manila bay pollution - updates

Rappler's latest stories on manila bay pollution

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Ton of fish in Manila Bay dead due to ammonia

Feb 18, 2015 - 11:05 AM

Ammonia is a chemical compound that comes from decomposing animals and animal waste It may have come from agricultural domestic and industrial wastes

DIRTY WATER. A rubbish collector gathers floating plastic garbage in Manila Bay. EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO

Plastic bags most common trash in Manila Bay – groups

Jul 05, 2014 - 9:30 AM

Going through more than 1 500 liters of trash from the bay green groups find that more than half the trash are plastic

'Not much improvement' in Manila Bay water quality

Feb 18, 2014 - 7:54 AM

Despite the 2008 mandamus to clean up the Bay the water quality remains way below healthy standards

SWIMMABLE AGAIN? The Writ of Continuing Mandamus to rehabilitation Manila Bay instructs the government to make the bay fit for swimming again. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Yearend target: Relocation of 20,000 Manila families

Oct 25, 2013 - 3:23 PM

Informal settler families living on top of waterways leading to Manila Bay will be relocated by the end of 2013

AT RISK. Informal settler families living on top of waterways are the most vulnerable to floods, earthquakes and disease aside from being major pollutants of the waterways, says the DILG