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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 378 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 385 days ago
DID you know that nearly 70 percent of the world is covered by water, but only 2.5 percent of it is fresh? The rest is salt water. Of the measly 2.5 percent, only one percent is easily accessible. The rest ...
From 392 days ago
Pena: Extending the life of electrical equipment
ONE of the fastest growing solid wastes is Electronic Waste, or E-waste. It is also called WEEE, or waste electrical and electronic equipment.According to the United Nations University, the volume of discarded electronics in East and South-East Asia jumped almost ...
From 406 days ago
Pena: What to expect in 2019
WHAT can we expect to happen this 2019 as far as the environment is concerned? Well, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said that they will be more aggressive in enforcing environmental laws and regulations this year. Apparently, ...
From 413 days ago
Peña: A rainy New Year’s day
IN MY more than half a century of existence in this Earth, this is the first time that I experienced a rainy New Year’s Day. The cause of the New Year’s revelry spoiler is the low pressure area which used ...
From 420 days ago
Pena: Environmental highlights of 2018
THE year 2018 is about to end so it is noteworthy to recall all the significant environmental events, both local and international, that happened this year. Good or bad, these events will influence the future of this planet and of ...
From 427 days ago
Peña: Christmas stress
CHRISTMAS should be a time for relaxing and enjoying. It’s a time for gift-giving, parties, reunion, shopping and vacation. For unexplained reasons, people are more generous and kind during the season. They become more religious too. The nine-day dawn masses ...
From 434 days ago
Peña: Waste management jargon
THE word "single-use" is Collins’ Word of the Year. I agree with the choice. I’ve encountered and even used this word several times in my column in this paper and in my weekly radio program.“Single-use” refers to materials that are ...
From 441 days ago
Pena: Chicken manure as fertilizer
RECENTLY, the mayor and residents of La Trinidad, Benguet went to court to ask for an environmental protection order against chicken manure dealers. The warehouses where the traders store their chicken dung produce unpleasant smell. Benguet, as we all know, ...
From 448 days ago