|DENR declares Isabela area as critical habitat for Philippine duck|
The endemic Philippine duck has just gained an additional 178 hectares as its safe haven, this time far up in Northern Luzon. The addition came in the form of Administrative Order No. 2012-01 signed recently by DENR Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje, declaring the Malasi Tree Park and Wildlife Sanctuary in Barangay San Antonio in Cabagan, Isabela as a critical habitat for the Philippine duck (Anas luzonica) and other water bird species. READ MORE ».