THE GIFT OF OIL: the power of nature in a bottle

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/31/2017

The world swirls and twirls faster than ever during the holiday season. While it is a festive time for family and friends, it can also spell stress and discomfort to fragile mortals who juggle various personal and…

Bali volcano spews smoke for second time this week

AFP 11/26/2017

A rumbling volcano on the Indonesian resort island of Bali spewed smoke hundreds of meters into the air Saturday, officials said, just days after thousands were forced to flee over fears it would erupt. Mount Agung belched…

Cebu Zoo animals leave for Amlan Nature Park

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/05/2017

THEY’RE about ready to go to their new home, several miles away from the zoo in Cebu. By the time they’re all brought out of their cages, the more than 70 animals of the Cebu City Zoo…

In the land of crocodiles

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 05/01/2017

This is not the place for Captain Hook, what with his fear of crocodiles. But Crocolandia Nature Park, the closest animal haven city dwellers can visit after the closure of the Cebu City Zoo, is certainly a…

‘Wise use’ of our wetlands

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/05/2017

Wetlands are vital for human survival. They are among the world’s most productive environments; cradles of biological diversity that provide the water and productivity upon which countless species of plants and animals depend for survival. “Wetlands are…

Engaging with constituents

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 08/21/2016

DENR Secretary Gina Lopez hit the ground running by meeting the agency officials together with the civil society leaders upon assuming her post. This was a first in the history of the department and was widely lauded.…

Hale Manna on my mind

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 11/16/2014

For those who seek peace and quiet, to unwind at the serene hideaway facing the biodiversity and fisheries-significant Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (Tañon Strait) is a great option. Ensconced by lovely flowers and native trees which host…

Kor Landa’s Cebu outlet now open

12/21/2013

“CITY sidewalks, busy sidewalks, people dressed in holiday style. In the air, there’s a feeling of Christmas” – These are some of the lines of a popular Yuletide song, the “Silver Bells,” and these depict the festive…

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