Globe encourages rainforestation to combat adverse effects of natural hazards and climate change

The location of the Philippines in the Pacific has always made the country vulnerable to strong typhoons. An average of 20 typhoons pass through the Philippine Area of Responsibility annually, about 8-to-9 of which make landfall. However, over the past years, climate change has brought more violent storms to the country, causing severe damage to lives and properties. The recent calamities brought by Typhoons Quinta, Rolly, and Ulysses in vast areas of Luzon are a clear manifestation that climate change is a very serious matter and demands the utmost sense of urgency and response. A study shared recently by Alcala, Cagayan town mayor Cristina Antonio, for instance, connects envi...Keep on reading: Globe encourages rainforestation to combat adverse effects of natural hazards and climate change

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