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biodegradable plastic
Biodegradable plastic Plastic pollution is quickly becoming one of the world's major problems. Sea animals (such as turtles) either get stuck in discarded plastic objects, or eat them and get poisoned. Plastic also affects people: almost every person in the blood contains toxic chemicals released by plastic that cause cancer, weakened immunity, and birth defects. A student from Sussex University has found an innovative solution that may solve the problem o...
President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte proposed to consider the idea of banning the single-use plastics.
Breaking News!  On November 6, 2019, the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte proposed to consider the idea of banning the single-use plastics. To solve the problem of plastic waste, legislative changes are necessary. During the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, banning of plastic and the legal side of solving this problem were considered. A plastic ban policy will apply throughout the country. However, to prohibit plastic, it is also necessary...
Study: There are chance that Cebu may submerge in 2050
Breaking News!  Study: Part of Cebu may submerge by 2050 Segment of Cebu City are anticipated to be submerged under 2050 or quite a while from now in the midst of the proceeded with ascend in ocean levels, an examination created by New Jersey - based science association Climate Central appeared. The association recognized Cebu City and six different regions in the Philippines to endure such destiny, including Roxas City, northwestern Metro Manila and parts...
Global warming
Global warming mechanism revised  An international team of scientists found that the oceans absorb much more carbon dioxide than previously thought. This was reported in a press release on Phys.org. Previously, it was estimated that only about a quarter of the carbon dioxide released by humans into the atmosphere enters the oceans. Researchers estimated the amount of gas that is released and absorbed by the surface of the sea. At the same time, satellite d...
Sirao Garden
Sirao Garden was upgraded after had popularity  One of Cebu's attractions is the Sirao Flowers Garden, an 8,000 m² private flower farm owned by a Filipino couple, Alfredo and Elena Sy-Chua.The main decoration of the garden are red and yellow celosia flowers, which were originally grown by the All Souls’ Day. Red and yellow are the colors associated with Santo Niño de Cebú, the Baby Jesus of Cebu, one of the most recognizable cultural images of Jesus Christ...
Dense haze in Cebu
Be careful. Dense haze still prevails throughout Cebu and the provinces due to forest fires in Indonesia.Take extra precautions for people with allergies, especially if there are lung problems, for people with breathing problems, people with asthma.This year, unusually dry weather in Indonesia provoked the rapid spread of fire: over seven months, the area of ​​fires exceeded 328 thousand hectares, a third of which are peat bogs. One of the main causes of f...
cleanliness in the city
The city of Cebu spent about 75 million pounds to maintain cleanliness in the city. The government has allocated money for the construction of treatment facilities in the city. head of the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office - John Jigo Dacua, said that this is extra money for the budget. The amount of money allocated by the government includes structural work, construction work, and the technology for the construction of treatment facilitie...
climate
The climate today is in terrible condition. Just look at the melting icemen, the fires in the Amazon, which are the lungs of the planet. This all affects people's health. People are talking more and more about climate change. The Philippines is calling for people to pay attention to the climate. But politicians are now busy with issues of economics and war. And only when the effects of climate change threaten health and life, will all people sound the alar...
fires
The authorities of the Philippines calls to pay attention to the fire in the Amazon. This fire will affect the whole planet, the ecology of the whole earth. Fires in the Amazon rainforest called the "lungs of the planet" in Brazil began in early August. Some states have declared a state of emergency. The number of fires continues to grow. Critics accuse Brazilian President Jair Bolsonara of rhetoric and inaction against environmentalists allegedly leading...
cleanup of the city’s waterways
Mayor of the Cebu City  Edgardo Labella going to meet with areas captains on Tuesday, August 20, for discuss about exlude the environmental pollution of wastes into the city’s creeks and rivers.Edgardo Labella with other government employees on Saturday, August 17, with companies and volunteers organizations, conducted a cleanup of the Guadalupe River.In the own press conference time from Monday, August 19, speech Labella contained information about that t...
garbage
Cebu allocates 25.2 million to take out the trash. The total amount of garbage that authorities can take out is P190 million. Head of the Department of Public Services said, private firms are needed to collect garbage from the city streets and transport it to the desired location. There are only 13 garbage collection machines in the city. This number of cars is not enough for efficient garbage collection. The authorities should purchase more garbage trucks...
ecology
Philippine Sea is considered the largest and deepest sea. The deep-sea holds many secrets. Back in 1960, the Trieste bathyscaphe dived to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. Scientists have discovered unusual living things. The fish world of the Philippine Sea is quite rich. Fishing is an important part of the economy of the Philippines. People catch tuna, sardines, sea eels, octopuses, turtles, squids. Almost 50% of corals and much marine fish are located...
the Pacific Ocean
For geography lovers ... The Pacific Ocean is the largest and oldest on earth. There are many corals at the bottom of the ocean. A large number of corals are associated with the suitable warm temperature of the water. The ocean is full of fish. Shellfish and various algae are grown on the seabed in some countries. Human economic activity has led to the pollution of ocean waters and to the extermination of certain animal species. On the verge of exterminati...
garbage
The mayor of Cebu City encourages people to keep clean, not to litter and help the government with cleaning the city. Cleaning the city will start with the Guadalupe River. This river has a large amount of trash among other polluted places in Cebu. After this river, the government plans to clear 7 other rivers. Many people just don’t have the ability to dispose of garbage. City residents don’t have their own garbage trucks. Garbage is collected only from h...
ecology
What do bishops say about ecology? Today, the environmental situation in the world is terrible and requires immediate solutions. The government and the church are also alarmed by this problem in The Philippines. Catholic bishops are trying to draw people's attention to the problem of ecology because it is critical now. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference urges people in the country to sort waste, don’t use disposable plastic products, to consume less. Povert...
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