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How EVs like the Nissan LEAF will achieve climate change goals by 2030

China, India, Russia, Japan, and the United States remain among the world’s largest carbon dioxide (CO2)-emitting countries in 2018, according to the Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research’s (EDGAR) Fossil CO2 (carbon dioxide) and GHG (greenhouse gases) emissions of all world countries report released last year. While the Philippines stays far behind on the list, the …

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Dehydrator machine increases local herbal tea output tenfold

The production of local herbal tea used to have little scientific back-up to ensure maximum benefits from the products. There were no established protocols on material collection, drying, and brewing. Processing equipment were limited, hence producers were unable to meet market demands. A new dehydrator machine that efficiently dries herbal tea materials was recently developed …

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On TessDrive’s 5th year, the man behind the ‘unprofitable’ website remains optimistic

It’s Year 5 of a little online project called TessDrive.com. Website founder and manager Aries B. Espinosa shares his thoughts on a future that could be brighter, and kinder, for all creatures on the planet. Time sure flies when you’re having fun, and I realized just lately that we’ve been at this quiet little website …

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Better ways found today: The plant-based bug bites Hollywood’s awards bodies

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. Three of the world’s most prestigious television and movie awards events have gone plant-based. Here’s looking at you, Oscar. It started with the 77th Golden Globe …

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Farmers, doctors, scientists, activists gather for ‘Food. Farming. Freedom’ conference

“Seeds are essential to agriculture because whoever controls the seed supply will affect the state of food and agriculture.” Thus say the organizers of the October 26 conference “Food. Farming. Freedom” or FFF. They add that it is of the utmost importance that small-scale farmers gain access to farming components. These, however, were just two …

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Vegan mouth-watering and sexy at VegFest Pilipinas 2019

There is strength in numbers. Guilt-free, great-tasting dishes and cruelty-free, environment-friendly products become unlimited when variety is added. That’s the VegFest 2019 in the Philippines, touted as the biggest gathering of the plant-based, meat-free and cruelty-free community in Asia. It’s happening this weekend, and over a hundred merchants await. The vegan expo and workshops celebrate …

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Scholars from TESDA's auto mechanic program

TESDA scholars graduate from Isuzu training program in Tacloban

Isuzu Philippines Corporation, fulfilling the objectives of its corporate social responsibility by uplifting the lives of the youth through free training and education, held on August 28 the graduation ceremonies of the 16th batch of the Isuzu-TESDA Auto Mechanic Training Program at the TESDA (Technical Education and Skills Development Authority) Region 8 Training Center Compound in Barangay …

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