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Lab Notes | Mangroves 101: Why we need to #SaveTaliptip

Once the aerotropolis is built, the hazards of the storm surfaces and high tide would be more pronounced – especially since we’re in the Philippines, a country hit by tens of typhoons a year. And this will only get worse as storms get more violent and sea levels rise due to climate change – and in fact, destroying mangrove trees release tons of carbon dioxide due stored in their soils.

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – The Philippines has the most expensive electricity rates in Asia, a study by International Energy Consultants (IEC) showed. The Philippines is also the only country with a privatized power industry and without government subsidy, according to IEC. Main Story: Epira, the culprit behind high power rates a>…

Press Release 26 February 2010 Environmental activists and indigenous people under the Network Opposed to Laiban Dam (NO to Laiban Dam) held a protest action in front of the main office of Danding Cojuangco-owned San Miguel Corporation (SMC) denouncing the efforts of the company to push through with the controversial Laiban Dam project in Rizal…

BY DABET CASTANEDA Bulatlat.com Of the 601 victims of political killings in the last five years, many were felled by motorcycle-riding assasins. The Armed Forces of the Philippines claims a “purge” within the revolutionary movement is to be blamed. But human rights watch groups point to death squads formed under Oplan Bantay Laya, the Arroyo…