Educating the Filipinos about the care of our forests and the environment should start with the youth. Considering environmental stewardship as a track in Grades 11 and 12 is a good start to open their eyes in caring for our environment. People in government should also be educated and re-educated and the following items should be given immediate concern: Fast tracking ancestral claims, comprehensive land reform, ecological waste management, release of go and no go zones map for mining, land use planning, ancestral domain management, and in general, the conservation efforts.
February 16, 2024
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