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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’

Signing of global climate pact a victory for PH

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CLIMATE DEAL.In this file photo, Environment Secretary Ramon Paje delivers a statement at the COP21 UN climate change summit in Le Bourget, France, December 2015. Rappler file photo

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje will sign the Paris Agreement at the UN headquarters on behalf of the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 21, 2016) — The signing of the Paris Agreement on climate change this Friday, April 22, is a “victory” for the Philippines, Environment Secretary Ramon Paje said.

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