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Storm protector

Storm protector

  BY KIM ATIENZA     In the midst of this renewed typhoon season, people have been saying that we have around us a natural typhoon barrier. Referred to is the Sierra Madre mountain range, which unfortunately has been the target of many illegal logging activity. The Sierra Madre, with a total length of 500 […]

Turtle Islands

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Turtle Islands

  By KIM ATIENZA   On “TV Patrol” recently, I talked about Turtle Islands and how marine life is protected there. Little is known of this island chain, officially known as the Municipality of Turtle Islands. Why is it called Turtle Islands? Wikipedia describes it as a 5th class municipality in the province of Tawi-Tawi. […]

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Longest rivers

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Longest rivers

  BY KIM ATIENZA   *   Some rivers are really large. They are awesome as they are long and winding. Some of the world’s longest rivers, as listed by Wikipedia, are the following: Amazon River, Yangtze River, Mississippi River, Yenisei River (central Russia), Yellow River (China), Ob River, Parana River (central South America). •• […]

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Sa malamig!

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Sa malamig!

  TEMPERATURE has been rising as we are getting more heated up this summer and the coming months. Last May 4, Pag-asa recorded a high 36.5 C in Metro Manila, reason why people had been complaining of so much heat. Under normal times without COVID-19, people would have been going to cool places. Example: Tagaytay […]

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Sinking islands

  ONE notable good effect of this ongoing worldwide lockdown is a cleaner environment. Reports point to cleaner air in once polluted cities, including Metro Manila. The ozone layer is said to be undergoing repair, according to reports. To quote Republicworld.com: ‘Scientific experts revealed that the ozone layer has started to get better due to […]

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