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Peña: Farewell, LPL
I WAS in a training in Manila when I got a Viber message -- a helicopter crashed in Bulacan and Mr. Levy P. Laus or LPL, as he was called by peers and subordinates, was on it. Immediately I called ...
From 291 days ago
Peña: Earth Day 2019
LAST April 22, the world celebrated Earth Day with the theme “Protect our Species.” The focus for this year’s celebration is the protection of endangered species. The world is faced with unprecedented global destruction and rapid reduction of plant and ...
From 299 days ago
Pena: The cost of plastic pollution in the ocean
LAST month, a dead whale found in Mabini, Compostela Valley yielded 40 kilos of plastic in its stomach including 16 rice sacks, four banana plantation style bags and multiple shopping bags.American biologist Darrell Blatchley, director of the D’ Bone Collector ...
From 313 days ago
Pena: Rainwater harvesting
I WAS surprised to learn that as early as 1989, a law was passed mandating rainwater harvesting. It came out in the news recently as some lawmakers want to investigate why the law was not effectively implemented. This is in ...
From 319 days ago
Pena: World Water Day 2019
WORLD Water Day (WWD) 2019 was celebrated last March 22. Very timely, considering the water supply problem going on in some parts of Manila and the drought in some regions. In Manila, it seems the water shortage problem was more ...
From 327 days ago
Peña: What we throw away
GARBAGE in equals garbage out, figuratively and literally. To come up with definitive actions on the never-ending garbage problem, there is a need for accurate data. It’s good that the Global Anti-Incineration Alliance (GAIA) and Mother Earth Foundation (MEF) came ...
From 341 days ago
Pena: Harmful from extraction to destruction
THERE’S this joke about three insurance salesmen who bragged about the extent of coverage of their insurance policies. One of them boasted that they cover from “birth to death”. Another countered that they have a better offer because they insure ...
From 347 days ago
Pena: Refill revolution
ONE of the causes of the garbage problem is packaging, especially plastics and non-recyclables. A good example is sachet, a small and cheap retail version of everything from personal care products to condiments.It rides on the pinoy “tingi” culture and ...
From 362 days ago
Pena: Change in attitude
FACED with the very challenging task of rehabilitating Manila bay, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said that “some form of culture change is needed if the pollution-challenged Manila Bay is to be restored and ...
From 369 days ago
Pena: Mission impossible?
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) led by Secretary Roy A. Cimatu re-launched recently the Manila Bay Rehabilitation Project with simultaneous activities on all regions in the Manila Bay area. At the main venue in Manila, around 5,000 ...
From 376 days ago