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DOLOMITE BEACH INSPIRES POSITIVE MINDSET – CIMATU

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu has reiterated the importance of the dolomite beach in the Manila Bay Rehabilitation Program, noting how the beach enhancement project can positively shape the mindset of the public on proper solid waste management. In his keynote speech during the launch of the DENR’s Solid Waste […]

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BORACAY REHAB TO FINISH BY JUNE 2022 – CIMATU

To fulfill its mandate to reverse the degradation of the world-famous island in Aklan, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is determined to finish the work of the Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF) before its term ends in June 2022. DENR Secretary and BIATF chair Roy Cimatu said the term extension given to […]

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DENR USES GAME APP TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT ENVIRONMENT

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has launched the “Basura Buster” mobile gaming application as an alternative tool to practice proper waste segregation, especially designed for children 5 to 8 years of age. Basura Buster is a web-based gaming application that teaches players about the proper segregation of trash in an educational and […]

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DENR GETS KIDS INVOLVED IN WASTE MANAGEMENT

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) launched recently its nationwide Solid Waste Management Advocacy Campaign to spur behavioral change towards the environment and mobilize the public, especially children and young people, on the proper handling and disposal of solid waste. Through the DENR’s Strategic Communication Initiatives Service (SCIS), the campaign was developed to […]

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MANILA BAY DOLOMITE BEACH REOPENS TO PUBLIC – DENR

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) expressed elation over the strong public reception of the Manila Bay Dolomite Beach when it reopened to the public recently as Metro Manila was eased into Alert Level 3 status. “We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from the public which made the reopening of the […]

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DENR WINS CASE VS ILLEGAL TAAL VOLCANO MINERS

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has successfully won a case against illegal miners apprehended in Batangas province in 2019. In a two-page decision penned by Judge Librado Chavez, the 5th Municipal Circuit Trial Court in Talisay-Laurel, Batangas province has found Elmer Portugal, Lindley Miranda, Jeremy Caramoan, Gualberto Eser, Calisto Quimio, and Geron […]

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UDM STUDENTS ARE NOW ENVIRONMENT ENVOYS – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-National Capital Region (DENR-NCR) has joined hands with the Universidad De Manila (UDM) to engage the students of the university in the protection and conservation of the environment through information, education and communication (IEC), social mobilization, and partnership-building. “This partnership with Universidad De Manila is a vital component of […]

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DUTERTE EXTENDS BORACAY REHAB TASK FORCE – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) welcomed the term extension of the Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF) until June 30, 2022, through Executive Order (EO) 147 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte. “We thank the President for his trust and confidence in the task force. We shall maximize this term extension to tie up all […]

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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 […]