The Need to Manage and Develop Mangroves

MANGROVE FORESTS all over the world are under a great threat of dying a slow death. According to the report of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, in the Philippines, 2,000 hectares of mangrove forests died each year from year 2000…

JEM joins Riverbank Rehabilitation Program

WE ALL admire the resilience of the bamboo grass. Junior Ecologists from Alabel National Science High School joined the Riverbank ¬†Rehabilitation Program at Sitio Upper Datal As, Malandag, Malungon, Sarangani Province and, together with the different stakeholders, we planted 200 bamboo along the banks of…

Tree Growing on Rizal Day

AS OUR way of celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of our National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, our Supreme Student Government (SSG) organized a tree-growing activity along the school’s perimeter on June 17, 2011. The students, teachers, and staff planted mahogany trees, which were solicited from…

Why does the Moon appear Red during a Lunar Eclipse?

WE EXPERIENCED a lunar eclipse last night, June 15, 2011. Unfortunately, due to cloudy skies, we failed to witness the moon turn into a reddish glowing sphere in the night sky. It should have been an amazing spectacle.   But why does the moon look…

The Physics Teacher as Environmental Education Teacher

WE CELEBRATE the month of June as Environment Month and we usually hold activities such as tree-planting, coastal cleanups, and forums and symposiums about critical global issues such as climate change. Aside from that, teachers also integrate environmental education in their lessons. Usually, we leave…