Coconut Oil: Effective Prevention of Hair Fall

coconut oil

Coconut oil is, perhaps, the most useful product Nature has ever produced. You can use it in varied applications - from food preparation to health care. In this article, let’s see how coconut oil helps prevent hair fall. I don’t question the importance of professional medical advice regarding hair problem. But there are also natural …

What’s next?


Practicing Resurrection

There’s a wrap-around advertisement from Monsanto on the cover of the October edition of Successful Farming magazine.  The text of it reads:

What’s next in weed control technology?  Roundup Ready 2  XTend Soybeans.  An advanced soybean product with tolerance to dicamba and glyphosate.  Xtend your control.

(in small print at the bottom) Pending regulatory approvals. Not available for sale or commercial planting.  

I’ve blogged often about how the use of Roundup (glyphosate) on genetically modified crops has led to the emergence of glyphosate-resistant “superweeds.”  Nature is amazingly resilient like that.

This hasn’t hurt Monsanto’s profits, however.  Now they can sell more glyphosate than ever, as farmers who have become dependent upon it now have to apply it in heavier and more frequent applications.  And of course it creates a market for new products, like “Roundup Ready 2 XTend Soybeans,” genetically engineered to be resistant to dicamba as well as…

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Impact of slander: what is your responsibility?


It is unfortunate how we could be so tactless at times, unleashing words that can hurt - or worse, destroy - other people. Religious, political, cultural, and social bigotry are often the issues why we tend to be biased against other groups that don't belong to our own.  The tragedy that happened in Bohol and Cebu …

After Yolanda: it’s time to rebuild


After the storm has gone, it's time to get back up again.  Life must go on.  The Filipino spirit of resiliency must work. November 8, 2013 is the day of horror for many Filipinos as super typhoon Yolanda (internationally known as Haiyan) ravaged through the Visayas region in central Philippines, leaving behind thousands dead, numerous wounded, …

Magnetically-driven sponge: a solution to oil spill disaster?


Despite preventive measures, accidents do still happen involving oil spills in the oceans.  That's why scientists continue to find ways to better contain such spillage. And they found that an ordinary polyurethane foam can potentially remove oil contaminants from the water. In a recent study, researchers have found a potential in an ordinary, unmodified polyurethane (PU) foam. …

Waste management: it’s everybody’s concern


Waste management should be a concerted effort of each and every member of a community, and not a responsibility of the local government alone.  For everyone is responsible in messing up with Nature.  In Iligan City,  it seems extremely difficult to enforce a waste management program because of the divisive political views of both those in …

Friendship knows no boundaries


Each creation is part of the ecosystem.  No matter what species you belong, you have an important purpose of being on this planet we call Earth.  It is worthwhile, then, to respect each species despite our differences. See how domestic animals interrelate with wildlife!  Let us then be conscious and respect the rights of others - …

Wildlife: why should we care about it?


 They are fierce!They hurt people!So why should we care to save the beasts that will only harm us? Yes, it's true, wild animals can hurt us.  But, ironically though, our very lives are interrelated to their existence.  Everything and everyone depends on wild species, either directly or indirectly. All animals - including us, humans - and …

Animals are silent witnesses to global warming


Scientists warned that mass extinction of wild animals is likely to happen in the near future due to global warming. In fact, it has already started creating significant changes in climatic conditions that threaten species in different parts of the world. Polar Bears Polar bears depend on sea ice because they use it as a …