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The Philippines

With Kyle, Lou, Ray and Austin.
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Stephanie Vibar

on 19 December 2013

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Humans affect the biome of this region because garbage/wastes are not disposed of properly, and waste is being disposed into watery areas (such as sewers, rivers, lakes and oceans.). We’re also threatening and removing tropical animal habitats, by cutting down trees for logging and burning of forests. Humans use dynamite to blow fish from the oceans, and use them for marketing, which is why coral reefs and any land within range are being affected.
Climate and Weather of The Philippines
Wildlife In The Philippines
The Philippines
THE PHILIPPINES
Bibliography
A description of the climate (including at least one climatograph):

- Philippine climate has tropical/maritime conditions.
- Lots of rainfall in many regions within the Philippines.
- Very humid conditions (Relative humidity reaches 71% in March and 85% in September)

Temperature

- Average temperature in the Philippines: 26.6 degrees Celsius.
- Lowest average temperature: 25.5 degrees Celsius in January
- Highest average temperature: 28.3 degrees Celsius in May

http://www.philippines.hvu.nl/animals1.htm
http://www.wildlifeextra.com/go/news/diversity#cr
Precipitation

- Average amount of rainfall: 965 millimeters-4,064 millimeters

- Days of sunshine: 2105 hours (87.7 days of sunshine) – in the Greater Manila Area
Weather patterns:

- Typhoons, heavy rainfall between May and November,
http://weather.com.ph/typhoon/climatology
A Five Day Trip
Meal Package: In Edsa Shangri-La, there is a restaurant called Heat, this restaurant is divided into three categories, Italian, Chinese and Japanese.
Weather icons courtesy of: Global News/Shaw Media
http://www.weather-and-climate.com/average-monthly-Rainfall-Temperature-Sunshine,Manila,Philippines
This is the first marine theme park in the Philippines. This is an underwater tunnel that is 25-meters, but in terms of floor space, it is 8,000 square meters.
http://boyetstour.blogspot.ca/2012/12/manila-ocean-park.html#.UrEdaPS1ySo
http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/biomerainfor4.htm
Boracay Island

This beautiful resort is filled with great adventures like cliff diving, parasailing, motorbiking, horse riding, snorkeling, kite surfing and scuba diving. At sunset, Boracay has a 'nightlife' consisted of many bars and restaurants
Puerto Galera

Puerto Galera, well-favored for its gorgeous beaches, excellent diving spots and wide diversity of marine species. Visitors can also go snorkeling to see some of Asia’s best coral reefs or dive among old shipwrecks and hundreds of fish species.
San Agustin Church

Built in 1589, this beautiful church has survived seven earthquakes and two fires over the centuries and now remains as the oldest stone church in the Philippines.
Accommodations: The hotel that you will be staying in is the Edsa Shangri-La in Manila is a gorgeous and well-known hotel in the Philippines. In pesos, the price of this hotel would be 37,500, but when you convert it to dollars, it would only be $839.
Manila Ocean Park
When you are traveling, you most likely want to go to this exotic place during Christmas, so the price for this round trip would be $2,658.
Air Canada
The Philippines is located in a tropical rainforest type of biome.
Over 52,000 species in the Philippines.
13,500 species of plants.
1,000 varieties of orchids, and 3,800 types of trees.
Other floral plants include jasmine, aurora, kalachuchi, gumamela, roses and ilang-ilang.
Since the Philippines has a Tropical Forest biome, here are the plants' adaptations in this biome:
They have large spanning leaves, with a waxy coating on them to catch and absorb the rain.
They also have large roots to collect all of the water from the soil.
However, there are different layers in a tropical rain forest so you would have to accommodate for each layer.

Some animals are very specialized which means, they adapted to eating a specific plant or animal that few others eat. Some trees depend on animals to spread the seeds of their fruit to distant parts of the forest.
Birds and mammals eat the fruits, and travel some distance before the seeds pass through their digestive systems in another part of the forest. Many rainforest animals use camouflage to 'disappear' in the rainforest. Some animals are poisonous, and use bright colors to warn predators to leave them alone.
In the waters of the Philippines there are more than 2000 different kinds of fish. Added to that figure, the country counts about 200 different kinds of reptiles and 25000 different insects. The smallest monkey and the biggest fish in the world, they both live in the Philippines!
Soil types and major landforms
Soil types:
Ultisols: Most commonly found in subtropical regions

Vertisols: Found in subtropical and semi-arid regions

Alfisols: Found in boreal and broadleaf forest regions Can be commonly found in humid areas.

Inceptisols: This type of soil can be found throughout many regions of the world.

Oxisols: Can be found in tropical areas

Major landforms:
Volcanoes
Islands (7,107 islands)
Hills
Waterfalls
Forests
Caves
Attractions


http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/150648/
About the Philippines
Mount Apo, a potentially active volcano located in Mindanao, Philippines.
Forests in the tropics have a rich biodiversity. More than 3500 species of plants and animals are found in the tropical forests. The constantly high temperatures and the continuously high humidity in the tropics make this biodiversity possible.

Plants which are cultivated for industrial purposes include the sugar cane, rice, corn, coconut, banana, pineapple, coffee, mango and tobacco.
http://www.philippines.hvu.nl/
Flight: The plane that you are taking to the Philippines will be Air Canada, this would drop you off in Manila. Though when leaving Calgary there would be a stop-over at Vancouver then off to another stop over in Taiwan before landing to the Philippines.
The Philippines is served by their elected president Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III.
With a population of approximately 98 million.
Capital: Manila
Currency: Peso
The Filipinos speak all kinds of different dialects (Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinense) though tagalog and English are known as the official languages.
The people of the Philippines also has different ethnicity within their country such as Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Bisaya/Binisaya , Hiligaynon Ilonggo, Waray and lots more.
Religions: Roman Catholic, Evangelical, Iglesia ni Kristo, Aglipayan, other Christian, Islam.
The Philippines consists of 7107 islands.
Philippine Islands are located within the latitude and longitude of 13° 00 N, 122° 00 E. Philippines are located in the northern hemisphere. It is located in the southeastern coast of Asia.
1,000 Islands
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0107887.html
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