Vegan

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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‘3-peat’ win highlights basketball showdown in ‘Tagisang Robotics’

For the third time, Pitogo High School secured the Best Team Award and dominated the playing field of 16 schools anew during the “Tagisang Robotics 2.0” last Nov. 19 and 20 at the Forum 2 of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City. Pitogo High School’s do-it-all robot secured the best win-draw-loss record …

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Man riding a biycle on a busy street

The 12 most dangerous spots for a cyclist

Anyone who has experienced cycling on Metro Manila’s streets would conclude that this megalopolis isn’t that bike-friendly. The road networks and the transport infrastructure have been clearly set up to favor motorized vehicles. It’s a bias that has seen some tragic results for the two-wheeled community. According to figures from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority–the …

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Nas Daily, Eric Feng, and a little girl eating

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: Saudi Prince, Joaquin Phoenix, Trinity of ‘Matrix’ spare animals from their plates

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. Three global personalities—the Prince of Saudi, hollywood stars Joaquin Phoenix and Carrie Anne Moss—are using their influence, and compassion, to show the world that one …

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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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Better ways found today: Greta, Pope, Aquaman, and toothpaste from Iceland

Starting today, 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. ‘Aquaman’ star urges climate action Posted 6 days ago at Aussie-based SBS News was “Game of Thrones”, “Aquaman” and “Justice League” star Jason …

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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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Cyclists go vegan for 5 days while biking PH’s most difficult mountain passes

Meat-eating cyclists of Cycad (Cycling Adventures and Advocates) recently went on a 100% plant-based diet for five days while biking the most difficult mountain passes in the Philippines. On their fourth day, these cyclists pedal on for another 100 kms, from Bontoc, Mountain Province to Cervantes, Ilocos Sur. The “Project V360” has been envisioned to …

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