Pawikan Conservation Center, Morong, Bataan;Ang Pilipinas ay napapaloob sa tinatawag na Coral Triangle na tirahan ng halos pitumpu’t pitong porsyento ng lahat ng coral species sa buong mundo, at higit sa dalawang libong uri ng hayop pandagat. Tunay na pinagpala ang ating bansa dahil sa ating mga likas na yaman.
Archive for November, 2012
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY JOINED THE CALL TO SAVE THE PHILIPPINE MARINE TURTLES OR “PAWIKAN” AT THE 2012 PAWIKAN FESTIVAL HELD AT THE PAWIKAN CONSERVATION CENTER IN MORONG, BATAAN.
Legarda, keynote speaker at the event, remarked that the Pawikan is one of the oldest species that have survived to this day, and are among those that live the longest.
“Pawikans are majestic creatures found throughout the country. However, because of poaching, theft of their eggs for commercial purposes, and destruction […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA CELEBRATED THE SENATE APPROVAL OF THE KASAMBAHAY BILL, WHICH WILL ACCORD DOMESTIC WORKERS OFFICIAL RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES, ONE DAY AFTER THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ALSO RATIFIED THE MEASURE.
“Now we only need the President’s signature in order to make minimum wage and other rights and privileges a reality for the 1.9 million domestic workers in the country,” she said.
Legarda, a staunch supporter of the establishment of the rights of domestic workers, added that the Kasambahay Bill […]
AS THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HAVE COME UP WITH THE RECONCILED VERSION OF THE PROPOSED MEASURE THAT STRENGTHENS THE CURRENT ANTI-TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS ACT, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY WARNED HUMAN TRAFFICKERS THAT THEIR DAYS ARE ALREADY NUMBERED.
Legarda made the statement as she expressed hope that President Aquino will sign the measure into law in time for the International Day Against Trafficking on December 12.
“Nine years after Republic Act 9208 or the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act […]
AFTER A 6.4 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE ROCKED SOUTHERN TAIWAN YESTERDAY, NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA TODAY REITERATED HER CALL FOR GOVERNMENT AND THE NDCC TO BEEF UP ITS DISASTER-PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE SYSTEMS.
“First, it was Haiti, then Chile. And now the danger hits closer to our shores, with Taiwan being hit by a strong earthquake. Let’s not wait for the next disaster to hit the Philippines before we reinforce our disaster preparedness,” she said.
She emphasized that early preparation is […]
“Climate change is a problem that we have to confront everyday. There is a necessity to adopt a united and proactive response, considering a recent World Bank report that highlighted the worse impacts of a 4-degree Celsius global temperature,”
IN LIGHT OF NOVEMBER BEING NATIONAL RICE AWARENESS MONTH, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA REITERATED HER CALL FOR 100 PERCENT RICE SELF-SUFFICIENCY THROUGH PUBLIC AWARENESS AND GOVERNMENT INCENTIVES AND SUPPORT.
“Irrigation, high-yield seeds and modern post-harvest facilities are badly needed if the Philippines is to achieve 100 percent rice sufficiency. By providing incentives and support, the government would entice more Filipino farmers who had shifted to high-value crops to plant rice anew,” she explained.
“This National Rice Awareness Month, we should look […]
Manila Hotel;A 4-degree Celsius world may have seem impossible twenty years ago, but today, the World Bank warned us that we are in fact nearing a crisis that if not responded proactively, will continue to endanger the survival of this and the next generation.
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