Brookes Point Forest

Brooke's Point, Palawan

Brooke's Point Forest and Watershed is located in Brooke's Point, Palawan. The topography of Brooke's Point is generally hilly. 27,949.67 hectares (or 92.98% of the manipulative/multiple use land) are devoted to agricultural purposes and are being utilized for production of major crops.

Mining activities in Brooke's Point started in the 1970s and the two companies were extensively ...

engaged in logging activities, which resulted in the cutting down of thousands of forest trees. Several mining companies are still pushing for mining despite a 25 year moratorium against mining in Palawan and palm oil companies are also trying to claim ancestral lands.

Brookes Point Forest and Watershed News

  • Pawikan Nailigtas Matapos Aksidenteng Malambat Sa Palawan

    Pawikan Nailigtas Matapos Aksidenteng Malambat Sa Palawan

    Nailigtas ang isang green sea turtle matapos aksidenteng malambat sa Barangay Oring-Oring, Brookes Point, Palawan nitong Miyerkoles.

    Base sa pagsusuri, isa itong adult size green sea turtle na may lapad na 64 centimeters at habang 67 centimeters.

    Walang tinamong sugat ang pawikan at agad itong pinakawalan sa karagatan nitong Huwebes.

    "In good condition naman po ang pawikan kaya pinakawalan na rin natin ito. Good thing, mabilis na nakita ito at naagapan na magkaroon ng sugat sa mga palikpik," ani Leozel Padrigo, ecosystems management specialist.

    Ayon naman sa City Environment and Na ...

  • Pawikan Aksidenteng Nakulong Sa Baklad Sa Palawan

    Pawikan Aksidenteng Nakulong Sa Baklad Sa Palawan

    Aksidenteng nakulong ang isang pawikan sa baklad sa karagatang sakop ng Barangay Irong-Irong sa bayan ng Brooke's Point sa lalawigang ito, Huwebes Santo.

    Kuwento ng lokal na mangingisda, hinahango umano niya ang ilang isda sa kaniyang baklad nang mapansin niya ang pawikan na lumalangoy sa loob nito.

    Agad namang tumawag sa mga tauhan ng Coast Guard ang mangingisda kaya agad nakaresponde ang mga awtoridad at ligtas na napakawalan ang pawikan.

    Napag-alamang isang green sea turtle na may 18 pulgadang haba at bigat na 10 kilo ang nailigtas na pawikan. Matapos masuri ng mga eksperto, muli i ...

  • 6.8-talampakang Buwaya Nahuli Sa Palawan ABS-CBN News

    6.8-talampakang Buwaya Nahuli Sa Palawan ABS-CBN News

    Nahuli ng mga residente sa Buligay River sa Barangay Tub-Tub sa bayang ito ang isang buwaya, Huwebes noong nakaraang linggo.

    Sa pagsusuri ng Palawan Council for Sustainable Development at Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) Brooke's Point, isa itong salt water crocodile na may habang 6.8 feet.

  • Group To Cimatu Keep Tight Watch On Remaining Virgin Forests

    Group To Cimatu Keep Tight Watch On Remaining Virgin Forests

    The cutting of trees, especially in the country's remaining virgin forests, should be stopped even within or near mining tenements, environmental group Kalikasan-People's Network for the Environment (Kalikasan-PNE) said.

    Clemente Bautista, national coordinator of Kalikasan-PNE, said Roy A. Cimatu should revoke the exemption given to all mining firms under former President Benigno S. Aquino III's Executive Order (EO) 23, which declared a moratorium on the cutting and harvesting of timber in natural and residual forests.

    "What he should do is revoke the exemption given to mining companies ...

  • DENR Begins Retrieval Of Trees Cut By Palawan Mining Firm

    DENR Begins Retrieval Of Trees Cut By Palawan Mining Firm

    The environment department has identified a secured location where the thousands of trees will be transferred to prevent them from getting poached.

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) began retrieving thousands of trees in Brooke's Point, Palawan that were "indiscriminately" cut by mining company Ipilan Nickel Corporation (INC).

    In a statement on Saturday, May 27, the DENR said a team of 34 forestry officers and workers from DENR-Mimaropa and the Palawan provincial government were deployed to Brooke's Point to conduct an inventory of the thousands of old-growth and ...

  • Brookes Point Nature And Wildlife At Its Best

    Brookes Point Nature And Wildlife At Its Best

    People all over the world couldn't resist the mesmerizing beauty that the Philippines has to offer. One of the best locations that locals and foreigners would die for is the island of Palawan. This place has been bursting with coral reefs, national parks, heritage sites, and wildlife that visitors just couldn't say no to.

    Brief History of Brooke's Point

    Contributing to the island's popularity are its notable municipalities, including the municipality of Brooke's Point. The name came from the first white rajah Sir James Brooke, an Englishman and founder of Brooke Dynasty. It was believed ...