Refection Paper on Biodiversity

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School : Bicol University Graduate School
Course : Master in Entrepreneurship
Name of Student : Aladin M. Armillo
Subject : Organizational Development and Change
Professor : Fr. Jovic Lobrigo

Reflection Paper on Biodiversity
The seminar on biodiversity was indeed refreshing and an eye opener to those silent and unaware of what is happening in our environment. It discussed what biodiversity is, why it is important, how to conserve and what people can do to maintain and ensure the constant provision of ecosystem services.
The earth is facing a menace on ecological imbalance. Natural disasters occur more frequently. Global warming is indeed a global issue which government of different countries has an undergoing study to mitigate and control this world challenge and problem.
Philippines is considered as one of the mega diverse country in the world. With more than 7,100 island, it has numerous living organisms, plants, and animals both land, salt and freshwater. The country is blessed with numbers of natural habitat, forests and mountains, islands and islets, coral reefs, coastal marines, lakes and other freshwater bodies. But Philippines of today can be considered as a biodiversity hotspot. National ecosystem is in the midst of destruction. Biodiversity conservation is a concern of every Filipino for many reasons.
Almost all of the needs of mankind are derived from biological resources such as food, shelter, clothing, water, and even medicines. Discoveries of medicines will be more feasible if we have richer biodiversity. Economical growth, healthier life, and we will have adaptive responses to natural challenge, natural calamities and to the world issue of global warming. Because of the destructions in our environment, different natural calamities occurrence is now more frequent and more destructive. In the Philippines alone for example, how many typhoons…...

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