By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman
THE Philippines has 30 water-related government agencies, and yet, around eight million Filipinos still do not have access to potable water. Continue reading “Water challenges flow from lack of strict law implementation”
UNITED NATIONS (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres recently urged countries to put aside national gain to save the oceans and avert a “global catastrophe” as he opened the first UN ocean conference.
Continue reading “UN chief: Save the oceans to avert ‘global catastrophe’”
SCIENTISTS recently unveiled a unique new method for counting stocks of threatened fish — eavesdropping on their love calls when the fish gather in massive mating throngs.
Continue reading “In the name of conservation: eavesdropping on fish sex”
THOUSANDS OF voracious white maggots wiggle frenetically while tearing through trayfuls of leftover meat, vegetables, and fruits in an unusual farm in southwestern China. Continue reading “In China, maggots finish plates, and food waste”
PRESIDENT Donald Trump may have torpedoed the Paris climate accord as US diplomats brace for huge cuts to their environmental programs. Recently, however, American officials joined world diplomats wading out into the Potomac estuary to replant seagrass in a telling gesture paired with an unlikely photo opportunity. Continue reading “Envoys wade in to help US waters despite Trump climate snub”