Coastal Clean Up 2015

How did you celebrate the International Coastal Clean-Up Day? Every year, volunteers all over the world gather along the coasts every third Saturday of September to clean-up the water bodies.  This event is orchestrated by Ocean Conservancy. They started it along the Texas coast in 1986, and from the initial 12 sites, there are now more than 6,000 sites in…

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Clean Power Plan

President Barack Obama yesterday announced America’s climate change game changer — the Clean Power Plan. Three points to highlight on Obama’s speech: 1. The Clean Power Plan will cut carbon pollution from power plants by 32% below 2005 levels. In relatable talk, this means 166 million cars off the roads every year. Policies and programs initiated by the US usually…

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Gender and the Environment

Should gender take a backseat for the environment? Last week, a “talk” by an environmental group got canceled because of a gender-issue. I went there expecting to gain substantial information on radical environmentalism, as opposed to the “conservative” view I may have had over the years. It was my intention to learn something new, as I am new to the…

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Lakbayan Water Trail with Manila Water

I attended Manila Water’s Lakbayan Water Trail Tour earlier today and I’d like to recommend it to you, my dear reader (if I even have one). The Lakbayan Water Trail Tour is part of the company’s CSR program to educate its stakeholders on how they manage to supply the Metro Manila household with water from Angat, as well as how…

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