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PROTECT BIODIVERSITY IN MINING AREAS – SAMPULNA

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna has ordered the strengthening of measures to preserve terrestrial and marine biodiversity in areas where there are mining operations. In signing DENR Administrative Order (DAO) No. 2022-04 or the “Enhancing Biodiversity Conservation and Protection in Mining Operations,” Sampulna said the order intends to provide guidelines […]

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CIMATU: ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION IS A DUTERTE LEGACY

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu said the milestones and achievements made by the agency will be a significant part of the legacy of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte on the conservation and protection of the environment. In the DENR’s Expanded Executive Committee Conference recently, Cimatu praised the employees for […]

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DENR HONORS 168 VOLUNTEERS – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) celebrated the National Volunteer Month (NVM) by giving tribute to some 168 individuals and organizations in the private and public sectors for their volunteerism efforts and support for DENR’s programs and advocacies. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu said the NVM celebration this year “takes a more meaningful significance […]

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DENR ARRESTS ILLEGAL LOGGERS IN KALINGA – CIMATU

The Environmental Law Enforcement and Protection Service (ELEPS) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has arrested four illegal loggers in the municipality of Tabuk in Kalinga province recently. The operations conducted by DENR-ELEPS, together with the Kalinga Provincial and Community Environment and Natural Resources, DENR-Cordillera Administrative Region, and DENR’s Anti-Illegal Logging Task […]

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DENR GIVES SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT COURSE

To reinforce capacities for environmental law enforcement and crisis response, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)—through its Environment and Natural Resources Academy (ENRA)— launched a special course for enforcement frontliners at the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) Amphitheater. With the theme “The ENR Academy: Mechanism Towards Effective Environmental Protection and Management,” the special course […]

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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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DTI, PCX INK MOA FOR SUSTAINABLE PLASTIC USE

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Plastic Credit Exchange (PCX) virtually signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to collaborate in achieving the goal of diverting post-consumer plastic from landfills and oceans through responsible collection and processing. The signing of the MOA was led by DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez and PCX Founder and Chairperson […]

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DENR TO DOUBLE EFFORTS UNTIL DUTERTE’S TERM ENDS

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) extended its gratitude to President Rodrigo Duterte for his “immeasurable support” to the environmental programs and projects of the agency, as it committed to double its efforts until his term ends in 2022. “We at the Department have the utmost gratitude to our honorable President Rodrigo Roa […]

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DENR LAUNCHES ‘SAVE OUR WATERSHED’ CAMPAIGN

As it continues to work to counter the climate change threats faced by the country’s watershed areas, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has launched a nationwide campaign to expand watershed conservation and protection efforts involving grassroots communities. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu said the campaign dubbed Save Our Watershed (SOW) will serve as […]