Starting October 1, 2018, Cebu Pacific will replace their non-recyclable plastics with sustainable replacements for all its flights (including Cebgo) as part of Juan Effect, an eco-friendly program aimed to engage travelers and local stakeholders to reduce the negative effects tourism has on the environment.
The ocean is an endless source of fascination. It holds wondrous mysteries and plays a massive role in keeping our world from becoming a lifeless vacuum. The more glimpses we see of the undersea world, the more beautiful and alluring it becomes. And the more beautiful it gets, I’m sure
Travelers are in a great position to initiate conversations about the environment because we experience first-hand the importance of various ecosystems. When we conquer mountaintops, laze on ivory beaches, and dive into the vibrance of the underwater world, we are presented with the sheer beauty and power of nature. We
I once met a girl named Camille. She was lovely. I suspect a huge part of her radiance came from the soft spot she had for animals. It’s true, I guess, what Arthur Schopenhauer said—that “compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character.” Camille always found time to
There’s so much to be worried about when it comes to our seas. Marine debris has been killing wildlife. Shark finning remains prevalent. Coral reefs are destroyed in unimaginable scale in many parts of the world. The harm that we, as a species, do to our oceans are so massive
During Imperial China, there was a simple bowl dish borne out of careful preparation and exotic taste that held such significance in people’s palate. The delicacy was rare and beyond delectable, which made the populace, from the commoners to the emperors, fancy it as a staple on their tables on
“Garbage that pollutes our seas is a compelling issue that Filipinos should unite against” said Karl Ramirez, songwriter‐musician and campaign officer of the Earth Island Institute Philippines. “Pollution of our seas is endangering our archipelago, home to numerous marine wildlife species. In fact, a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report
In September 2013, Rochelle started an online petition asking DENR-PAWB to order the immediate release of a sea turtle that was being exploited by locals on Turtle Island in Guimaras for tourism purposes (view the full text at //chn.ge/154pIaa). PAWB promptly addressed it just a couple of weeks later. When we told
“What goes up must come down,” reads the title of the poster released by Save Philippine Seas, an independent movement to promote the protection of our seas and marine resources. “Balloons and lanterns don’s stay in the sky forever. Sometimes they land in the sea where they get mistaken for food by
The amazing thing about Angela, or “Ella”, is how she exudes sincerity and confidence when she talks about being a steward of the environment. Every conversation with her is sure to inspire you to think deeply about your intentions and motivations towards saving the environment.