Green Humanity Series 1

Posted by Claris Quezon | Posted on June 4, 2019

Humanity : Time to be Green Humane First.

It is of great importance to understand the relationship of environment and human beings in contributing to the heavy onset of climate change. Being an educator of Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Core Subject for Grade 12, I made it a point to update myself in new regulations on all aspects of Disaster Management.

Humanity: Discussing the importance of mangrove species and biodiversity to humankind with Forester April Sagadraca 2018
Humanity : Discussing the variants of mangrove that help coastal areas during storms with Forester April Sagadraca for Class 2019

Several factors affect any community in times of disaster but the biggest contribution to all the hazards are the human actions. The reality is that it is a cycle of one’s perception towards his responsibility and the community’s response to environmental changes.

 

Attending a seminar about DENR (Department of Environmental and Natural Resurces) regulations and NGO’s role in fighting for the humane treatment of bio-diversity just re-enforced my advocacy to impart and educate my students about the value of respect towards Earth and the resolve to elect people who have the same mind set towards better green governance.

Lecture seminar about the importance of human intervention in waste management with the environmentalist and DRRMO with Engr. Alex Rapsing, Mr. Javierson Paje and Mr. Patrick Escusa – February 24, 2018
With Engr. Sherwin of CENRO discussing Green Laws and Policies – May 31, 2019
With Engr. Christian-EMB/Penro discussing water issues – May 31, 2019
Seminar lecture for coastal communities and bio-diversity from DENR 4A

Understanding that no man is an island must be replicated. Even if one person is adept and technically knowledgeable but has no support of the elected officials and the community he is trying to serve there is no way for any green project to prosper.

We have heard issues where people in coastal community will agree for a sand quarrying simply because they do not understand the long term effect of those actions. Or even if they have higher awareness but are lacking the concept of long term effect shall and time again receive a dismal payment for natural resources that their ascendants are entitled for.

It is sad and frightening truth that the current situation of Earth is so tragic that if we do not act now there will be no bluest/greenest planet in our universe.

We are built higher in intelligence than animals, but we lack the common sense of one. We do not recognize the circle of life; instead what we recognize is the monetary ascendancy. We vote for people who are selfish and be governed by irresponsible individuals.

We have to change that mind-set, we have to embrace the fact that each one of us plays a role in fighting to keep Earth as healthy as we would want ourselves to be.

Humanity: Educating the new generation how to plant propagules properly and be pro-active in protecting Mother Earth one plant at a time.
Humanity : Cultivate and we shall reap the benefits of mangrove protection.

Change is constant let us be the constant for Mother Earth. Educate and Replicate.

Humanity :let the future advocates see for themselves and show them what is the importance of ecosystem and they shall be proactive.

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Klaris - Mandirigma ng Kalikasan

*Advocate for Green Philippines

*A Humanist, an educator, paralegal by profession

* A very HAPI Executive Secretary.

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