World News

April 22 is Earth Day

This coming April 22, Thursday, is Earth Day – an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The momentous event started in 1970 and, since then, has mobilized one billion individuals and gathered more than 75k partners. The website, EarthDay.Org, provides more details regarding the event. “EarthDay.Org’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate… Continue reading April 22 is Earth Day

Local News

DOST Weather Bulletin for #AuringPH (Live Updates)

#AuringPH The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) issues ‘Severe Weather Bulletin' for Tropical Storm Auring (International name Dujuan). Here are the latest updates posted on the DOST social media page: Severe Weather Bulletin #24 - Final For: Low-Pressure Area - Formerly "#AuringPH" (Dujuan) Tropical Cyclone: Alert Issued 2:00pm, 22 February 2021 "Auring" weakens into… Continue reading DOST Weather Bulletin for #AuringPH (Live Updates)

Local News

MORE Power Iloilo Releases Juvenile Fishes at Iloilo River

MORE Power Iloilo Releases Juvenile Fishes at Iloilo River: "Whenever they fish at the Iloilo River, they will think of... sweet and sour," jokes Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas as he expresses his gratitude to More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo) for the DU's donation of juvenile Lapu Lapu fishes that were released… Continue reading MORE Power Iloilo Releases Juvenile Fishes at Iloilo River

World News

World Wildlife Fund Shares Deforestation Statistics

Deforestation Statistics: The World Wildlife Fund, in a press release, revealed that 166,000 square miles – roughly the size of California - have been lost to deforestation worldwide, between 2004 and 2017. “More than 166,000 square miles of forest habitat—an area roughly the size of California—were lost to deforestation in the tropics and subtropics between… Continue reading World Wildlife Fund Shares Deforestation Statistics

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NASA Explains the Jupiter and Saturn Conjunction

“Have you noticed two bright objects in the sky getting closer together with each passing night,” begins the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in its newsletter. According to the agency, it is Jupiter and Saturn doing a planetary dance that will result in the Great Conjunction on Monday, December 21. On that day, Jupiter… Continue reading NASA Explains the Jupiter and Saturn Conjunction

Local News

Iloilo City Strengthens Green Initiatives

Iloilo City, under the leadership of Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, strengthens its green initiatives through ongoing and upcoming projects in the metro. Here, the Iloilo Bloggers Society has summarized some of the green projects of the local government. One of the projects that has recently gained popularity is the green tunnel. The ‘Green Tunnel’… Continue reading Iloilo City Strengthens Green Initiatives

Local News

Iloilo City to Establish Dog Pound for Strays

In an update, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas revealed that the City Veterinary Office, General Services Office, along with the City Engineer’s Office are conceptualizing a plan to establish a dog pound in the metro. Treñas also said that the local government is intending to purchase a vehicle to capture strays and to settle them… Continue reading Iloilo City to Establish Dog Pound for Strays

National News

DENR Reveals Truth about Manila Bay’s Dolomite

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently posted a narrative about the truth behind the controversial dolomite and the beach nourishment project for the rehabilitation of Manila Bay. “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources wishes to extend its sincerest gratitude and appreciation to those who have expressed their understanding and support for… Continue reading DENR Reveals Truth about Manila Bay’s Dolomite

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WWF: 68% Average Decline in Species Population Sizes Since 1970

In an article published by the World Wildlife Fund, it indicated that there is an average decline of 68% in species population sizes since 1970. Declines in monitored populations of mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, and amphibians present a dire warning for the health of people and the planet. Globally, monitored population sizes of mammals, fish,… Continue reading WWF: 68% Average Decline in Species Population Sizes Since 1970

National News

Bulusan, Kanlaon, Mayon, Taal Volcanoes On Alert 01

In an update issued by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology – Department of Science and Technology, four volcanoes in the country have been placed under Alert Level 01. Bulusan, Kanlaon, Mayon, and Taal Volcanoes are now under Alert Level 01, as of August 18, 8am. Here are individual updates: Bulusan Volcano Bulusan Volcano’s… Continue reading Bulusan, Kanlaon, Mayon, Taal Volcanoes On Alert 01