Environment

Green group hits MGB for reversing DENR mining reforms

Green group hits MGB for reversing DENR mining reforms

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Jun 30, 2017

An environmental group expressed dismay on the decision of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau for reversing the mining reforms implemented by former environment secretary Gina Lopez, a day after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte concluded his first year as the country’s chief executive.

DOST: Davao City should prepare for its own ‘Big One’

DOST: Davao City should prepare for its own ‘Big One’

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Jun 30, 2017

The city’s own “Big One” could come in the form of a magnitude 7, intensity 8 earthquake due to its proximity to the Central Davao Fault System, which lies 7.1 km southwest from the center of Davao City, said Department of Science and Technology Undersecretary for Disaster Risk Reduction Renato Solidum, Jr.

Davao City gears for national earthquake drill

Davao City gears for national earthquake drill

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Jun 24, 2017

Various rescue and response units in the city conducted an earthquake rehearsal drill Saturday, June 24, in preparation for next week’s National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) 2017.