JUST IN | Future partnerships and collaborations between ICCEM-CLSU and UST secured.

Dr. Gella Patria L. Abella, with the project team composed of Mr. Eddieson P. Canoza, and ICCEM's museum curators, Ms. Mary Angella Tolentino and Mr. Carl Dionelle Ponce, headed to University of Santo Tomas for an official visit earlier today, September 14, 2022. Warmly welcomed by Ms. Maita B. Oebanda, Collection Management and Documentation Assistant of UST museum, the scheduled meeting was successfully initiated today. Further discussions were tackled in the meeting including the selection of possible donations of the specimen for the renovated ICCEM museum. Ms. Oebanda also showcased rare specimens dated from the 19th century from the first building/campus of UST in Intramuros. ICCEM is in talks with Arch't. John Carlo L. Sayco, UST Museum Assistant Director, and Rev. Fr. Isidro C. AbaƱo, UST Museum Director, for the approval of the donation of objects and/or specimen from the museum, and for the future partnerships and collaborations. The UST Museum also encouraged the CLSU to join the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to learn more about the policies and management of museum, and trainings; and gain more networks and linkages that will benefit CLSU. Meanwhile, Dr. Abella also shared in the meeting the existence and renovation status of ICCEM museum, and the tentative date for the launching of the new ICCEM museum, which will be on December 2022.





WATCH | Coastal barangays of Malolos City, Bulacan reached by Project SAFE.

Coastal Barangays Babatnin and Namayan, Malolos City, Bulacan were visited by Project SAFE team for environmental edification, September 7-8, 2022. With the assistance of Mr. Amiel Cruz, CENRO-Malolos City, the activities were successfully coordinated ahead of the visitation. Barangay officials of Babatnin also provided support by transporting and guiding the team to the islands. The barangay officials (16) from the two coastal barangays eagerly contributed in the conversation as the speakers, Mr. Carl Dionelle Ponce and Ms. Kimberly Joy Mata, exhibited photos of different species of flora and fauna, and outputs of LiDAR technology.




WATCH | Environmental awareness activities launched in Malolos City, Bulacan.

Barangay officials (10) from Brgy. Santor, and (12) Brgy. Bungahan, Malolos City, Bulacan were recipients of educational paraphernalia last September 6, 2022. Mr. Carl Dionelle Ponce showed actual photos of LiDAR maps, endemic species, invasive species, and phytoremediators to supplement the explanation of the posters. The participants also actively contributed their own ideas, and understanding of the topics which improved the discussion




WATCH | SMES science classes tuned in to discussion.

Grades 4, 5, and 6 science classes of San Miguel Elementary School, San Miguel, Bulacan attentively listened to the discussion of reading materials presented to them last September 1, 2022. Pupils from the 6th grade shared their own knowledge to the class about the environment, when asked about the importance of forest ecosystems, and causes of forest degradation. Moreover, some pupils are already aware of climate change and its effects. The speakers, Ms. Kimberly Joy Mata, and Mr. Carl Dionelle Ponce, supplemented this discussion with relevant information.




WATCH | Biak-na-Bato ES pupils, J.J. Russel MHS students participated in discussion of IEC materials.

Three classes (Grades 4, 5, and 6) from Biak-na-Bato Elementary School, and two sections (Grade 9) from John J. Russel Memorial High School actively listened in the presentation of posters about biodiversity conservation, Phytoremediation, and LiDAR technology, August 31, 2022. The elementary pupils actively answered questions regarding environmental protection and conservation. Likewise, high school students eagerly listened to the speaker's discussion. Both schools were grateful to be recipients of the reading materials. "These posters will help the school's Project WATCH (We Advocate Time Consiousness and Honesty)," Ms. Maria Victoria Inducil (Master Teacher II, Biak-na-Bato ES) stated as she assigned Project WATCH members to echo the activity in other sections.




WATCH | Brgy. Sibul Springs officials joined discussion, distribution of educational materials.

Seven barangay officials from Sibul Springs, San Miguel, Bulacan participated in Project SAFE's activity last August 31, 2022. Hon. Laureano Ligon, Brgy. Captain, led the answering of questions regarding the availability of other reading materials about the environment, in the barangay. The participants also gave insights on the presence of invasive species in the area, and were thankful to the team for visiting the barangay, and turning over copies of reading materials.




WATCH | Biak-na-Bato officials, tourist guides received reading materials.

Barangay officials (6), and tourist guides (2) from Brgy. Biak-na-Bato, San Miguel, Bulacan received leaflets and brochures on biodiversity conversation, Phytoremediation, and LiDAR technology last August 26, 2022. Mr. Simplicio A. Jovinal, Brgy. Secretary, stated that the materials were helpful in raising awareness because they've always had a hard time in encouraging the youth to participate in proper waste management, an environmental concern that affects biodiversity. Ms. Kimberly Joy Mata, and Mr. Carl Dionelle Ponce led the discussion, distribution, and evaluation of the IEC materials in the barangay.




WATCH | Distribution and evaluation activities kicked off in San Miguel, Bulacan

Reading materials on biodiversity conservation, Phytoremediation, and LiDAR technology were turned over in Barangays Tartaro, and Sta. Ines, San Miguel, Bulacan on August 24-25, 2022. Barangay officials (3), and farmers (12) from Brgy. Tartaro; and barangay officials (from Brgy. Sta. Ines received and evaluated the IEC materials distributed by Project SAFE team, Ms. Kimberly Joy Mata and Mr. Carl Dionelle Ponce. According to Ms. Mary Jane M. Mariano, a mother leader from Brgy. Sta. Ines, Project SAFE's distribution of educational paraphernalia is helpful in informing the residents that proper waste segregation is vital in the preservation and conservation of biodiversity as wastes pollute different ecosystems. Meanwhile, the activity in San Miguel, Bulacan will continue tomorrow, August 26, 2022.




There is #OnlyOneEarth.

Join us, the Institute for Climate Change and Environmental Management, College of Science, Central Luzon State University (ICCEM, CoS, CLSU), as we help protect and restore our common home, the Earth.

Together, let's celebrate June as #WorldEnvironmentMonth!

#ICCEM_CoS_CLSU, #June2022, #WorldEnvironmentMonth, #OnlyOneEarth



We are encouraging everyone to voluntarily participate. Unplug your appliances for an hour. This coming April 22, 2022 (Friday) 08:00 to 09:00 PM. For Earth Day 2022, together, for everyone, everything, everyday.

#EarthDay2022 #InvestInOurPlanet #LetTheEartBreathe #ICCEM_CLSU





Silver Anniversary of our beloved Institute for Climate Change and Environmental Management



Seminar on LiDAR Technology and Policy Forum | Malolos, San Miguel & Meycauayan, Bulacan and Baler, Dingalan & Maria Aurora, Aurora:January 28, 2022



Project SAFE Website Launching
Credits to: Mr. Kyle Caesar V. Muega

successfully conducted a Webinar-workshop on Biodiversity Conservation and Phytoremediation, LiDAR Technology, and Policy Forum on January 26 and 28, 2022.



Project SAFE Website Launching
Credits to: Mr. Kyle Caesar V. Muega



Seminar-workshop on Biodiversity Conservation and Phytoremediation and Policy Forum (Meycauayan, San Miguel & Malolos Bulacan; and Dingalan, Maria Aurora & Baler, Aurora):January 26, 2022