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…

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…

Study: World carbon pollution falls 17% during pandemic peak

Associated Press 05/21/2020

  ]KENSINGTON, Maryland — The world cut its daily carbon dioxide emissions by 17 percent at the peak of the pandemic shutdown last month, a new study found. But with life and heat-trapping gas levels inching back…

Cortes, Labella lead Mahiga Creek clean-up

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 09/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes and Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella led the clean-up of the Mahiga Creek this morning, September 14. The two officials met at the Subangdaku bridge that serves as…

DENR-7 to deputize 500 river guards to monitor region’s waterways

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/22/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines—The Department of Environment of Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) will deputize  500 river guards to monitor the region’s streams and the waterways and apprehend violators contributing to the pollution of these rivers.…

Cenro takes steps to address air pollution caused by vehicles stuck in Cebu City traffic

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/03/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Having a better air monitoring system and the regular emission testing of vehicles to regulate their fumes when caught in traffic are among the solutions to solve air pollution from vehicles caught…

DENR-7 seeks to coordinate with stakeholders, LGUs to save rivers from pollution

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/29/2018

A TOP environmental official in Central Visayas is planning to have a joint undertaking with stakeholders and local government units (LGUs) in an effort to save the rivers from pollution. “Ang kailangan lang natin ay mag-participate para…

Researchers turn to oysters as pollution-tracking sentinels

AFP 09/18/2018

FRENCH researchers hoping to get an early warning on pollution in the ocean have found an unlikely ally in a mollusk more often destined for the dinner table. Their findings reveal that much like canaries in a…

Cebu City jail requests gov’t to provide pollution control officers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/01/2018

The Cebu City Jail has requested the city government to provide around 2 pollution control officers in the penitentiary. In a two-page formal letter addressed to Councilor Dave Tumulak, jail warden Supt. Renante Rubio, also asked assistance…

Indian city chokes on world’s worst pollution

AFP 06/05/2018

Soot turned the white handkerchief around Abhash Kumar Sharma’s face to black as the police officer tried to direct gridlocked traffic in the Indian city with the world’s dirtiest air. It was all he had to ward…

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…

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