Wake-skating video in the Banaue Rice Terraces: will it wake Filipinos up?

One of the videos recently making waves among Filipino netizens is this one of two professional wake-skaters Brian Grubb and Dominik Preisner. Apparently, the location they used was that of the Banaue Rice Terraces in Ifugao. According to the video caption: Respect for the environment was a priority from the beginning of this project! The […]

Philippines noted for trade in Santo Niño statues made from illegally-traded elephant tusks

The Philippines has reportedly been identified in a National Geographic report as a major destination and market for ivory illegally exported from Africa. Elephants are classified as endangered animals and trade in any product made from them — such as ivory from their tusks — is illegal. The Philippines in 1981 became a signatory to […]