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SOUTH ARI ATOLL, Maldives — There were startling colors here just a year ago, a dazzling array of life beneath the waves. Now this Maldivian reef is dead, killed by the stress of rising ocean temperatures. What’s left is a haunting expanse of gray, a scene repeated in reefs across the globe in what has…

BETTER lifestyle choices through simple acts of caring for the environment everyday was among the advocacies of Jayson Villagomez. His initiative to combat climate change and the learnings he acquired as a student of De La Salle University in Manila, P…

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resource-Central Visayas (DENR-7) uses geotagging to monitor the progress of the National Greening Program (NGP) in the region. DENR 7 Executive Director Isabelo Montejo said the geotagging system will ensure a…

IN CELEBRATION of Earth Day 2014, Manila Water spearheaded various activities meant to raise public consciousness on the need to preserve and protect the environment. Manila Water Operations Group Director Geodino Carpio said the celebration of this year’s Earth Day with the theme “Earth Day Everyday, Everywhere, for Everyone” is very relevant considering the many

September 23rd, 2013Environment, News, Photos 0 Comments

A TOTAL of 1,609 kilograms or about 1.6 tons of garbage were picked Friday, September 20, from the Panagsama Beach in Moalboal, Cebu in what was considered the biggest coastal cleanup in town. The cleanup, organized by Johan Blixt of Neptune Diving Adventure and as part of the activities lined up by Project Aware Foundation, […]

I’m sending you a video clip of the present problem here at Roga Subdivision, Kasambagan in Mabolo District. I already relayed our concerns with George Chang – councilor-elect of Barangay Kasambagan. He promised to help us. (That is what he said 5 years ago and until now nothing has been done about it. If you […]

Sun.Star received these photos and video below from Dayien Gry, who also reported the same problem last July this year. Aside from these photos and video is Gry’s message sent through Sun.Star’s Facebook page: “Sa Relocation Site ni Tinaan City of Naga Cebu. Nisamot ni sya kagrabe karon sir kay libre na baya mi ug […]

A fire broke out around 7:30 a.m. of Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at Sunset Drive, Lahug, Cebu City. The Cebu City fire department said the blaze was placed under control 10 minutes after the fire started. This photo was taken by Sushmita Kyle E. Calejesan. This was also published at www.sunstar.com.ph. If you have witnessed […]

Location: P.V.S. Bugnay 2, Katipunan Labangon, Cebu City In this photo are garbage belonging to people in the squatters area or outside the subdivision. Even if there is a warning sign that says “Bawal ilabay ang basura,” they still dump their garbage there. I won’t anymore report to barangay because they don’t have any action, […]

Dayien Gry is calling on concerned agencies or officials to address the overflowing drainage in a relocation site in Tinaan, City of Naga, Cebu. “It’s an overdue issue but our barangay officials do nothing about it no matter how many times we reported the problem,” Gry told Sun.Star — Philippine News on Facebook. To concerned […]

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