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Dried up tributaries indicate that the situation

Image | April 26, 2010 at 15:16

Dried up tributaries indicate that the situation of Angat Dam can worsen in the next few weeks, Greenpeace said today, following the results of an expedition in the reservoir conducted last weekend by a team of Greenpeace volunteers accompanied...

Members of the Greenpeace Water Watch team

Image | April 26, 2010 at 6:00

Members of the Greenpeace Water Watch team, accompanied by Filipino Mt. Everest Summiteer Romi Garduce last April 17-18 expeditions to Angat Dam's tributaries, survey the Matulid River, Angat's largest tributary. This whole area used to be...

Water levels in Angat Dam have been receding

Image | April 26, 2010 at 6:00

Water levels in Angat Dam have been receding by 1 meter in less than five days to the current El Nino. Greenpeace set up a weeklong Water Watch Camp in the reservior from April 12, to monitor the situation as the levels breached the critical 180...

Farmers and their children look at a Greenpeace

Image | April 21, 2010 at 18:15

Farmers and their children look at a Greenpeace paramotor (a powered paraglider) as it surveys drought-affected rice fields in Brgy. Mangumbali, Candaba, 60 kilometers North of Manila. Some rice fields remain unplanted due to the lack of Water...

Numeriano Alabado (2nd from left)

Image | April 21, 2010 at 17:45

Numeriano Alabado (2nd from left), a farmer from Brgy. Mangumbali, Candaba, 60 kilometers North of Manila, shows a portion of his rice field, 5 hectares of which can no longer yield crops due to the lack of water. Alabado and other farmers in the...

A Greenpeace volunteer from the Water Watch

Image | April 19, 2010 at 20:29

A Greenpeace volunteer from the Water Watch Camp inspects a tilapia nest now exposed in the river floor of Matulid, the largest tributary of the Angat Reservoir. The white line on the cliffs in the background mark where the water level used to be...

A kayak team from the Greenpeace Water Watch

Image | April 19, 2010 at 20:23

A kayak team from the Greenpeace Water Watch Camp are stopped short by silt and hard ground during their inspection into the now dried up Matulid River, the largest tributary of the Angat Reservoir. A team of kayakers and mountaineers, assisted...

Greenpeace volunteers from the Water Watch

Image | April 19, 2010 at 20:20

Greenpeace volunteers from the Water Watch Camp inspect the now dried up Matulid River, the largest tributary of the Angat Reservoir. A team of kayakers and mountaineers, assisted by Mt. Everest summiteer Romi Garduce, went around tributaries in...

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark

Image | April 15, 2010 at 6:00

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark how the water levels of Angat dam have been receding daily since April 12. The sign "180 m" delineates the dam's critical level which it breached Wednesday, April 14. The reservoir's waters are...

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark

Image | April 15, 2010 at 6:00

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark how the water levels of Angat dam have been receding daily since April 12. The sign "180 m" delineates the dam's critical level which it breached Wednesday, April 14. The reservoir's waters are...

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