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Groups fortify efforts to protect environment

Butuan city- As part

of its corporation social responsibilty (CSR), the Mindanao Daily News (MainDailyCaraga) is partnering with the philippine Information Agency (PIA-CARAGA) and Samahang

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Greenpeace advocates for the rights of Pinoys not corporations Over the past few weeks, there has been a series of articles claiming that Greenpeace is anti-science,that we oppose development and even more outlandishly that we are puppets whose string are being pulled by European paymasters. While provoking a few giggles from our staff who would love the luxuxry of the being paid in Euros—as one of the sillier attacks would have it—mostky this smear campaign is just yawn-wor-thy. It echoes the same old recycled propaganda that is wheeled out time and again by giant companies andagain by giant companies and reactionary government of limit the space of civil society to defend the rights of ordinary people. This action field by GreenPeace,Magsasaka at Siyentipiko sa Pagpapaunlad ng Agrikultura (Masipag) and fifteen other individuals including former Sen. Orlando Mercado, and Siliman University President Ben Malayang, aimed to stop the experimental trials by University of the Philippines Mindanao Foundation and the Internetnational Service for the Acquisation of Agribiotech Application (ISAAA), all of whom signed a Memorandum of undertaking in 2010 to conduct these trials at seven (7) different sites acrooss the phillipines. DTI Caraga Exceed Targets Butuan City DTI-Caraga D irecrtor Brielgo Pagarasm shared to the media and CSO representative that his office has again exceed targets for the first half this year.

MANILA (Updated)--

The low pressure area (LPA), that has been lingering within the vicinity of the Philippines, intensified into a Tropical Depression and was named “Agaton� on Friday morning.

In its 10:30 a.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) hoisted Public Storm Warning Signal Number 1 over the following areas in Mindanao: -Surigao del Norte including Siargao Island -Surigao del Sur -Dinagat Province -Agusan del Norte -Agusan del Sur -Davao Oriental -Compostela Valley Pagasa said the tropical depression is expected to be at 40 km east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur by Saturday morning, at 13 km northeast of Davao City by Sunday morning, and at 45 km northwest of General Santos City by Monday morning.

It is packed with winds of 55 kilometers per hour near its center and was forecast to move southwestward at 5 kph. Pagasa said the tropical depression is expected to be at 40 km east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur by Saturday morning, at 13 km northeast of Davao City by Sunday morning, and at 45 km northwest of General Santos City by Monday morning. Eastern and Central Visayas may experience moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms. Sea travel is also risky over the seaboards of Luzon, Visayas, and Caraga Region.

Alert level raised as LPA becomes ‘Agaton’ By Lito Rulona and Nitz Arancon LOCAL disaster risk-reduction groups went on alert again after the government’s weather bureau announced yesterday that the low pressure area that has brought continuous rains since last weekend has developed into a


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Connected cities Death toll due to bad weather climbs to 34 Agusan River continues to spook Butuan folk Elizaga laid to rest.

“SHADES of Majesty: 88 Philippine Native Trees,” a coffee-table book produced by the Aboitiz Group as an extension of its sustainability program, was named the ‘Best Book of Science” at the 32nd National Book Awards held in November. Under its sustainability program, the group has committed to plant three million.

Pacquiao eager to punish Rios camp for mocking coach

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