‘Can trees inside Tesda be moved?’

THE Cebu City Parks and Playground Commission (CPPC) wants the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to update the City Government on the status of the application of permit to earth-ball the trees inside the Tesda compound. The earth-balling of at least 20 trees inside the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) 7

Cordova school gets solar panels to energize classrooms

GILUTONGAN Elementary School has enough classrooms, but its pupils and teachers would sometimes hold their classes outside, under the shade of a tree. They have computers, but the children rarely get their hands on them. The problem: lack of electricity. The arrival of more than a dozen solar panels and its official turnover to school

Globe Project 1 Phone: A call for good

TECHNOLOGICAL changes in the field of telecommunications are happening in a rapid pace. Continuous popularity of social networking sites, the high demand for mobile browsing, and the availability of very affordable communications gadgets encourage more people to replace or upgrade their mobile phones almost yearly. With this development, old gadgets often end up abandoned or

Globe supports shark shelter project in Malapascua Island

GLOBE Telecom is supporting a project that aims to intensify the protection of sharks in Monad Shoal, Malapascua Island. Majestic thresher sharks and white tip sharks are among the major attractions of Malapascua, a small island off Cebu’s northern tip, which constantly evokes interest among scuba divers from all over the world. Project Shark Shelter,

Manila Water teams up with PBFEI

MANILA Water Foundation recently teamed up with its newest partner, Philippine Book Fairs Education, Inc. (PBFEI). Manila Water Foundation also received P15,000-worth of book certificate from the PBFEI which will be used to support the Foundation’s programs geared towards water, used water and environmental education. “In its aim of improving lives through livelihood and education

DENR adopts new way to monitor refo projects

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 accuracy of reporting. Montejo said they decided to use geotagging to erase doubts about the accomplishments of the NGP,

Manila Water joins Earth Day festivities

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