On Earth Day 2021, Google Doodle video encourages everyone to plant trees and teach younger generations to do the same

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 04/22/2021

DALAGUETE, Cebu—April 22 of every year is celebrated as World Earth Day. On this day of the year, people from different nations come together to promote awareness of the health of the environment. For this year, Google…

How to reduce your carbon footprint

Marc Eric Cosep 03/19/2021

Climate change is no joke. Although it takes a global scale to effectively reduce our effect to the environment, there are choices we make in our day-to-day lives that help lessen our carbon footprint. Personal action on…

Everyday items that are harmful to our environment

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 03/18/2021

The surge of many reusable items over the past years can only mean one thing — people are now more mindful of our environment and are raising awareness to help save our home. Many cities and places…

71kg of waste found in stray Indian cow’s stomach

03/04/2021

Indian vets have extracted 71 kilograms (156.5 pounds) of plastic, nails and other garbage from a pregnant cow, but both the animal and her baby died. The case has highlighted the country’s twin problems of pollution and…

CCPO targets to plant 1K trees

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is targetting to plant at least 1,000 trees in the mountain barangays here. According to Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, the director of the CCPO, it is one of…

Emissions fell record 7 percent in 2020: study

12/11/2020

Paris, France—Carbon emissions fell a record seven percent in 2020 as countries imposed lockdowns and restrictions on movement during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Global Carbon Project said Friday, December 11, 2020, in its annual assessment. The fall…

Cebu City Administrator: JVA for WTE incinerator ‘toughly’ reviewed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., assured the public that the proposed joint venture agreement (JVA) with an international company offering waste-to-energy (WTE) incineration facilities will be thoroughly reviewed for the best interest…

‘Reject waste incineration’ – environment groups

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environmental groups are calling on the city government to refuse a proposed Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) for a waste-to-energy (WTE) project here. No Burn Pilipinas, a coalition of environmental groups in the country,…

Rama: Coastal clean-up should be institutionalized

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said there is a need to institutionalize the coastal clean-up drive in the city, citing the importance of taking care of the environment on a consistent basis.…

Global warming to continue no matter what we do: study

11/13/2020

PARIS, France – Even if humanity stopped emitting greenhouse gases tomorrow, Earth will warm for centuries to come and oceans will rise by metres, according to a controversial modelling study published Thursday, November 12, 2020. Natural drivers…

Ulysses weakens, Signal No. 3 still up over Metro Manila, 8 other areas

Consuelo Marquez 11/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Ulysses weakened on Thursday morning, November 12, 2020, while leaving the Luzon landmass, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 3, however,  is still up…

‘Plantdemic’ hits Philippines as demand for greenery grows

11/09/2020

A gardening craze dubbed “plantdemic” has spread across the Philippines after coronavirus restrictions fuelled demand for greenery, sending plant prices soaring and sparking a rise in poaching from public parks and protected forests. Photos of delicate flowers…

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