WE CELEBRATE our culture and community spirit in festivals and fiestas. We dance, we sing, we are merry in the company of our family, friends and guests. There are things that bind us, especially for Filipinos, including Negrenses.
“Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone? They paved paradise to put up a parking lot.” I hum with the song “Big Yellow Taxi” and if you haven’t yet, listen to its words.
WHEN I was a freshman at Negros Occidental Science High School, we had a subject called Earth Science, where we discussed the geologic time scale. This topic must appear in science textbooks for high school students.
WHEN the two current trends of decline in fisheries and the increase in plastic pollution in our oceans combine, it has been predicted in a report at the 2016 World Economic Forum that there will be more plastic than fish in 2050.