PH Chairs the 31st Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (AWGNCB)

PH Chairs the 31st Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (AWGNCB)

The conclusion of the 31st Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (AWGNCB) marked another step forward by the ASEAN member-states (AMS) on biodiversity conservation. The meeting, held on July 8-9, 2021 and chaired by the Biodiversity Management Bureau’s Undersecretary and OIC Director Edilberto Leonardo, oversaw a productive effort by the Read more about PH Chairs the 31st Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (AWGNCB)[…]

2021 Month of the Ocean Celebration Highlights

    Knowing more about our oceans and becoming a certified CORA Ocean Planeteer!   In line with the celebration of the Month of the Ocean (MOO) 2021, the CORA, in partnership with the DENR – Biodiversity Management Bureau, is launching the #CORAOceanSchool this Friday, May 14. Topics on ocean conservation and management as well Read more about 2021 Month of the Ocean Celebration Highlights[…]

Urban Biodiversity Photography Contest launched in celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity 2021

In celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity 2021, the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources launches “BiodiverCity” Photo Contest. The contest which is open to all Photographers, photo enthusiasts and all nature-lovers hobbyist focuses on celebrating biodiversity in the city or “Urban Biodiversity”.    Urban Biodiversity is quite a new Read more about Urban Biodiversity Photography Contest launched in celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity 2021[…]

World Wildlife Day 2021 Celebration Highlights

In celebration of #WorldWildlifeDay 2021 and in the culmination of USAID’s four-year Protect Wildlife project, USAID Environment Office Deputy Chief Paul Seong handed over a new wildlife ambulance to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for its National Wildlife Rescue and Research Center.     The ambulance, the first of its kind in Read more about World Wildlife Day 2021 Celebration Highlights[…]

DENR leads the Philippine celebration of the 8th World Wildlife Day

On March 3, 2021, the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-BMB) led the annual celebration of the 8th World Wildlife Day with the theme “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet” emphasizing the relationship between our forests and woodlands, its manifold services and benefits bestowed upon us.  The celebration of Read more about DENR leads the Philippine celebration of the 8th World Wildlife Day[…]

Philippines inaugurates its 8th RAMSAR Site

𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐩𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐣𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐚𝐬𝐦𝐮𝐚𝐧 𝐏𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐚 𝐂𝐨𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐖𝐞𝐭𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 (𝐒𝐏𝐂𝐖) 𝐚𝐬 𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝟖𝐭𝐡 𝐖𝐞𝐭𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐟 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐈𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞, 𝐨𝐫 𝐑𝐚𝐦𝐬𝐚𝐫 𝐒𝐢𝐭𝐞, 𝐭𝐨𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝟐 𝐅𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏, 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐨𝐜𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 #𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝𝐖𝐞𝐭𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬𝐃𝐚𝐲𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝟓𝟎𝐭𝐡 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐑𝐚𝐦𝐬𝐚𝐫 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐧 𝐖𝐞𝐭𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬. 𝐈𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐝𝐞𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐬 𝐑𝐚𝐦𝐬𝐚𝐫 𝐒𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐍𝐨. 𝟐𝟒𝟒𝟓. The SPCW is a wetland Read more about Philippines inaugurates its 8th RAMSAR Site[…]

Protect Wildife Project hands Over Equipment and WildALERT System to Boost DENR Capacity to Protect Philippine Wildlife

As part of its support to strengthen wildlife law enforcement and protection in the Philippines, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) thru the Protect Wildlife Project provided essential equipment and supplies to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to boost its work in combating wildlife trafficking and providing holistic care for Read more about Protect Wildife Project hands Over Equipment and WildALERT System to Boost DENR Capacity to Protect Philippine Wildlife[…]

The Asian Waterbird Census 2021 to be held on January 2-18, 2021

The annual Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) will be held on January 2-18, 2021. Wetlands International co-ordinates the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC). The AWC runs parallel to other international census of waterbirds in Africa, Europe and Neotropics under the umbrella of the International Waterbird Census (IWC). Asian Waterbird Census Overview Six Major Objectives providing the basis Read more about The Asian Waterbird Census 2021 to be held on January 2-18, 2021[…]

A Documentary featuring the Protected Areas of the Philippines premiered its second series on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC).

Our Fragile Earth, a documentary show featuring the country’s protected areas, premiered its second series last November 29, 2020 on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC). The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB), with the support of the office of Former Senator and now House Deputy Speaker and Antique Read more about A Documentary featuring the Protected Areas of the Philippines premiered its second series on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC).[…]

The Biodiversity Management Bureau launches “Green Infrastructure” webinar Series

The four-part webinar series entitled “Mainstreaming Biodiversity in the Infrastructure Sector” will discuss and provide better understanding of the role of cities in biodiversity conservation. Urban and biodiversity experts will come together and shed light on the question, “How do we make our growing cities more biodiversity-friendly?” They will discuss ways to meaningfully integrate biodiversity Read more about The Biodiversity Management Bureau launches “Green Infrastructure” webinar Series[…]