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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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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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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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DENR FIELD EXECS GET EXCELLENCE AWARDS – SAMPULNA

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) honored its best-performing field officials in 2021 during the “Gabi ng Parangal at Pagpupugay,” in celebration of the agency’s 35th founding anniversary and the Philippine Environment Month. The Environmental Awards for Governance and Leadership Excellence or the EAGLE recognizes the outstanding DENR officials’ exemplary leadership and major […]

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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 […]

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DENR PLANTS 150,000 TREES FOR ENVIRONMENT MONTH

In celebration of this year’s Philippine Environment Month, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) led recently a simultaneous nationwide tree-planting activity to help restore the country’s forest cover. The DENR mobilized 15,636 participants to plant 154,406 seedlings of several tree species at planting sites all over the country. DENR Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna […]

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DENR LEADS CELEBRATION OF PHILIPPINE EAGLE WEEK

As the country celebrates the Philippine Eagle Week, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Jim Sampulna said Filipinos should be reminded of their responsibility as caretakers of the wildlife and the importance of the Philippine eagle in sustaining life. With this year’s theme, “Kapayapaan at Kalayaan: Ang Agila at Mamamayan, May Kaugnayan,” the […]

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DENR, DOST TURN OVER MALABON TRASH RAKE FACILITY

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), together with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), led the ceremonial turn-over of the P7.6-million Automatic Trash Rake (ATR) facility to Malabon City. DENR Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna said the facility serves as an “alternative measure to improve flood control operation through better trash collection rate […]