The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in region 8 supports sectors addressing issues on climate change and promoting environmental protection.

Recently it took part in Fashion Revolution Philippines’ “Eco-sustainable Edition of Eastern Visayas’ Project Runway 2017: Our Fabulous Vengeance”, an event which showcased the importance of minimizing waste, and water and air pollution generated from the fashion industry.projectrunway2

According to Fashion Revolution Eastern Visayas League, they intend to unite people and organizations towards radically changing the way clothes are sourced, produced, and consumed.

To show support for the movement’s vision of a fashion industry that values people, the environment, creativity and profit in equal measure, the DENR co-sponsored the event. The office also displayed campaign materials on environmental protection during the event which ran from November 24-25, 2017 at Robinson’s Place Tacloban. The office highlighted the different environmental events in November including Environmental Awareness Month, Clean Air Month, and Climate Change Consciousness Week. Other activities which promote the event’s cause include video presentations, fashion show and exhibit.

The DENR appreciates every effort done by groups and individuals for our environment. It enjoins every citizen to contribute to government’s efforts on environmental protection even in their own little way.  


  • Cimatu: DENR to reclaim ‘missing’ Boracay wetlands

    Monday, March 05, 2018

      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will reclaim four wetlands encroached by business establishments and illegal settlers in Boracay, Secretary Roy A. Cimatu assured on Friday.   Cimatu made the assurance during the public hearing conducted by the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, chaired by Senator Cynthia Villar, which was held at a resort in the pollution-challenged island paradise.   “They (wetlands) need to be restored because…


Photo Releases

DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu (in black coat) officiates the turn-over ceremony from outgoing RD Arleigh J. Adorable to incoming RD Crizaldy Barcelo.

DENR 8 Regional Director Atty. Crizaldy Barcelo lights the Flame of Sportsmanship to formally start the DENR Sportsfest 2017.

DENR 8’s ARD for Management Services Arturo N. Salazar presents Updates on Government Policy on Climate Change during the 2nd Regional Climate Change Conference conducted by PH Haiyan Cooperative in cooperation with the Climate Change Commission.

Mangrove forest and eco-park in Naungan, Ormoc City developed by the Naungan San Juan Mangrove Planters Association from what used to be a plain mudflat.

DENR 8 technical personnel record and monitor sightings of migratory birds in the wetlands of Eastern Visayas.

Residents of Brgy. Tagpuro join the mangrove tree planting activity spearheaded by the PH Haiyan Advocacy Cooperative.

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