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LEGAZPI CITY HOLDS VALENTINE’S DAY TREE-PLANTING

At least 800 residents in Legazpi City coming from different sectors of the society joined the 15th “Lakad Tanim Para sa Puso” tree-planting program on Valentine’s Day. The participants, who included city government employees, Philippine National Police personnel, and Sangguniang Kabataan and barangay officials, walked a one-kilometer stretch from the main road of Barangay San […]

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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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DENR STARTS PLANTING TREES IN URBAN AREAS – CIMATU

An initial 144 seedlings of endemic tree species have been planted at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center (NAPWC) in Quezon City as part of the efforts of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB) to manage green spaces in urban areas amid the pandemic. “By planting trees especially in urban […]

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LIONS CLUB INT’L TO PLANT 10,000 TREES – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has gained a strong ally in the government’s reforestation program after the Lions Clubs International (LCI) Multiple District 301 Philippines has committed to plant 10,000 trees nationwide during the 34th anniversary of the DENR. “The DENR welcomes the initiative of Lions Clubs International Multiple District 301 Philippines […]

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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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NEA, ELECTRIC COOPS TO HOLD LINE CLEARING, TREE PLANTING ON AUG. 30 — MASONGSONG

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) will lead electric cooperatives (ECs) in the conduct of a nationwide line clearing and tree-planting activities on August 30 in celebration of the 10th National Electrification Awareness Month (NEAM).  Dubbed as “Golden Aim for Green,” these activities seek to highlight the importance of environment care and conservation to ensure reliable […]

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DENR, NCR PUBLIC SCHOOLS EYE GREEN ALLIANCE – DENR OFFICIAL

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-National Capital Region (DENR-NCR) plans to partner with public primary, secondary and tertiary schools on growing plants in their respective campuses around the Metro Manila where green space for healthy urban living is already below the World Health Organization (WHO) standard. Jacqueline Caancan, DENR-NCR executive regional director, said they […]

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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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GREEN PARTY MARKS EARTH DAY WITH PLAN TO PLANT 10 MILLION TREES

Luntiang Pilipinas Party-list first nominee Michael Ubac on Monday announced an initiative to plant 10 million trees in the country, saying the party was marking Earth Day by reaffirming its commitment “to invest in the ecological sustainability of future generations.” Ubac revealed that the group, established in 1998 by Sen. Loren Legarda, has recently held […]

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NEA, ECs CONCLUDE NEAM WITH LINE CLEARING, TREE PLANTING — MASONGSONG

The National Electrification Administration (NEA), together with some 121 electric cooperatives (ECs) will conclude the month-long celebration of the 9th National Electrification Awareness Month (NEAM) with nationwide simultaneous line clearing and tree planting activities on Aug. 31. NEA Administrator Edgardo Masongsong said the line clearing activity seeks to highlight the importance of consumer involvement in […]