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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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EARTH IS OUR HOME, LET US TAKE CARE OF IT – VILLAR

In celebration of the 49th World Environment Day, Senator Cynthia Villar encouraged everyone to be responsible and passionate to contribute and inspire others to do their own part in healing Mother Earth. Villar, a chairperson of the Senate committee on environment and natural resources, guaranteed that our collective efforts will make a difference in the protection […]

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JUNE IS PH ENVIRONMENT MONTH – SAMPULNA

In celebration of the 2022 Philippine Environment Month this June, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is highlighting efforts toward the protection and sustainable use of the country’s natural resources through activities that call for collective and transformative action for the protection and restoration of the planet. With the theme, “Aksyon Para sa […]

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BATAAN LAUNCHES ‘BRING YOUR OWN BAUNAN’ DRIVE

The provincial government of Bataan has launched the “Bring your own Baunan” (BYOB) or bring your own food container program to show support for the observance of Philippine Environment Month this June. Governor Albert Garcia said under the program, capitol employees and other customers patronizing the canteen at The Bunker are given a discount of P5 […]

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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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SAMPULNA TO BIZ SECTOR: HELP FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna urged businesses to step up efforts in switching to sustainable actions to combat the effects of climate change and environmental destruction in celebration of the Earth Day recently. With this year’s theme “#InvestInOurPlanet”, Sampulna encouraged manufacturing companies, food businesses, and market vendors to join […]

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PANGILINAN VOWS LONG-TERM REHAB FOR BOAC RIVER

Vice-presidential aspirant Senator Kiko Pangilinan assured the people of Marinduque that the Team Robredo-Pangilinan (Tropa) will look for a lasting solution to rehabilitate the Boac River system should it emerge victorious in the May 9 polls. “Kausap namin ang mga bishops at hahanapan natin ng solusyon ang pag-aayos ng problema ng Marinduque river or the […]

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DENR LAUDS SMC FOR PASIG RIVER DREDGING PROJECT

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) lauded San Miguel Corporation (SMC) for dredging almost 40 percent of silt from the Pasig River in just nine months since the start of the dredging project in June 2021. DENR Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna recognized the effort of the diversified conglomerate after dredging 321,670 cubic meters […]

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DENR, DILG INK PACT FOR BULACAN BAMBOO PLANTATION

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has partnered with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for the establishment of bamboo plantations in Bulacan as part of the National Greening Program (NGP). Held with a ceremonial bamboo planting at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center, the signing of a memorandum […]

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PANGILINAN LAUNCHES ‘LUNTIANG KINABUKASAN’ BOOK

Vice presidential aspirant Senator Kiko Pangilinan led the launching of the book that detailed his childhood and how his experiences as a child shaped his resolve in building a better future for everyone. Entitled “Luntiang Kinabukasan” (A Green Tomorrow), the book contains anecdotes about Pangilinan’s adventures as a man wearing so many hats and how […]