Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Gina Lopez (center) has found allies in her mission to protect and save the environment. Officials of six government agencies, namely: (L-R) BGen Restituto F. Padilla Jr. of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Undersecretary Eduardo del Rosario of the Department of National Defense, Secretary Arthur Tugade of the Department of Transportation, Secretary Ismael Sueno of the Department of Interior and Local Government, Director General Ronald “Bato” De la Rosa of the Philippine National Police, and Rear Admiral William Melad of the Philippine Coast Guard signed a memorandum of agreement with Lopez for the creation of a national anti-environmental crimes task force, also to be known as “A-Team Kalikasan” to run after large-scale environmental offenders.   The signing was held Monday (August 8, 2016) at the DENR central office in Quezon City. ###