Tuesday Nov, 29 2022 01:55:42 AM

Climate Change/Environment

Tarsier na na-rescue sa Mlang, North Cotabato, ibinalik sa kanyang natural habitat

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Ang tarsier na na rescue sa Purok San Isidro, Barangay Baguntapay, M'lang, North Cotabato ay ibinalik na sa gubat ng Barangay Dunguan, malapit sa Liguasan Marsh area.

Ito na ang panglimang pagkakataon na may na rescue na tarsier sa Mlang mula noong nakaraang taon.



U.S. funds P 1.1-B PH biodiversity project

Manila, August 11, 2020 — THE U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has launched a P 1.1 billion ($22 million) biodiversity project with the Philippine Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

Dubbed the Philippines Sustainable Interventions for Biodiversity, Oceans, and Landscapes (SIBOL), the project is designed to support the continuing management of the country’s natural resources and combat environmental crimes and hazards.

Another Basilan greenhouse up

COTABATO CITY --- The provincial government of Basilan is setting up another large greenhouse for vegetables and other short-term crops in support of its food sufficiency program.

The office of Basilan Gov. Jim Salliman said in a statement Wednesday that their second greenhouse project is located in Barangay Taberlongan in Maluso town.

The Salliman administration is also presently setting up a multi-million ice plant and cold storage facility in Maluso, one of the fishing hubs in the island Basilan province.

Strengthened marine turtles protection

GLAN, Sarangani - Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (CENRO) of Glan in Sarangani Province Abdul D. Cariga unveiled that a circular fiber tank, which will serve as a holding or recovery tank for rescued or stranded marine turtles, was turned over by the RD Foundation Incorporated (RDFI) to the local government unit of Glan on Friday, July 24.

DENR, MAKIMA stakeholders to plant 2 million trees by 2023

KIAMBA, Sarangani province - The collaborative efforts of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in the municipalities of Maasim, Kiamba and Maitum (MAKIMA) are envisioned towards planting of 2 million trees in the next three years.

In an interview with the CENR Officer Ali M. Hadjinasser, PhD on the reforestation program of CENRO Kiamba, he said, “We also have an overwhelming support from Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) who are willing to take part in our advocacy to have a sustainable environment”.

DENR inaugurates 1st marine turtle hatchery in Kalamansig

KALAMANSIG, Sultan Kudarat -  The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Kalamansig inaugurated the town’s first ever marine turtle hatchery on Wednesday, July 1, in Sitio Poral, Barangay Santa Maria in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat Province.

A memorandum of agreement (MOA), which serves as an attestation of co-management and partnership, was signed by CENR Officer Saga A. Akmad and Barangay Chairman Enrique F. Staples.

According to CENRO Akmad, the land where the hatchery was established is owned by Erland Staples.

"Hot lumbers" seize in Alamada, North Cotabato

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato - Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (CENRO) of Midsayap in Cotabato Province Badjury H. Mustapha bared that his office seized the 3,074 board feet of undocumented forest products in Alamada town on June 23.

According to CENRO Mustapha, they were notified by a concerned citizen regarding the possible illegal logs along the barangay road of Purok 5, Sitio Katud-an in Barangay Pacao of the said town.

Black-winged endangered bird rescued in North Cotabato

RESCUED BLACK-WINGED KITE. The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Matalam secured the safety of a juvenile Black-winged kite (Elanus caeruleus) after it was rescued recently by a concerned citizen in Kabacan town, Cotabato Province.

CENR Officer Calil A. Bantuas said that the species was saved by Kenneth Balbin on June 26 in Barangay Malamote after it was attacked by a group of crows in a rice field near their house.

According to the report, Royette Posadas, a resident of the said barangay, posted the incident to the social media.

DENR-12 hosts PASu conference to ensure ENIPAS compliance

KORONADAL CITY - To ensure smooth implementation of programs, activities and projects under the 2020 Work and Financial Plan on the management, protection and compliance to Expanded National Integrated Protected Areas (ENIPAS) Act of 2018, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 12 has conducted its first Protected Area Superintendent (PASu) Conference on Wednesday, June 24 at the agency’s function hall, here.

CENRO Kiamba highlights collaboration, conservation and protection of marine turtles

KIAMBA, SARANGANI PROVINCE - In commemoration of the World Sea Turtles Day on June 16, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-12) through the Community Environment and Natural Resources (CENRO) of Kiamba announced that its collaborative efforts have improved the conservation of marine turtles.

As a proof, the CENRO and its partners managed to release more than 10,000 hatchlings back to their natural habitat during the first six months of this year as a result of efforts for the protection of this endangered species.


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