Major Schools of Thought in Planning

by Maria Pilar Lorenzo
Articles | April 10, 2018

The discipline of development planning has grown into what it is today thanks to the fundamental schools of thought whereby it is anchored upon. These have served as paradigms that guide on how planning is carried out, which in turn, paved the way on how this discipline makes itself…

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SDGs as Means to Preserve World’s Great Treasure

by Maria Pilar Lorenzo
Articles | April 8, 2018

Given new pressing world issues such as ecological limitations and climate change, the kind of governance being done internationally needs to re-focus its orientation and adopt new methodologies. At the forefront of upholding sustainable development is the United Nations. In 2012, they came up with the now buzzword called…

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Articles | April 5, 2018

Last April 5, the Junior Philippine Geographical Society, in cooperation with the UP Children’s Rights Advocates League (UP CRAdLe) and UP Enkindle, organized a symposium on the proposed National Land Use Act (NLUA) in the Philippines that was held in the University of the Philippines, Diliman Campus. It provided…

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DENR- Forest Management Bureau celebrates International Forest Day 2018

Events | News | March 21, 2018

On March 21, 2018, the Forest Management Bureau (FMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) joined the world in celebrating the International Day of Forest 2018, which is annually celebrated on March 21. The one-day event entitled “Building Forests: A Symposium on Forests and Sustainable Cities”…

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Review centers and organizations start ENP board exam review

News | March 11, 2018

Environmental planning has been emerging as an important profession in view of the recent past’s rapid urbanization and development. The transformation of rural areas to cities, the utilization of resources and other developments have compromised other resources and sectors, which otherwise could have been avoided or mitigated. The realization…

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PRC opens application for 2018 Environmental Planner Board Exams

Events | February 20, 2018

Aspiring environmental planners may now apply for the Environmental Planner Board Exam 2018, which will be held on June 6-7, 2018. The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has opened the application starting February 20, 2018 until April 20, 2018. Exam venues include Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo,…

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