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LOYZAGA TO SOLONS: STRENGTHEN WILDLIFE PROTECTION

Environment Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga called on lawmakers to prioritize the passage of proposed measures to strengthen Republic Act (RA) 9147 or the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act. “It is high time to address the threats to biodiversity such as the proliferation of invasive alien species, destruction of natural habitats, unsustainable utilization of resources, […]

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UN CLIMATE RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM GETS PH SUPPORT

The Philippines reiterated its full support of the Comprehensive Disaster and Climate Risk Management (CRM) program of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). DENR Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga, head of the Philippine delegation to the 27th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP27), served as a panelist in the event “Scaling […]

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DENR TO CREATE NATURAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTING SYSTEM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), with the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the Philippine Statistics Authority, will undertake the formulation of a much-needed system for the accounting of the country’s natural resources and environmental assets. DENR Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga said the creation of the natural capital accounting system […]