October 18, 2017: *** The newly-restored Holy Trinity Parish Church of Loay is formally turned-over on Sunday October 15, 2017 from the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) to the Diocese of Tagbilaran through Bishop Alberto Uy. ***For the very first time, Bohol landed among the 14 finalists in the search for thr Most Business-Friendly Province in the country. ***PDEA-Bohol Head Agent Nicholas Gomez admitted that the drug problem in Bohol persists despite the reduction of supply of shabu coming from Cebu. *** The administration of the Bohol District Jail is now planning to acquire an x-ray machine as part of its crackdown on the entry of contraband into the jail facility, said BDJ Warden Jail Chief Insp. Felipe Montejo. *** DILG-Bohol conducted People's Forum on Federalism on October 17, 2017 at JJ's Seafood Village with city/municipal information officers and CSO/Faith-Based Representatives as participants. ***Schools across the province are expected to conduct make-up classes in lieu of class suspensios due to the two-a nationwide raspot astrike, according toDepEdBohol SchoolVGovernace and Operations Division Chief Desiderio Delgero. ***The province is bent on making history by getting a UNESCO recognition as a global geological park, the first for Philippines. ***The symbolic unveiling of the Geomarker at the Chocolate Hills Complex on Sunday will boost Bohol's application for UNESCO declaration of the entire province as a global geological park.

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Friday, June 06, 2014


TAGBILARAN CITY, June 06 (PIA)--The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) calls for the cooperation of the public on the effort for climate adaptation in time for the observance of the Environment Month.

DENR Information Officer Maria Corazon Colarines and Community Environment Natural and Resources Office (CENRO)-Talibon Elpidio Palaca shared insights on climate change and global warming during yesterday’s Kapihan sa PIA held at the PIA Bohol Information Center at K of C Drive this city.

Elpidio Palaca of CENRO-Talibon called on the people to take on the global warming and climate change seriously. He added that it is not just a DENR issue but an issue that involves everybody on earth.

The CENRO of Talibon said sea levels in Bohol will most probably continue to rise and development must be adopted for climate change wherein small islands and areas vulnerable to sea level rise must build higher.

Trees are 70% carbon and that cutting trees release carbons by burning. Mangroves absorb carbon over 10% more than trees, according to DENR.
Tropical rain forests are the earth’s best shield against changing climate.

DENR has a reforestration project for the CENRO-Talibon wherein around 25% of the trees planted are fruit trees putting up food need supply. CENRO-Talibon covers 9,000 hectares of idle lands.

Per Presidential Proclamation No. 237 signed in 1988 by then President Corazon C. Aquino, the Philippines celebrates the whole month of June as Environment Month to focus public attention to the protection and conservation of the country’s natural resources. 

The Philippine Information Agency (PIA-7) and the DENR-7 is set to launch the Climate Change Advocacy Campaign in Central Visayas on June 10 during the 1st Regional Information Summit and 21st Consultative Conference of the Regional Association of Development Information Officers (RADIO-7) in the region at Hotel Elizabeth in Cebu City on June 9-11.

This is in line with the priority thrust of the Aquino Administration to build resilient communities in the face of disasters under the overarching message, "Nagbabago na ang Panahon, Panahon na Para Magbago." (ecb/PIA7-Bohol)

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