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MANILA BAY DOLOMITE BEACH PERMANENTLY OPEN – DENR

Despite the challenges and limitations brought about by the pandemic, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has finally reopened the Manila Bay Dolomite Beach on June 12, in conjunction with the 124th observance of the Philippine Independence Day. The reopening of the 500-meter beach along Roxas Boulevard in Manila City was led by […]

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DPWH IRRIGATION PROJECT HELPS N. COTABATO FARMERS

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Emil K. Sadain, Chief Implementer of the Build Build Build Program, graced the partial turnover of irrigation facilities of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) at the Lower Malitubog Service Area (LMSA) that will benefit more than 1,000 farmers in the Municipality of Pikit, North Cotabato. According to Undersecretary […]

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BORACAY REHAB IS MISSION ACCOMPLISHED – SAMPULNA

Four years after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the closure and massive rehabilitation of Boracay Island, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna announced the successful rehabilitation efforts for the famous tourist destination. “Mission accomplished, Mr. President,” Sampulna declared at the culmination of the rehabilitation and management of the island by the […]

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DPWH OPENS RESILIENT CLARIN BRIDGE IN LOAY, BOHOL

The countdown to the long-awaited day for the full opening to vehicular traffic of the newly built iconic bridge in Loay, Bohol has come to an end. In his report to Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Acting Secretary Roger G. Mercado, Undersecretary and Build Build Build Program Chief Implementer Emil K. Sadain said […]

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DENR LAUNCHES ECOYOUTH PODCAST ON SOCIAL MEDIA

The Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB) launched ERDB Youth’s EcoYouth Podcast via Facebook, YouTube, and Spotify. It is a four-episode podcast that aims to feature different individuals and their stories in raising awareness in the youth sector about the most pressing concerns on the environment and natural resources (ENR). The podcast features previous youth desk officers […]

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DENR, PCG INK PACT TO PROTECT MARINE ECOSYSTEM

In celebration of the World Ocean Day 2022, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)—through the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB)—has signed a landmark agreement with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) to address gaps in the protection and conservation of the country’s coastal and marine ecosystems. With the theme “Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean,” […]

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DENR LEADS ‘MANILA BAYANI’ AWARDS – SAMPULNA

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has given recognition to volunteers and partners who had made significant contributions to the cleanup and rehabilitation of Manila Bay during the “Manila Bayani Awards” ceremony. DENR Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna led the recognition of local government units (LGUs), private organizations, river rangers, and individuals in Metro […]

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FILIPINO NURSES SEEKING U.S. JOBS UP BY 147%

A total of 3,714 nursing graduates from the Philippines indicated their desire to practice their profession in America by taking the U.S. licensure examination for the first time from January to March this year, Cebu Rep. Eduardo Gullas said on Sunday. The number is up 147 percent compared to the 1,501 nursing graduates from the […]

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BUKIDNON RIVER GETS TOP RIVERS FOR LIFE AWARD

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has named Panlibutahan River in Valencia, Bukidnon as the top winner in the 2021 R.I.V.E.Rs or Recognizing Institutions/Individuals Towards Vibrant and Enhanced Rivers for Life Awards. The 2nd and 3rd place winners were the Apayao-Abulug River in the Cordillera Administrative Region and the Taguibo River in Butuan City, respectively. […]

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DECLARE 2022 AS YEAR OF PROTECTED AREAS – DENR

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna vowed to push the proclamation of the Year of the Protected Areas (YoPA) in celebration of the 90th year of the enactment of Republic Act (RA) 3915 that formally established the national parks system in the country. “I pledge to do my best to […]