Members of the group under the Water for the People Network (WPN) trooped to the office of the Metropolitian Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) to urge the agency to immediately address the current water crisis in Metro Manila. They said that the failure of MWSS to ensure the provision of clean, adequate and affordable water supply and service in the region is due to privatization.
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
When typhoon Basyang hit Metro Manila, the government was unprepared not only because the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) missed the prediction, but because it simply was not ready to respond to any disaster.
Press Release March 22, 2010 The League of the Youth for the Environment (LYFE), a University of the Philippines based alliance of environmental groups, reported earlier at a press conference the results of their survey and background check on national candidates in the May 2010 elections. The survey report entitled “ENVIRONMENT VOTE 2010: Who’s the…
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
“The dams, particularly San Roque Dam, are supposedly designed and used to control floods. However, the floodings these infrastructures have brought us prove that they were not really designed for that function. These dams just bring profit to its proponents and more harm than benefit to the people.”
To address the rice crisis, a group of Filipino scientists joined farmers in calling for a genuine agrarian reform program, mechanization and development of agriculture and support for farmers, among others. BY RONALYN V. OLEA BULATLAT Volume VIII, Number 25, July 27-August 2, 2008 Scientists belonging to AGHAM or Samahan ng Nagtataguyod ng Agham at…