Last month Philippines ordered Canada to take back 69 shipping containers filled with Canadian trash. And now Malaysia has announced that it will be shipping out 450 metric tonnes of plastic trash to its countries of origins.
The new law called the "Graduation Legacy for the Environment Act," it is seen as a valuable opportunity for young people to take action against climate change and hopes to fix deforestation in Philippines.
An international team of researchers have uncovered the remains of a new species of human in the Philippines. The new species, Homo luzonensis is named after Luzon Island, were more than 50,000 year old fossils were found.
In certain countries, attempting to protect the environment can be a death sentence. This year has seen the deaths of 185 environmental defenders worldwide.
These are the companies most responsible for plastic pollution at Freedom Island according to Greenpeace: Nestlé, Unilever, PT Torabika Mayora, Universal Robina Corporation, Procter & Gamble, Nutri-Asia, Monde Nissin, Zesto, Colgate Palmolive, and Liwayway.
Roughly eight million tons of plastic enters the ocean every year. That’s according to a 2015 report, which also identified where the bulk of this trash originates. At the top of the list: China, the Philippines, and Indonesia.
Holistic consumerism is one of the major shifts that have been noted in the health and wellness category. Aside from simple exercise and nutrition, mental health is also thrown into the mix, which accounts for positivity, mindfulness, relaxation and self-care.
THE WORLD’S largest solar power plant installed on the rooftop of a shopping mall has been switched on by a property developer in its sprawling shopping hub in San Fernando, Pampanga.
Climate related disasters can be felt on all of the islands. Typhoons most greatly impact life in the Philippines. We have almost too many to name. Reality is telling us that typhoons are becoming stronger and more violent, surpassing even the estimated limit of the ‘strongest level’ from super to mega typhoons.