World Animal Day: How Animal Lovers Around the World Are Celebrating

Thursday is World Animal Day, a day dedicated to improving the well-being of animals across the planet. “To achieve this, we encourage animal welfare organisations, community groups, youth and children’s clubs, businesses and individuals to organize events in celebration of World Animal Day. Involvement is growing at an astonishing rate and it’s now widely accepted …

Study: Children Have Better Nutrition When They Live Near Forests

Spending time in nature is known to boost mental and emotional health. Now, a new global study has found that children in 27 developing nations tend to have more diverse diets and better nutrition when they live near forests. The paper, published Wednesday in Science Advances, provides evidence that forest …

Philippines Plans Manhattan-Sized Green City

The Philippines has an ambitious plan to deal with its capital’s pollution woes—build an entirely new, sustainable city 75 miles from Manila. The proposed New Clark City will be larger than Manhattan and house up to two million people, Business Insider UK reported May 9. The project’s current price tag …

CMS COP 12

The Twelfth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP12) is being held in Manila, the Philippines, from 23 to 28 October 2017 – the first time that the COP will ever have been held in Asia. …

Philippines Approves 30 Megawatt Solar + Storage Project To Assess Impact On Grid

More developing markets are now considering storage solutions for better and efficient integration of solar power projects into the existing grid. The Department of Energy in the Philippines recently approved four large-scale solar power projects to assess the impact of their integration into the existing transmission network. These projects include …

SunPower Shuts Plant, Cuts Jobs 25 Percent to Survive Solar Slump

SunPower Corp. is following through with a planned restructuring effort that will reduce its workforce by 25 percent to cut costs after solar prices plunged in an oversupplied market. The second-biggest U.S. panel-maker will cut 2,500 employees to reduce operating expenses next year to less than $350 million, the San …