Environment advocates hold forum in Surigao Norte
by Fryan E. Abkilan
Surigao Del Norte (June 29) -- Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officers, Municipal Planning and Dev't Planning Coordinators, Mun. SK Federated Presidents and Sangguniang Bayan - chair on Environment and Natural Resources are set to convene in an "Environment Forum" to properly address the problem on global warming and climate change and other environment concerns in the province today, June 25, 2009.
This one-day activity is in consonance with the celebration of the International Environment Month with the theme "Cleaning the Air for a Safer Climate: What would it take?" that urges people's involvement in taking effective actions necessary to address the adverse effects of global warming and climate change.
It was learned that the activity is initiated by the local government unit of this province thru the Provincial Environment and Management Office (PEMO) and League of Planning and Development Coordinators.
PEMO bared that series of lectures on environmental laws will highlight the said activity. Also, an exhibit will take place showcasing the recycled/biodegradable products of the province.
Gov. Robert Ace Barbers on the other hand urged the people to heed the call of the times saying the public should also do to their part in addressing this disturbing ecological problem. (PIA-Surigao del Norte) [top]