by : NLM                                                                                              April 25, 2017

DENR Executive Committee members, Regional Directors and Division Chiefs from different DENR agencies including MGB CALABARZON, Protected Area Superintendents, members of the media and other stakeholders attended “Forum on Biodiversity and Mining: The Way Forward” on April 19, 2017 at the DENR Social Hall in Quezon City.

The event commenced with an opening remark by the DENR Secretary, Regina Paz Lopez with brief discussion on the objective of the subject event as well as the introduction of the newly established DENR webpage “”

Among the topics discussed in the said event include: Mining and Natural Hazard Vulnerability in the Philippines; Phyto-mining and Terrestrial Ecosystem; Watershed Ecosystem; and Environmental Law, which were presented by different affiliates of academe.