DENR-BMB Leads kick-of activities for International Year of Caves and Karst 2021

Spotlighting on children and youth whose views and voices are often ignored or absent in influence processes and decision-making and highlighting their role and capacity of advocacy, the Biodiversity Management Bureau of DENR launches “Children Writing for Children“, an online Children’s Story Writing Workshop in celebration of International Year of Caves and Karst 2021. Twelve(12) Read more about DENR-BMB Leads kick-of activities for International Year of Caves and Karst 2021[…]

Philippine Senate approves local bills declaring five sites as protected areas

The Philippine Senate on Monday, Sept. 27 approved on third and final reading five local bills that seek to declare five “ecologically vital areas” as protected sites under the National Integrated Protected Areas Systems (NIPAS).   House Bill No(HBN) Short Title Location/Region HBN 9320 Banao Protected Landscape Act Balbalan, Kalinga (CAR) HBN 9327 Tirad Pass Read more about Philippine Senate approves local bills declaring five sites as protected areas[…]

Philippines celebrates National Tamaraw Month 2021

In celebration of this year’s Tamaraw month, the DENR, through the Tamaraw Conservation Project (TCP) and the Provincial Governments of Oriental and Occidental Mindoro, in cooperation with partner organizations lined up the several activities.     “The continuous survival of the Tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis) mainly depends on the unified and concerted efforts not only of Read more about Philippines celebrates National Tamaraw Month 2021[…]

DENR joins the global community in the observance of the 2021 World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD)

In time with the bird migration season, the DENR shall join the global community in the observance of the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) on the 9th of October 2021. The WMBD is espoused by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) to increase awareness of the plight of migratory Read more about DENR joins the global community in the observance of the 2021 World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD)[…]

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[…]