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‘Bambullet-proof’ vests being developed by DOST-FPRDI

Did you know that the lowly “sawale” (woven bamboo mat) is being considered as a key material in making body armor to protect and save the lives of our armed forces? The Department of Science and Technology’s Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) recently found that the woven bamboo mat, paired with a stainless …

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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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The real bamboo makes history, and beautiful music

Here’s an inspiring story about bamboo making beautiful music. No, not the celebrity Bamboo singing about talismans flowing in our “Noypi” blood, but the real, phenomenal grass we call “kawayan” in the vernacular. More than 120 years ago, a bamboo band in Malabon played an important role in the Philippine revolution against colonizer Spain in …

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