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Bicolanos now enjoy e-jeepney rides

Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on October 21, 2010 at 6:09 — No Comments

Braving the Perplexities and Travails of the Search and Rescue Saga in Bicol with an Iota of Hope

By Rhaydz Barcia

LEGAZPI CITY: Making a living in a “one-stop-shop” of disaster such as in “disaster-prone” Bicol, takes a lot of courage and resiliency before,…

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Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on August 21, 2010 at 11:40 — No Comments

Air Force ready for disasters in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY: From usual junk and garbage bin, the Tactical Operations Group (TOG) 5-Philippine Air Force (PAF) in Bicol converted the empty drums of aviation fuel as valuable, reusable and remarkable equipment for disaster response measures using indigenous materials here.

The ingenuity of the men and women of the TOG Bicol led by Air Force Col. Guillermo Molina is truly fit with President Benigno Aquino 3rd and Gov. Joey Salceda of Albay’s program pertaining to…

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Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on August 19, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

DiCaprio to visit Albay, promote the environment

The Manila Times

Saturday, 03 July 2010 00:00

LEGAZPI CITY: For the first time, a multi-awarded Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio is set to visit Albay province next month to spearhead an environmental-awareness project in cooperation with the provincial government of Albay led by Gov. Joey Salceda and Bicolano business tycoon Elizaldy “Zaldy” Co of the Sunwest Group of Companies here.

The lead actor of phenomenal Titanic movie will be staying in Albay for…

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Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on July 12, 2010 at 10:13 — No Comments

Climate change seriously threatens Philippine crops, says Japanese scientist

Climate change seriously threatens Philippine crops, says Japanese scientist



Thursday, 29 October 2009 00:00



LEGAZPI CITY: The emerging climate change phenomenon threatens the Philippines’ vital agricultural crops and natural resources, a Japanese scientist told the International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation Science and Technology here. A pool of scientists from various state universities throughout the country convened in this city through the initiative of… Continue

Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on November 17, 2009 at 9:25 — No Comments

Mining emits greenhouse gases

Philippines: Mining emits greenhouse gases

Conference on climate change to discuss its risks and potential impact to the country



Source: Copyright 2007, Manilla Times Date: October 22, 2007

By Rhaydz B. Barcia



Mining industries are a major source of greenhouse gases which pollute the environment, as Gilbert Gonzales, regional director of the Environment Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Bicol… Continue

Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on November 17, 2009 at 9:09 — 1 Comment

Global warming to cause famine in RP by 2020

Monday, April 21, 2008



Global warming to cause famine in RP by 2020



By Rhaydz B. Barcia, Correspondent



LEGAZPI CITY: Scientists warned the Philippines could experience famine by 2020, as the adverse impact of global warming takes its toll on natural resources.



One of those scientists was Lourdes Tibig, climate data chief of the central office of the national weather agency, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services… Continue

Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on November 17, 2009 at 9:05 — No Comments

Ms Earth beauties help save a historical jewel

Tuesday, August 5, 2008



Ms Earth beauties help save a historical jewel



By Rhaydz B. Barcia, Correspondent



CAGRARAY ISLAND, Albay—By holding a pro-environment activity, the candidates of the recent Ms. Earth beauty pageant gave valuable help in preserving this historical jewel of Bicol.



Ms. Earth 2004 Priscilla Mereilles and her court set foot on this historical island to plant pili seedling in Barangay Misibis at the wide stretch of white sand girding… Continue

Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on November 17, 2009 at 9:03 — No Comments

Young scientists call on world leaders:address climate change

Young scientists call on world leaders: address climate change



September 16, 2008

By Rhaydz B. Barcia



LEGAZPI CITY—As the world faces serious food and other environmental problems, young scientists from six countries called on world leaders to get their acts together to counter carbon dioxide emission and lessen the impact of climate change.



At least 24 high school students from the United States, Japan, Korea, Singapore, the Philippines and Taiwan,… Continue

Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on November 17, 2009 at 4:38 — No Comments

Global warming more urgent issue than financial crisis-EU

Global warming more urgent issue than financial crisis-EU

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Global warming more urgent issue than financial crisis–EU

By : By Rhaydz B. Barcia Manila Times 30 November 2008 12:10 AM



The world is headed to irreversible and catastrophic changes if global warming results in an average rise in temperatures of more than 2 degrees Celsius, Europe’s top envoy warned yesterday.



“The Philippines given its geography is one of the countries particularly… Continue

Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on November 17, 2009 at 4:32 — No Comments

Upland farmers in Bicol continue to marvel in the wonderful world of our ancestor to protect the environment

Wednesday, May 27, 2009



Upland farmers in Bicol continue to marvel in the wonderful world of our ancestor to protect the environment



Wednesday, May 20, 2009



Upland farmers try ‘bonkol’ way in Ligao City

By Rhaydz B. Barcia



LIGAO CITY: The upland farmers in Bicol continue to marvel in the wonderful world of our ancestors through the use of bonkol, a primitive way of farming to protect the environment from degradation and also to mitigate the… Continue

Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on November 17, 2009 at 4:30 — No Comments

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