Environment

Climate changes push native Montana trout toward extinction: study

(Reuters) – Climate changes that have made Montana streams much warmer over the last 30 years are helping invasive trout push their native cousins toward extinction, researchers said on Tuesday, saying study is an example of  reducing biodiversity. The study led by ecologists with the U.S. Geological Survey links warming streams and reduced spring flows in the Flathead River basin in western Montana and Canada to a sharp rise in interbreeding between rainbow trout introduced […]

New York subway cars find new life on ocean floor

(Reuters) – After four decades carrying millions of New Yorkers, 44 of the city’s subway cars are now home to millions of fish. The worn-out cars were dumped on Friday into the Atlantic Ocean, 21 miles off the Maryland coast, to create an artificial reef, designed to attract fish for the state’s lucrative sport-fishing industry. “These reefs provide quality habitat for marine life off our coast which benefits not only the environment but also local […]

Solar Lamp Post Project By TESDA

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) worked on an economical source of Eco-friendly light as they marked Earth Day on Tuesday by singing a pact for the Light The City Project in which they will install 34 solar-powered street lights on footbridges in selected areas in Metro Manila. The production cost and training for assembling the lights of this project will be funded by TESDA while the […]

Conserve H20 Before It’s Too Late

As we all learn in elementary school science, Earth is made up of 75% water. But for such a seemingly abundant resource, only a small percentage of water is actually potable. With a ballooning population, the chances of an imminent water shortage is now more probable. The Philippines is not exempt from this dire situation. As a matter of fact, many remote areas suffer from inadequate, if not complete lack , of safe water supply. […]

Earth Day

Let’s celebrate the environment and do our part to make everyday a happy Earth Day! In line with this celebration, we encourage you to try these helpful tips from us to have an amazing Earth Day tomorrow!  

Happy Earth Day to You!

Every year, on April 22, the whole world celebrates Earth Day. First celebrated in the 1970s, this worldwide event is held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Earth Day was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in.  It was first held on April 22, 1970. Now, the event is globally coordinated by the Earth Day Network and is celebrated in more than 192 countries. In the Philippines, the event focuses on […]

Meteor Shower To Light Up The Sky On April 21- 22

  Astronomers said that if the weather on Monday, (April 21, 2014) cooperates, stargazers can look forward to a meteor shower. According to PAGASA acting administrator Vicente Malano , the Lyrids meteor shower may peak from April 21 to before dawn of April 22. “The shower typically generates a dozen meteors per hour under optimal conditions with a brief maximum that lasts for less than a day. The shower’s peak this year will be in progress on […]