Monday, September 23, 2019
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Peña: Biodegradable plastic
I LEARNED from the news that the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will ban plastics. It will be the first plastic-free airport in the country, as their management claim. I am not exactly pleased by this move. Why? Because the MCIA ...
From 4 days ago
Peña: 2018 Coastal Cleanup Report
THE 2019 International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day will be held next Saturday, September 21. This cleanup activity was started by “Ocean Conservancy” on a beach in Texas, USA, in 1986. Since then, the ICC has expanded to over 150 countries, ...
From 10 days ago
Peña: Pope Francis on climate change
ACCORDING to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the United States, July 2019 was the hottest in the last 140 years of recorded history. The average global temperature in July was 1.71 degrees F above the 20th-century average ...
From 17 days ago
Peña: Tree planting requirement for graduation
I READ it in my favorite environmental website. There is now a law requiring all graduating students from elementary school to college to plant 10 trees each before they can graduate. This story was picked up by some international news ...
From 24 days ago
Peña: Goodbye Sec. Gina Lopez
AS I read news last Monday morning, I was saddened to know that former DENR secretary Gina Lopez passed away at 65. Sec. Gina's stint at the DENR was short. In May 2017, the Commission on Appointments voted against her ...
From 31 days ago
Peña: Now is the time to plant trees
IT’S been raining almost every day for two weeks. Some areas here in Pampanga are already flooded. Asphalt roads, including the supposedly well-maintained NLEX, are riddled with pot holes. On the bright side, all dams are now recovering from critical ...
From 38 days ago
Peña: The City of Pines
IT SEEMS Baguio City is suffering from urban decay. Pine trees are disappearing and buildings are sprouting all over. There is a NEDA report though that says the city has not yet exceeded its carrying capacity. Some drastic measures however ...
From 46 days ago
Peña: Dragonflies and other natural pest control
HEALTH Secretary Francisco Duque III recently declared a National Dengue Alert due to the rapidly increasing number of cases observed in several regions. Just last Wednesday, I visited my friend’s daughter who was confined in the hospital due to dengue. ...
From 52 days ago
Peña: De-cluttering and minimalism
FOR two weeks now, we have been busy taking out old stuff from cabinets and closets for sorting and disposal. After years of procrastination, we were forced to de-clutter after new cabinets are about to be delivered and we need ...
From 59 days ago
ONE of the fast rising environmental problems is electronic waste or e-waste. According to the United Nations University, the volume of discarded electronics in East and South-East Asia alone jumped almost two-thirds between 2010 and 2015, and e-waste generation is ...
From 66 days ago