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DENR REFINES ENR FRAMEWORK THROUGH VISAYAS FORUM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) continues its nationwide stakeholder consultations by convening more than 200 industry and sector leaders in the Visayas to generate recommendations as it refines its Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) Framework in a two-day forum in Iloilo City. The Visayas leg of the forum, held at the Grand […]

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DENR HOLDS MULTISTAKEHOLDER FORUM IN VISAYAS

Following the successful debut of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Multistakeholder Forum in Manila last year, the agency is once again bringing together over 250 participants from national and local governments, academic and scientific institutions, civil society, and the private sector for the forum’s second edition in the Visayas. The Visayas Multistakeholder […]

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EFFICIENT LAND MANAGEMENT POLICIES IN PLACE – DENR

The Land Management Bureau (LMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has put in place groundbreaking policies geared toward more efficient and effective land administration and management in the country in 2022. According to LMB Director Emelyne Talabis, the bureau takes pride in newly implemented policies and other accomplishments on its priority […]

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MANILA BAY REHAB EFFORTS PAYING OFF, SAYS DENR

The government’s ongoing rehabilitation efforts appeared to be paying off as the water quality within the Manila Bay region continued to improve this year. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) attributed this achievement to the faithful and efficient implementation of the Operational Plan for the Manila Bay Coastal Strategy (OPMBCS) and the various […]

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DENR RESOLVES 43% OF LAND DISPUTE CASES

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has resolved a total of 606 land dispute cases or around 43 percent of the 1,419 cases referred to its Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program since 2019. This was disclosed by DENR Assistant Secretary for Legal Affairs and ADR Committee Chair Michelle Angelica Go during the awarding […]

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DENR, PRIVATE SECTOR TO PROTECT PH BIODIVERSITY

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Antonia Loyzaga underscored the importance of private sector collaboration in measures to protect and restore biodiversity during the COP15 biodiversity summit in Montreal, Canada. Loyzaga, who was designated by President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. as his representative and Head of the Philippine delegation to the 15th Conference […]

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DENR NAMES KLIMA-LIKASAN WINNERS

The disaster risk reduction and management offices of the cities of Baguio and Quezon, and an Ifugao native emerged as top winners in this year’s “Mga Kwentong KLIMA-likasan: A Climate and Disaster Resiliency Recognition Awards.” Presented by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)—through its Climate Change Service (CCS) and Gender and Development Office—and […]

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LOYZAGA TO SOLONS: STRENGTHEN WILDLIFE PROTECTION

Environment Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga called on lawmakers to prioritize the passage of proposed measures to strengthen Republic Act (RA) 9147 or the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act. “It is high time to address the threats to biodiversity such as the proliferation of invasive alien species, destruction of natural habitats, unsustainable utilization of resources, […]

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UN CLIMATE RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM GETS PH SUPPORT

The Philippines reiterated its full support of the Comprehensive Disaster and Climate Risk Management (CRM) program of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). DENR Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga, head of the Philippine delegation to the 27th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP27), served as a panelist in the event “Scaling […]

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DENR, PH TOP FIRMS PARTNER UP VS PLASTIC WASTE

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is exploring a partnership with the country’s top conglomerates to create a plastic waste management action roadmap, as part of its commitment to regulate plastic packaging and reduce waste. This comes after representatives from the private sector were invited as panelists and shared their efforts toward achieving […]