Citations with the tag: PHILIPPINES -- Environmental conditions

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  • Constellations of power: Philippine ecopolitics reexamined.
    Sajor, Edsel E.; Resurreccion, Babette P. // Alternatives: Global, Local, Political; Apr-Jun1998, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p213 

    Presents a number of cases dealing with the environment in the Philippines, and how it is affected by power relations among institutional, collective or individual actors. Reference to the emphasis placed on the centrality of the power question; Information on the rapid depletion of the natural...

  • ENVIRONMENTAL OVERVIEW.
    Sajor, Edsel E.; Resurreccion, Babette P. // Philippines Country Review; 2007, p513 

    This section presents an overview of the environmental conditions in the Philippines.

  • Environmental Issues.
    Sajor, Edsel E.; Resurreccion, Babette P. // Philippines Country Review; 2009, p104 

    The article provides an overview of the environmental condition in the Philippines as of 2009.

  • Environmental Issues.
    Sajor, Edsel E.; Resurreccion, Babette P. // Philippines Country Review; 2010, p112 

    The article offers information on various environmental issues in the Philippines which include soil erosion, air pollution from motor vehicular emissions, and loss of natural habitats.

  • Environmental Issues.
    Sajor, Edsel E.; Resurreccion, Babette P. // Philippines Country Review; 2012, p187 

    The article offers information related to the environmental issues in the Philippines including uncontrolled and rapid deforestation, greenhouse gas emissions and active volcanoes.

  • Pinatubo promises severe Russian winters.
    Sajor, Edsel E.; Resurreccion, Babette P. // New Scientist; 2/1/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1806, p23 

    Reports that the eruption of Mount Pinatubo last June has increased the chance that Moscow will suffer unusually cold winters within the next few years. Probability is between 30 and 50 percent; The impact of the volcano may delay the time at which global warming becomes generally obvious.

  • Global cooling.
    Stover, Dawn // Popular Science; Jun93, Vol. 242 Issue 6, p27 

    States that the June 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines cooled Earth by about 1 degree Farenheit, according to data from NASA's Earth Radiation Budget Experiment satellite. The eruption created a dust veil that reflects some of the sun's rays back to space.

  • In brief.
    Stover, Dawn // Earth; Jul93, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p13 

    Reports on findings made by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) researchers that the eruption of Mount Pinatubo is expected to continue to lower the global average temperature. Discovery of rivers of water vapor in the lower atmosphere; Discovery of previously unknown structure...

  • Chapter V: Environmental Trends.
    Stover, Dawn // Philippines Country Review; 2000, p60 

    Provides an overview of environmental trends in the Philippines as of July 2000. Environmental problems; Waste management and sanitation; Water-supply; Natural hazards; Pollution trends.

  • Volcanic eruption cools off 1991.
    Stover, Dawn // Current Science; 4/10/92, Vol. 77 Issue 16, p12 

    Tells how the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines last June affected the world's average temperature in 1991. Warmer year than usual; Future effect of Pinatubo; Its effect on beauty of sunsets.

  • Pinatubo's toll.
    Dane, A. // Popular Mechanics; Dec91, Vol. 168 Issue 12, p102 

    Discusses problems created by the explosion of Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines last summer, a blast that blew millions of tons of sulphur dioxide, dust, debris and ash miles into the atmosphere. Short- and long-term effects of the blast.

  • Environmental Issues.
    Dane, A. // Philippines Country Review; 2001/2002, p62 

    Focuses on developments concerning the environmental conditions in the Philippines as July 1, 2001. Impact of population pressures; Current environmental issues; Major environmental organizations; Regulations and jurisdiction; International accords.

  • ...And dust from last year's volcanoes.
    Dane, A. // New Scientist; 11/28/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1849, p16 

    Reports on research that has found volcanic dust is another threat to atmospheric ozone. Aerosol from Mount Pinatubo may cause a dramatic loss of ozone in the northern hemisphere next February or March; What the aerosol consists of; The influence of aerosol from the Mount Hudson eruption on the...

  • The spread of Mt. Pinatubo's dust cloud.
    Dane, A. // Astronomy; Apr92, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p26 

    Discusses how in June 1991, the Mt. Pinatubo volcano in the Philippines injected massive amounts of sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere where it now lingers at a height of about 15 miles. Readings mapped by the National Aeronautics Space Administration's Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite;...

  • Global cooling.
    Dane, A. // New Scientist; 1/9/93, Vol. 137 Issue 1855, p10 

    Reveals that planet earth cooled sharply during 1992 according to data by Britain's Meteorological Office. Eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991 to blame; Coincided with the end of an El Nino event; Global average temperature for the first 11 months of last year.

  • Population Pressure and Deforestation in the Philippines.
    Cruz, Wilfrido D.; Cruz, Maria Concepcion J. // ASEAN Economic Bulletin; Nov90, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p200 

    This article evaluates increasing population pressure on forest lands, and analyses the requirements for promoting more conservation-oriented upland farming practices in the Philippines. Using census data with appropriate environmental reclassifications, it was found that about a third of the...

  • Watching for `Pinatubo sunsets.'
    di Cicco, D. // Sky & Telescope; Dec91, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p677 

    Summarizes several of the twilight and daytime effects the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines is having on the sky. Primary glow band; Purple lights; Ash clouds; Prolonged twilight; Green celestial objects; Dark lunar eclipses; Milky skies and large aureoles around the sun; Bishop's...

  • Pinatubo lives.
    Zimmer, Carl // Discover; Jan1994, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p65 

    Reports on the effects of the June 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo. Description of the eruption; Summary of environmental effects; Correlation of the eruption with the ozone layer.

  • A giant's strength.
    Zimmer, Carl // Discover; Jul92, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p16 

    Looks at the sinister aftereffects of the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines. Enormous volume of sulfur dioxide that was dumped into the Earth's atmosphere; Projected impact on the Earth's UV-blocking ozone layer; Contrast with man-made ozone destroyers.

  • Environmental Issues.
    Zimmer, Carl // Philippines Country Review; 2011, p178 

    The article provides an overview of the environmental problems that occur in the Philippines including desertification, forests land degradation, and solid waste pollution.

  • Environmental Policy.
    Zimmer, Carl // Philippines Country Review; 2011, p180 

    The article provides an overview of the regulation and jurisdiction of the environmental policy in the Philippines along with its international environmental accords.

  • An estimate of the chemical and radiative perturbation of stratospheric ozone following the...
    Pitari, G.; Rizi, V. // Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences; 10/1/93, Vol. 50 Issue 19, p3260 

    Assesses trace species interactions with aerosols injected in the stratosphere by the eruption of Mount Pinatubo. Heterogeneous chemical conversion of odd nitrogen into nitric acid; Radiative perturbation; Radiative interaction with stratospheric trace species; Nonnegligible equatorial...

  • The Philippines.
    Vesilind, Pruiit J. // National Geographic; Jul2002, Vol. 202 Issue 1, p62 

    Discusses environmental conditions in the Philippines. Biodiversity in the country; Mention of habitat loss in the country; Mention of the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park; Animal species in the park; Efforts of conservationists to save the environment; Human population on the...

  • Forest fire hits 'sacred' mountain.
    Vesilind, Pruiit J. // South Asian Post; 3/27/2014, p17 

    The article reports on a forest fire threatening Mount Banahaw, a sacred mountain south of Manila, the Philippines, and discusses the biodiversity of the mountain and difficulties for fire fighters trying to reach the fire as of March 2014.

  • A numerical study of the possible perturbation of stratospheric dynamics due to Pinatubo aerosols...
    Pitari, Giovanni // Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences; 8/1/93, Vol. 50 Issue 15, p2443 

    Investigates the possible dynamical effects in the stratosphere of the aerosol cloud formed after the eruption of Mount Pinatubo. Use of a three-dimensional model of the stratosphere; Coincidence with the El Chicon eruption; Anomaly in the planetary wave activity; Ozone assessment following the...

  • Ozone layer feels the heat.
    Pitari, Giovanni // Current Health 1; Oct93, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p2 

    Reports on the decrease in the thickness of the ozone layer above the parts of the Northern Hemisphere as a result of the eruption of the Mt. Pinatubo volcano in the Philippines in June 1991. Emission of huge amounts of chemicals into the atmosphere.

  • Living with Pinatubo's fall-out.
    Phillips, David // Canadian Geographic; Mar/Apr94, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p18 

    Discusses the effects of the June 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines to the global weather. Drop in temperatures for two years since the eruption attributed to the large amount of gases and ash that came out from Pinatubo; Observed decline in solar radiation reaching the ground;...

  • Pinatubo points to vulnerable climate.
    Pearce, Fred // New Scientist; 6/19/93, Vol. 138 Issue 1878, p7 

    Reports on global cooling produced by the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines that confirmed Earth's vulnerability to the greenhouse effect. Assessment by American climatologist James Hansen; Earth's sensitivity to climatological changes; Predictions of climate models.

  • Atmospheric effects of the Mt. Pinatubo eruption.
    McCormick, M. Patrick; Thomason, Larry W. // Nature; 2/2/1995, Vol. 373 Issue 6513, p399 

    Examines the effects of the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines in June 1991 on climate and stratospheric ozone. Background of the eruption; Release of aerosol particles; Effects on radiative balance; Effects on stratospheric chemical processes; Implications for understanding...

  • The 2007 dry spell in Luzon (Philippines): its cause, impact and corresponding response measures.
    Yumul, Jr., Graciano P.; Cruz, Nathaniel A.; Dimalanta, Carla B.; Servando, Nathaniel T.; Hilario, Flaviana D. // Climatic Change; Jun2010, Vol. 100 Issue 3/4, p633 

    Climate change, involving both human-induced global warming and natural climate variability, has been called upon to explain the occurrences of weather extremes with their associated natural hazards. The Philippines experienced a dry spell in 2007 specifically in parts of Luzon which occurred...

  • LORD OF THE FOREST.
    Yumul, Jr., Graciano P.; Cruz, Nathaniel A.; Dimalanta, Carla B.; Servando, Nathaniel T.; Hilario, Flaviana D. // National Geographic; Feb2008, Vol. 213 Issue 2, p80 

    The article profiles the bird the Philippine Eagle the possibility of its habitat being destroyed. The author states that the rain forests of the Philippines are the only habitat for the bird and deforestation rates are some of the highest in the world. The author also discusses increasing...

  • Volcanic debris diminishes Canada's ozone.
    Yumul, Jr., Graciano P.; Cruz, Nathaniel A.; Dimalanta, Carla B.; Servando, Nathaniel T.; Hilario, Flaviana D. // New Scientist; 12/4/93, Vol. 140 Issue 1902, p16 

    Reports on the depletion of the ozone layer over Canada due to debris thrown out by Mount Pinatubo. Measurements as confirmed and extended the evidence from satellite studies; Canadian Atmospheric Environment Service; Losses as occurring below the altitudes at which the ozone is at risk from...

  • El Nino, Volcanism and global climate.
    Handler, Paul; Andsager, Karen // Human Ecology: An Interdisciplinary Journal; Mar94, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p37 

    Discusses the impact of the June 1991 eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines on global climate. Effect of aerosols on cloudcover and precipitation; Trigger of climatic anomalies like El Nino event; Correlation with the Indian monsoon and the tropical storms in the North Atlantic.

  • Fallout of volcanic ash to the deep South China Sea induced by the 1991 eruption of Mount...
    Wiesner, Martin G.; Wang, Yubo // Geology; Oct95, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p885 

    Investigates the mode and rates of medial fallout of volcanic ash following the June 15, 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo, Philippines. Particle aggregation control of vertical trajectories of pyroclasts in the atmosphere and ocean; Atmospheric tephra dispersal patterns; Deep-sea ash layers as...

  • My Philippines typhoon fury.
    Measham, Fatima // Eureka Street; 11/15/2013, Vol. 23 Issue 22, p18 

    The article offers the author's insights on several typhoons that devastated the Philippines. The author states her experience during the tropical storm Washi (local name Sendong) in Cagayan de Oro in the southern island of Mindanao, Philippines on December 16, 2011. She also mentions some of...

  • Volcano kills coral.
    Y.E. // Science World; 2/9/96, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p8 

    Reports on the impact of gases spewed by Mount Pinatubo, a volcano in the Philippines, on a coral reef in the Red Sea, 9700 kilometers away from the volcano. Deflection of sunlight needed by corals in the Red Sea; Proliferation of red algae on the surface of the water; Death of the polyps that...

  • Developing nations: Four environmental profiles.
    Brown, Janet Welsh // EPA Journal; Jul/Aug90, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p42 

    Profiles the environmental condition of four developing countries, Mexico, Egypt, Kenya and the Philippines. Environmental degradation; Foreign-policy challenge for the United States; Natural resources; Environmental problems faced by the countries.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL OVERVIEW.
    Brown, Janet Welsh // Philippines Country Review; 2003, p70 

    Presents an overview of the environmental conditions in Philippines. Current environmental concerns; Information on natural disasters, environmental jurisdiction and regulation, major environmental organizations, and international environmental accords; Global environmental changes, and how...

  • ENVIRONMENTAL OVERVIEW.
    Brown, Janet Welsh // Philippines Country Review; 2004, pN 

    Presents an overview of the environmental conditions in Philippines. Current environmental concerns; Information on natural disasters, environmental jurisdiction and regulation, major environmental organizations, and international environmental accords; Global environmental changes, and how...

  • ENVIRONMENTAL OVERVIEW.
    Brown, Janet Welsh // Philippines Country Review; 2005, p79 

    Presents an overview of the environmental conditions in Philippines. Current environmental concerns; Information on natural disasters, environmental jurisdiction and regulation, major environmental organizations, and international environmental accords; Global environmental changes, and how...

  • ENVIRONMENTAL OVERVIEW.
    Brown, Janet Welsh // Philippines Country Review; 2006, p93 

    Presents an overview of the environmental conditions in Philippines. Current environmental concerns; Information on natural disasters, environmental jurisdiction and regulation, major environmental organizations, and international environmental accords; Global environmental changes, and how...

  • ENVIRONMENTAL OVERVIEW.
    Brown, Janet Welsh // Philippines Country Review; 2008, p141 

    Presents an overview of the environmental conditions in Philippines. Current environmental concerns; Information on natural disasters, environmental jurisdiction and regulation, major environmental organizations, and international environmental accords; Global environmental changes, and how...

  • Environmental Tipping Points: A New Slant on Strategic Environmentalism.
    Marten, Gerald; Brooks, Steve; Suutari, Amanda; Marten, Ann; Williams, Donna Glee // World Watch; Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p10 

    The article focuses on issues related to strategic environmentalism. Apo Island is a fishing village in the Philippines, where fish stocks have shown a slow decline due to less intensive fishing. The rescue of Apo Island began with Angel Alcala, a marine biologist from Siliman University in...

  • Philippines Is "Disproportionately Vulnerable" to Natural Disasters.
    Marten, Gerald; Brooks, Steve; Suutari, Amanda; Marten, Ann; Williams, Donna Glee // Vital Speeches International; 2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p57 

    The article presents a speech by Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, delivered at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark on December 17, 2009, in which she discussed ways to reduce carbon emissions, the disadvantage of becoming an archipelagic country in...

  • What the military left behind.
    M.S. // U.S. News & World Report; 01/24/2000, Vol. 128 Issue 3, p30 

    Mentions the environmental conditions in the region of the United States Clark Air Base in the Philippines. Residents relocated to the closed installation after the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo; contamination by toxic substances dumped during the US tenure of the military base; US Pentagon...

  • Eco-warriors fight to save Palwan.
    M.S. // Filipino Post; 3/10/2011, p13 

    The article focuses on environmental condition and activism in the province of Palawan in the Philippines. It mentions that the province is abundant in natural wonders which include beaches, forests and vast amounts of valuable minerals. However, it says that mining has destroyed the such riches...

  • Volcanoes, Dobson, and ozone depletion.
    Gurney, Kevin Robert // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 7/12/93, Vol. 189 Issue 11, p20 

    Editorial. Comments on the magnitude of natural contributions to ozone depletion and ozone-destroying chlorine levels. Eruption of El Chichon; Ozone holes; Eruption of Mount Pinatubo; Studies of G.M.B. Dobson; Effect of meteorology over the southern pole.

  • Philippines (Book).
    Burnett, Alan // ASEAN Economic Bulletin; Nov90, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p239 

    Reviews the book 'Philippines: Environment and Natural Resource Management Study.'

  • Volcanic sulphur in the balance.
    Carroll, Michael R. // Nature; 10/9/1997, Vol. 389 Issue 6651, p543 

    Discusses research which presented a new theory to account for the large sulphur emissions from the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo, Philippines. Research by Victor Kress in October 9, 1997 edition of `Nature'; Potential influence of volcanic eruptions on Earth's climate; Main component of...

  • Conversation.
    Carroll, Michael R. // Time International (Atlantic Edition); 12/16/2013, Vol. 182 Issue 25, p4 

    Letters to the editor are presented which comment on November 25, 2013 articles including one about typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines, another about inventions, and one about unhealthy aspects of the U.S. food supply.

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