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LGUs, community groups join Greenpeace call for phase-out of toxics in Marikina River

Feature story | March 20, 2011 at 14:32

Representatives from the local government units (LGUs) of Marikina and Quezon City, together with students, barangay officials and community groups from San Mateo, Rizal, and other areas around the Marikina River shoreline today joined the...

Right-to-know Water Patrol Expedition launch

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | September 14, 2012

For the first time, Water Patrol runs an expedition starting from a heavily polluted river in Metro Manila, the Marikina River. This expedition travels 85 kilometers for 3 weeks this September aiming to examine and document sources...

Pollution should not be a secret

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 13, 2012 1 comment

Garbage that’s floating on our rivers and lakes is almost common sight in Metro Manila, and it's also fair to say that a lot of effort is presently being done by the government, the business sector and the many environmental and...

Run for the River

Blog entry by Beau Baconguis | June 7, 2011 2 comments

Marikina River is one of the biggest tributaries of Laguna de Bay that cuts through Metro Manila. In 2004, the River was declared biologically dead by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Hence, efforts to revive it...

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