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DENR-LMB PUSHES FOR DIGITALIZATION — CIMATU

The Land Management Bureau (LMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) highlighted the improvements in its land services systems and processes through a digital transformation during the month-long celebration of its 120th founding anniversary this September. With the theme “Overcoming Hurdles and Surpassing Boundaries on Land Administration and Management Through Digital Transformation,” […]

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DENR BOOSTS DRIVE VS ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMES

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu hailed the launch of a new anti-corruption program that is expected to provide a big boost to the DENR’s campaign against environmental crimes. The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission and 49 state agencies including the DENR led the launch of the “Project Kasangga: Aksyon Kontra Korapsyon,” creating […]

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DENR RECOGNIZES ‘GAME-CHANGER’ COMMUNITIES

The Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)—through its Environmental Management Bureau (EMB)—has given recognition to the public and private organizations for their environmental initiatives at the 1st Game Changer Communities Award. “Protecting the environment is always a shared responsibility. We are proud of the winners for their ingenuity in resolving challenging environmental and […]

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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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DENR GETS AWARD FOR PROMOTING FILIPINO LANGUAGE

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has been recognized by the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) for its initiatives to use the Filipino language in official transactions, communication and correspondences. “Ang Selyo ng Kahusayan sa Serbisyo Publiko Antas II ay itinuturing naming isang napakalaking karangalan at gagamitin naming inspirasyon upang lalo pang maiangat […]

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TREE CUTTING PERMITS NOW AT DENR REGIONAL OFFICES

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu has transferred the authority to issue permits for the cutting and relocation of naturally-growing trees for areas and activities that are exempted from Executive Order (EO) 23 to its regional offices. EO 23, signed in 2011, strictly prohibits the cutting and harvesting of timber in […]

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BICOL, CAGAYAN RIVER REHAB FOR EARLY COMPLETION

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary and Task Force Build Back Better (TF BBB) chairperson Roy Cimatu is pushing for the early completion of the removal of sandbars in Bicol River from 2025 to 2023, and in the Cagayan River from 2028 to 2025. To accomplish these, Cimatu requested the Department of Budget […]

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NEW LAND TITLING LAW TO HELP FARMERS – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has welcomed the signing of Republic Act (RA) 11573, which will significantly improve the land titling application processes for alienable and disposable (A&D) agricultural lands. “The DENR gladly welcomes the passage of RA 11573 into law. We have been aiming for this in order to relieve farmers of […]

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CIMATU TO LGUS: MANAGE YOUR TRASH OR FACE PENALTY

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has reiterated its call for local government units (LGUs) to practice proper segregation at source in managing the disposal of solid wastes.DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu issued this call after reports of negligent disposal of solid wastes have reached the agency. “It has come to our attention that […]

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DISPOSE FACE MASKS PROPERLY – CIMATU

As the whole country struggles to cope with the rising number of coronavirus cases, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) reiterated its call for the proper disposal of household health care waste to protect garbage collectors and haulers from COVID-19 and other diseases. Since the start of the pandemic in March last year, […]