Saving Manila

  Early this week, news about the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) teaming up with the Office of the Ombudsman to file charges against barangay officials who would allow the waterways to be polluted again after their Estero Blitz clean-up operation came out. I would say this must definitely be out of frustration on the part of the MMDA after…

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Coastal Clean Up 2015

How did you celebrate the International Coastal Clean-Up Day? Every year, volunteers all over the world gather along the coasts every third Saturday of September to clean-up the water bodies.  This event is orchestrated by Ocean Conservancy. They started it along the Texas coast in 1986, and from the initial 12 sites, there are now more than 6,000 sites in…

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International Coastal Clean Up 2011

It was International Coastal Clean Up Day last Saturday and volunteers in the country joined forces, to do major rivers or bay clean ups. Why do we need to do this? Well, first and foremost, water is life! Just as the Earth, our planet, is made up of 3/4s water, our bodies too, are made of the same. We need…

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Save Water, Save Lives

Wanna be a hero? “Save Water, Save Lives!” First heard about this slogan for Water Management about five years ago, from a World Bank – DENR project. It’s about empowering the teens to do their share in protecting and caring for the environment, through simple acts of water management like not letting the kitchen faucets running when not in use…

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