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  • 19 Protected Areas Up For Review At Calabarzon Regional Stakeholders Summit

    Nineteen protected landscapes and areas in the Calabarzon region (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) are up for review and assessments by some 100 stakeholders during their three-day 6th Annual Summit of the Regional Protected Area Management Boards (PAMB) from June 28 to 30 at the Country Hotel here.

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Calabarzon Assistant Regional Director lawyer Arnel Rodriguez said on Thursday that the Summit aims to inform the protected area stakeholders on the latest status of their respective protected areas.

    "This summit is not a golf ...

  • Haribon Travels Planting Trees And Community Roots

    Haribon Travels Planting Trees And Community Roots

    "We believe that development starts from the family," Cora Calapine says.

    It's a summer Saturday morning in the farming community of Mount San Cristobal. Calapine, a community organizer with NASSA-Caritas Philippines, wears a shirt that reads "I <3 Organic Vegetables"--except instead of a heart, it's a tomato. Her husband, Albeniz Calapine, is the president of the San Cristobal Farmer's Association (SCFA), Haribon Foundation's partner in its newest forest restoration site.

    At 4 a.m., 21 Haribon volunteers and staff drove from Quezon City to participate in the first Haribon Travels volunt ...

  • Women Farmers Nurture New Trees For Mt Banahaw

    Women Farmers Nurture New Trees For Mt Banahaw

    Through Haribon's ROAD to 2020 movement, the association takes part in the rehabilitation of more than 42 hectares of depleted forest lands in San Pablo City, Laguna. Nestled between the provinces of Laguna and Quezon, the protected site covering almost 11,000 hectares is home to more than 300 species of trees and 90 species of birds, with some classified as endangered or rare.

    On a typical day, the women members of the San Cristobal Farmers Association are seen working in agricultural farms in order to support their families' basic needs such as food, shelter, clothing and education. Amids ...

  • Tree Planting Via ROAD To 2020

    Tree Planting Via ROAD To 2020

    ROAD to 2020 (Rainforestation Organizations and Advocates), started in 2005, is an environmental movement to restore Philippine rainforests using native tree species such narra, apitong, lauan and many others and to sustain provision of ecological goods and services by year 2020 through an informed and engaged people. It provides an opportunity for all Filipinos to come together and help bring back our natural forests.

    From Haribon Foundation's 1 Million Signature Campaign Against Commercial Logging and Mining in Natural Forests, the renewed campaign is now moving towards restoration of at ...

  • 20 Volunteers Join Tree Planting Activity

    20 Volunteers Join Tree Planting Activity

    DHL Global Forwarding upholds its commitment to contribute and provide help to the community. Twenty employees from the Philippine company participated in a tree-planting activity at the Mts. Banahaw-San Cristobal Protected Landscape as part of Global Volunteer Day 2015, a global drive to restore and preserve the environment; and contribute to the development of the community by inculcating a passion for volunteerism among employees.

    Stephen Ly, DHL Global Forwarding Philippines Managing Director, said: "Our employees are encouraged to join volunteer activities in living DPDHL's commitment ...

  • Another Year Another Mountain To Restore

    Another Year Another Mountain To Restore

    Conservation work never stops. There are always trees to be planted, species to be protected, waste to be managed and a public to be informed. This is true with the Haribon Foundation and its advocacy to protect nature, in order to preserve life.

    Every year from the months of July to November, Haribon, along with its members and partners, hike the mountains of Mt. San Cristobal, rain or shine, in order to restore the Philippine's denuded forests.

    During the final tree planting activity held last 12 November 2015, Haribon members, along with employees from ANZ Global Services and Operatio ...