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Sept. 13, 2013


  • Companies urged to donate protective gear for oil spill cleanup
  • Government goes all out against urban pests
  • DOST, UNESCAP to host 1-day advocacy workshop in Cebu
  • PH key contributor to global key achievements in protecting ozone layer
  • 25 companies set to participate in job fair in Cebu City
  • Over 32 wildlife species of birds in Cebu seized

Companies urged to donate protective gear for oil spill cleanup

BY: RACHELLE M. NESSIA


CEBU CITY, Sept. 13 (PIA) --- Companies are urged to donate protective gear for personnel who are cleaning up the oil slick in affected coastal areas in the province.

Rechele Ybanez, environmental education and information coordinator of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7), said the cleanup crew composed of members of the Coast Guard and the Philippine National Police (PNP) urgently need protective equipment, particularly masks with filter, to protect them from the hazardous oil spill fumes. READ MORE

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Members of Cebu media asking questions during the press conference on the observance of International Coastal Cleanup Month and Ozone month after the Kapihan sa PIA forum at the PIA -7 Regional office, Gorordo Avenue, Cebu City. Environmental Management Specialist I Engr. Cindylyn Pepito (lower-right) and Environmental Education and Info Coordinator Rechele Ybanez (upper-right) giving their thoughts and answers before Cebu reporters. (vvv/PIA Cebu)

Government goes all out against urban pests

BY: FERLIZA C. CONTRATISTA


CEBU CITY, September 12 (PIA) --- The national government is going all out in its program against urban pests to prevent spread of diseases.

In this month’s celebration of “Urban Pest Control Week,” local government officials are encouraged to create their own activities supporting the national program. READ MORE

DOST, UNESCAP to host 1-day advocacy workshop in Cebu

BY: JUJU MANUBAG-EMPUERTO


CEBU CITY, September 12 (PIA) --- The Department of Science and Technology-7 (DOST-7) will hold a one-day workshop on September 17 on “Advocacy Workshop on the Development of Green Schools and Eco-efficient Water Infrastructure in the Philippines" at DOST-7 VII Conference Room, Elena O. Diola Memorial Hall, Sudlon, Lahug, this city.

The workshop is held in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). READ MORE

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CSC -7 Regional Director Atty Karin Litz P. Zerna (at the rostrum) welcoming the guests, awardees and Agency partners during the Regional Awarding Ceremony at the Cebu Provincial Capitol Social Hall on September 10, 2013. Recognized were the awardees of the nationwide search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees or the Honor Awards Program (HAP), search for Best Brigada Ahensya, Best Bilis Aksyon Partners, ARTA CSC Seal of Excellence Awardees, and recognition of CSC partners. (vvv/PIA Cebu)

PH key contributor to global key achievements in protecting ozone layer

BY: JUJU MANUBAG-EMPUERTO


CEBU CITY, September 11 (PIA) --- Philippines has been instrumental in contributing to the global key achievements of the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty designed to protect the ozone layer.

Rechale Ybañez, Environmental Education and Information Coordinator of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) in today's Kapihan forum disclosed that the Phlippines' key contributions are particularly in the phase-out of 98% of the historical production and consumption of ozone depleting substances (ODS). READ MORE

25 companies set to participate in job fair in Cebu City

BY: FERLIZA CALIZAR-CONTRATISTA WITH REPORTS FROM CEBU CITY PIO


CEBU CITY, September 12 (PIA)--- Twenty-five (25) local companies and agencies in Cebu City are expected to participate in this Saturday's (September 14) Job Fair in barangay Cogon, Pardo.

In a press release made by Cebu City Public Information Office, the job fair will gather 25 local agencies and companies at the Sports Complex of barangay Cogon-Pardo from 8 A.M. until 5 in the afternoon. READ MORE

Over 32 wildlife species of birds in Cebu seized

BY: JUJU MANUBAG-EMPUERTO


CEBU CITY, September 11 (PIA) --- Over 32 heads of wildlife species were seized in a joint monitoring done by a five-member team from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).


The team recovered last week 10 heads of Hanging Parakeet or Colasisi (Loriculus philippensis); four heads of Coleto (Sarcops calvus); three Tarictic Hornbill (Penelopides panini); two heads each of Green Imperial Pigeon (Ducula aenea), Brown Dove or Reddish Cuckoo Dove (Mauropygia phasianella), and Blue Naped Parrot (Tanyghattus lucionensis). READ MORE


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