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The Big Day


Have you watched the riveting film “Before The Flood”? It premiered yesterday, October 30, and is aired on the National Geographic Channel starting October 30 until November 6 in 171 countries and 45 languages. With this documentary, co-producers UN Messenger of Peace, movie star, philanthropist and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens, Academy awards-winning […]

Posted: October 30th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Environmental agenda


Amid the potshots and verbal tirades he unloaded at administration standard-bearer Mar Roxas, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte articulated one obvious, yet still valid point, when asked to explain his stand on climate change. The mayor, who’s known more for his rep as a crime buster, pointed out the reality that it was the First […]

Posted: March 27th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

2015 is hottest ‘by far’


Miami – Blistering heat blanketed the Earth last year making 2015 by far the hottest year in modern times and raising new concerns on the accelerating pace of climate change. Not only was 2015 the warmest worldwide since 1880, it shattered the previous record held in 2014 by the widest margin ever observed, said the […]

Posted: January 22nd, 2016 in World | Read More »

Health news in 2015


LOOKING back in review, there were some fascinating news in medicine this past year, a few of them controversial, especially in infectious diseases and cancer screening and prevention. E-cigarettes are more dangerous A study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine in January 22, 2015, revealed that “e-cigarette vapor can contain cancer-causing formaldehyde at […]

Posted: January 4th, 2016 in Life | Read More »

Warming to deprive us of oxygen — study


Paris, France — Global warming has triggered an array of apocalyptic scenarios for future generations, from worsening drought, storms and floods to melted ice sheets and rising seas. Now a new study, published Tuesday and coinciding with the UN climate talks in Paris, adds to the grim tableau: the risk that warming at the far […]

Posted: December 3rd, 2015 in AFP,Environment | Read More »