The Mines and Geosciences (MGB) Region IVA (CALABARZON) participated in “Takbo Para Sa Kalikasan”, which was an advocacy run organized by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on April 28, 2019 along Roxas Blvd., City of Manila. The activity was staged in cooperation with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Liga ng mga Barangay-National Capital Region to support the government’s Battle for Manila Bay. It was also a way to join the worldwide celebration of Earth Week 2019, and raise awareness to protect the environment.

The activity started at 6:00 AM with more than 20,000 participants from various government agencies and private sectors gathered at the Quirino Grandstand where the start and finish lines were located. With the high number of participants, it should urge the leaders especially in the local government units to act against the dangers of climate change and its adverse effects in the planet.

Participants from MGB Region IV-A (CALABARZON) in “Takbo Para sa Kalikasan” in Roxas Blvd., Manila

Participants gather behind the starting line before the race

by: Engr. Patrizia S. Benedicto                                   |     31 May 2019