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DENR LAUNCHES ‘SAMOT-SARI’ WEB SERIES – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB), has launched a family-friendly web series to teach children about Philippine biodiversity and its conservation. Secretary Roy Cimatu said that despite the pandemic, the DENR is taking steps to continue educating young people through the use of modern digital technology. “Our […]

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CIMATU PUSHES FOR ASEAN BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu expressed high hopes that the Philippines will be joined by its Southeast Asian neighbors in the efforts to conserve and protect the region’s rich biodiversity, during the local celebration of ASEAN Week. “We hope that our neighbors in the ASEAN region would join us in protecting our diverse flora and fauna […]

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DENR, USAID RENEW PACT FOR ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has entered into new agreements with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to advance the country’s biodiversity conservation and water access and sanitation services. Secretary Roy Cimatu welcomed the five-year partnership with the USAID for the Sustainable Interventions for Biodiversity, Oceans and Landscapes (SIBOL) and […]

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DENR: PROTECT WILDLIFE HABITATS, BIODIVERSITY

In celebration of this year’s International Day of Biological Diversity (IDBD), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) reiterated its call to protect wildlife habitats and properly manage the country’s protected areas to restore its biodiversity. “The DENR’s marching order is the restoration and protection of wildlife habitats and ecosystems through area-based conservation measures, […]

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CIMATU CALLS FOR RENEWED BIODIVERSITY PROTECTION

As the world celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDBD) recently, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) renewed its call for unified efforts of every Filipino toward biodiversity protection and conservation despite the pandemic. With the global slogan, “We’re part of the solution”, the DENR underscores both individual and community actions, regardless […]

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MAY IS MONTH OF THE OCEAN – CIMATU

As the country celebrates the Month of the Ocean (MOO) in May, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu highlighted the role of ocean science as a key to spur relevant behavior change towards the marine environment.With this year’s theme, “The Science We Need for the Ocean We Want”, the DENR takes […]

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PROTECT BIODIVERSITY AMID CLIMATE CRISIS – LEGARDA

In marking International Day for Biological Diversity on Wednesday, May 22, Senator Loren Legarda urged leaders and citizens to take greater action in protecting Philippine biodiversity—considered one of the richest in the world—amid the escalating threats posed by global warming and climate change. Legarda, UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience and UNFCCC National Adaptation Plan Champion, […]

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LEGARDA JOINS EARTH DAY CALL: PROTECT SPECIES FROM EXTINCTION

Senator Loren Legarda today joined calls to protect our species, which is the theme of this year’s Earth Day celebration (April 22). Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change and UNISDR (United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction) Global Champion for Resilience said stronger biodiversity protection efforts must be put in place to […]

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EDUCATE MORE ON VITAL ROLE FORESTS PLAY IN SUSTAINABLE DEV’T – LEGARDA

In observance of the International Day of Forests on March 21, Senator Loren Legarda said authorities and learning institutions must educate more on the ecological, economic, social, and health benefits of forests and their vital roles in reducing poverty, protecting biodiversity, ensuring food security, and promoting sustainable development. Legarda said the annual event, with the […]

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ENSURE LIFE BELOW WATER TO PROTECT FOOD SECURITY AND BIODIVERSITY – LEGARDA

Senator Loren Legarda is supporting the global call to reduce threats against marine species and also urged authorities and stakeholders to help protect marine wildlife and biodiversity from pollution and the impact of climate change. Legarda made the statement in celebration of this year’s World Wildlife Day on Sunday, March 3, which carries the theme […]