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ENVIRONMENT:When the wells run dry

Most people, particularly those living in industrialized countries like United States and United Kingdom, may not experience the problem. But for 40% of...

ENVIRONMENT: When the wells run dry

The warning is out! It’s lack of water, not shortage of land, that will be the primary cause of the looming food crisis...

ENVIRONMENT: PHILIPPINE BIODIVERSITY: Going, going, gone?

“A few decades ago, the wildlife of the Philippines was notable for its abundance; now, it is notable for its variety; if present trend...

The forgotten tale of White Russians in Guiuan, Eastern Samar: my personal recollection on...

It was almost dark, on November 23, 2013, when we first arrived in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, two weeks after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) first...

Pride of Davao

Tony Tancaptiong , who graduated at the Davao Chinese High School, now Davao Chong Chua High School, and who is behind the phenomenal success...

SCIENCE: The lethal side of mercury

Tagum City has gone a long, long way. From being a shadow of Davao City, Tagum has emerged to be one of the...

ENVIRONMENT: Troubles over water

All over the world, because of overuse, waste, and neglect, freshwater resources (lakes, rivers, and aquifers) are being exhausted or polluted at an alarming...

ENVIRONMENT: Troubles over water

“Everyone agrees water is basic for life,” notes veteran journalist Juan L. Mercado. “When cisterns go dry, disease and death rates surge. ...

ENVIRONMENT: Troubles over water (First of Three Parts)

It seems there are only two necessities in life that make people to howl in protest immediately. One is electricity (especially if you are...

ENVIRONMENT: Rescuing uplands from destruction

Most uplanders belong to the category “small farmers.”  And “small farmers,” according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, constitute “at...

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