Sustainable Ride with Bambu Bikes (Bamboo Bicycles)

  Do you want one? The Bayawan Advocates for Network of Indigenous Initiatives, Inc. (BAYAW-ANI) has embarked on a green transportation advocacy with the Bambu Bike Initiative. This is BAYAW-Ani’s conscious response to global warming and climate change – a serious move to bring people to environmental consciousness and action.   The Bambu Bike Initiative The Bambu Bike Initiative is…

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Filipino Environmentalists We Should All Be Proud Of

The Philippines ranks third highest in the list of countries with mismanaged waste. On an article by John H. Tibbetts, Managing Marine Plastic Pollution: Policy Initiatives to Address Wayward Waste, published on Environmental Health Perspectives, he shared this: The United States makes a significant contribution to marine plastic pollution, but it’s only twentieth on the list of coastal nations that…

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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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Southern Leyte Action 2020

  In February 2011, by virtue of Executive Order No. 26, the National Greening Program (NGP) was established. This forest rehabilitation program aimed to grow 1.5 billion trees in 1.5 million hectares nationwide within a period of six years, from 2011 to 2016. A quick look at the NGP Accomplishment Report shows that as of June 2015, the Project is…

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