Part of its mission to inspire and initiate leadership opportunities for its members, Children International Manila Alumni Association (CIMAA) regularly conducts community service project. This year on a Black Saturday, eight members of CIMAA (including our family and with a guest volunteer) helped build an earth dome for the Dumagat (indigenous community) in the mountains of Angat in Norzagaray, Bulacan. The said earth dome is part of an experimental project for the possible ecotourism project of the Sagip Sierra Madre Environmental Society together with the Dumagat in the community.
Spelunking in one of the caves of Bulacan, only 2.5 hours away from Manila.
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Forests are the people's defense against the impacts of climate change, said Philippine conservation group Haribon Foundation.
Haribon presented a paper showcasing the rainforests in the neighboring mountains of Irid and Angelo, located in the provinces of Bulacan, Rizal and Quezon, as crucial agents to the country's climate change adaptation efforts at the Belum Rainforest Summit (BRains), an international conference on conservation and the sustainable use of tropical rainforests held in Malaysia.
The condition of the Philippine forests is "extremely degraded", according to the Departme ...
The weeklong observance of World Water Day, lasting until March 22, is under way with Philippine activities led by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in coordination with the Interior department, private businesses like Maynilad, and advocacy NGOs.
The theme for this year's United Nations-designated World Water Day is "Water and Waste Water."
Dona Mayor Gordona of the DENR's river basin control office said World Water Day is traditionally marked in summer, when there is a lot of unmet demand for water.
This year's theme encouraged people to look at waste water ...
Video montage of our hiking trip. Everything was shot on SJCam M20.
DISCLAIMER: I do not own the music used in this video.
Music: RÆVE - Firefly
A year ago, I lived together with my friend, my sister. Our location is pretty strategic as it is near our workplace. It also gave us the opportunity to bond in and out of the house. One of them is hiking. We once went together for a dayhike in Mt. Batulao and our last one was Mt. Manalmon.
It was months ago when she invited me for a day tour in Mt. Manalmon. We went together with her colleagues and friends. I was uneasy at first since I might get out of place, but I went because I haven't been in a mountain for months.
We stepped out at 3:30 AM to go to a bus station in Cubao. It's stil ...