A deeper look into ‘Our Fragile Earth’

September 11, 2021

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB), in partnership with Antique Representative Loren Legarda, has completed the third season of “Our Fragile  Earth.”
Now airing on the ABS-CBN  News Channel (ANC) until Sept. 12, the show will highlight eight (8) Protected Areas (Pas) from Central Luzon, CALABARZON, Davao  Region, and SOCCSKSARGEN.
These include the Pujada Bay Protected Landscape and Seascape, Sarangani Bay Protected Seascape, Quezon Protected Landscape, Amro River Protected Landscape, Talaytay Protected Landscape, Simbahan-Talagas Protected  Landscape, Dinadiawan River […]

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Foreign, domestic investments not needed to protect nature — Legarda

September 10, 2021

The Philippines does not necessarily need neither foreign nor domestic investments to protect nature.
For environmentalist and House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, Filipinos can conserve the environment even with nature-based solutions and renewable energy.
“We don’t even need foreign investments for this because we can do it,” the lawmaker said Thursday, Sep. 9, in an online press conference hosted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), “You know, nature based solutions, we don’t have to complicate it.”
According to Legarda, harvesting […]

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DEPUTY SPEAKER & ANTIQUE REP. LOREN LEGARDA’S ‘OUR FRAGILE EARTH’ NOW ON ITS THIRD SERIES ON ANC

September 10, 2021

LOREN LEGARDA is one legislator who is fiercely protective of our endangered environment. I really love watching the show as I feel like I’m traveling.
I will never get to visit in my lifetime all the protected areas that you feature like the Apo Corral Reef in Mindoro. Napakaganda. Very enlightening. Very educational.
In the ANC docu series “Our Fragile Earth”, she features the protected area in our country to strengthen public awareness on how to maintain ecological balance and enhance biological […]

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DENR-BMB, Loren Legarda continue to partner in promoting Philippine protected areas

September 9, 2021

Protected areas (PAs) encompass the most biologically significant and pristine forests, freshwater and marine ecosystems of the country that serve as assurance for economic, cultural and ecological sustainability for the present and future generation.
Since the passage of Republic Act No. 7586, or the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992, and its amendments under Republic Act No. 11038, or the Expanded National Integrated Protected Areas System (ENIPAS) Act of 2018, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) […]

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Mutual Support: The Concept of Bayanihan Won the Philippines Its First Venice Biennale Award

September 8, 2021

The victory was made possible by architects, as well as a farming community in Bulacan.
Bayanihan, the Filipino tradition of mutual support within a community, has proven that if we come together, anything is possible—even a win at the prestigious Venice Architecture Biennale.
This is exactly what Filipino architect Sudarshan V. Khadka Jr. and Norwegian architect Alexander Eriksson Furunes—along with Framework Collaborative, which consists of members from the Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm community in Angat, Bulacan— achieved at the recently concluded international […]

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