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MUNTINLUPA LGU, LLDA VOW TO AVERT ALGAE BLOOM IN LAGUNA LAKE

MUNTINLUPA CITY – The Muntinlupa City government and the Laguna Lake Development Authority vowed to avert the algae proliferation in[...]

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PALACE: NO NEED FOR EO TO REHABILITATE PANGLAO, EL NIDO

December 6, 2018 - 4:05 PM

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte and his Cabinet have decided not to issue an executive order (EO) to rehabilitate beaches in Panglao Island, Bohol and El Nido, Palawan, Malacañang said Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said this was decided during Tuesday night’s Cabinet meeting at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room in Malacañang. “On the rehabilitation of […]

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BORACAY TO HOLD 2-DAY ECO-FAIR

December 5, 2018 - 4:27 PM

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan —  Businesses and groups that promote sustainable solutions to preserve the environment will gather for a two-day eco fair in Boracay on December 14-15. “The eco-fair will provide an ideal information and communication platform to showcase products and services to Boracay residents and the business sector,” said the environment committee of the local business […]

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GENERAL TRIAS CITY BAGS ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD FROM DILG

December 4, 2018 - 4:14 PM

DILG BRONZE AWARDEE General Trias City bags the bronze award for its outstanding performance and highly commendable practices in Solid Waste Management, in accordance with the principles of Republic Act No. 9003 of the Ecological Waste Management Act of 2000 during the 4th Environmental Compliance Audit (ECA) at Chateau Royale Hotel Resort Spa in Nasugbu, Batangas […]

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FISHERMEN RESCUE STRANDED DOLPHIN IN ILOCOS NORTE

December 4, 2018 - 4:13 PM

STRANDED DOLPHIN. A group of fishermen rescue a male pantropical spotted dolphin along the shallow waters of Masintoc, Paoay, Ilocos Norte on Monday (Dec. 3, 2018). (Photo by Arthur Valente) LAOAG CITY — A group of fishermen rescued a stranded male pantropical spotted dolphin in the shallow waters of Masintoc, Paoay, Ilocos Norte on Monday morning. Arthur […]

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11 EAST ASIAN NATIONS ADOPT ILOILO MINISTERIAL DECLARATION TOWARDS BLUE ECONOMY

December 4, 2018 - 3:08 PM

Eleven countries bordering on the Seas of East Asia issued on Thursday a joint declaration reaffirming their commitment towards the conservation and sustainable development of coastal and marine resources in the region, according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The Iloilo Ministerial Declaration entitled “East Asian Region Moving As One to Secure Healthy […]

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NEW BOOK ENCOURAGES GRASSROOTS TO SAVE PH FORESTS

December 4, 2018 - 3:04 PM

MANILA — A new book jointly launched by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks to mobilize more grassroots action on forest and biodiversity conservation nationwide. Launched Monday (Dec. 3) in Quezon City, the book “In the Heart of the Forest” aims to promote such action […]

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500KG SALTWATER CROCODILE CAUGHT IN PALAWAN

December 3, 2018 - 5:20 PM

SUSPECTED PROBLEM CROCODILE ENTRAPMENT. A joint team from the PNP 2nd Special Operations Unit-Maritime Group, Philippine Navy, Balabac local government unit, Balabac municipal police station, Coast Guard Substation Balabac/Coast Guard District Palawan, and Palawan Wildllife Refuge and Rescue Center trapped this 15.6-foot long saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) on Saturday (December 1) afternoon near the tidal mouth of a […]

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THIRD DAILY BULLETIN OF THE EAS CONGRESS 2018 RELEASED

December 1, 2018 - 7:14 PM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) released the third and final daily bulletin of the East Asian Seas Congress 2018. The daily bulletin features highlights of the Iloilo declaration and could be downloaded here: http://pemsea.org/sites/default/files/EASC2018_Daily_Bulletin_DAY_3_compressed.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1PeizLhIVYdt48ZdKs97Uq6bTQh7xbLofAKd-6NWDZN78UnuFqb05rjAo Photo and link from DENR Facebook page

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SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS COASTAL PROTECTION IN GUIMARAS, XIAMEN

November 30, 2018 - 11:23 PM

A representative from Jinjiang, Peoples Republic of China delivers his mesage as one of the two new members of the PEMSEA Network of Local Government during their annual forum held at Andana Resort in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras on Thursday (November 29, 2018). (Photo by Perla Lena)  NUEVA VALENCIA, Guimaras — The success stories of the province of Guimaras […]

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CIMATU ORDERS 6-MO REHAB OF EL NIDO

November 29, 2018 - 5:30 PM

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu on Wednesday ordered the municipal government of El Nido to conduct immediately the rehabilitation of the environmental condition of the whole town.      “You told us last time that it will take you six months to rehabilitate. We will give you six months to rehabilitate El […]

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CAPITOL COMPLETES MRCFS TO VARIOUS LGUS

November 28, 2018 - 4:11 PM

MRCF PHOTO The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) turned over a material recovery and composting facility (MRCF) to the municipality of Alcoy on Thursday, Nov. 21. Overall, PENRO has already completed and turned over at least 49 MRCFs to various local government units (LGUs) throughout the province, acccoridng to a report posted on cebu.gov.ph. […]

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COMMISSION OKAYS CAPITOL’S WASTES, POLLUTION CONTROL PLAN

November 28, 2018 - 4:10 PM

THE National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC) recently approved the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Plan of the Cebu Provincial Government, which would last for 10 years from 2018 up to 2027. Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale actively supported the comprehensive and ecological approach to managing Cebu towns’ solid […]

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GUIMARAS FISH PRODUCTION ENDURES 15.17% CUT BACK

November 26, 2018 - 4:45 PM

DATA released by the Philippine Statistics Authority revealed that fish production in Guimaras province for the second quarter of 2018 decreased by 15.17 percent with an estimated output of 2,102.33 metric tons, lower than the production in the same quarter last at 2,478.24 metric tons. The reduction was noted in both municipal and aquaculture sub-sector […]

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LAND CLEARING ACTIVITIES THREATEN PALAWAN’S ‘BALINSASAYAW’ BIRDS

November 26, 2018 - 4:45 PM

BALINSASAYAW HOME. The Mayteguid Island in the northern Palawan town of Taytay serves as home for the balinsasayaw (swiftlet) birds that make the edible Nido nest. On the island, they dwell inside the caves on Pangalan Point. (Photo courtesy of Roberto Rodriguez) PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — The population of the “balinsasayaw” (swiftlet), the bird that weaves the edible Nido nest, is […]

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SOLON SPEARHEADS BEACH CLEAN-UP DRIVE IN PANGASINAN

November 24, 2018 - 2:10 PM

LIGTAS DAYAT. Pangasinan 4th district (Pangasinan) Representative Christopher de Venecia, together with an army of volunteers from different sectors during the Operation Ligtas Dayat/Coastal Clean-up Drive at Barangay Nibaliw Vidal beach in San Fabian town.  (Photo courtesy of the office of Rep. De Venecia)   SAN FABIAN, Pangasinan — Pangasinan 4th district Representative Christopher de Venecia is […]

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TODAY IN PICTURES: LEATHERBACK TURTLE IN CAMSUR

November 24, 2018 - 2:09 PM

A female Leatherback Turtle (Demochelys coriacea) was tagged and released by technical personnel of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Iriga together with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Balatan, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) V to the shores of Barangay Duran, Balatan, Camarines Sur on November 22, 2018.

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