Have you experienced water interruptions in the middle of taking a bath or in the middle of washing your laundry? These events can frustrate you and can even make you angry at the water company. But then again, think about the bigger picture; on the other side of the coin, this water interruption must be an important sign for you to take action, to conserve water .
by Elaine Jane Pañares | USJR Mass Comm Intern
If one speaks of a pedestrianized city, one would think that people could just walk anywhere towards their destinations. In a way, yes, but pedestrianization actually refers to the lessening of traffic problems and accidents in a city. The government can do this by encouraging people to walk or bike and regulating the number of private cars under its jurisdiction, while addressing air and noise pollution. Therefore, the simplest meaning of a pedestrianized city is one that removes vehicular traffic from city streets.
The 5th year civil engineering students of the University of San Carlos (USC) and University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) and Mega Cebu have conducted brainstorming sessions to choose project studies that will address the infrastructure problems in local government units from Carcar City to Danao City.
Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office of the Municipality of Liloan invited Mega Cebu for their Environment Month Launch last June 9, 2014.
The event’s theme was, “Doing unlimited kindness to the environment for the current generation and the generations yet to come, a way of achieving a green and wholesome environment that nurtures.”
Befitting the local celebration of the International Day of Forests last March 21st, the local Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announced that forest cover within Central Visayas has increased by 15 percent.