By Carmel Loise Matus
At least 30 Cebu mayors want Environment Secretary Ramon Paje to reissue an order to cut 84 trees, many of which are century-old, in two cities and one town in southern Cebu province.
An environmental group here on Friday welcomed Environment Secretary Ramon Paje’s order to freeze all applications for tree-cutting permits in road-widening projects but expressed concern about its implications.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Environment Secretary Ramon Paje has ordered all regional offices of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to freeze action on all applications for tree-cutting permits submitted to the DENR by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
By DJ Yap
Are local officials correctly and honestly reporting the number of trees planted under the government’s reforestation program?
By DJ Yap
The country’s observance of World Water Day on March 22 will focus on the link between water and energy consumption, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Saturday.