Before graduation, each student should plant 10 plants
MANILA: Making an interesting law in the Asian country Philippines underscores the importance of the environment. The law states that every student in the Philippines must plant at least 10 plants before he or she graduates. The bill was passed by the Philippine legislature on May 15 and became law. The law stipulates that 10 plants must be planted in order for a student to complete his or her primary and high school and college education. Experts estimate that this approach could result in the planting of 175 million plants each year, thereby growing 525 billion plants per generation.
However, these plants need to be natalized in forests and abandoned mines. The program will be overseen by the Philippine Department of Education. Deforestation was rampant in the Philippines during the 20th century. With that, the vegetation there fell badly. It seems that the new law was designed in this context as well.