SO the story goes, Jamico Jamlang visited an island off Misamis Occidental where dolphins used to race with pumpboats of fisherfolk going out to the island. But as time went by, the waters surrounding that island degraded into an environmental mess that the stories of the dolphins swimming with bancas became a thing of the past.  A frequent traveler, Jamico was disturbed that if people didn’t take care of their environment, and kept on throwing away their trash that wouldn’t degrade in the water, the same tragedy that befell that island would be replicated elsewhere. And there would no longer be tales of gorgeous sunsets on placid seawaters, of dolphins, dugong (seacow) and whalesharks swimming alongside humans, or taking plunges into clear, cool beach waters. He became an advocate of sustainable tourism, and sought to reduce plastic waste and the use of products that helped people adopt an environment-friendly lifestyle. His advocacy was further strengthened while working for a major food and beverage company in the country after graduating from the University of the Philippines, and realized it was producing a lot of single-use plastics. SO, along with fellow 20-somethings wit...