By Tessa R. Salazar
For an environmental issue as big as climate change, the smallest things still do matter. Homeowners can take these five simple steps so that they can do their share in reducing the carbon footprint human activities leave on this planet. The carbon footprint is a measure of how great an activity has toward contributing to greenhouse gases, a major component of climate change.
By Riza T. Olchondra
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Philippines) has backed the Department of Energy’s (DOE) move to increase solar energy capacity targets, saying this will make power prices cheaper in the long run, contrary to claims of critics such as the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF).
By Conrado R. Banal III
This particularly immaculate ecotourism zone, the Caramoan peninsula in Camarines Sur in Bicol, with its magnificent islands just off the coast, has one feature no other sites can claim: It boasts of unbridled destruction from small-scale mining and quarrying activities. In the past 10 years or so, Caramoan rose to international fame when its [...]
By Ronnel W. Domingo
Philex Mining Corp. Friday paid P188.6 million in fines that the Pollution Adjudication Board (PAB) slapped on the company for “causing water pollution” and “impeding the flow of water” in the Balog Creek and Agno River.
By Charles E. Buban
The Philippines is third in the list of countries most vulnerable to storms, floods, earthquakes, droughts and sea-level rise, with the South Pacific island nations of Vanuatu and Tonga ranking much higher.