By Nickie Wang
Four decades ago, a US senator lobbied assistance to the rapid degradation of the environment. Yet, he could not seek help from Washington so he took it instead straight to the American people and got overwhelming support. A year later, a nation-wide environmental demonstration took place and then the Earth Day was born.
In most part of the world, most especially among members of United Nations, Earth Day is celebrated on April 22. In the Philippine, it is usually a week-long event that features a myriad of activities from Aparri down to Jolo. Continue reading