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Public warned vs. misleading info on cost of processing land title

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The Land Management Bureau (LMB) has urged the public to ignore and stop sharing a Facebook post claiming that P50.00 is all it takes to secure a land title, calling it "misleading and erroneous."

The post claims that those who wish to have their lands titled only need to pay an application fee of P50.00 or a "package fee" of P185, which includes the "application fee, stamp and clearance."

It even cited an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as the source of the information, probably to make the post look authentic.

 

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SMARTSeas Partners’ Forum Held

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10-9 smartseas phTo provide a venue to exchange experiences, innovative ideas and community-based initiatives to enhance effectiveness of the marine protected areas (MPAs), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Philippines and Global Environment Facility (GEF) are currently conducting a three-day SMARTSeas PH Project Partner’s Forum at the Ritz Hotel at Garden Oases, Davao City.

SMARTSeas PH Project is a five-year project that aims to strengthen the conservation, protection and management of key marine biodiversity areas in the Philippines. It also includes the establishment of biodiversity-friendly enterprise as sustainable livelihood to coastal communities.

Anchored on the theme “People and the Sea”, the forum which will run from October 9-11, 2018, is participated in by the MPA managers and practitioners from SMARTSeas project sites, partners from the local and national government agencies, civil society organizations, academic, research institutions, and private sector working on the protection and conservation of the coastal and marine environment.

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F. BANGOY NHS WINS ICC POSTER-MAKING CONTEST

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2018 poster making contest 7Raphael Antonio P. Mendoza of Francisco Bangoy National High School is this year’s Champion of International Coastal Clean-up Poster-making Contest organized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-XI. Menodza’s artwork depicts the importance of coastal resources and the need for people to work together to protect it from destruction and pollution. Also highlighted in his artwork is the “pawikan”, an endangered marine species that needs conservation efforts from human beings.

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DENR creates Provincial Task Force Naboc River

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denr creates provincial task force naboc riverSecretary Roy A. Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources recently created the Provincial Task Force Naboc River (PTFNR) through Special Order 2018-593 to address the environmental problems brought about by mining and illegal forest-related activities within Diwalwal Mineral Reservation Area (DMRA).

PTFNR, which is the counterpart of the National Task Force Diwalwal, is being chaired by the DENR-Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) of Compostela Valley Province and is co-chaired by the Governor of Comval Province, Commanding Officer of the 25th IB and the Provincial Director of the Philippine National Police. Members are composed of representatives from the different government agencies, LGUs, miners groups, academe, environmental CSO and irrigators association.

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DENR, USAID Conduct Lawin Data Management Conference

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8-29 lawin dmc grand regalTo strengthen its efforts in forest protection and biodiversity monitoring, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) together with the United States Agency International Development (USAID) are currently conducting a 3-day LAWIN Data Management Conference at Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City participated in by DENR’s LAWIN data managers from Visayas and Mindanao clusters.

 

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