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Handog Titulo in Clarin, Bohol

by Rochelyn Taer Fuentes

DENR-7 OIC, PENRO Bohol Ariel Rica and OIC, CENRO Tagbilaran City Elena Suarez leads the distribution of land titles in Clarin, Bohol under the agency’s Handog Titulo Program.  A total of 143 patents were given to the beneficiaries of Clarin town during the Land Title Distribution held in Bohol Island State University (BISU) - Clarin Campus, Poblacion Norte, Clarin, Bohol.

Joining the event were Mayor Eugenio Ibarra of Clarin, Bohol, Mr. Donglee Camacho, the representative of Congressman Aries Aumentado and former Board Members Aga Avenido and Jaja Jumamoy.

In partnership with the provincial government of Bohol and local government continues stepping up issuances of titles as officials and representatives from the office of the Register of Deeds (ROD) Atty. Bryan Ouano, of the Provincial Government of Bohol Governor Arthur Yap, the Provincial Assessors Office Rogelio Villarias and Municipal Assesors Office of LGU Clarin, Bohol, Engr. Ma. Elina Lipang gives their support for the project.

The officials and personnel of PENRO-Bohol from the Conservation and Development Unit Chief Forester Glicerita Racho, Ryna Inting and Sherry Jean Dagacdac and CENRO-Tagbilaran City Regulatory and Permitting Section Chief Forester Aurelio Baay, Jr., Rochelyn Taer Fuentes, Mary Janice Amoy, Jea Mei Saligan, together with the personnel

PENRO Siquijor leads the Coastal Clean-up and Scubasurero in celebration of the 2021 Coral Triangle Initiative

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Participants from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), PNP- Maritime Group, Barangay Local Government Unit (BLGU) of Minalulan, Maria, dive shop owners joined the DENR-7 Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) Siquijor Province during the coastal clean-up and scubasurero in Barangay Minalulan, Maria, Siquijor in celebration of the 2021 Coral Triangle Initiative.

Around eighty (80) kilograms of trash collected composing of bottles, tin cans, fishing nets, cloth, rubbers, plastic bottles and face masks were collected, segregated and deposited at the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) of the said barangay.

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The Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) is a multilateral partnership of six countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste) working together to sustain extraordinary marine and coastal resources by addressing crucial issues such as food security, climate change and marine biodiversity.

This year’s theme "Driving Blue Recovery for a Sustainable Coral Triangle".

DENR celebrates its 34th Anniversary (June 10, 2021) with the theme Celebrating A Greener and Safer Environment. #TayoAngKalikasan

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Every June 05 of the year, people across the world celebrated World Environment Day (WED) to remind us of our duties and responsibilities towards the environment.

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This year, the theme for 2021 World Environment Day is “Ecosystem Restoration”. DENR Central Visayas conducts different activities regionwide including information, education and communication campaign, rivers and coastal clean-up, growing of trees and mangroves to transform or restore a healthy ecosystem which is sustainable for a period of time.

These are examples of degraded ecosystems such as polluted rivers, deforested landscape, overexploited forests, and non-fertile agricultural land. Degradation of ecosystems may be natural or anthropogenic. However, to a large extent damage to ecosystems is an anthropocentric concern. The pandemic only remind us, how we have cause the harm to nature and how important it is to protect the environment.

As part of the celebration, DENR 7 in partnership with other national government agencies, the Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippine National Police, Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine Airforce, PNP Maritime Group, Philippine Army, SWAT/MCPO, BIR, LGU Lapulapu City, BLGU Marigondon, PCAPI7, PCSSD, Kadaugan Conquerors, divers group and other stakeholders participated the coastal and underwater clean-up at Marigondon Public Beach and Maribago beach.

A total of 52.66 kg of trash was collected during the clean-up. Most of the trash collected underwater were glass bottles.

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RED Paquito Melicor, Jr. said, there are numerous ways to prevent the loss of million species, to scale up the restoration of the ecosystem and enhance food security. Prevent, stop and reverse the damage caused by mankind. Ikaw, Ako, Kita Ang Kalikopan.


In line with the celebration of Month of the Ocean 2021, CENRO Cebu City led by CENR Officer Raul Pasoc together with CENRO Cebu City staff conducted a Coastal Clean-up and Scubasurero in Brgy. Molobolo, Tuburan, Cebu.

The activity is also participated by the DENR Regional Office divers from CMEMP and joined by the Tuburan MENR Officer Diosdada Asendiente and MENRO staff, Brgy. Sto. Niño Councils, Bantay Dagat, Tanod, and the community of the brgy Molobolo.

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A total of 122kg of trash collected which are mostly composed of plastic cups/ bottles, glass bottles, sacks, clothes, slippers/rubber, cigarette butts, and plastic wrappers.