Doors to Diplomacy Participants

Saint Louis University Laboratory High School (2012 Doors to Diplomacy Project ID 7237)
Philippines, Benguet, Baguio City
Official Status: Final Project: Ready for Judging
Category: 7. Health and the Environment

We estimate 4 student(s) from 14 to 15 will work on this entry.

Description of Our Team: "Team Members a. Queenie Fronda. - A friend who always gives advice to love life. b.Julienne Galejo. - Emotes differently every minute. c. Marianne Laplana. - She can be annoying but fun to be with. d. Jarlene Rodriguez. - Smart and can be reliable at all times. "

Project Description: "Our project is about the pollution and how we can solve it. We will discuss the kinds of pollution and on how countries helped and are helping in solving this.We will have some researches about the percentage of air pollution in our country.As it defines pollution is the introduction of contaminants into a natural environment that causes instability, disorder, harm or discomfort to the ecosystem i.e. physical systems or living organisms. This pollution is caused by pollutants which is a waste material that pollutes air, water or soil. Here in the Philippines the main pollution is Air Pollution. Air Pollution is the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or biological materials that cause harm or discomfort to humans or other living organisms, or cause damage to the natural environment or built environment, into the atmosphere. Water Pollution is also a problem in our country. Water demand is increasing rapidly, but grouped water management, weak enforcement of regulations, and poor planning are preventing adequate responses. Water pollution is degrading our country’s groundwater, rivers, lakes and coastal area. Hazardous and toxic waste disposal is a major challenge in maintaining water clean because some are being thrown in the water. Some effects of the air pollution are: Reduced lung functioning, Irritation of eyes, nose, mouth and throat, Asthma attacks, Respiratory symptoms such as coughing and wheezing, Increased respiratory disease such as bronchitis, Reduced energy levels Air Pollution in Philippines Headaches and dizziness, Disruption of endocrine, reproductive and immune systems, Neurobehavioral disorders, cardiovascular problems, Cancer, Premature death

Some effects of Water pollution are: Waterborne diseases caused by polluted drinking water: Typhoid, Amoebiasis, Giardiasis, Ascariasis, Hookworm, Waterborne diseases caused by polluted beach water: Rashes, ear ache, pink eye, Respiratory infections, Hepatitis, encephalitis, gastroenteritis, diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach aches, Conditions related to water polluted by chemicals (such as pesticides, hydrocarbons, persistent organic pollutants, heavy metals etc): "

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