Environment


City creates eco-tourism park in Olango

Olango Island has been picked as the site of an ecological park that will serve as one more tourist attraction in Lapu-Lapu City. Mayor Paz C. Radaza launched the Island Eco-Tourism Park in Sitio Asinan, Barangay Sabang, Olango over the weekend. Among the objectives of the park will be to develop Olango as a tourism […]

Babag students, teachers join coastal clean-up

As the Philippines marked the celebration of the International Coastal Clean-up Day on the third Saturday of September, students of the Babag National High School contributed in their own small ways. The school, which has been an active participant of the annual activity, took part in rehabilitating the coastal areas of Barangay Babag. Students and […]

Babag high school picks new ecotourism cops

Selected students from the Babag National High School (BNHS) act as environment warriors, helping maintain, protect, and preserve the natural resources in their campus and village. Every year, the student body elects those who will become members of the School Ecotourism Police. For school year 2014-2015, these are Rhesty Puray, Thrisha Anito, Rhea Shene Laluna, […]

Stakeholders sign covenant to protect, conserve Lapu seas

To protect Lapu-Lapu’s marine resources, Mayor Paz C. Radaza signed with other stakeholders a covenant aimed at conserving the rich biodiversity of the city’s seas. The signing happened at the Maribago Public Beach on February 26, 2014. The agreement on Underwater Conservation and Protection is a program that aims to protect Lapu-Lapu’s rich marine life […]

Mayor says last year’s oil spill caused minor damage

Saying the oil spill caused only minor damages because of quick action by the Lapu-Lapu City Government, Mayor Paz C. Radaza said there was no need to file a claim against the owners of the ship that collided and caused the catastrophe. The mayor was asked during a recent press conference if the City Government […]

City jail inmates donate hair to clean the oil spill

An oil spill that threatened Lapu-Lapu City has encouraged over 600 city jail inmates to have their heads shaved. The accumulated hair will be turned over to City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and will be made into a hair boom to be used to contain the oil sheen in the city waters. J/CInsp […]

Oponganons unite for the cleanup

With the aim of protecting the environment from further damage of the oil spilling out the sunken M/V St. Thomas Aquinas, over 10,000 Oponganons participated in the city-wide cleanup last August 21. As early as 6 AM, volunteers from the 19 mainland barangays, public high school students, Pantawid beneficiaries, City Police, BJMP, Clean and Green […]

Longboarding Community joins the cleanup

Instead of seeing them in their longboards, Grupo Nopo converged on the coasts of Lapu-Lapu City not to show off their skills but to clean the shores of the oil spill caused by the sunken passenger ship. Grupo Nopo,a group of local longboarders, brought sacks instead of their longboards to help clear the seas off […]