Reckless and Unnecessary Age-Old Tree-Cutting in the Name of Development

ShareTweet A Chinese proverbs says, “The best time to plant a tree is 20 years. The next best time is NOW.” But for the past weeks, the whole nation has seen irresponsible and reckless cutting of age-old trees, most planted over a century ago. I think The Department of  Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have gone nuts. My belief is simple even a 6-year old kid can understand that “DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRESS should not be opposed to CONSERVATION.” In my hometown Los Banos along Makiling Road, this is what happened: It […]

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