YOUTH ENCOURAGED TO CURB ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

  YOUTH ENCOURAGED TO CURB ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

 

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        Barangay youth and student leaders from Masbate City and Mobo, Masbate participated in the Youth Environmental Forum conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) V on June 21, 2018 in Masbate City.

         Experts from the DENR V, Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) V and Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) V discussed topics such as the current state of the Philippine environment, biodiversity, geological hazards and ecological responsibilities

       The participants had the opportunity to interact and discuss ideas with their peers on the pressing environmental issues and their commitments toward environmental protection and conservation.

           One of the students shared, “I will continue to reduce, reuse and recycle. We need to reduce our energy consumption. We need to learn how to live sustainably.”

         The DENR V recognizes the need to engage the youth on worthwhile activities and instill to the public that the conservation of the environment is a shared responsibility not just the government but the whole citizenry.###

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DENR BICOL HEAPS ON EFFORTS FOR THE RAPU-RAPU MINE REHABILITATION

 

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Bicol headed by OIC-Regional Executive Director (RED) Atty. Gil A. Aromin heaps on its efforts for the Rapu-Rapu Mine Rehabilitation.

Officer-In-Charge Assistant Secretary for Field Operations/Southern Luzn Reynulfo Juan said in a meeting on February 6, 2019 together with the DENR Bicol Officials that there is a need to discose to the public the status of the mine rehabilitation to demonstrate the ecological balance in the area and the existing management plans being implemented by the Department.

Atty. Arnel P. Rodriguez, Assistant Regional Director for Managment Services, said that it is the law and the program of DENR to rehabilitate the Rau-Rapu mine.

Further, Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) V Director Guillermo C. Molina Jr., IV said that the Department's mine rehabilitation development plan indicated eco-tourism as the final land use.

"This will ensure alternative skill and sustainable livelihood opportunities for former mine employees and their dependents," Director Molina said. ### (Article by: JMM) 

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DENR BICOL HAS A NEW GUARD. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Bicol has a new guard in the person of Atty. Gil A. Aromin, CESO IV. By virtue of Special Order 2019-07 dated January 7, 2019, Atty. Aromin will lead DENR Bicol replacing Regional Executive Director Atty. Antonio A. Abawag, CESO IV who will also serve as RED of DENR Region 2.

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Masbate Kids Celebrate WMBD. (Photo by: Cyrus Job Dela Cruz)

Sunset as seen near the Naro Island Wildlife Sanctuary (NIWS), a Protected Area (PA) located at the southern part of Masbate Province. (Photo by: Cyrus Job Dela Cruz)

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