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(UPDATE) Environmentalists blockade Angono dumpsite

Posted by Abi Kwok on August 29, 2008

Serve ‘citizen’s arrest’ warrant on mayor

By Abigail Kwok
INQUIRER.net
First Posted 13:58:00 08/29/2008

MANILA, Philippines — Environmental forcibly closed a waste dump in Angono, Rizal early Friday morning, blockading the entrance with steel scaffolding in an attempt to put an end to what they called a “garbage bin” in Laguna Lake.

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Cleanup of Manila Bay, Laguna Lake in earnest–DENR

Posted by Abi Kwok on August 29, 2008

By Abigail Kwok
INQUIRER.net
First Posted 15:24:00 08/29/2008

MANILA, Philippines — With the demolition of illegal fish pens and cages in Manila Bay underway, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will begin checking factories and other establishments in preparation for cleaning up Laguna de Bay.

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Restaurants join Greenpeace campaign, to serve GMO-free rice

Posted by Abi Kwok on August 27, 2008

By Abigail Kwok
INQUIRER.net
First Posted 16:43:00 08/27/2008

MANILA, Philippines — Four upscale restaurants have committed themselves to serving only rice free of genetically modified organisms (GMO) as part of a campaign launched Wednesday by the environmentalist group Greenpeace.

Fish and Co., Italiani’s, TGI Friday’s, and Flapjacks, are the first restaurants to sign up for the campaign to protect rice against contaminants, Greenpeace said in a statement.

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