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  • Evidence Based Biodiversity Protection and Environmental Management

    Evidence Based Biodiversity Protection and Environmental Management

    The Evidence Based Biodiversity Protection and Environmental Management is one of the components of the GIZ-PAME project named Mt. Malindang Biodiversity Protection through Capability Building granted to Misamis University Community Extension Program (MUCEP) in collaboration with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources ??" Protected Area Office 10 (DENR-PAO) and Provincial Local Government Unit of Misamis Occidental (PLGU). Misamis University has successfully conducted the Evidence Based Biodiversity Protection and Environmental Management training of the 130 Bantay Lasang (BLs) an ...

  • The Subanen Celebrate Nature And Life On Mt Malindang

    The Subanen Celebrate Nature And Life On Mt Malindang

    To the Subanen, troche Mt. Malindang Range Natural Park, cialis which spans the provinces of Misamis Occidental, Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga del Norte in Mindanao, is home. Long considered the first caretakers of this mountain environment, the Subanen expressed pride in their ancestral domain and in its declaration as an ASEAN Heritage Park.

    The Subanen (read as Suban-ons) are the indigenous peoples of the mountainous areas of the Zamboanga Peninsula, Mindanao, Philippines. They are divided into five sub-groups: Central Subanen, Northern Subanen, Koligugan Subanon, Western Subanon and ...

  • Rainforestation Project In The Mt Malindang Range Natural Park Socioeconomic Effects a Year Hence

    Mt. Malindang Range Natural Park is a protected area in Misamis Occidental, Philippines. It was the site for a biodiversity research programme (BRP) by Filipino and Dutch natural and social scientists in 1999-2005. As a spin-off of the BRP the Park is now the beneficiary of a massive rainforestation project being implemented by Trees for Travel Foundation and DENR-PAMB with the participation of the local government units and the Park residents.

    A socioeconomic monitoring of the rainforestation project is being done to assess how the project improves the well-being of residents ??" mostly Su ...

  • A Snapshot Of Mt Malindangs Ecosystems Form Shore To Top

    A Snapshot Of Mt Malindangs Ecosystems Form Shore To Top

    A Sunday Stroll through the Philippine's latest ASEAN Heritage Park

    Plummeting down a 500 meter deep valley on your Sunday trip is perhaps not the most tempting outlook for most readers. But once you become finally conscious about the fact that you are safely strapped to a reassuringly strong steel cable, spanning the whooping 1.5 km between two mountain ridges, you might actually enjoy this unique zipline experience in Misamis Occidental, Mindanao. As soon as the adrenaline rush settles down a little, it is worthwhile taking a glance around: The mountain Barangay Hoyohoy, behind you, Baran ...

  • Subanen Tribes Endangered

    Subanen Tribes Endangered

    In its August 2004 issue, Bulatlat published Mars Marata's article entitled "What Future Will We Give Our Children: Subanen Tribes Endangered." We take liberty to repost it here to support the Subanen people's desire to declare the entire Mount Malindang Range as their ancestral domain.

    When the government declared Mt. Malindang in Misamis Occidental, Western Mindanao, as a protected area, it deprived the Subanen people of their ancestral domain.

    Timuay Saminoy Luminding of Lake Duminagat said, "Our parcels of land inside the Park are now buried with more than 500 concrete markers, proh ...

  • Mount Malindang The Precious Gift To Misamis Occidental

    Mount Malindang The Precious Gift To Misamis Occidental

    It lies tranquilly in the province of Misamis Occidental, Mount Malindang is a National Park and a home of a unique flora and fauna of Misamis Occidental and the neighboring provinces of Zamboanga Peninsula. It has an elevation of 7,887 feet making it as the highest peak of the entire Zamboanga Peninsula.

    Mount Malindang Range is a prominent feature throughout the entire province and even to the neighboring provinces of Lanao del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte and even as far as the highlands of Bukidnon. It is also included at the top 30 highest mountains in the Philippines. ...