‘Climate change and global warming are here, no doubt about it,” an editorial by the BusinessMirror declares. Sen. Loren Legarda agreed: “Climate change is now a clear and present danger and a national security concern for our country.”
For the past few months, the country has experienced bouts of intense heat. Tuguegarao in Cagayan, for instance, once reported a searing 38 degrees on the scale while in Metro Manila the situation couldn’t get any hotter. And because of such extreme weather, some people have been taking a shower at least twice—or thrice—a day while others have built makeshift pools in their houses just to escape the summer heat.
During our childhood days, most of us want to be a mermaid just like what we see in televisions nowadays. Network channels have been airing shows depicting mermaid stories, which somehow, became an interesting part of our child-like side. This mythical creature has been one of the fantasies that most women, especially young girls, want to be like someday.
‘MALAKING pagbabago kasi alam namin na may gamit kaming pwedeng pagkatiwalaan. Dun pa lang sa pinapakita na resulta, alam no na kaagad kung anong gagawin mo,” [“There’s a big change since we know we have a device which we can really trust. Just in the result alone, we already know of what to do”], a public health nurse in Sabtang, Batanes said.
Skin is the first line of defense of the human body against harmful elements. So much had been said about it and so many measures were written on how to better, if not protect, it. Today so many pollutants and other elements were also thrown in to abuse the skin—alcohol, smoking, overexposure to the sun, poor diet and lack of exercise have all taken their toll aon a person’s life.