The Philippines’ summer capital, known for its cool air and pine trees, has been the favorite refuge of Filipinos wanting to escape the scorching heat in Metro Manila and other parts of the country. But while Baguio City remains the coolest place in the country, it has been feeling the heat of climate change, registering an unusually higher heat index of 27 degrees Celsius last month, exacerbated by the steady loss of its tree cover. Just as well that its city council has recently proposed a five-year moratorium on tree-cutting activities to protect its trees. The battle to preserve the beloved city’s trees has been ongoing for at least two decades now as locals saw more of these trees being felled to give way to progress and development—malls, subdivisions, and other infrastructure projects. In 2019, the Supreme Court stopped a mall giant from cutting more than a hundred trees for an expansion plan, but the temporary restraining order came only after about 60 trees have already been … [Read more...] about Stop cutting trees
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Gautam Adani and his family have pledged to donate 600 billion rupees ($7.7 billion) to a range of social causes to mark his 60 th birthday on Friday and to pay tribute to the birth centenary year of his father, Shantilal Adani. The funds, which will be managed by the Adani Foundation, will be used for charitable activities in the areas of healthcare, education and skills development, with a particular focus on India’s rural regions. “Our experience in large project planning and execution and the learnings from the work done by the Adani Foundation will help us uniquely accelerate these programs,” Adani said in a statement released on Thursday. India’s wealthiest people have been criticized in the past for not donating more to philanthropy causes. The India Philanthropy Report 2021 by global consultancy firm Bain and Co. said that the country’s ultra-rich individuals with a net worth of more than 500 billion … [Read more...] about Asia’s Richest Billionaire, Gautam Adani, Pledges $7.7 Billion For Charity
Although body positivity and self-acceptance movements are gaining ground on social networks, there is still a lot of talk each year about how to get the coveted "summer body" and this year (2022) is no exception. And the methods, tricks and tips touch all areas – from exercises and skincare to eating. Racing fans know all about champagne shower; now there is the much less glamorous "internal shower", which claims to promote intestinal transit and improve digestion. Benefits that seem to fill TikTok users with joy, as they have, in less than a month, rebranded this common drink into a detox drink. The terms #internalshower and #internalshowerdrink have accumulated more than 60 million views on the social network platform, testifying to the interest of users for this allegedly miraculous method. The creation of the "internal shower" is attributed to Dr Daryl Gioffre, nutritionist to many American celebrities, who first talked about it in the podcast The Skinny Confidential … [Read more...] about What is the ‘internal shower’ drink that is trending on TikTok?