By Carmel Loise Matus
The 84 trees in two cities and one town in southern Cebu province earlier diagnosed by the environment agency as “diseased and rotting” can still be saved, according to tree expert Dr. Roger Guzman, retired forester and now executive director of the Philippine Federation for Environmental Concerns.
By Doris C. Bongcac
Mass was celebrated aboard a boat on the site where at least 116 people died when the vessel MV St. Thomas Aquinas, of the transport firm 2Go, collided with a cargo ship on August 16 last year.
By Jobers Reynes Bersales
Anyone traveling to southern Cebu province will never miss passing under humongous acacia trees on both sides of the two-lane national highway in Barangay Perrelos, Carcar City.
By Ador Vincent S. Mayol
The Cordova municipal government and fisherfolk groups filed on Thursday a multi-million-peso damage suit against the owners of two sea vessels that collided and leaked oil in 2013, damaging the town’s marine environment.
Long-standing and emerging issues over lack of land tenure security may be a major stumbling block to rehabilitation efforts in Yolanda-affected areas if not addressed strategically, says a report released by international non-government organization Oxfam.