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SMC PLANTS 3.8 MILLION TREES IN 3 YEARS

San Miguel Corporation’s (SMC) group-wide reforestation initiative nationwide has yielded 3.8 million trees since 2019 to date, even as it recently completed planting over 26,000 trees in Angat, Bulacan together with the town’s Dumagat communities.  The initiative is among SMC’s major environmental sustainability projects aimed at helping address the impacts of climate change through the […]

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NOGRALES: YOUTH SHOULD LEAD RE-GREENING MOVEMENT

The youth should take the lead in providing solutions to environmental issues such as flooding and re-greening as they are “the generation that will literally inherit the planet in the next few decades.” This is what Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles said as he along with more than 1,000 youth from Montalban embarked on […]

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NOGRALES LAUNCHES ‘SAVE OUR FORESTS NOW’ PROGRAM

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles this week launched the Save Our Forests Now program in a bid to encourage the youth to become more proactive in protecting the environment. The solon, along with more than 200 students from Colegio de Montalban, University of Rizal System, as well as San Mateo Municipal College, planted 1,000 […]

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Government

DENR, ARMY RESERVE GROUP RENEW PACT TO PROTECT CALABARZON FORESTS – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has partnered anew with a Laguna-based Army reserve group to boost its reforestation and forest protection efforts in the CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon) region amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The 4th Regional Community Defense Group-Army Reserve Command (RCDG-ARESCOM) has renewed its partnership with […]

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USE BAMBOO AS WOOD ALTERNATIVE – CIMATU

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has made a fresh pitch for Filipinos to consider planting and using bamboo as alternative to wood in order to help increase the country’s forest cover. Cimatu said that even the government is now shifting to planting bamboo under its flagship reforestation initiative – the Expanded National Greening Program (ENGP). “Our […]

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LETRAN JOINS NATIONAL GREENING PROGRAM – DENR

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has gained another partner in its National Greening Program (NGP), the government’s most ambitious reforestation bid so far. DENR and private school Colegio de San Juan de Letran-Manila recently signed the memorandum of agreement covering the school’s participation in the NGP, said Dexter Villa, DENR development management […]

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LUNTIANG PILIPINAS LAUNCHES 10 MILLION TREES CAMPAIGN IN LAGUNA

Luntiang Pilipinas Party-list on Monday formally launched a campaign in Calamba, Laguna to plant 10 million trees in the Philippines as part of a nationwide regreening effort that would help improve the country’s environment. “Our objective is not just to win a seat in Congress so we can fight for the cause of the environment; […]

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RAISE SURVIVAL RATE OF SEEDLINGS IN NATIONAL GREENING PROGRAM – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is targeting to raise, as soon as possible, the survival rate of tree seedlings planted under its National Greening Program (NGP), which is the biggest reforestation bid by the government so far. Such target aims to help fast-track the expansion of the country’s forest cover, which DENR […]