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Some participants of the recently-concluded Southeast Asian Bat Conference held in Bacolod City visited this small island in Sagay City in northern Negros Occidental.
The main purpose of the visit was to see the bat colony that is present in the area, which is only about 30 to 45 minutes boat ride from the city proper of Sagay. A good number of flying foxes, including large flying foxes and island flying foxes, are roosting in the mangrove forest, now popularly known as the Suyac Island Mangrove Eco Park.
The mangrove forest, estimated at 10 hectares, in the island is purely natural and ...
About 200 participants from various countries will gather for the 4th International Southeast Asian Bat Conference on Aug. 6-9 at L' Fisher Hotel in this city.
The activity is spearheaded by the Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc. (PBCFI) in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the provinces of Negros Occidental and Oriental.
Since 2007, three International Southeast Asian Bat Conferences (SEABCO) have been organized, and the Philippines has been chosen as the host on its fourth year.
The Southeast Asian Bat Conservation Res ...
I attended the USAID Philippine-American Fund Grantee Summit last Thursday and Friday in Manila, and I was quite impressed by the initiatives of civil society groups across the country in making a difference, not only to lives of its intended beneficiaries, but including our environment as well.
Administered by the Gerry Roxas Foundation, the PhilAm Fund has provided funding support to 37 nongovernment organizations in implementing projects related to anti-trafficking in persons, economic growth, education, governance, and biodiversity conservation.
The Bacolod-based Philippines Biodiver ...
Negros Island is not a big landmass compared with Luzon and Mindanao, but it contains numerous endemic species, including single-island endemic species.
With the alteration of the islands natural ecosystems, however, a good number of these endemic species are threatened from extinction in the wild and listed in the Red List of Threatened Species of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
During the 1 st Negros Island Biodiversity Strategy and Action Planning Workshop held on April 4-5 in Bacolod City, Lisa Paguntalan ...
In what could be considered as another milestone for biodiversity conservation in Negros Island, more than a hundred stakeholders gathered last week to craft the first ever Negros Island Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan.
Organized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, through its United Nations Development Program Global Environment Facility funded Biodiversity Financing Initiative, Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc., and provincial governments of Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, the event also ushered in the localization of the fourth iterati ...
It is interesting to know that the Provincial Environment Management Office of Negros Occidental has facilitated and is still facilitating the establishment of Local Conservation Areas, or commonly known as LCAs.
As reported in this paper, the PEMO has provided technical assistance to 11 local governments in passing ordinances declaring certain areas as LCAs, and six others are on the process of doing the same. This effort of the PEMO and local government units is another trailblazer in the field of conservation, not only in Negros Occidental but the entire country as well, in as much that ...