The Philippines has the best beaches.
Tired of your usual weekend activities (or non-activities)? Break the routine and do something different and significant this Saturday! June 8 is World Oceans Day. To celebrate the occasion, Earth Island Institute Philippines will be spearheading another coastal cleanup at the Freedom Islands. Aside from the usual picking up of trash, there will be a [...]
The Philippines will take part in the celebration of the Coral Triangle (CT) Day, an international event that aims to raise awareness on the world’s center of marine life, on June 9, 2013. Separate but interconnected projects will happen in the provinces of Palawan, Cebu, Surigao del Norte, and Tawi-tawi among others on the days [...]
The Footprints Project
Plastic bags are non-biodegradable and dangerous. They spoil landscapes, clog waterways, and threaten wildlife! And according to ReuseThisBag.com, “ocean debris worldwide kills at least 1 million sea birds and 100,000 mammals each year!” And plastic bags are UGLY, too! Let’s change our habits! Reduce, reuse, recycle, and — when we travel — #LeaveNothingButFootprints!
Garbage has always been one of the biggest problems in Manila. It’s become even more important to address this now that the country has been hit by storms one after another. The problem with garbage is that it can endanger lives. While this waste problem is one of the issues that the 6 Steps to [...]