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Stern warning to hunters of endangered species

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) won its case in court with the conviction of an individual who killed a Rufous hornbill, a threatened bird species locally known as kalaw, in Ilocos Norte province in 2014.

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has ordered the closure of 23 mining firms and the suspension of five others for violations of environmental laws and regulations. As in all such major government actions, there are pros and cons that the government must now consider in the national interest.

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IN the last Congress, a bill was filed in the House of Representatives to split the Department of Environment and Natural Resources into two departments – the Department of Environment and the Department of Natural Resources.

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