Black noddy Anous minutus News
Endowed with rich natural resources, white sandy beaches, pristine waters, astonishing landscapes surrounding inland water bodies and a variety of wildlife, the Philippines has the potential of pump priming the economy through ecotourism.
According to the latest report from the Department of Tourism (DOT), the first seven months of the year yielded the country 3.93 million foreign tourists a marked increase of 11.02 percent from the same period last year.
Visitor receipts from January to July 2017 hit some P179.86 billion, an increase of 21.07 percent from the same seven-month period in ...
Conservation advocates in the Philippines have reasons to celebrate these days. They considered the recent listing of the five endangered migratory species in the appendices of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), also called Bonn Convention, as a big step toward their protection and conservation throughout their migratory routes or range.
Environmental ministers, who took part in the 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the CMS (COP12 CMS), recently approved 11 Philippine-drafted resolutions, including the up-listing of a shark and a fi ...
The 12th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP) to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) will kick off on Monday at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Manila.
Over 900 delegates from 124 countries are taking part in the event to come up with measures to protect and conserve endangered migratory wild animals.
A total of 35 species, all threatened with extinction, have been proposed for listing under the Appendices of the CMS, five of which are proposals coming from the Philippines.
With the Department of Environment and ...
The Philippines is seeking to include Black noddy (Anous minutus) subspecies worcesteri, an endangered seabird species, in the Appendix II of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) to ensure its protection.
In a draft resolution submitted by the country to the CMS secretariat, it sought the approval of more than 120 nations attending the 12th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the CMS to be held in Manila from October 23 to 28.
Black noddy is a kind of seabird that breeds only in two islets in the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park off Palawan province.
The inclusion of the endanger ...