Monthly Archives: March 2016

How El Niño Is Wreaking Havoc In Some Areas in Sarangani & South Cotabato Province

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 26 March 2016   We are in the middle of this cyclical El Niño phenomenon, which, the DOST-PAGASA is suggesting will undergo a “possible gradual weakening” in March-April-May 2016 leading to “ENSO-neutral conditions” in … Continue reading

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SC’s Grace Poe Ruling on Citizenship Based on Inferences and Probability

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 13 March 2016 Justice Carpio and Chief Justice Sereno, from http://www.politics.com.ph The Philippine Supreme Court ruling on Mary Grace Natividad S. Poe-Llamanzares v. Commission on Elections & Estrella C. Elamparo is astonishing in that … Continue reading

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PITYING THE POOR POLLINATORS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND THE WORLD: Global Action At Last?

CURRENT BIODIVERSITY CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 6 March 2016 photo from naturalcapital.us The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), a UN scientific deliberation body modeled after the 2007 Nobel prize winner Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) … Continue reading

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