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Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc enhance and enable the conservation of the Philippines unique and threatened environment, biodiversity and natural resources into perpetuity, through the establishment of integrated biodiversity conservation and development programs particularly conservation breeding, that include dissemination of knowledge, management practices and the active p ...

articipation and collaboration of relevant stakeholders, particularly those who are dependent upon the natural resources of the region.

Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc PBCFI News

  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity

    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 Biodiversity Planning, Last Of Two Parts

    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 ...

  • Negros Biodiversity Planning (1st Of Two Parts)

    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 ...

  • Local Conservation Areas

    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 ...

  • Negros Biodiversity Confab Set

    More than 200 delegates from government and nongovernment organizations and individuals are expected to attend the 1 st Negros Island Biodiversity Strategy and Action Planning Workshop, which shall be held at L'Fisher Hotel in Bacolod City on April 4-5.

    Organized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc., and provincial governments of Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, the confab aims to develop common strategies and action plan for the conservation and protection of the islands biodiversity.

    The USAID and the DENRs ...

  • Critically Endangered Hornbills

    The global significance of the Philippines in terms of biodiversity could not really be understated. The variety of ecosystems, habitats, and species in the county is amazing, such that we are known as one of the mega diverse nations of the world.

    One concrete example is the number of endemic species that are scattered throughout the different islands of the Philippines, one of which is the hornbill. Some of these species are considered as single island endemic species, meaning they are only limited in one island and could not be found elsewhere.

    Roughly, there are 57 hornbill species in ...