By Restituto A. Cayubit
Tacloban City — The young photographers in Eastern Visayas are invited to participate in an environmental photo contest sponsored by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) regional office.
DENR Regional Director Leonardo Sibbaluca said the contest is open to youths in Eastern Visayas ages 16 to 21 years.
Sibbaluca said November of each year marks several environmental events such as National Clean Air Month, National Environmental Awareness Month and National Climate Change Consciousness Week on November 19-25.
He explained that the celebrations for this year is anchored on the theme: “Green Schools… Build Sustainable and Climate Resilient Communities.”
The photo contest is meant to “highlight this theme and make the celebration more meaningful,” Sibbaluca said.
All entries must be submitted to and received by the Regional Public Affairs Office of DENR-8, not later than November 18.