June 24, 2020
For the sixth episode of the online discussion series “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways,” House Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda, together with resource experts, will tackle mental health and underscore the importance of mental wellness as we cope in this time of COVID-19 and disasters.
The episode will air this Thursday, June 25, 10:00 am, via Facebook Live at facebook.com/conglorenlegarda or facebook.com/CCCPhl.
June 23, 2020
MANILA, 22 June 2020 — “When we protect the trees, when we protect our source of water, we should also protect the inhabitants and those who were there ahead of us, and know their culture, their practices, their prayers, their language, and their food,” said House Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda, during the first episode of the online webinar “PA Talk: Protected Areas for a Protected Future” streamed via Facebook Live on June 22. The webinar is a joint collaboration between the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB) and the Office of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, together with the Climate Change Commission (CCC).
June 22, 2020
Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda filed House Bill No. 6973 which seeks to create the Environment Protection and Enforcement Bureau (EPEB) in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to strengthen the agency’s capacity to address violations against current environmental laws and regulations.
June 21, 2020
“The EPEB will increase the DENR’s environmental law enforcement capacity by professionalizing and institutionalizing law enforcement within the Department and concurrently with other agencies having environmental law enforcement duties. The bill calls for the full […]
Through the initiative of Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda, the only remaining “balay nga bato” in Antique is now being restored.
June 19, 2020
As the former Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, Legarda, who has always advocated the importance of preservation of culture, allocated in 2018 a Php 5 million budget under the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) as well as Php 15 million in 2019, for the restoration of the Balay nga Bato, located along Gobierno […]
Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda announced today the launch of “PA Talk: Protected Areas for a Protected Future”, a show that will feature the different protected areas all over the country.
Organized by the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, in partnership with the Office of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda and the Climate Change Commission, the online webinar, which will be livestreamed via Facebook, will feature the natural wealth of the Philippines and how these areas are […]