despite the claim of RWS that veterinarians and marine mammal experts accompanied all the animals going to Singapore.

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 18:58

ACTIVISTS CONDEMN RESORTS WORLD SENTOSA, DA & BFAR FOR DOLPHIN DEATH

The worst fears of environmentalists and animal welfare advocates have come true. A dolphin has died on its way to the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) Park in Singapore. Environmentalists say this may only be the beginning.

According to the press release of RWS, Wen-wen, a ten-year old male dolphin suddenly died an hour before reaching Singapore. This, despite the claim of RWS that veterinarians and marine mammal experts accompanied all the animals going to Singapore.

Mon, 10/22/2012 - 14:10

ACTIVISTS FILE MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION TO HALT DOLPHIN EXPORT TO SINGAPORE

19 October 2012

MEDIA RELEASE

Believing that they will be deprived of due process, Philippine groups led by Earth Island Institute (EII), the Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) and the Compassion and Responsibility for Animals (CARA) filed today a Motion for Reconsideration, urging a Philippine court to grant an Environmental Protection Order preventing the re-export of 25 dolphins owned by Resorts World Singapore (RWS).