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Rescued eagle to be released back into the wild

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-13 (Caraga) announced the scheduled release of a Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) that was rescued earlier this year in Surigao del Sur.

In a statement on Thursday (Nov. 4), DENR-13 said the rescued Philippine eagle will be released back into the wild on Nov. 17.

“Rajah Cabungsuan is a male eagle over five years old. He is named after the barangay in Lingig, Surigao del Sur where he was rescued last March 23,” it said. READ MORE

DENR mulls allowing more tourists in Boracay Island

So more people can visit this world-famous tourist destination

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is looking into the possibility of increasing Boracay Island’s carrying capacity so more people can visit this world-famous tourist destination.Boracay’s carrying capacity at present is about 19,000 people daily but it’s time to… Read More

DENR studies possible lifting of ban on open-pit mining

 June 17, 2021

MANILA – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is still studying the possible lifting of the ban on open-pit mining, Malacañang said on Thursday.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque clarified that Executive Order No. 130, signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on… Read More

𝐃𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐟 Davao de Oro’s 𝐍𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐜 𝐑𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫 started

After a year of activity hiatus due to pandemic, the dredging of Naboc River has finally commenced, immediately after a brief launching ceremony last March 12, 2021 in Brgy. Naboc, Monkayo, Davao de Oro.

The ceremony was especially graced by the Sec. Roy A. Cimatu along with other DENR Central and Regional top officials, members of the local government units of the province headed by Davao de Oro Gov. Jayvee Tyron Uy, members of the province’s indigenous cultural communities as well as the dredgers or holders of the Industrial Sand and Gravel (ISAG) permits.  

It can be recalled that in 2019, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-XI) launched the “Lihok Alang sa Naboc”, a cleanup operation for the 24-km Naboc river in Brgy. Mt. Diwata, Diwalwal, Monkayo, Davao de Oro. The project is pursuant to Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement of his complete disgust on the condition of the said river during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) back in 2017. READ MORE