Environment

PH’s biggest corporation continues mangrove-planting streak, eyes 80 more hectares in Bulacan

San Miguel Corp (SMC) is looking to start a mangrove plantation on an 80-hectare site in Paombong, Bulacan as part of its nationwide reforestation initiatives, that includes expanding the Bulakan Mangrove Ecopark in Barangay Taliptip—where it is set to build the New Manila International Airport project—and the planting of 7 million trees in at least …

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All of the plastics we have created since the 1950s still exist, and they’re a plague on the environment

In this edition of TessDrive’s SustainabiliTalks video documentary series, vegan, climate advocate, and futurist Shiela R. Castillo discusses plastic waste—its prevailing misconceptions, alarming facts, and its alternatives. Castillo defines plastic waste as the accumulation of disposable plastics that adversely affect the environment. A major contributing factor to the accumulation of such waste is the affordability, …

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