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Safe post-disaster cleanup
AT THE outset, the EcoWaste Coalition through this column takes this opportunity to commiserate with the communities and families affected by the successive typhoons that have battered our country in a very short space of time. Our deepest sympathies go ...
From 6 days ago
Baguio's organic backyard gardening
GIVEN Baguio's favorable climate and good political leadership, the country's summer capital may well be on its path to becoming a model for organic backyard gardening. Not only because its citizens are mainly composed of hard-working, diligent, and resourceful Ilocanos, ...
From 13 days ago
Effecting change through citizen science
THE role of citizen science in preventing and reducing pollution and in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as adopted in 2015 by the world's governments, including the Philippines, will be at the heart of a four-part online regional conference ...
From 20 days ago
Philippines makes history phasing out lead paints
OUR country observes this year’s International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week from October 25 to 31 with the historic phase-out of paints containing lead, a potent brain poison, as backdrop.Lead-containing architectural, decorative and household paints were phased out on January 1, ...
From 27 days ago
Environmental right is a human right
WE CELEBRATED World Food Day on October 16 on a somber note. The Covid-19 pandemic increased food insecurity and less jobs for our people.The special Social Weather Stations (SWS) July 3-6, 2020 National Mobile Survey, found that 20.9 percent or ...
From 34 days ago
Baguio’s traffic management – a herculean task
Baguio’s time has not yet come to suffer the same fate of Metro Manila’s “carmaggedon,” but the clear signs are in the offing.It’s very timely and important to discuss this issue in the wake of the City Council’s invitation to ...
From 41 days ago
Why the plastic crisis is an environmental justice issue
HAVING seen the amount of waste littering communities and waters, Filipinos do not doubt that the plastic crisis is an environmental problem. Still, it’s often overlooked that it’s an issue of social justice.We are all too often faced with images ...
From 48 days ago
The unsung frontliners
FRONTLINERS -- probably one of the most used words this year next to "Covid," "positive," "pandemic," and "ayuda." Every day, society asks us to honor them and provide them in any way possible with better working conditions. Sadly, when we ...
From 55 days ago
'Just and healthy plan' to recover from climate and pandemic crises
AS THE world gradually resurfaces from the impact of the coronavirus, important decisions must be made to determine a just, humane, and healthy future for the people.Globally, the Covid-19 pandemic has not only presented to us the numerous vulnerabilities within ...
From 62 days ago