Monday, Jun 22, 2020
Operatives of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) recently confiscated endangered juvenile Tarantula spiders worth P40,000, which were attempted to be smuggled through a courier service in Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga.
According to Warren Bidaure, wildlife officer of DENR Region 3, the DENR and BOC opened up a package which was sent from overseas and was erroneously declared as containing “plastic parts”.
"The package contained...
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here urges the public to actively participate in the celebration of the World Wetlands Day (February 2, 2020) to raise awareness and solicit public support on the protection of wetland areas in the region.
The world wetlands day is celebrated on February 02 of each year which also marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar known as the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of...