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PANDEMIC WASTE

If you think Covid-19 pandemic is a threat to humans alone, wait until you know how it poses risk to the...

Davao de Oro intensifies efforts against ASF

The provincial government of Davao de Oro is intensifying efforts against African Swine Fever (ASF) starting with the...

DAYS OF BIG RAINS

Three’s a company, so goes the title of a popular American television show.  In the Philippines, disaster comes...

Indonesian Consulate pushes drive vs wildlife smuggling

Following the successful repatriation of rescued 91 Indonesian endangered animals to Indonesia on July 27, 2020, Consul General...

PLASTICS: GOING, GOING SOON!

“The greatest environmental challenges facing the world.”  That was how British Prime Minister Theresa May described those single-use...

2020 is Disaster and Climate Emergency Awareness Year

“We all need to keep this in mind: We may be vulnerable, but we are not incapable of action.  We will translate...

THE NIGHT THE EARTH SHAKES WELL

“Feeling earthquakes was part of growing up, and also preparing for them: doing earthquake drills, or having earthquake...

Where have all our forests gone?

Denuded upland The Philippines needs 54% of forest cover to protect against landslides and ensure water availability from...

Where have all our forests gone?

The year was 1960.  Primitivo Besenan, from Cebu, had decided to migrate to Kialeg, then a far-flung barangay of Bansalan, Davao del Sur.  At...

Of bats and mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are considered as public enemy number one.  In fact, they are deadlier than serial killers.  They can kill a person or do mass...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
broken clouds
23.9 ° C
24 °
23.9 °
94 %
1.5kmh
75 %
Wed
24 °
Thu
27 °
Fri
26 °
Sat
27 °
Sun
27 °