Environment month festivities kicks off with Biking event

Environment month festivities kicks off with Biking event

Dumaguete : Philippines | Jun 03, 2011 at 12:23 AM PDT
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DUMAGUETE CITY, Philippines – Wednesday, World Environment Month festivity in Negros Oriental kicks off with a biking event. This celebration is spear-headed by the Negros Oriental provincial government in cooperation with the school campuses and other key sectors in the province.

Bike for the environment is a component of the month-long celebration targeted to increase community consciousness of environmental matters and encouraging genuine community partaking in correlated inventiveness.

At the start of the semester, the Department of Education (DepEd) is also urging all schools to include in their announcement and pleas the ecological discernment and to publicize programs.

Symposia on coastal resource management and environmental law enforcement, tree planting, and coastal clean-up activities will be embraced towards the end of the month to be carried out by schools and local government units (LGU).

Since last year 2010, the provincial government, through the Environment and Natural Resources Division has joined in the festivities of World Environment Month with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), St. Paul University, Asian College of Science and Technology (ACSAT), Foundation University (FU), Silliman University (SU), Colegio de Sta. Catalina de Alexandria (COSCA), and Smart Communications.

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The picture is taken after an hour of bike parade with festival band around the major streets of Dumaguete City, Philippines with 70 bikers of the city. The bike parade started at exactly 3:50 PM after the dropping of the 350.org banner in one of the hotels in the city as seen at the upper right part of the picture.
suequisel is based in Dumaguete, Central Visayas, Philippines, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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