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DENR TO PUT UP MARINE RESEARCH STATION IN CAGAYAN

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through the Biodiversity Management Bureau, has identified the municipality of Sta. Ana, Cagayan as one of the six project sites nationwide for the establishment of marine stations to enhance ocean science, resource management and development strategies. In her recent visit to Region 2, DENR Secretary Maria Antonia […]

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DENR, LOCAL GOV’T UNITS TO INTEGRATE HAZARD MAPS

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga partnered with local executives to integrate the use of hazard maps in decision-making to avert disasters and safeguard lives and livelihoods. “A hazard does not have to become a disaster,” Loyzaga explained during a radio interview. The environment chief sounded off the appeal […]

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DENR, DILG HOST WASTE MANAGEMENT, WATER SUMMIT

More than 350 local government officials and stakeholders in waste management and water security from across the country vowed to provide safe water and sanitation infrastructure, adopt and enforce policies and regulations, and actively work with local partners and the national government for an inclusive approach to safe water and sanitation for a cleaner, healthier […]

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DENR, NASA PARTNER FOR NCR AIR QUALITY STUDY

The Philippines will be part of an international collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to study and address air quality issues in the Asian region. Environment Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga disclosed that NASA will be conducting scientific research flights that are specifically designed to study the atmosphere of Metro Manila and […]

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PH ACHIEVED MILESTONES AT COP28 — YULO LOYZAGA

The Philippines achieved significant milestones, playing a key role in operationalizing the Loss and Damage Fund and the Santiago Network, throughout the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) in Dubai. These accomplishments encompassed successful negotiations, policy advancements, and international collaborations, reflecting the country’s commitment to urgent […]

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DENR LEADS PH NATIONAL PAVILION OPENING AT COP28

The Philippines marked a milestone as it launched its inaugural national pavilion during the 2023 United Nations 28th Conference of Parties (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With the theme “Together Today for Tomorrow,” the Philippine Pavilion showcased the country’s scalable and concerted efforts in confronting the challenges and impacts of climate change. “It was […]

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DENR, UPLB SIGN FORESTRY PROGRAM AGREEMENT

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to advance science-based policies and decision-making, and develop and implement high-impact forestry, natural resources, and environment programs for a sustainable and resilient development of the country’s natural resources. The MoU […]

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REALIGN DENR FUNDS TO OTHER AGENCIES – TULFO

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) failed to answer a lot of questions from Senator Raffy Tulfo regarding some projects affecting the oppressed Indigenous peoples (IPs) during the Senate deliberations on the proposed 2024 budget of said agency recently. Tulfo noted that one of the projects that did not follow due process and […]

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DENR, US EPA INK PACT ON HUMAN HEALTH PROTECTION

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that aims to boost bilateral cooperation for environmental and human health protection. The forging of a formal agreement comes after the meeting between President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. and US President Joseph Biden […]

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DENR LEADS PLASTIC WASTE MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is joining forces with other national government agencies (NGAs) to integrate the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Act of 2022 into their respective programs and initiatives, to support its drive for companies to comply with the law.  Solid waste management, once the sole responsibility of local government units […]