CPBC: Territorial jurisdiction should not deter environment protection 

Do not let territorial jurisdiction hamper collective efforts to protect the environment. This was the clarion call of members of the Cebu Provincial Biodiversity Council (CPBC) in their first meeting last March 6, 2018, where they suggested a “holistic approach” to help address environmental issues in the province. During their meeting, the CPBC highlighted the continue reading : CPBC: Territorial jurisdiction should not deter environment protection 

Capitol distributes marker bouys for Cebu’s marine protected areas

The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources office (PENRO), distributed P2.222 million worth of marine sanctuary ropes and marker buoys to 39 local government units Monday, November 27. Marker buoys tied together with ropes establish limits of marine protected areas in the sea waters of every local government unit to warn continue reading : Capitol distributes marker bouys for Cebu’s marine protected areas

Davide appoints new PENRO chief

A new officer-in-charge has been appointed at the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO). This has been confirmed by Governor Hilario P. Davide III, who signed the appointment of the new OIC effective November 8. PENRO will now be headed by Rodel Bontuyan, who was formerly PENRO’s Supervising Environmental Management Specialist. He will take continue reading : Davide appoints new PENRO chief

Capitol, environmentalists intensify efforts to protect thresher sharks

Environmentalists and government agencies, including the Cebu Provincial Government, are closely working together to intensify efforts on protecting thresher sharks and mobula rays all over the province. This after thresher sharks have been included in the Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) with an overwhelming vote in a conference continue reading : Capitol, environmentalists intensify efforts to protect thresher sharks