Monday, Aug 19, 2019 "I JOIN THE NATION IN MOURNING THE UNTIMELY DEMISE OF FORMER SECRETARY, REGINA PAZ “GINA” L. LOPEZ.
GINA WAS A PURE CHAMPION OF THE ENVIRONMENT, BOLD AND FEARLESS IN HER ADVOCACIES, REGARDLESS OF THE CONSEQUENCES. SHE WAS UNCOMPROMISING IN PROTECTING WATERSHEDS AND IMPOSING HIGH STANDARDS OF RESPONSIBILITY ON THE MINING INDUSTRY. AT THE SAME TIME, GINA WAS COMPASSIONATE FOR THE UNDERPRIVILEGED, AND FOR THEM PROMOTED ECOTOURISM AS A WAY OUT OF POVERTY.
SHE WAS AN INSPIRATION TO MANY, A...
In the faraway Barangay Kalabugao, in the town Manolo Fortich in Bukidnon lives a Philippine eagle with the barangay’s namesake that has been through the extremes of life and death, and now, has fully matured and had her own family. Kalabugao, a female raptor, is the world’s first case of a rescued and rehabilitated young eagle surviving and successfully breeding after her release back to the wild.