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I have 25 years’ experience in advocacy, policy research, thought leadership and campaigning on a wide variety of sustainability, energy and environmental issues. I was Head of Climate Change for the Environment Agency, providing advice to Government on climate change mitigation and adaptation. I have worked for a number of leading NGOs & government agencies, including successful advocacy for the Green Investment Bank at Green Alliance, global aviation research for the Committee on Climate Change, and more recently leading policy and advocacy for the Finance Innovation Lab.

Filipino Law Requires Graduates to Plant 10 Trees

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This new law requires students to plant at least 10 trees in order to graduate. The 'Graduation Legacy for the Environment Act' was passed on May 15 by the House of Representatives. It requires elementary, high school and college students to plant 10 trees in order to graduate.
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The trees will be planted in various places including existing forests and abandoned mining sites. The government hopes that the law will not only combat deforestation but also educate future generations on the importance of the environment.
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Do you agree with this law? What is your country doing to help the environment?
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We encourage planting of native trees by which native animals and other native plants will be well benefited. Especially fruit bearing trees for the birds and other animals, the natural tree planters. This is to revive natural ecology and maintain forest reserves we already have. No to exotic trees that are beneficial only to man but harmful to our natural ecology. If we want to save coexistence, we need to take care the welfare of other living things - not only always for us humans.
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Meanwhile in Ontario the government cuts the planting of trees.
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Wish they were cleaning the rivers as well. The Philippines has one of the most toxic river in the world
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All the logging companies should be required to plant 10 for every tree they cut.
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Mmm... How about requiring logging companies to not cut down entire forests
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Thats the norms during martial law days in 1970's in Philippines, not only graduating students but all students must plant 12 trees a year, as a school clearance, every end of school year, you are required to produce barangay certificate that you planted 12 trees in a certain area...
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Let's adopt that idea in the USA.
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Yes the trees that I'd planted before is already big enough.... even at the mangrove area still have❤
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YES !!!...Fruit trees plus these very useful trees: Maple, Koa, Rosewood, Spruce, Teakwood, Ebony, Narra, Walnut, Birch, Ash, & Alder !!!
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