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Snail infestation in Tagbon Reef alarming — DENR official

The increase in the number of drupella or sea snail has endangered the existence of the Tagbon reef which is located in Barangay Puro in Albay Gulf, according to the report of Mav Gonzales on Saksi. Source link link: Snail infestation in Tagbon Reef alarming — DENR official.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerJun 14th, 2018

Mga bahura sa Tagbon Reef sa Albay, sinisira ng Drupella o sea snail

Kumilos na ang Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) sa tulong ng Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources at iba pang divers para masagip ang mga bahura sa Tagbon Reef sa Albay na pinepeste ng mga “Drupella” o sea snail. Source link link: Mga bahura sa Tagbon Reef sa Albay, sinisira ng 'Drupella' o sea snail.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

DENR, MICC push for lifting of MPSA applications

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) are lobbying for the lifting of the moratorium on applications for mineral production sharing agreement (MPSA), which can only be possible with a new fiscal regime, according to an official......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

Tension eases in Boracay: Singaporean businessman apologizes to DENR official

In an unexpected turn of events, after days of tension at the newly-reopened Boracay, Singaporean businessman Peter Tay went to Casa Pilar in Station 3. Tay approached Environment Undersecretary Benny Antiporda on Wednesday, November 7, not to confront him about the new watersports activity policy, but to apologize. In a phone ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

‘SCUFFLE IN PARADISE’: Boracay bizman, DENR exec face off during meeting

ACCUSATIONS and counter-accusations flew between a Boracay-based Singaporean businessman and a Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) official following the government’s move to allow some water sports activities in Boracay Island. On Nov. 5, 2018, Peter Tay accused DENR Undersecretary Benny Antiporda of physical assault, public humiliation, and verbal threat during a meeting at […] The post ‘SCUFFLE IN PARADISE’: Boracay bizman, DENR exec face off during meeting appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

DENR: No total ban on Boracay parties

Tourists may still enjoy parties and other beach activities in Boracay, provided these are done indoors or in areas away from the shore, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

DENR: No more partying on Boracay s White Beach; dry run to start Oct. 15

After Boracay reopens in October, parties will no longer be allowed to be held on the island’s White Beach, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources said on Sunday. Source link link: DENR: No more partying on Boracay's White Beach; dry run to start Oct. 15.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

DENR: Boracay to hold ‘dry run’ for local tourists before reopening

The Boracay inter-agency task force will be holding a ‘dry run’ or partial opening of the island from Oct. 16 to 25 to get ready for its official reopening internationally......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Relocation site for Boracay wetlands settlers identified

A permanent relocation site for illegal settlers in Boracay’s wetlands has been identified, according to an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

DSWD warns public of social media accounts posing as gov’t agencies

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has warned the public against the spread of fake social media accounts bearing the agency's name that may be used to deceive Filipinos. "The circulation of these accounts is alarming since they can be used to deceive the public to support or donate money for fake initiatives of the government that will allegedly help poor Filipinos," DSWD Secretary Virginia "Gee" N. Orogo said in a statement. The agency said that one of the said discovered fake accounts under the profile name, "DSWD PH" uses the official social media logo of the DSWD Field Office (FO) in Central Luzon. At present, the DSWD said it only maintains one officia...Keep on reading: DSWD warns public of social media accounts posing as gov’t agencies.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Sky partners with RunRio for Siargao International Marathon this weekend

To continue its zero-waste management and mangrove protection projects in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte, running events company Runrio Events, Inc. is holding the Siargao International Marathon with cable, direct-to-home, and broadband provider SKY as official media partner. Thousands of local and international tourists as well as island residents are expected to participate in the destination run on Saturday (July 14) at the Muncipality of del Carmen. The race has five distance categories—3km, 5km, 10km, 21km, and 42km. Island residents may also join for free in the 5km category. “SKY has always been passionate about protecting the environment. We’ve held the SKYathon beach run in the past years for Boracay’s coral reef rehabilitation. Now, we would like to contribute to Siargao’s environmental care by becoming a media partner for the Siargao International Marathon,” said Delbert Santos II, SKY senior marketing manager. Part of the marathon’s route are the coastlines where mangroves from the project were planted last year. The organizers are also bringing in waste management expert to introduce zero-waste management technology in the island. “As early as now, we would like to prevent any environmental damage to happen in Siargao, especially that the island is becoming popular among tourists. With this project, we would like to educate both locals and tourists on how to take care of the island,” said running coach Rio dela Cruz of Runrio Events, Inc. Interested participants of the Siargao International Marathon may still make last-minute registration by visiting www.runrio.com......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

DENR official to face raps for mishandling Canadian trash

DENR official to face raps for mishandling Canadian trash.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Four mining firms fail review – official

Four mining companies have failed to meet standards set by the Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) during a preliminary review. MICC member and Finance Undersecretary Bayani Agabin declined to identify the firms but said they were among the 27 whose operations were ordered suspended or closed by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) [...] The post Four mining firms fail review – official appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Cagayan’s marine biodiversity areas in ‘good condition’ — DENR

Coral reefs and sea grasses in Cagayan are in good condition, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 2 yesterday said. On initial assessment in the province’s protected marine biodiversity areas, Rodante Galamay II, Palaui Island Protected Area superintendent, said 90 percent of the 400 hectares of coral reefs […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

DENR appointments under review

Appointments at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are being reviewed to address reports of demoralization, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Arm foresters, DENR exec urges

LUCENA CITY --- The murder of 55-year-old forester Dominador Lucas spurred a call by an environment official to arm forest guards who, like Lucas, risk their lives to prevent further denudation of the country's mountains. The call was made as a colleague of Lucas, who asked not to be identified for fear of his life, said Lucas had been "strict" in issuing permits to transport logs and other forest products during his tenure at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) office in Rizal province. Lucas was relieved of his duty in Rizal because of threats and moved to the DENR office in Cavite province to "cool off," according to the colleague. Eleazar Alaira, R...Keep on reading: Arm foresters, DENR exec urges.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

Bayan Muna decries lack of concrete plan for Boracay rehab

  After a Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) official admitted that plans for the rehabilitation of Boracay have not been finalized, Bayan Muna has slammed government for disregarding the impact of the island's closure on the livelihood of residents. "The government has arbitrarily declared Boracay closed supposedly for rehabilitation, but apparently, to this day, the government has no clear detailed action plan yet to address the myriad issues confronting the island and its people," Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate said in a statement on Friday. "This is outrageous given the severe impact of the closure, especially to the ordinary poor people who...Keep on reading: Bayan Muna decries lack of concrete plan for Boracay rehab.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

No paper records lost in Land Management Bureau fire, only ‘digitized copies,’ official says

NO records were lost at the Land Management Bureau (LMB) in downtown Manila, which was razed by fire, along with three other buildings, on Monday, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said on Tuesday. Environment Undersecretary Benny Antiporda said the records that were housed at the LMB at the Plaza [...] The post No paper records lost in Land Management Bureau fire, only ‘digitized copies,’ official says appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Seven Seas Official Statement

Recently, Seven Seas Waterpark and Resort, located in Brgy. Barra, Opol, Misamis Oriental, has been the subject of a lot of speculation with regard to reports made by local media outlets regarding a closure order by the DENR (Department of Environment and Natural Resources)......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Palace: Govt mulls ‘diplomatic protest’ vs China on PH reef ‘breach’

THE Philippines is considering taking diplomatic action against China over the reported presence of its two military planes on a reef in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), a Malacanang official said on Thursday. “The Secretary of Foreign Affairs has said that they were preparing and exploring the possibility of a diplomatic protest,” Palace spokesman [...] The post Palace: Govt mulls ‘diplomatic protest’ vs China on PH reef ‘breach’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

DENR chief commends mining firm in Masbate

ENVIRONMENT and Natural Resources Secretary Roy A. Cimatu lauded the Masbate Gold Project for its coral reef rehabilitation and mining operations during his visit to the Municipality of Aroroy last Monday, April 9. In a statement released by Filminera Resources Corp. on Tuesday, Mr. Cimatu also commended the use of underground or hard rock mining […] The post DENR chief commends mining firm in Masbate appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018