When former US vice-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore visited Manila last year, he implored Filipinos to be part of the ongoing battle against climate change. Mr. Gore’s involvement in the film An Inconvenient Truth opened the world’s eyes to the effects of global warming, but what he was asking seemed like a tall order for a nation that constantly struggles to find eco-friendly solutions to everyday problems. But the global push to find green solutions has caught on, with local government units, non-government organizations, and private individuals gearing towards green initiatives.
Scroll through our gallery to see eight different feats and projects that help the Philippines work towards a environmentally sound future.
Read these articles for ways on how you can help in greening the future:
- Code Green: Your 10-Step Guide to a Paperless Office
- Eco-Friendly Baby Steps: 10 Small but Effective Ways to Go Green
- 10 Things You May Already Be Doing To Save The Earth. Really!
- Family Fun: How to Teach Your Kids to be Eco-Friendly