By Jennifer Tilos
NEGROS ORIENTAL (PIA) –- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to mark Earth Day observance with climate change advocacy campaigns in Dumaguete City with a series of lectures at Negros Oriental High School (NOHS) on April 22, and Negros Oriental State University (NORSU)-Main Campus on April 27.
DENR-PENRO Charlie Fabre said the lecture-series encourage the students or the public to get involved in environmental issues.
This year’s celebration banners the theme “Earth Day Everyday, Everywhere, for Everyone.”
This is to emphasize that caring for the environment must be the concern of everyone, of the human population and should make every day an Earth Day.
“As we are now experiencing a stronger and more devastating climate, we will provide information to the youths to help government’s efforts to protect whatever resources we have,” said Fabre.
Earth Day is an annual event nationwide under Proclamation 1482 issued on April 10, 2008 declaring the month of April as the Philippine’s Earth Month to show support for environmental protection. (mbcn/jct/PIA7-Negros Oriental/ with report from Sheena Mae Diongco, intern/This article was first published at PIA website on April 12, 2015)