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Monday, February 26, 2024

Environment and Sustainability

Warning systems to avert disasters — DENR

The Philippines called on local government units (LGUs) to take advantage of available hazard maps as part of early warning systems to avert disasters and safeguard lives and livelihoods. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has noted that more lives are being protected from extreme weather and dangerous climate change impacts but there is a long way to go. Half of countries globally still do not have adequate multi-hazard early warning...

Warmest January on record as temperatures rose globally

In the battle to slow global warming, January was the hottest month...

New body aims to limit deadly toll of pollution, waste

Dirty air alone is responsible for 6.7 million deaths globally every year,...

UN, FAO recognize seven ‘World Restoration Flagships’

The UN Environment Program (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of...

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MVP Group oversees post-Odette recovery program

The Metro Pacific Investments Foundation (MPIF) is spearheading the nation’s recovery from Super Typhoon Odette, also known internationally as Rai, which struck in December...

Four ways pulses nourish soils and boost carbon sequestration

CONCLUSION Pulses have a natural capacity to mobilize phosphorous and other essential nutrients and micronutrients to soils which can contribute to healthier and larger crop...

UN: Migratory species facing mixed threats

Migratory species globally are facing critical challenges, with nearly half in decline and over 20 percent threatened with extinction, a landmark UN report said...

Senate backs bamboo bill

The Senate has strongly supported the passage of the “Kawayan Act,” with bamboo as having the potential to contribute $3.5 billion to the economy...

First Gen opens campus contest on climate ideas

Students from 29 universities and colleges from around the country have joined a P1-million competition launched by clean energy provider First Gen Corp. for...

LGUs agree to address waste, water challenges

Local government units (LGUs) are answering the call to provide safe water and sanitation infrastructure and address solid and plastic waste problems to promote...

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