Expedition trains sights on pollution

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/20/2017

A self-described “ambitious yet humble” ocean mapping foreign expedition ended their two-day stop at Lapu-Lapu City yesterday to raise public awareness on coral bleaching and other environmental concerns. Aboard the 33-meter-long Swiss sailboat “Fleur de Passion,” the…

Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger

AP 10/20/2017

NEW DELHI — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world, more than smoking, hunger or natural disasters, and more than…

PH leads first street art project vs air pollution

PR 02/19/2017

PBSP’S SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FAIR It is common for many commuters in Metro Manila to wipe a layer of soot from their faces after their daily commute to and from their schools or offices. Skin irritation and acne…

Why coasters are better than jeepneys

Stephen D. Capillas 11/03/2016

The passenger jeepney is probably the most common form of public utility vehicle (PUV) in the streets, and to many commuters it’s the first affordable, viable mass transport option that comes to mind whenever they step out…

Unicef: 300M children breathe heavily toxic air

10/31/2016

WASHINGTON — Some 300 million children live with outdoor air so polluted it can cause serious physical damage, including harming their developing brains, the United Nations said in a study released on Monday. Nearly one child in…

Singapore shrouded in smog

08/27/2016

Singapore — Acrid smog blanketed Singapore Friday as the city-state was hit by the year’s first major outbreak of haze, an annual crisis sparked by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia. Singapore’s air quality index reached unhealthy levels…

‘Cebu had both haze and smog’

Eileen G. Mangubat 10/08/2015

UP weather expert: ‘Stagnant air’ traps local pollution Was Metro Cebu covered for a while in forest fire-stoked haze or urban smog? Both, according to  Dr. Gerry Bagtasa, an atmospheric  physicist with the Institute of Environmental Science…

Cordova mayor, fisherfolk groups file cases against shipping firms for oil spill

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 08/14/2014

UPDATED, 8/14/14, 5:53 P.M. Multi-million damage suit against two shipping firms for oil spill damage on Cordova Cordova Mayor Adelino Sitoy and fisherfolk groups yesterday filed a multi-million peso damage suit against two shipping companies involved in…

Resurrecting rivers

06/25/2014

Cebu City’s official opening of a septic treatment plant tomorrow is a long-awaited initiative that should have as its ultimate goal the rehabilitation of rivers and other waterways in the metropolis. City Hall expects the plant to…

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