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This immune-boosting tea can help arm your body against viral attack

Beyond doubt, humanity is in a global war with an unseen enemy, a virus called CoViD-19 that indiscriminately targets anyone exposed to it. As of latest count, nearly 30 million individuals worldwide have tested positive, with nearly a million dying as a result. Governments and health experts have constantly urged the public to strictly practice …

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Rubber farmers in Zamboanga Sibugay see more lucrative use for retired trees

Rubber farmers in Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay can now have a more aesthetic and profitable use for their senile, unproductive rubberwood trees, thanks to the DOST-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI). Through the project “Processing and Utilization of Senile and Unproductive Rubberwood (Hevea brasiliensis) Trees for the Production of High Value Furniture, Mouldings and Joineries”, …

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New research center to lead decarbonizing efforts for shipping industry

After making a strong commitment to reducing its global carbon emissions towards 2050, the shipping industry, led by major players, are taking the next step to develop new fuel types and technologies. Recently launched was the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping. The founding company partners behind this initiative are ABS, AP Møller-Mærsk, …

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Birthday celebrant Toyota Motor Philippines shares its 32 candles with these other celebrities

Quarantine or no quarantine, there’s no stopping the march of time, nor the commemoration of important historical and personal events. This year, the country’s leading automotive company—Toyota Motor Philippines Corp (TMP)—celebrates 32 years of operations. Interestingly, the year 1988 was also the year the following local celebrities came into the world: Mikael Daez – actor, …

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Maritime industries look up to aviation for inspiration on zero emission, sustainable fuels

Just like the automotive and aviation industries, the shipping business is also gearing towards green solutions. As significant contributors to the world’s mobility operations, these industries are crossing over ideas to reach sound solutions. In the case of the maritime industry, it is not the first time shipping has been urged to take a leaf …

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Preserving, restocking giant clams fast-tracked via molecular tech

Giant clams are important players in coral reef ecosystems. They serve as habitat for fish, corals, and other marine organisms. However, most species of giant clams are already in danger of extinction due to disturbances brought about by climate change and human activities.  To help bring back giant clams from extinction, the University of the …

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Better ways found today: Nas Daily on the ‘Friend Zone’; Ukrainian humor; 60 scientists call for less meat

TessDrive presents a regular summary of online finds, web discoveries that show us better ways to a better world. Ever so slowly, we’ll help you restore your faith in humanity. You are who your close friends are In Episode 1138 of the phenomenally successful Nas Daily Facebook video page, Nas talks about the way close …

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Better ways found today: Star-studded vegan documentary; Harvard Health on plant-based diets; 1 billion hectares needed

TessDrive presents a daily summary of online finds, web discoveries that show us better ways to a better world. Ever so slowly, we’ll help you restore your faith in humanity. ‘The Game Changers’ makes digital debut According to a report in the VegNews.com posted September 18, the vegan documentary “The Game Changers” was set to …

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The International Coastal Cleanup Day and Mangrove Planting made more relevant with a meatless feast

On September 21, 2019, TessDrive participated in the International Coastal Cleanup Day and Mangrove Planting upon the invitation of Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP). This was held at the Barangay Lumaniag, Lian Batangas. Aligned with Toyota’s global Start Your Impossible campaign, Toyota Motor Philippines’ initiative for the National Coastal Clean Up and Mangrove Planting Day is …

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The day Metro Manila bikers became heroes for all animals

Last August 25, the day before the Philippines observed National Heroes Day, 14 cyclists from around Metro Manila gathered for a tour of the historical sites around the metropolis. To make this tour more meaningful, all participants partook of delicious, 100% plant-based meals and snacks, lovingly prepared by the seasoned vegan crew of Greenery Kitchen, …

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