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There is probably no other fauna in the country that has captured the hearts of Filipinos than the Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi).

Recently, the country once again had a reason to celebrate when the PEC announced that another raptor was successfully hatched in captivity. It was the 28th since 1992.
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A strong beliver of GNH, Lopez envisions the Philippines as a country whose citizens give more value to the environment than material possessions and physical comforts in the pursuit of hapiness.

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When Secretary Regina Paz “Gina” Lopez accepted the responsibility of taking over the helm of the DENR, she said that one of her goals for the agency is to transform its image from being “merely regulatory’ to being a “development arm” that would make “people more economically prosperous through sustainable purposes.”

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As one enters the school grounds of Camaligan National High School (CNHS), an arch of mature flowering trees greet the visitors.  The caballeros in bloom, along with the evergreen leaves of neem trees, have created a vibrant yet welcoming sight to all. 

 

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Isang tula na isinulat ng isang Grade 9 student ng Dumalneg National High School, Ilocos Norte, tungkol sa adhikain ng kabataang makibahagi at tumulong sa paglaban sa banta ng climate change.

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With the implementation of the National Greening Program (NGP) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, women of the different People’s Organizations in the communities are not only empowered but also had contributed their competencies in nurturing the environment.

Women are part of establishing and developing plantation sites which are not only contributing to the ecological benefits of maintaining trees but also became potential projects for commercial industries.  Their success stories are evident that women, despite of being vulnerable, can do influence social change in managing and protecting the environment and natural resources.