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The latest Social Weather Stations survey on the Net Satisfaction with National Administration showed that a good majority of the Filipino people are satisfied with the government's performance in environmental protection.  According to the second quarter survey, 65% of the people are pleased with the government's performance in this vital area, while only 18% expressed dissatisfaction... <<<Read Full Signed Article>>>



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BOOK ON INEC-IFMA PROJECT LAUNCHED. A book entitled POLES of HOPE was launched at the DENR-1 Regional Office with a presentation of the book’s highlights before the EXECOM Members by I.Norte-PENRO Juan P. Delos Reyes and turning over a copy to RD Peñafiel and FMS-Regional Technical Director Barbara M. Pernia.The book is about the success story of the partnership of PENRO I. Norte and the Ilocos Norte Electric Company in leading innovations adopted through the Industrial Forest Management Agreement (IFMA) of the DENR.

DENR-1 STRENGTHENED IEC ON DISASTER PREPAREDNESS THROUGH THE MGB’S GEOHAZARD MAPPING. Regional Director Carlos A. Tayag of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau, DENR Region I is interviewed by Radio Anchor Romy Acosta of DWLU-FM, a local radio station, giving details of certain activities slated to highlight the observance of the National Disaster Consciousness Month this July.

Dr. Nathaniel Rimando (center) of AGLAUN announcing the winners, (from left) 1st Prize Richard Sanchez, Bernard Barbadillo (2nd Prize). Also in the photo are RD Samuel Peñafiel and Ms. Venus Junio

The artist’s display of their oil painting entries (top) and the winning entry “The Warm Embrace”  (center photo)

GIANT TURTLE CAPTURED.  A Marine Turtle locally called “pawikan” was caught by fisherman at the coastal area of Sitio Aliguas, Libsong East, Lingayen, Pangasinan on July 21, 2014. The swimming turtle which was trapped in a net by Mr. Luis Casaclang was measured to be 91.5 cm long with a width of 80.4 cm. Based on a report of For. Marlyn M. Banda of DENR-CENRO Dagupan, the captured turtle with no identification or tag bear no injuries was immediately released to the sea on the same day after this was properly tagged.

Launching of Multi Media Corner on Climate Change with PIA- Director General Jose Mari Oquińena (in yellow shirt), PENRO Samuel Songcuan (in blue shirt), Eng’r. Ben Molano of EMB (extreme left), RD Jennylene Role and ARD Cristina Arzadon of PIA

In order to inculcate into the minds of the young about the Climate Change and how to address this issue, the advocacy launch included as one of its important activity to educate Day-Care pupils of San Fernando City, La Union through Story-Reading (left) and a Puppet Show.  Here the kids learned about causes of environmental degradation such as improper waste segregation, tree cutting, etc.)

Day Care Pupils actively participated in the Story Reading and enjoyed dancing during Puppet show presentation

Resource Speakers from the DENR-led by RD Samuel R. Peńafiel and PIA-Director General Jose Mari Oquińena had a healthy discussion with the media about the Climate Change advocacy campaign and other environmental-related issues. Also in the panel as Speakers are RD Joel Salvador of EMB (2nd from left), RD Carlos Tayag of MGB (extreme right) and RTD Barbara Pernia of the Forest Management Service

RD Samuel Peńafiel explained about the Climate Change Advocacy Campaign as he is being interview by Ms. Joyce Segui of GMA Network

Representatives of various government agencies including the Phil. National Red Cross  waded through muds and waters going to the planting site just to participate in mangrove planting activities as part of the Climate Change advocacy launch

A short ceremonial program was held at Parian Este, Bauang La Union to mark the launching through mangrove planting at Parian Oeste. The program was graced by Hon. Mayor Clarence De Guzman with DENR-RD Samuel Peńafiel and PIA-DG Oquińena and other key officials of the DENR and PIA.  Students of the Don Eulogio De Guzman Memorial National High School gave color to the event with different presentations.  One of the highlight of the event is the Signing of Commitment to spread the advocacy on Climate Change

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