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Pena: Happy Holidays…again?
HERE we go again. While entering the department store of SM Clark last Tuesday, I was greeted “happy holidays” by the two guards on duty. I was irked so I replied in a loud voice, Merry Christmas! As I moved ...
From 70 days ago
Pena: World Soils Day
THERE is a day of commemoration for almost all important global environmental concerns. Among the most popular are Earth Day every 22nd of April, World Environment Day every June 5, World Wildlife Day every March 03, International Day of Forests ...
From 77 days ago
Pena: The interconnectivity of living things
IN THE environment, there is a symbiotic relationship among living things. If one species is eliminated, the others who depend on it will be affected as well. For instance, flowers depend on bees for pollination. In the food chain, the ...
From 84 days ago
Pena: Is the Philippines a deadly place for environmentalists?
LAST November 21, an employee of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was killed. Joash Peregrino, a special investigator at the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur, was gunned down in ...
From 91 days ago
Pena: Abolition of PRRC
THE Pasig River was considered biologically dead until it got a new lease on life when rehabilitation efforts were started several years ago by the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC). Last October 2018, the project won the first Asia River ...
From 98 days ago
Peña: Turn-overs and ‘take-over’ at EMB
AFTER serving Region 3 for seventeen years, Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Regional Director Lormelyn Claudio is moving to Region 7, Central Visayas. Her office will be in Mandaue City, Cebu. I attended the turn-over ceremony last November 6 at the ...
From 105 days ago
LAST November 1, our family joined the millions who flocked to cemeteries to visit the graves of dearly departed loved ones. My only sister, whom we lost 6 years ago to breast cancer, was interred at Tierra Santa Memorial Park ...
From 112 days ago
Peña: Lead-cored wick and scented candles
I'M SUPRISED that candles with lead-cored wicks are still being sold in the Philippines. These candles are already banned here and in other countries. The Ecowaste Coalition said these candles are still sold in markets like in Binondo, Manila. Most ...
From 119 days ago
Peña: 'Muning' the hunter
AS I got out of our backdoor last Tuesday Morning, I was surprised to see bird feathers and blood scattered all over the place. The poor bird is another victim of the cats that have made our backyard their home. ...
From 126 days ago
Peña: 'Walang forever'
"WALANG forever?" It was all over the news last week. Clothing retailer "Forever 21" has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States. This move, usually done by a corporation or partnership, generally provides for reorganization to keep ...
From 140 days ago