The New7Wonders of Nature

The first count of the global vote to elect the New7Wonders of Nature has been announced. In alphabetical order, they are: Amazon, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeju Island, Komodo, Puerto Princesa Underground River, Table Mountain. Announcing the results at the headquarters of the New7Wonders Foundation in Zurich, Switzerland, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of …

“Zooming in on Biodiversity” photo contest winners announced

The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity announced the winner of the ASEAN-wide photo contest “Zooming in on Biodiversity” at the ASEAN Conference on Biodiversity on 21 October 2009 in Republic Polytechnic, Singapore. The awarding ceremony was led by Ambassador Holger Standertskjold Nordenstam, Head of the European Commission Delegation to Singapore; Mr. …

Heavy 12-hour-rain caused another flash floods in Cagayan de Oro City

A heavy rain that began Sunday morning caused a flash flood that spread to least 23 barangays in Cagayan de Oro A “trisikad” Driving through a flooded road along Madonna Hospital street. Another flash floods in Cagayan de Oro City resulting from heavy rains early this morning. Flash flooding occurs …