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    • Agriculture's water problems can become too big. 

      Dar, William (The Manila Times, June 16, 2017, on page B5)
      It may even boil down to the following: store rainwater, by increasing the absorptive capacity of watersheds through reforestation and building more small water storage (impounding) and catchment systems; expand both the ...
    • At 50, Singapore leads water revolution 

      (The Philippine Star, August 6, 2015, on page B-8)
      Fifty years ago Singapore had to ration water, and its smelly rivers were devoid of fish and choked with waste from shipbuilding, pig farms and toilets that emptied directly into streams. Singapore, which is recognized as ...
    • Aussie towns evacuated amid floods from cyclone philippine star 

      Associated Press (AP) (The Philippine Star, April 1, 2017, on page 12)
      Communities along Australia’s east coast have been evacuated as floodwaters sparked by the remnants of a powerful cyclone poured into roads and threatened to inundate homes across the region. The region has been subjected ...
    • Curbing illegal fishing through environmental stewardship 

      Yap, Tara (Manila Bulletin, August 8, 2018, on page 6)
      One way to stop illegal fishing in the Visayas is to promote environmental stewardship programs, an environmental lawyer said. “The best form of law enforcement is when the laws do not need to be enforced because everyone ...
    • For global water crisis, climate may be the last straw 

      Hood, Marlowe (Manila Standard, February 15, 2018, on page A5)
      Before man-made climate change kicked in—and well before "Day Zero" in Cape Town, where taps may run dry in early May—the global water crisis was upon us. Freshwater resources were already badly stressed before heat-trapping ...
    • Heavy rains wreck havoc to Negros' agro-fishery 

      Yasa, Dolly (The Daily Guardian, January 18, 2018, on page 6-7)
      The onslaught of heavy rains caused massive flooding in some areas of Negros Occidental, damaging an estimated P6.5 million worth of agro-fishery products. A partial report from the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist ...
    • Massive fish kill wipes out Lake Sebu's tilapia stock 

      Fernandez, Edwin O. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 3, 2017, on page A8)
      A massive fish kill has left this lakeside town, Central Mindanao’s largest tilapia supplier, gasping for air. More than P120 million worth of tilapia grown in Lake Sebu was lost in what officials said was the worst fish ...
    • Wastewater puts Cebu firm in hot water 

      Newman, Minerva B. C. (Manila Bulletin, January 22, 2019, on page 9)
      The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Central Visayas issued an interim cease-and-desist order (CDO) to GBox Corrugated Packaging for discharging red-colored ...
    • Watershed protection seen urgent 

      (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 25, 2018, on page 1)
      The Philippines had joined the celebration of World Water Day on March 22 to raise awareness on the importance of water and the need to conserve this most basic resource. To mark World Water Day, the Metropolitan Waterworks ...
    • 'Waterworld' folk tap solar power for clean drink 

      Enano, Jhesset O. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, July 8, 2018, on page A4)
      It has been 20 years since the 111 families living in the Del Rosario Compound at Barangay Coloong, Valenzuela City, last saw the ground where their houses stand. Rising sea levels and several reclamations and mega dike ...