Linear Park set to rise in Quezon City

A portion of a bustling street in Quezon city is set to be the site for the development of a new linear park. Recognizing the importance and benefit of urban biodiversity, the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the DENR partnered with a private institution for the development of a linear park along Madison Street in Barangay Read more about Linear Park set to rise in Quezon City[…]

Philippine Clearing House Mechanism wins Gold Award in CHM Awards 2022

The Philippine Clearing House Mechanism (www.philchm.ph) wins the Gold award in the existing CHM Category of the CHM Awards ceremony during the COP 15 on 18th December 2022 at Palais des Congrès, Montréal, Canada. The award ceremony was presided over by the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Ms. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema.   Read more about Philippine Clearing House Mechanism wins Gold Award in CHM Awards 2022[…]

2022 ASEAN BIODIVERSITY HEROES RECOGNIZED

The ASEAN has announced the recipients of the 2022 ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes Awards as one of the highlights of the Seventh ASEAN Heritage Parks Conference organized by the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity and Indonesia’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry-Directorate of Biodiversity Conservation of Species and Genetics in Bogor, Indonesia. nbsp   The awards focused on Read more about 2022 ASEAN BIODIVERSITY HEROES RECOGNIZED[…]

Philippines joins the Celebration of Indigenous People’s Day 2022

The Philippines joins two important celebrations recognizing Indigenous Peoples on August 9, 2022: the National Indigenous People’s Day and the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This year’s theme for both celebration is “The Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge”, echoing the theme of the international celebration.   Read more about Philippines joins the Celebration of Indigenous People’s Day 2022[…]

National Inception Workshop for the Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Project

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau, with support from the UNDP Philippines, conducted the National Inception Workshop for the project “𝙄𝙢𝙥𝙡𝙚𝙢𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙉𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙁𝙧𝙖𝙢𝙚𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙠 𝙤𝙣 𝘼𝙘𝙘𝙚𝙨𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝘽𝙚𝙣𝙚𝙛𝙞𝙩 𝙎𝙝𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙤𝙛 𝙂𝙚𝙣𝙚𝙩𝙞𝙘 𝙍𝙚𝙨𝙤𝙪𝙧𝙘𝙚𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝘼𝙨𝙨𝙤𝙘𝙞𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙏𝙧𝙖𝙙𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙆𝙣𝙤𝙬𝙡𝙚𝙙𝙜𝙚 𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙋𝙝𝙞𝙡𝙞𝙥𝙥𝙞𝙣𝙚𝙨” or the Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Project on June 9-10, 2022. The Read more about National Inception Workshop for the Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Project[…]

Deadline for the ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes Nomination Extended

The ASEAN Center for Biodiversity has extended the deadline for the submission of nomination for the ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes (ABH) until 15 August 2022. It was recalled that the deadline for the second cycle of the ABH was set last June 24, 2022, scheduled to be awarded in August 2022. However in consideration of the Read more about Deadline for the ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes Nomination Extended[…]

DENR-BMB partners with PCG for the protection of Philippine marine environment in observance of the World Oceans Day 2022

In celebration of the World Oceans Day 2022, the DENR – Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) inked a partnership with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) for the protection of Philippine marine environment in observance of the World Oceans Day 2022. Aligned with this year’s theme, “#Revitalization: Collective Action for the Oceans”, a ceremonial signing of a Read more about DENR-BMB partners with PCG for the protection of Philippine marine environment in observance of the World Oceans Day 2022[…]

24th Philippine Eagle Week Celebration

The DENR-Biodiversity Management Bureau will lead the celebration of the 24th Philippine Eagle Week (PEW) on June 4-10, 2022. BMB intends to celebrate the PEW in Region 12 as a prelude to the release of Philippine eagle “Salagbanog “. Salagbanog was rescued after being trapped among thorny rattan vines while preying on a monkey at Salagbanog Falls, Read more about 24th Philippine Eagle Week Celebration[…]

Five (5) new sites declared as Protected Areas under the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS)

Five (5) new sites have been added to the list of Protected Areas under the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) ahead of the launching of the Year of the Protected Areas on May 23, 2022.     Signed by the President last April 8, 2022 the following are the new protected areas categorized “Protected Read more about Five (5) new sites declared as Protected Areas under the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS)[…]