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Aerial spraying and Silent Spring by Chuck Baclagon

Last Friday, I marched along with other eco-groups and farmers from Davao against aerial spraying in Davao, a practice which the American marine biologist and nature writer, Rachel Carson once described as a ‘poison rain,’ in her monumental work the Silent Spring.

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A time for reflection by Chuck Baclagon
April 10, 2009, 8:00 am
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If you are a Christian, you know that the Lenten season starts after Ash Wednesday, and lasts 40 days, culminating with the celebration of Easter.

For those who live in the Northern Hemisphere, this is a time when spring is coming, and with it, the sense of renewal or rebirth of nature. For those who live in the Southern Hemisphere, it is a time when autumn arrives and with it, the quieting of the Earth and the preparation for the darkness of winter. In both cases, nature invites reflection.
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