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DENR begins massive dismantling of Laguna Lake fish pens

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FOR DISMANTLING. Fish pens at the Laguna Lake, January 25, 2017. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Government wants to clear 2,000 hectares of the lake occupied by fish pens before the end of June

RIZAL, Philippines (Jan. 26, 2017) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) began its massive dismantling of Laguna Lake fish pens on Thursday, January 26. Continue reading DENR begins massive dismantling of Laguna Lake fish pens

Gov’t to restore Laguna Lake to ‘original, pristine condition’

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ECOTOURISM ZONE. The Duterte administration plans to convert Laguna Lake into an ecotourism zone. File photo from Wikipedia

‘It will be a superb example of what happens when you take care of the environment,’ says Environment Secretary Gina Lopez

MANILA, Philippines (July 29, 2016) — The Duterte administration wants to restore Laguna Lake to its “original, pristine condition” by reducing the number of fish pens there and transforming it into an ecotourism zone, Environment Secretary Gina Lopez said on Wednesday, July 27.  Continue reading Gov’t to restore Laguna Lake to ‘original, pristine condition’