2nd International Environmental Educators’ Conference Call for Papers: “Higher Education Institutions: Building Pathways towards a Sustainable Future”

The Philippine Association of Tertiary Level Educational Institutions in Environmental Protection and Management (PATLEPAM), in cooperation with the Environmental Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources will conduct the 2nd International Environmental Educators’ Conference on November  25-26,  2015, with the theme — “Higher Education Institutions: Building Pathways towards a Sustainable Future” at […]

Museo Pambata: A Fun Place for Kids to Learn about the Environment

Are you a mommy (or daddy) or a teacher? Do you want your super cute kids to learn more about science and the environment in a fun, engaging way? Yes? Then, take your kids to Museo Pambata! I love this museum. In a time when computers rule the world, where kids know more about gadgets […]

Dubinan Elementary School and Ateneo de Davao – High School to Represent the Philippines in the 2015 ASEAN Eco Schools Awards

This July, the 2015 ASEAN Eco Schools Awards will be held in Myanmar, in celebration of the ASEAN Environment Year. With the theme, “Empowering the Youth for a Clean and Green ASEAN”, two schools will be representing the Philippines — Dubinan Elementary School and Ateneo De Davao University High School. These schools emerged as champions […]

Changing the Filipino Perspective on Climate Change

Last year, in November, Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) wiped out the whole of Tacloban, displacing 4.1 million people, leaving 6,300 dead. No less than United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon underscored the gravity of the impact Yolanda has not only on Filipinos but the entire world, having stated that the catastrophe is an “urgent warning, an […]

Eco-Schools: Greening the Universities

We have been doing the rounds for the validation of the finalists for the eco-schools competition we have been organizing since 2009, the Nationwide Search for Sustainable and Eco-friendly Schools. I am part of the validating group for the Tertiary Level, and so far, we have already visited three — the Don Mariano Marcos Memorial […]