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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Environmental Challenges for Urban Areas

  Every day, you wake up, dress up, have breakfast, and take your commute to work or school. Oftentimes, you start your day really early not only to avoid getting caught in traffic but to inhale less of the city’s air pollution. You want to walk or bike to work or school but you would rather not – it is…

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