Demotion of houses in Ibo to be completed within the week

Norman Mendoza 06/18/2018

The clearing operation in Barangay Ibo, Lapu-Lapu City is expected to be finished this week. Renato Parba, who leads the demolition team from the Material Recovery Facility (MRF), said that the clearing operations in Barangay Ibo had…

Nearly 100 coastal structures demolished, 600 more to go

Fe Marie Dumaboc and Futch Anthony Inso, Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/13/2018

FOR ten years, their house that stood on the seashore of Barangay Ibo in Lapu-Lapu City has been the home and source of income for the Felescuso family. Hansel Felescuso, 55, earned P4,000 from the rental of…

Averting coastal pollution

Editorial 05/29/2018

What were the factors that caused fecal coliform levels in the beaches of Mactan Island and Panglao Island in Bohol province to exceed past safe levels? It also bears asking why the findings from the Environmental Management…

EVICTION SET FOR MACTAN’S COASTAL SLUM DWELLERS

Futch Anthony Inso, Leo Udtohan, Nestle L. Semilla 04/13/2018

Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza says at least 1,000 families of informal settlers will have to leave the coastal areas of the city, as the local government addresses an Enviromental Management Bureau’s report of fecal coliform contamination…

Opening up the South Coastal Road

Editorial 03/12/2018

Cebu City Hall’s decision to allow passenger jeepneys to pass through the South Coastal Road (SCR) in order to alleviate the traffic congestion caused by the closure of one lane at Natalio Bacalso Avenue is a stop…

Jogger shot dead at South Coastal Road

Rene Alima 02/11/2018

A man in his early 40s was shot dead on Sunday by a lone gunman at the South Coastal Road at Barangay Tangke in Talisay City. The still unidentified victim was jogging in the area at past…

Jogger shot dead at South Coastal Road

Rene F. Alima 02/11/2018

  A man in his early 40s was shot dead on Sunday by a lone gunman at the South Coastal Road at Barangay Tangke in Talisay City. The still unidentified victim was jogging in the area at…

PRO-7 on full alert due to ‘Urduja’

Nestle L. Semilla 12/15/2017

The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is on full alert for possible landslides and flooding in Cebu after Tropical Storm Urduja’s expected landfall was delayed until tomorrow morning. Police Supt. Reyman Tolentin, PRO-7’s information officer…

Scientists at coastal ecosystem forum urged to address scientific jargon issue

Gavin Michael Cubillo 12/04/2017

Making scientific jargon easier for the public to understand is one of the challenges scientists face in addressing issues like threats of marine life and those that can affect the marine ecosystem. Mutsunori Tokeshi, Society for Coastal…

School equips coastal communities with tsunami warning device

Inquirer.net 05/13/2017

In Batangas province, a tsunami warning comes with an alarm and a text broadcast alerting residents hours before its impact on coastal communities. Developed by Batangas State University (BatStateU), the Sigaw (Solar-powered Isotropic Generator of Acoustic Wave)…

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