LUNHAW AWARDS expands to youth and government sectors

June 5th, 2017 by

Davao City’s annual awards for environmental initiatives brings the spotlight to the youth and the government sector this year, recognizing their critical role in the long-term success of environmental efforts in the city.

Lunhaw Awards, now on its 6th year, has added youth category for its Green Champion Award and encouraged barangay-led and city government-led efforts for the LGU-initiatives Award. The past five years recognized individuals and organizations from the academe, private sector and CSOs.

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5th Lunhaw Awards launches Green Champion Award

January 19th, 2017 by

DAVAO CITY – Lunhaw Awards organizers are adding new categories to its annual search for green initiatives citywide with the inclusion of the Green Champion and the Outstanding Barangay Green Initiative awards.

“The Green Champion Award takes its cue from the achievements of the late Councilor Leo Avila who was a proponent of several landmark environmental ordinances in the city. This category will be open to outstanding advocates in the area of environmental policy, legislation and environmental management.”, said Lunhaw Awards co-organizer, Mary Ann Fuertes.

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Go Organic Mindanao launches book critical of GMOs

August 29th, 2016 by

GO ORGANIC Mindanao, a movement of individuals, organizations, and institutions that promote, support and implement organic agriculture in Mindanao, has launched a book that exposes and mainstreams Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in formal education.

Written by Dr. Rex T. Linao, et.al and titled EXPOSED AND MAINSTREAMED: THE CASE OF GMOS IN FORMAL EDUCATION, part of the book features Learning Modules on GMOs developed by Ph.D. students of the Graduate School of the University of the Immaculate Conception where Dr. Linao currrently teaches.

“This book is an attempt at exposing and mainstreaming in formal education previously unheard of before and/or intentionally excluded topic because it does not fit with pre-conceived notion that all products of high technology are intrinsically good and have high contribution to the advance of humanity: GMOs.”, he writes in the book’s preface. Click to Read more >>