The concept of Rainforestation farming has been promoted as a strategy to rehabilitate degraded lands in order to restore the tropical rainforests. This concept is being implemented by IDIS and community partners in the rehabilitation of Panigan-Tamugan Watershed since 2012 when the UCARE project was implemented with funding support from the Foundation for the Philippine […]
Amidst the pandemic we are facing today, the Bantay Bukid volunteers are still committed to protect and rehabilitate the conservation areas of Panigan-Tamugan Watershed. The volunteers strictly follow the guidelines of the “new normal” implemented by the barangay local government units where they are located to prevent the spread of the virus. Bantay Bukid continues […]
Panigan-Tamugan Watershed, our next source of drinking water in Davao City, is feeling the effects of climate change with extreme heat and intense rainfall resulting in mature trees cut down, soil erosion in riverbanks and dried up creeks. We rely on our BantayBukid volunteers to conduct continuous reforestation efforts to maintain the health of our […]
While gifts may be nice, quality time this holiday may also be what our loved ones need. This Christmas why not try some outdoor activities that are not only good bonding activities with family or friends, they are also good for your health and for our environment. Check out public parks here in Davao that […]
This Christmas, why not feed your loved ones with fresh, organic and safe food? Order fruits, vegetables and other organic products from our local farmers who continue with indigenous, chemical-free farming amidst the tough market competition with commercial establishments.
Take a second look if they look like they’re waste products! This Christmas, why not go for these wonderful gift giveaways that would most probably end up in our already overflowing sanitary landfill if not for our Lunhaw Awardees who collect, clean and create a new use for these waste products?
This December 02, 2018 marks the 15th Flight of the Eagles (FOTE), Davao’s annual 40-kilometer traditional cycling event which was started by the late Coun. Leonardo Avila III in 2002.
Two new species of butterflies were recorded here in Davao City according to a study presented at the first Sustainable Davao Research Symposium held on October 10, 2018.
Young researchers from Davao City high schools and universities convened to give their share of solutions to the city’s environmental problems including pollution in Davao river and crop loss in banana plantations. Hannah Sheen Lopez of Davao City National High School introduced acommon plant-based organic flocculant made from saluyot leaf extract that she found to […]
The Shrine Hills, located at the urban center of Davao city, finds a similar case with that of the Cherry Hill Subdivision in Antipolo City, which tragically resulted in 59 lives lost and hundreds of families lost due to landslide in 1999. Land and subdivision developers are very eager to develop the area as it […]