Photo Releases

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Environmental Warriors, the basketball team of the DENR, and members of the Environmental Sports Association Inc. join forces for the cleanup of the Manila Baywalk Dolomite Beach on September 15, 2022. A total of 30 sacks of garbage which include PET bottles, sachets, and food wrappers, and water hyacinth were collected in the activity held as part of the celebration of the National Cleanup Month declared by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 244 series of 1993.###

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga (left) plants a Kawayang Tinik culm during the nationwide simultaneous tree planting activity to mark the 65th birthday of President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on September 13, 2022, and in observance of the Philippine Bamboo Month. A total of 1,613 seedlings including Kawayang Tinik, Agojo and Mango were planted by 525 volunteers at the old sanitary landfill in Bgy. Pintong Bocaue, San Mateo, Rizal. ###

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga (3rd from left) explores future collaboration with the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) to save the critically-endangered Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) in a meeting held on August 18, 2022 at the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority. Loyzaga met with Dr. Robert Kennedy (4th from left), the pioneer in Philippine eagle research and conservation and PEF Executive Director Dennis Salvador (2nd from left) to discuss the state of the country’s national bird and the protection of the forests where it thrives. ###

Environment Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga (right) holds a meeting with Leyte Fourth District Rep. Richard Gomez and Ormoc City Mayor Lucy Torres-Gomez (2nd and 3rd from right, respectively) to discuss avenues for collaboration to address environmental issues in the City of Ormoc. The congressman and mayor are staunch environmental advocates. Rep. Gomez supports resilient infrastructure and Mayor Gomez filed in 2018, during her term as congresswoman of the 4th district of Leyte, House Bill No. 7229 or the proposed “Philippine Sustainable Tourism Act” to ensure sustainable tourism. The meeting was held at the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority on August 18, 2022.###

 

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga (4th from left) hands a copy of DENR-published coffee table books to Ndiame Diop (2nd from right), World Bank (WB) Country Director for the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Brunei on his visit to the DENR Central Office on August 17, 2022. Loyzaga met with Diop to discuss ways for the DENR to access climate finance for its environment and natural resources development programs and projects, and to strengthen private sector participation towards climate resilience. Also in photo are DENR Undersecretary for Policy, Planning and International Affairs Jonas Leones (left), World Bank Philippines Manager Achim Fock (behind Diop) and other WB officials who participated in the meeting.###