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Severe ‘devil winds’ expected to whip up deadly California blazes

Posted on: November 12th, 2018 | No Comments
PARADISE, Calif (Reuters) – Severe hot and dry “devil winds” kicked up on Sunday in fire-ravaged Southern California and more winds were expected in the north, fanning the flames of...

Sing your heart out in Cebu’s karaoke bus

Posted on: November 1st, 2018 | No Comments
Heading to Cebu this long weekend? Don’t miss their famous karaoke bus. A Cebu-based bus driver thought of a way to reduce the travel stress of his passengers and decided...

U.N. sets out massive benefits from air pollution action in Asia

Posted on: October 31st, 2018 | No Comments
  Asia could reap massive benefits in health, environment, agriculture and economic growth if governments implement 25 policies such as banning the burning of household waste and cutting industrial emissions,...

EU lawmakers move to ban throw-away plastics

Posted on: October 25th, 2018 | No Comments
  European Union lawmakers moved on Wednesday (October 24) to ban widely-used, throw-away plastics such as straws and cotton buds, and put a greater burden on manufacturers to recycle in...

‘Morong Star’ beach resort wins awards for budget-friendly accommodation, trustworthy service

Posted on: October 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Bataan’s “sunniest place”, Morong Star Beach Resort and Hotel received two different awards on Saturday (October 20) from two prestigious award-giving bodies. Hailed at the Philippine...

BORACAY: A paradise regained

Posted on: October 22nd, 2018 | No Comments
    BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines — Consistently crowned as among the best beaches in the world, Boracay Island has been known for its exceptional beauty, attracting tourists from across the globe....

Climate disasters cause global economic losses to soar, UN says

Posted on: October 11th, 2018 | No Comments
  From 1998 to 2017 direct economic losses from natural disasters totaled $2.9 trillion, of which 77 percent was due to extreme weather that is intensifying as the world warms,...

Germany must do more to stop climate change, experts say

Posted on: October 9th, 2018 | No Comments
  Keeping the Earth’s temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius means making rapid, unprecedented changes in the way people use energy to eat, travel and live or we risk even...

Environmental activist dubbed ‘terrorist’ by Philippine government wins UN award

Posted on: September 28th, 2018 | No Comments
  On the 26th September 2018, Joan Carling was recognized for UN’s highest environmental honor, the prestigious Champions of the Earth Award. Each year the award is presented to those...

Botswana officials deny 87 elephant carcasses found

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
  Officials from Botswana’s Department of Wildlife and National Parks denied on Wednesday (September 19) a report from charity Elephants Without Borders (EWB) stating that they had recently found 87...