Dedicated to the balanced discussion of global warming
SunStar – May 1, 2007
If the areas that are covered by ice (principally Greenland and Antarctica) appreciably warm and that ice melts, the oceans will surely rise. The estimates vary as to the level of this rise in ocean level but islands and coastal areas will see the brunt of this change.
This article concerns the reforestation of parts of the Philippines in an effort to reverse years of denuding as well as a mission to stop the climate change.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here has allocated more than P10 million for its reforestation program in Southern Mindanao.
Calderon said they expect to plant more than 1.2 million seedlings all over the region before the end of the year.
He revealed that reforestation is the best way to avert the looming crisis of global warming.
…cited the abnormal current and wave movement last year that greatly affected coastal communities in Southern Mindanao as an example of what is possible effect that global warming has on the region.
… global warming will definitely affect the agriculture, economy, and health of the region. With the change in climate, Davao Region may not be anymore suitable for the present agriculture industries it caters to today.
Just as we have contributed to global warming in our own little way, we must also contribute in the solution of the problem
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