Legarda lauds Apayao’s inclusion in UNESCO Biosphere Reserve list

July 12, 2024

Senator Loren Legarda commended the province of Apayao for being named a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve during the 36th session of the International Coordinating Council of UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme from July 2 to 5 in Agadir, Morocco.
Legarda, one of the foremost legislators for the protection of the environment in the country, hoped that local residents and the government would be able to watch over and help preserve the area.
“We would like to congratulate the Province of Apayao and its […]

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Legarda commends Angara’s appointment as the new DepEd chief

July 2, 2024

Senator Loren Legarda today commended the appointment of Senator Sonny Angara as the new Education Secretary. She highlighted Angara’s dedication and efficiency, emphasizing his commitment to addressing the needs and welfare of the Filipino youth.
Angara, whose second six-year term as senator expires in 2025, will succeed Vice President Sara Duterte for the post.
“I would like to congratulate Senator Sonny Angara, our new Department of Education Secretary! With a strong educational background and significant contributions as the Commissioner of the Second […]

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Legarda Highlights Stakeholders’ key role in Environmental Protection

July 1, 2024

Senator Loren Legarda has called on the private sector to play a pivotal role in environmental protection, emphasizing their significant impact on the ecosystem.
To close the 2024 Philippine Environment Month this June, Senator Legarda reminded the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) partner-stakeholders of their crucial role in environmental protection.
“We call on the sector here with the greatest potential for both harm and positive change — the private sector,” Legarda said in a message.
“You can be the guiding force […]

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Legarda yearns for Verde Island Passage preservation

June 24, 2024

Senator Loren Legarda asserted her commitment in protecting the Verde Island Passage (VIP), one of the important areas in terms of marine shorefish diversity.
During her speech at the “Mission Blue Visit to the Philippines: A Brief Dialogue with Dr. Sylvia Earle” event in Pasay, Legarda reiterated the preservation of precious areas such as the VIP, which is located along the provinces of Batangas, Marinduque, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, and Romblon.
“The visit of Dr. Sylvia Earle and the Mission Blue team […]

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Legarda urges Filipinos to love country like Rizal

June 18, 2024

In commemoration of Dr. Jose Rizal’s 163rd birth anniversary, Senator Loren Legarda underscored the importance of one’s love of country, describing it as a crucial driving force in national development.
Legarda emphasized that fostering patriotism would enable Filipinos to innovate ways to improve and serve the country, as it requires a unified effort to overcome challenges.
“Throughout his lifetime, Dr. Jose Rizal emphasized love for the country and the Filipino people, valuing our identity and independence, even at the ultimate cost of […]

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