Category: Environment and Natural Resources

  • Iloilo Enhances Earthquake Monitoring With Intensity Meter Network Installation

    Iloilo Enhances Earthquake Monitoring With Intensity Meter Network Installation

    Governor Arthur R. Defensor, Jr. welcomed the recent installation of an intensity meter network at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol to enable near real-time evaluation of earthquake impacts. Installed by the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS), the system operates continuously without user intervention, collecting data for near real-time…

  • PhP 10-M For Solid Waste Management Project In Lambunao

    PhP 10-M For Solid Waste Management Project In Lambunao

    Municipal officials of Lambunao led by Mayor Reynor Gonzales received a check worth PHP 10 million from Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. as financial support to the solid waste management projects in their town. The release of a check was facilitated by the personnel of the Provincial Government Environment and Natural Resources Office (PGENRO). #MoRProGResIloilo

  • 2 ‘Super Hulbot’ Vessels Nabbed In Carles

    2 ‘Super Hulbot’ Vessels Nabbed In Carles

    Two modified Danish Seine or Super Hulbots were apprehended by the Iloilo Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force yesterday, July 1, 2024, in the vicinity of Asluman, Carles. These commercial vessels are banned because they were destructive to the marine ecosystem under the Fishery Administrative Order 246-1 and Republic Act 10654. The vessels and the gears…

  • PhP 3M For Solid Waste Management Project In Lemery

    PhP 3M For Solid Waste Management Project In Lemery

    LOOK: Lemery Mayor Oscar Villegas Jr. is all smiles as he receives a check worth P3 million from Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. for the construction of the Multi-Purpose Hall at the Eco-Solid Waste Management Park at Sitio Pasto, Brgy. Velasco. The mayor was joined by Maylyn A. Sube, municipal treasurer; Hannan B. Oncio, MENRO designate;…

  • DOE Launches Green Ride In Iloilo

    DOE Launches Green Ride In Iloilo

    Story by Sharaine Ghail Taaca/UPV Intern The Department of Energy (DOE) launched Green Ride, an activity to promote the use of environmentally friendly Electronic Vehicles (EVs) at the Casa Real on June 27. Hon. Rolando “Rolly” B. Distura, the 4th District Sangguniang Panlalawigan Board Member, delivered his welcome message by sharing the renewable energy projects…

  • Capitol Funds Solar-Powered Streetlights For Brgy. Abaca, San Enrique

    Capitol Funds Solar-Powered Streetlights For Brgy. Abaca, San Enrique

    The Iloilo Provincial Government turned over today a cheque to Barangay Abaca, San Enrique, Iloilo for the installation of their solar-powered street lights. Provincial Administrator Dr. Raul Banias personally handed the cheque to Abaca Punong Barangay Edgardo Caballero who was also accompanied by Sangguniang Bayan Member Ariel Buyco. “Gov Toto Defensor provided this assistance and…

  • United For A Cause: Tanum Iloilo Grow A Tree Campaign

    United For A Cause: Tanum Iloilo Grow A Tree Campaign

    As a call to action, the DENR, PLGU Iloilo, MLGU Barotac Viejo, Atikha, and other organizations joined forces and launched a one-year initiative, the “Tanum Iloilo Grow a Tree Campaign,” in celebration of Environment Month and Provincial Arbor Day on June 21, 2024. These organizations recognized the escalating impact of global warming, characterized by extreme…

  • “Stop the Spread, Go sa 4S Kontra Dengue”

    “Stop the Spread, Go sa 4S Kontra Dengue”

    As part of the Dengue Awareness Month and the ASEAN Dengue Day Celebration 2024 themed “Stop the Spread, Go sa 4S Kontra Dengue,” the Iloilo Provincial Government through the Iloilo Provincial Health Office (PHO) spearheaded today a conference on dengue prevention and management. PHO head Dr. Maria Socorro Quiñon presented the dengue situation in the…

  • Send-Off Of PDRRMO Personnel For Negros Occidental Communication Assistance

    Send-Off Of PDRRMO Personnel For Negros Occidental Communication Assistance

    Regional Director Raul E. Fernandez of the Office of Civil Defense VI requested help from Governor Arthur R. Defensor Jr., the PDRRMC Chairperson, to establish a radio communication network for the response operations in the areas affected by the eruption in La Castellana, La Carlota City, and Moises Padilla. The personnel assigned for this crucial…

  • Bantay Dagat Nabs Illegal Fishers From Bantayan Island, Cebu

    Bantay Dagat Nabs Illegal Fishers From Bantayan Island, Cebu

    The Iloilo Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force (IPBDTF), led by its Team Leader PSSgt Roderick Asturias, apprehended a fishing boat engaged in illegal fishing activity in the vicinity of the marine waters of Brgy. Asluman, Carles, Iloilo last June 10, 2024. While on seaborne patrol operations, IPBDTF personnel caught the fishermen on board F/B RL…