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Saving Philippine peatlands PDF Print E-mail

Source: Business Mirror

In the middle of a flooded forest, if the water is acidic and the color is somehow dark, like tea, it is not polluted.  You may be in a peatland.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has identified nine peatland ecosystems in the country - mostly within protected areas or in the heart of swampy forests. READ MORE

 
Asean member-states to nominate 10 biodiversity heroes PDF Print E-mail

Source: Business Mirror

The search is on for the 10 Asean biodiversity heroes to represent Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

The Asean Biodiversity Heroes is a program designed to recognize outstanding individuals from the Asean region who have contributed significantky to biodiversity conservation and advcocacy efforts in thier respective countries. READ MORE

 
Town tells miners: Keep off Mt. Pulag PDF Print E-mail
BAGUIO CITY—Officials of Kabayan town at the foot of Mt. Pulag have warned pocket miners to keep off one of the country’s richest biodiversity areas as part of tightening conservation efforts. Kabayan Mayor Faustino Aquisan on Monday said a task force composed of policemen and local government employees would inspect the mine sites discovered last year in the villages of Balay and Gusaran, and evict pocket miners operating there. Read more: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/566807/town-tells-miners-keep-off-mt-pulag#ixzz2qzQ5xMrD Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter | inquirerdotnet on Facebook. Read more: Town tells miners: Keep off Mt. Pulag.
 
Log ban, mining reforms top DENR plans PDF Print E-mail
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Ramon Paje said they will continue to implement programs like the total log ban, the NGP and the new mining policy, which greatly contribute to the protection and preservation of the nation’s floral and faunal species and their habitats. Read more: Log ban, mining reforms top DENR plans.
 
Taking endangered wildlife as pets against the law, says DENR chief
Source: Inquirer News

 

MANILA, Philippines — Let's not pet them.

Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon Paje urged the public on Sunday to refrain from keeping wildlife species as pets and taking them away from their natural habitats because they are highly vulnerable to stress.  READ MORE »

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