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 Worldโ€™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 โ€œ๐™„๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™š๐™ข๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™‰๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ก ๐™๐™ง๐™–๐™ข๐™š๐™ฌ๐™ค๐™ง๐™  ๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐˜ผ๐™˜๐™˜๐™š๐™จ๐™จ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐˜ฝ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™š๐™›๐™ž๐™ฉ ๐™Ž๐™๐™–๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™‚๐™š๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™˜ ๐™๐™š๐™จ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง๐™˜๐™š๐™จ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐˜ผ๐™จ๐™จ๐™ค๐™˜๐™ž๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š๐™™ ๐™๐™ง๐™–๐™™๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ก ๐™†๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™ก๐™š๐™™๐™œ๐™š ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™‹๐™๐™ž๐™ก๐™ž๐™ฅ๐™ฅ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™š๐™จโ€ 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, โ€œ#Revitalization: Collective Action for the Oceansโ€, 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. ย  ย  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)[…]

DENR in partnership with the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) leads the Year of Protected Areas campaign

Coinciding with the 90th anniversary of the establishment of protected areas in the country, the DENR in partnership with the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and state colleges and universities will lead the celebration of the โ€œYear of Protected Areas in the Philippinesโ€. The celebration aims to Read more about DENR in partnership with the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) leads the Year of Protected Areas campaign[…]

DENR-BMB SIGNS LANDMARK MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH DENR-NCR, QUEZON CITY LGU AND METRO PACIFIC INVESTMENTS CORPORATION FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF URBAN BIODIVERSITY PROGRAM

The DENR-Biodiversity Management Bureau signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the DENR-National Capital Region (NCR), Quezon City Local Government Unit and the Metro Pacific Investments Corporation for โ€œBuilding a Biodiversity-friendly Urban Environment in Metro Manila: Adopt a City approachโ€ project on March 15, 2022 at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center. read more

The DENR-Biodiversity Management Bureau launches Story Book Contest to start the 2022 World Wildlife Day Celebration

The DENR-Biodiversity Management Bureau launces the โ€œ๐Œ๐š๐ค๐ž ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐Ž๐ฐ๐ง ๐’๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ๐›๐จ๐จ๐คโ€ contest in celebration of the 2022 World Wildlife Day on March 3, 2022. The contest is open to all youth nationwide ages 15-20 years old.   The contest aims to unleash and showcase our youth’s creativity while promoting our countryโ€™s biodiversity with this year’s theme, Read more about The DENR-Biodiversity Management Bureau launches Story Book Contest to start the 2022 World Wildlife Day Celebration[…]

BORACAY WETLANDS TAKE THE SPOTLIGHT ON WORLD WETLANDS DAY 2022 CELEBRATION

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, through its Biodiversity Management Bureau, leads the Philippine celebration of the 2022 World Wetlands Day. World Wetlands Day is being celebrated every February 2 annually to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. The date marks the anniversary of the Convention Read more about BORACAY WETLANDS TAKE THE SPOTLIGHT ON WORLD WETLANDS DAY 2022 CELEBRATION[…]