BALIKASAN: Small Steps towards a Greater Leap

20 Apr 2010 - 3:48am
25 Apr 2010 - 9:48pm
Balikalikasan is a 250-km walk from Manila to Baguio by members of Halhalin Mountaineers in contribution to the 40th Celebration of Earth Day Celebration. The event will also highlight information dissemination of activities on how, we as ordinary people, could take simple steps towards reversing the the adverse trend of climate change. 

Earth Day in Arroceros Park

18 Apr 2010 - 6:39am
18 Apr 2010 - 4:39pm
The event will enable the guests to commune with nature, go bird watching, bring their family for a picnic, listen to children's stories and plant a tree with Mayor Lim. It will also feature summer fair offering homemade desserts and native delicacies. Old books and magazine will also be on sale.

Firefly Brigade

18 Apr 2010 - 7:27am
18 Apr 2010 - 11:27am

To highlight the campaign for clean air, a bicycle tour has celebrated Earth Day since 1998. Called the tour of the fireflies, it is an annual 50-km bicycle ride around the cities of Metro Manila.

For details, call Ms. Mia Bunao at 922-0368.

Sandiwang

18 Apr 2010 - 7:00am

Called Sandiwang-Isang Diwa Para sa Kalikasan, the event aims to bring together men and women of faith to set aside their religious differences and unite for the healing of Mother Earth.

 

 

Ten Million Ways to Save the Earth

Earth Day Network Philippines, Inc. 

in cooperation with

Green Army Foundation Network Inc.

in support of the

10 Million Movement (10MM)

seeking 10 million commitments to save Mother Earth

presents

"Text in your action for Mother Earth and win a prize!"

To join Earth Day Network Philippines’ 10MM, first register your cellphone  by sending the following message to 5777 (for Smart and Globe users only):

GREEN (space) REG (space) firstname (slash) middle initial (slash) lastname (slash) 10MM

 Example:  green reg Juan/R/dela Cruz/10mm

 Then, text GREEN (space) MEMO (space) ON to 5777 to turn on your messaging facilities.

To submit your text entry on the theme, “What I commit to do to help save the environment”, just send a text message to 5777, as follows:

GREEN (space) SEND (your message)

 Example:    

GREEN SEND I promise to plant one tree in a denuded watershed every year on my birthday.  I will also act as a watchdog for environmental crimes and report these to 5777.

Prizes will be awarded on the basis of meaningfulness of commitment and creativity of expression. You may submit as many entries as you want.

Prizes include cellphones, gift bags, 10MM T-shirts, and official Earth Day “environmental warrior” pins.

These will be awarded on Earth Day, April 22, 2010, and during other Network events until December 31, 2010.

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