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  • Smart Ericsson Ink Partnership To Protect Mangroves

    Smart Ericsson Ink Partnership To Protect Mangroves

    PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications and Ericsson recently formalized an agreement to develop an Internet of Things solution to help in the protection and conservation of mangroves in the Philippines.

    Smart and Ericsson officials sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the Connected Mangroves project in the Philippines.

    Signing the MOU are Smart Vice President and Head of Technical Operations Center Pierre de los Reyes, PLDT-Smart Public Affairs Head Ramon Isberto, PLDT-Smart Senior Vice President for Network Planning and Engineering Mario Tamayo, Ericsson Country Unit Head ...

  • Public Urged Help Rescue Wildlife

    Public Urged Help Rescue Wildlife

    If you see stray dogs or cat in your neighborhood, call the city pound. But if its a wild animal like an eagle, a python, or by chance, a monkey or a marine turtle, whether it is roaming free or locked in cage, it is best to call wildlife experts.

    Help rescue wild animals and be a biodiversity champion, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) urges the public.

    To protect the countrys threatened wildlife, the DENR is appealing to the public to help protect and conserve the countrys rich biodiversity by reporting illegal wildlife trade.

    Better yet, call the DENR?s Wil ...

  • Ninoy Aquino Parks Vesves Wildlife Center In Quezon City

    Ninoy Aquino Parks vesves Wildlife in Quezon City. You will enjoy the view from the park -Gazebo. The Gazebo part of this park is perfect for pre-nup pictures! Simply.

    Wildlife inside include: White Breasted Sea Eagle , Brahminy Kite, Visayan Monitor Lizard, Red Eared Slider Turtle, Palawan Bearcat, Philippine Palm Civet.

    Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Quezon City Manila.

  • IPs Call For The Recognition Of Their Traditional Conservation Rights

    IPs Call For The Recognition Of Their Traditional Conservation Rights

    With indigenous peoples close relationship with the environment, they are considered to be the stewards of our forests. While this is widely acknowledged, their capacity for environment protection is also questioned by some.

    The Philippines implements laws on the recognition of IP rights and environment protection both complying with the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD)[1] through RA 8371 or the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act, and RA 7586 or the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act.

    These laws, however, have overlapping provisions adversely implicating one another. Prote ...

  • PH To Host ASEAN Environment Meet

    The Philippines will be hosting an important gathering of senior environment officials from the 10 members of the Association Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to discuss climate change and environmental cooperation in the region.

    The Philippines will be hosting an important gathering of senior environment officials from the 10 members of the Association Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to discuss climate change and environmental cooperation in the region.

    About 80 delegates will be hosted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in the 28th annual meeting of the ASEAN ...

  • Marine Biodiversity Monitoring Through The Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures ARMS Government-to-Government Partnership

    The Biodiversity Management Bureau has recently entered into a Collaborative Research Agreement with the Smithsonian Institution (SI) on "The Use of Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures (ARMS) for Biodiversity Assessments across Geographic and Anthropogenic Impact Gradients in the Philippines". This collaboration is supported by USAID's PIRE project and builds on U.S. Embassy Manila's USAID support to the Philippine Government on coastal and marine biodiversity conservation through the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Mission Support program.

    The partnership is i ...