Monthly Archives: July 2013

Manila Bay can still be saved

Despite having waters considered as the country’s most polluted, a comprehensive rehabilitation of the famed Manila Bay can still be done, environmental experts and advocates said on Tuesday.The environmental group Greenpeace and scientists from the University of the Philippines (UP) … Continue reading

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Possible bio-security risk

Gerogery and Table Top residents have formed a community action group to oppose the planned development of a compost facility near Gerogery’s Five Mates Crossing.The proposed development from Transpacific Cleanaway received general conditions of approval from the NSW Environmental Protection … Continue reading

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Midshipmen train in 5th Fleet

Three Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Midshipmen participated in Explosive Ordnance Disposal and security training on board Naval Support Activity Bahrain and Mina Salman Pier, July 9-10.The students, representing NROTC programs from the Miami University (Ohio), University of Virginia, and … Continue reading

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Mermaid in Chelsea Creek by Michelle Tea

It may seem like an unnatural progression for talented local author Michelle Tea to produce an unorthodox yet sparkling work of young adult fantasy after penning an award-winning novel, four memoirs, and a poetry collection, but let her work her … Continue reading

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Lesson for those who harp on mindless development

Disasters claim lives but they don’t kill fond myths. In flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, the myth that dead bodies are a huge health risk persists. Mass cremation of dead bodies is going on because the “authorities are racing against time to minimise … Continue reading

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