Planting more than 500 billion trees could remove around 25 percent of existing carbon from the atmosphere, a new study has found. What’s more: there’s enough space to do it.
Category: Care of the Earth
Parishes are places where significant steps can be taken to eliminate single-use plastics and reduce waste. Find out in this article examples and suggestions on how to do so.
Located in the rim around the Pacific Ocean dubbed “The Ring of Fire,” the Philippines is one of the most disaster-prone countries on earth. It is hard hit all year round by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, tropical cyclones and landslides.
Eleven thousand scientists in 153 countries have declared a climate emergency and warned that “untold human suffering” is unavoidable without huge shifts in the way we live.
As the world approaches a tipping point in the climate change crisis, many people finally appear to be waking up to the need for radical change.
To stop the gallop to self-harm and destruction of the planet and our environment, there needs to be a huge change in lifestyle among humans. Citizens are to demand governments to give climate justice to those hurt by the environmental damage caused by wealthy nations.
In its bid to save the endemic but critically endangered Philippine eagle from extinction, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is sending pairs of the country’s national bird abroad to garner international support for its conservation.
Overfishing has threatened the productivity and viability of ocean ecosystems around the globe since the late 1990s. In fact, 11 of the world’s 15 major fishing grounds were “seriously depleted,” according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.
“Plastics are a clear and present danger to the future of our planet.” – Céline S. Cousteau, documentary film director and producer, explorer, and designer
Water is fundamental for life and health. The human right to water is indispensable for leading a healthy life in human dignity. It is a pre-requisite to the realization of all other human rights.