Through a raffle fundraiser, BOx was able to raise up to 7,500 pesos for the environmental education program in Danjugan Island in Cauayan, Negros Occidental.
The Department of Advocacy (DOA) showcased online one of the Ateneo Biological Organization’s advocacies, particularly animal and plant welfare through Wildlife Week on June 7-11. Having the goal of raising awareness for animal and plant welfare, the core team featured infographics, games, and a donation drive.
Early Warning Systems should be able to effectively distribute messages and warnings and facilitate the public’s education and awareness of risks to ensure that they are constantly prepared for it.
“Food fish such as tilapia that are fed with spirulina would have better growth and fillet quality and are deemed “healthier”. “You are what you eat.” When you eat healthier and good quality food fish, then you would also expect to obtain, digest, and absorb high quality (and quantity) nutrients from the fish.”
“Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have been a prevalent part of the food market nowadays. However, some people raised concerns about its safety as GMOs increased their reach.”
Isn’t it a shame that so many universities in the Philippines produce all these STEM graduates only for many of them to leave?... We can be so much more.
What we need is a more proactive healthcare system that allows even the poorest of Filipinos to get tested. With this kind of information, better and more inclusive contact tracing protocols can be enforced.
The state of COVID-19 in the Philippines leaves many students with no other option but to continue their studies at home. For Biology and Life Sciences majors, completing their thesis studies—which usually involve field and laboratory work—in the middle of a pandemic is another challenge.
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a rise in communication, from information to misinformation. However, anything can be misconstrued by how it is portrayed in the media, wet markets are one such victim as it is primarily seen as the root of the virus.
It’s hard to imagine a future wherein we can comfortably enjoy ourselves during international travels once more. Even when we aren’t in public spaces, the majority of us have developed the habit of constant sanitation to protect ourselves from the virus.