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  • 3 Types Of Rice Ready For Climate Change

    Can you imagine a world without rice?

    If climate change has its way, that may be the kind of world that awaits us, or at the very least, our children.

    Rice, with its dependence on water and sensitivity to heat, is one of many crops threatened by global warming. In the Philippines, every 1 degree Celsius increase in night-time temperature could reduce the amount of harvested rice by as much as 10%, according to the Department of Agriculture.

    Rice, which feeds almost half of the human population, is already suffering from other impacts of the global phenomenon such as rising sea levels, ...

  • Discovering Bumbungan Eco Park

    Cavinti is one of the beautiful towns in the province of Laguna. It is the largest town and dubbed as the "Home of Pagsanjan Falls". The town is hailed as the eco-tourism capital of Laguna, offering a variety of thrilling attractions. Natural wonders like falls, rivers, lakes, caves and mountains abound in Cavinti.

    Past the waterfalls and further upriver near the poblacion (town center) of Cavinti is a small park called the Bumbungan Eco-Park, located in Brgy. Tibatib. The Bumbungan was dammed at this section where the top of the spillway also served as a wet bridge on the Lumban-Caliraya-C ...

  • First Rapelling and River Crossing Train

    Through the effort of Governor Jeorge "E.R." Ejercito Estregan through the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) headed by Capt. Jonas P. Javier (OS) PAR, the members of Kilusan Kontra Krimen (KKK) of Pagsanjan (3rd batch of trainees from Pagsanjan) has conducted its first, second, and third training day on October 29, November 5 and 6, 2011 at Pagsanjan Town Plaza; Bumbungan Eco Park, Cavinti; and Buhanginan, Pagsanjan, respectively.

    In the opening ceremony, Laguna Traffic Management Officer Kalahi Rabago delivered his inspirational message.

    During the second ...