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DENR VOWS: PH COMMITTED TO CLIMATE ACTION

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga reaffirmed the Philippines’ commitment to prioritizing risk reduction and climate action amidst economic and strategic challenges at the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR). At the Ministerial Forum held recently, Loyzaga stated, “Compound and cascading hazards and fragile systems urgently require […]

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DENR BEGINS PROBE ON CEBU RIVER POLLUTION

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is taking steps to reverse the damage brought by the improper waste disposal on the Goyong River in Cebu province after its waters turned “milky white” recently. EMB Director William Cuñado said DENR-Region 7 is already “coordinating with the concerned individuals and […]

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DENR TAPS LGUS FOR INDIGENOUS SPECIES PROTECTION

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is focusing on building the capacity of local government units (LGUs) and strengthening the protection of indigenous species and their habitats. This is part of the agency’s thrust of promoting environmental management and climate change mitigation at the local level according to DENR Undersecretary for Policy, Planning, […]

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DENR, MMDA, LGU COMMIT TO REHAB MANILA BAY

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)—in coordination with the mandamus agencies of the Manila Bay rehabilitation—has committed to strengthening the implementation of immediate flood control strategies and long-term defenses following the flooding in Manila recently. The DENR, through the Manila Bay Coordinating Office (MBCO), held an interagency meeting with the Department of Public […]

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DENR: DON’T USE FROGS, FISH TO FIGHT DENGUE

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB) has warned the public against releasing frogs and fish in swamps and stagnant water to fight the dengue outbreak, as it can disrupt the ecological balance of the surrounding environment. BMB Director Natividad Bernardino explained that placing frogs and fish is not an effective solution […]

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DENR-ACE WELCOMES YULO-LOYZAGA APPOINTMENT

The Association of Career Executives (ACE) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) welcomed the appointment of Ma. Antonia “Toni” Yulo-Loyzaga as the new DENR Secretary. In Board Resolution No. 2022-06, the ACE national board members have agreed that Yulo-Loyzaga’s appointment will “greatly benefit the DENR, its clientele, and stakeholders”. DENR Undersecretary for […]

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DENR AWARDS VILLAR SIPAG FOR ENVIRONMENTAL WORK

Villar Sipag, the foundation built by the family of Senator Cynthia Villar, was awarded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for its dedication, continuous support, and esteemed contributions toward a cleaner, healthier and greener environment.The awarding ceremony was held during the agency’s Environmental Summit and Exhibit 2022 recently at the Manila Hotel. […]

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MANILA BAY WATER QUALITY HAS IMPROVED — DENR

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) – through the Environmental Management Bureau–National Capital Region (EMB-NCR) – has observed a significant improvement in the water quality of Manila Bay, which was attributed to the continuing rehabilitation efforts in all river systems and tributaries within the bay region. Based on the data of the EMB-NCR, […]

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YULO-LOYZAGA IS NEW DENR CHIEF

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) welcomed the nomination of Ma. Antonia “Toni” Yulo-Loyzaga as its new secretary under the administration of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. DENR OIC Undersecretary Ernesto Adobo Jr. expressed optimism over Yulo-Loyzaga’s nomination, as he envisions a more climate-resilient Philippines under her leadership. “The DENR family looks forward to […]

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DENR, TESDA OPEN TAGUIG COLD CHAIN INNOVATION HUB

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), inaugurated the Cold Chain Innovation Hub Building in Taguig City. The CCI Hub, which is a project funded by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization-Global Environment Facility (UNIDO-GEF), is the physical platform of the Global Partnership […]