#CONNECT2EARTH: It’s a Homecoming for Earth Hour PH

(From the Cultural Center of the Philippines)

AS a leading national establishment, the Cultural Center of the Philippines has the responsibility to raise awareness and educate its audiences about issues happening in the Philippines and in the world, which include ecological challenges.

Through arts, people can explore the relations between nature and humankind and understand the importance of biodiversity in their lives.

On March 24, the CCP welcomes the return of Earth Hour after 10 years since it held its first-ever switch-off event in the Philippines in 2008. It will lead a myriad of activities until the 60-minute switch-off at 8:30 p.m.

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Two Filipinas Are Spearheading Environmental Conservation in Palawan

(Text by Euden Valdez; Photos by Alex Delos Santos)

“WE like to consider ourselves as strong, empowered women,” said Jessa Belle Garibay of herself and Karina May Reyes-Antonio.

No doubt they are!

As co-founders of Centre for Sustainability PH Inc. (CS), both women led the establishment of Cleopatra’s Needle Forest Reserve as a critical habitat. Located in Puerto Princesa City, this 41,000 hectare, bio-diverse forest is home to some of Palawan’s endemic species, as well as the last remaining members of the indigenous Batak tribe.

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