20.3 C
Davao City
Friday, July 28, 2017
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ENVIRONMENT: Countdown still on for vanishing wildlife

The Philippines, touted to be the Pear of the Orient Seas, maybe abundant of natural resources but these may soon be gone if Filipinos...

ENVIRONMENT: When sea level rises

When the Pangi River in Davao City swelled to new heights in June 2011, 29 people lost their lives and 50,000 residents had to...

ENVIRONMENT: Moving toward a blue economy

To harness the vast resources offered by the seas and oceans from fisheries to mineral deposits, the Department of Science and Technology-National Academy of...

ENVIRONMENT: Sunscreens can obliterate coral reefs

Generally, fishermen who use cyanide and dynamite to catch fish are almost blamed for the annihilation of the ecologically-fragile coral reefs. Unknowingly, people...

ENVIRONMENT: Countdown still on for vanishing wildlife

The Philippines, touted to be the Pear of the Orient Seas, maybe abundant of natural resources but these may soon be gone if Filipinos...
NUMBERED DAYS. A smoker takes a puff from a cigarette in Davao City yesterday. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said President Duterte is set to sign an executive order on nationwide smoking ban soon. LEAN DAVAL JR.

The banning of tobacco smoking

“A cigarette is the only consumer product which, when used as desired, kills its consumer.” -- Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former WHO director-general. *** Just a...

Marilog District soon to be regreened

“Don’t cut down trees.” Those were the words her father used to tell when Cecilia Dacillo was still young. Today, she’s reiterating...

ENVIRONMENT: Saving the country’s bird icon

“If Filipinos don’t get their act together for the cause of the endangered bird, it shall be doomed to die.” – Dennis I. Salvador,...
Save the Children Country Director Ned Olney

Alarming levels of stunting robbing millions of Filipino children of their childhood: Save the...

The Philippines has only made it into the top 100 in a global ranking of the best and worst countries for children to grow...
Members of the Watershed Multipartite Monitoring Team inspect the polishing pond, the last stage in the waste water treatment facility of Maharlika's peking duck plant. The polishing pond was found to have large debris, dark water and had strong foul odor. It is improper to dispose waste water in this state to Davao river, the source of drinking water of communities in the second district.

ENVIRONMENT: Envi group monitors duck plant disposal

Davao City - A watershed advocate group raised the concern that Davao River is more at risk to pollution with the waste water...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
few clouds
20.3 ° C
20.3 °
20.3 °
95%
1kmh
20%
Sat
31 °
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