Global Warming and Climate Change
Constitutional Mandate The State shall protect and advance the right of the people to a balanced and healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature. (Sec. 16, Article II)
SEVEN ENVIRONMENTAL PRINCIPLES
1. Nature knows best.
2. All forms of life are important.
3. Everything is connected to everything else.
4. Everything changes.
5. Everything must go somewhere.
6. Ours is a finite earth.
7. Nature is beautiful and we are stewards of God's creation.
But what makes us so destructive?
Manâ€™s excessive and destructive ways springs from his consumerist attitude
People always BITE MORE than they could swallowâ€Ś
Manâ€™s Excessive Ways
Buhos: Movie Analysis
Environmental Protection, is an Indispensable Obligation
Human decisions and actions have environmental consequences.
Environmental Protection, Conservation and Development
1. Awareness and Consciousness
2. Protect Bio-Diversity
3. Ecosystem Management
4. Environmental Technology
5. Waste Management
Facts and Figures • 500 grams- average waste generated by one person daily • 450- 500 tons - average daily disposal of Cebu City • The DPS is the office tasked to collect garbage from the barangays. • Its annual operation costs the City P50 to P70 million not including the expenses incurred by barangays who assist in the collection..
Black Recyclable or reusable items. Tin cans, bottles and papers.
Green Biodegradable wastes.
Garbage that can easily decompose. Left-over foods, fruits, vegetables, peelings, dried leaves and branches.
Yellow Bio-hazardous or infectious wastes which could really be very harmful to the community.
Syringe, cotton, gauze disposable cups, forks, spoons, plastic food bags and human wastes.
Yellow with Black Band Industrial materials Such as glasses, fabrics, heavy metals and chemicals.
Orange Radio active materials
Red Sharps and needles
â€˘ To actually segregate your wastes at HOME, you will only need three plastic bags - GREEN, BLACK and YELLOW.
6. Consumer Moderation
7. Preservation and Rehabilitation
November "Environmental Awareness Monthâ€?
Graduation Requirement PLANT AT LEAST A DOZEN TREES IN YOUR PLACE, MAINTAIN AND DOCUMENT ITS GROWTH FROM OCTOBER SEMESTRAL BREAK UNTIL THE END OF FEBRUARY. YOUR DOCUMENTATION IS A REQUIREMENT FOR NSTP GRADUATION
Protecting the Environment should be an…
“GO GREEN HABIT”