Category Archives: Environment

RISING TIDES: The burden of Hagonoeños

Hagonoy in Bulacan, known for its thriving fishing industry, is the 8th richest town in Bulacan, according to the Commssion on Audit (2010). But this municipality has been making waves…

Why Tropical Cyclones Are Good for Us

According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), about 20 Tropical Cyclones enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility each year with an average of 8 or 9…

5 Must-Watch Environmental Films

Pick up the newspaper or scroll through your favorite news site and you’re sure to encounter stories about the environment. In this age of technological advancement, a new awareness is…

The Connection between Volcanoes and Climate Change

The increasing volcanic activities in the Pacific Ring of Fire have sparked speculations and concerns that a catastrophic disaster is coming. Based on the website Volcano Discovery, almost three dozen…

Frozen: A Horror Story

Though Disney’s blockbuster animated film, Frozen, is chock-full of empowering and heart-melting scenes, the real-life “frozen” stories we’ve been hearing lately from the U.S. will give you goose bumps—not the…

A GREEN 2018

  Welcoming the New Year comes with well-loved traditions. Aside from the midnight dinner, fireworks displays and the annual purging of belongings, the New Year is also an opportune time…

5 Ways to Have a Fun and Safe New Year Celebration

  In just a few hours, we will be welcoming a new year! As much as we love to treat ourselves to a joyous moment with our friends and families,…

Beating the Heat: Lessons Learned from December California Wildfire

Within hours, a natural phenomenon can already reduce a beautiful mountainscape into a blazing inferno. Earlier this month, extreme fire conditions broke out in different parts of Southern California. The…

FACTS & FAQS ABOUT BER MONTHS

The most wonderful time of the year is approaching! Many of us are already busy planning for the holidays by organizing parties and shopping for gifts. But another thing Filipinos…

Today’s Philippine Weather Forecast – July 5, 2017 | Monsoon Trough to drop rains

After the exit of Tropical Cyclone Emong, no weather disturbance is within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). Although PAGASA has observed group of clouds within the country’s premises, these…