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Why Indigenous peoples are key to the climate crisis

Despite being stewards of their ancestral lands, indigenous people are still ignored in national policy-making and global development forums.

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Is cash still king? Decoding the perks, dangers of digital banking

Digital banking services are easy and convenient, but without proper regulation, they can lead to deeper forms of exclusion and structural problems in the economy.

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Wonder diet or pseudoscientific craze? A deep dive into the ketogenic diet

The keto diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet with moderate levels of protein. While this restrictive eating pattern can yield great results in the short-term, it is not for everyone.

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From food waste to biogas: How Lasallians won climate tilt ‘Code Green’

By embracing innovative waste management technologies, Filipinos can reduce their food waste, meet energy demands, and transition toward a circular economy.

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More than a place for leisure, public parks can keep us alive

Cities are more than just buildings. To make urban living less stressful, authorities have to provide Filipinos with more adequate green spaces.

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Where does road development lead the Philippines? Excavating the environmental impact of roadway construction

Roads, bridges, and other transportation corridors are the backbone of modern civilization. Without proper planning, they can spell disaster for nearby communities.

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The modern-day battle of Manila Bay

The unsatiable desire for expansion is driving reclamation activities in Manila Bay, yet this process guzzles an alarming amount of sand, damaging the environment.

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Hidden disasters: Examining the mental toll of climate change

Heat waves and typhoons are known to claim lives and damage property. New research suggests that these disasters can also affect our mental health.

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Treatise: Zoos as a prison, spectacle, and refuge

While zoos can be educational, many of them merely push people to ogle animals whose wildness have been stripped away for the sake of entertainment.

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The rise of hydrogen energy in the Philippines

Zamboanga Sibugay will be the site of the first green hydrogen power plant in Southeast Asia—an ambitious project that aims to solve the province’s energy crisis.