Environmentalism

Why We Should Worry About Microplastics

By Contributor / June 20, 2022

Why We Should Worry About Microplastics By Joshua O. Villalobos HAPI-Bacolod Member & HAPI Scholar   Here is cause for concern: microplastics have been found in bodies of water, air, soil, the food we eat, and even in our bodies! Microplastics are extremely small pieces of plastics produced when plastic disintegrates or because of industrial […]

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HAPI-Green Movement Plant Seeds for the Future in Laguna

By Shane / January 6, 2022

HAPI-Green Movement Plant Seeds for the Future in Laguna By Diosa Marie Aguila-Aguirre HAPI-Green Movement Ambassador   Every December 5, International Volunteer’s Day is celebrated with the theme “Volunteer now for our common future.” This is why it was with great pleasure for HAPI-Green Movement to accept the invitation of the Philippine Society of Sanitary […]

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Cyclists Clean up Coastline to Protect Sea Turtles in Zambales

By Junelie Velonta / October 25, 2021

Cyclists Clean up Coastline to Protect Sea Turtles in Zambales   When the pandemic commenced, public transportation was among the first sectors to shut down to lessen the transmission of the virus. To augment the lack of public transport, those who can, procured bicycles to be used in their daily errands, especially in going to […]

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nature conservation, responsibility, world

13 Ways You Can Help Mother Nature This Environment Month

By Shane / June 4, 2021

By Joshua Villalobos HAPI Scholar / HAPI Bacolod June is World Environment Month! As you would expect, people and social movements around the world are celebrating it through various means. Here, I have listed some ways you can help the environment in your own simple ways. 1. Reduce plastic use This might go without saying […]

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HAPI-Bacolod Joins Unified Call for Climate Action in “Istorya Klima”

By Shane / April 26, 2021

HAPI-Bacolod joined a host of other climate-conscious groups for “Istorya Klima: A Dialogue on ‘Solve Climate by 2030’ and Discussion on Local Climate Solutions” last April 9. “Solve Climate By 2030” is a global initiative kickstarted by the Center for Environmental Policy at Bard College to spark conversations about climate solutions. Since their first event, more […]

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Trash Free Oceans: Needs More Work

By Javan Poblador / September 23, 2020

Trash Free Oceans: Needs More Work by Glemir Sordilla Bacolod City   We have already learned about the importance and the impact of our oceans back in our science classes over and over again.  From the air we breathe, one of our main sources of food, and being the home of countless diverse organisms, our […]

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Plastic-Free and Sustainable Market? Local City Shows Us How It’s Done

By Javan Poblador / June 18, 2020

Plastic-Free and Sustainable Market? San Fernando City La Union Shows Us How It’s Done By Steven A. Angelo and Christa I. De La Cruz San Fernando City, La Union   The usage of plastic bags has caused both convenience and inconvenience in our daily lives. It caused environmental hazards as most plastic bags do. The […]

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Planeteers Unite! When HAPI joined Planet Cora

By Javan Poblador / February 9, 2020

Planeteers Unite! When HAPI joined Planet Cora Written by Mutya Valenzuela February 9, 2020 Las Piñas City, Philippines   January 24th marks the first Planet Cora Coastal Clean up for the year 2020 and as the HAPI Secretariat Head Operations I would not pass up that chance of joining them.  I have always been into […]

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Juniors’ Masskara Celebration

By Javan Poblador / November 8, 2019

In the midst of our semestral break, a student may take the opportunity to rest and enjoy the days, but a passionate youth with advocacy will do something to be productive for the community. It’s the celebration of the City of Smiles from October 26-28, highlight dates of Bacolod’s Masskara Festival, when few volunteers from […]

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Humanism for the Earth

By Javan Poblador / October 7, 2019

The means of doing without the motivation of redemption or salvation is a concept not widely accepted in a country tied in traditional beliefs dating back to what seems like the cradle of when history came to be. But through the years, human minds have gone past the stage of depending on a supreme being […]

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