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Care of the Earth

A feature on environmental issues that are affecting the whole world with the view of raising awareness and prompting action

The Land of Natural Disasters

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.

Scientists Declare Climate Emergency

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.

Ethics, Science and Economics Necessary to Preserve the Earth

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.

Climate Justice is Needed to Save the Planet

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.

Saving the Philippine Eagle from Extinction

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.

Where Have All Our Fish Gone?

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.

Mommy Issues

There is no one like her. She is known for her unconditional love. Her children are closest to her. Mothers, for all that they have done, also need to be consistently appreciated, given their own space and alone time.

Plastics: Clear and Present Danger

“Plastics are a clear and present danger to the future of our planet.” – Céline S. Cousteau, documentary film director and producer, explorer, and designer

Troubles over Water

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.

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