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The Inconvenient Climate Change

A few days ago, I caught the last half of the documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017),  the sequel to the very popular documentary An Inconvenient Truth (2006). Former VP Al Gore looked ten years older but his enthusiasm for Climate Change advocacy did not seem to diminish at all. I still couldn't imagine how… Continue reading The Inconvenient Climate Change

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Climate Change and the Aquino Government

President Benigno S. Aquino 3rd and his former running mate and now Interior and Local Governments Secretary Mar Roxas kept on saying that in their "system", the LGUs (local government units) are the first line of defense (in disaster risk reduction programs). It's a logical strategy. But having a strategy or policy written up doesn't… Continue reading Climate Change and the Aquino Government

Climate Change, current events

Climate Change and Biodiversity: The Philippines and the World

MAP OF  VERDE ISLAND PASSAGE VERDE ISLAND PASSAGE When the Carpenter’s and Springer ‘s study  The Philippine Islands: Environmental Biology of Fishes came out in 2005, the media announced with great pride that the study designated the Verde Island Passage as “The center of the center of marine shore fish biodiversity”. Carpenter and Springer confirmed… Continue reading Climate Change and Biodiversity: The Philippines and the World