Benham Rise: Philippines Newest Underwater Territory

(Source: TV 9, News & Current Affairs, youtube) Facts and Figures about Benham Plateau. According to the Wikipedia, The Benham Plateau, also known as the Benham Rise, is a seismically active undersea region and extinct volcanic ridge located in the Philippine Sea approximately 250 km (160 mi) east of the northern coastline of Dinapigue, Isabela. Under the … Continue reading

Fish Kill At The Kalayaan Island Group

The Philippines had been one of the claimants of a string of islands, atolls, and shoals among others which are located in the disputed areas of South China Sea. Recently, China was reported to have released chemicals into the surrounding waters of the occupied  Pag-asa Island, a part of the Province of Palawan, Philippines, which resulted  to … Continue reading

Converting Ocean Waves For Power

After harvesting solar energy to produce power or electricity, another method of producing electricity is through Kinetic Wave Power or simply Wave Power which is converting ocean waves into electricity. Source: Hashem Al-Ghaili. Thank you. Converting ocean waves into electricity has been done many years ago. Wikipedia had an elaborate discussion on this topic.  The … Continue reading