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UP-based Searca youth festival centers on Filipino food, agriculture

The Manila Times 24 Nov 2021
... Co-Project Leader of University of the Philippines Rural High School Youth in Agriculture Program; Raymund Vincent Aaron, Banana Chief of Villa Soccoro Farm; and Melody Melo-Rijk, Project Manager for Sustainable Consumption and Production of World Wildlife Fund-Philippines.
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DENR: Support drive vs illegal wildlife trade

The Philippine Star 23 Nov 2021
A Department of Environment and Natural Resources official appealed to the public on Monday to support the government’s campaign against the illegal wildlife trade, which reportedly costs the Philippines P50 billion every year ... .
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New protocols up as Mambukal reopens for tourists

Sun Star 22 Nov 2021
Diaz said they are reviewing if they will still allow open fire cooking within the resort as smokes drive away wildlife animals in the area like bats ... "The resort has already been dedicated to wildlife conservation efforts also.
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SEARCA youth festival centers on Filipino food and agriculture

Journal Online 21 Nov 2021
Melody Melo-Rijk, Project Manager for Sustainable Consumption and Production of World Wildlife Fund-Philippines ...Tara luto!” is a cooking challenge bazaar by the Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) – Philippines; the second bazaar ... of the Philippines (ASAP).
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Wife, colleagues recall famed vet’s passion to save Philippine Eagles

Manila Bulletin 20 Nov 2021
... in his effort to help save the critically-endangered Philippine Eagle.
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Colleagues mourn the death of Dr. Bo, Davao’s famed vet

Manila Bulletin 17 Nov 2021
Roberto Puentespina Jr., who is known for his advocacy works in wildlife conservation, especially on his contributions to save the critically-endangered Philippine Eagle ... For 17 years, he hosted the 45-minute bird show, which had been his medium in promoting awareness in wildlife conservation, environment protection and climate change mitigation.
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Guv installs peace, development volunteers in northern Negros

Sun Star 20 Oct 2021
This collaborative program of the Provincial Government, Philippine Army and local government units (LGUs) is anchored on promoting forest governance strategies that include participatory and community-based approaches ... Pasaporte stressed the reemergence of endangered wildlife species in the forest reserve and the need to protect them.
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Amending the Wildlife Protection Act

The Philippine Star 20 Oct 2021
With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippines needs to urgently strengthen its 20-year-old Wildlife Protection Act to help stop potential outbreaks ... .
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P290,000 worth of narra seized along SCTEX

Sun Star 11 Oct 2021
Narra is a critically endangered species and the collection and trading of this plant is prohibited under DENR Administrative Order 2007-01 or Establishing the List of Threatened Philippine National Plants and Their Categories, and the List of other Wildlife Species, unless it is covered by a permit from DENR.
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Captured python released back to natural habitat

Sun Star 06 Oct 2021
Manco who turned over the captured snake to the office because we really want our wildlife species to stay protected in their natural habitat,” said Director Tirso Parian of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). “We are requesting everyone to report incidents of wildlife trading and any form of wildlife abuse to the DENR.
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UPLB-based center says wildlife protection initiative reduced biodiversity threats

The Manila Times 06 Oct 2021
A United States Agency for International Development (USAid)-funded wildlife conservation initiative called the Protect Wildlife Activity (PWA) was found to have contributed greatly to reduce the threats to wildlife and biodiversity, according to a University of the Philippines Los Ba�os (UPLB)-based center.
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Today’s Headlines: Brief taste of fall coming to an abrupt end

The Los Angeles Times 30 Sep 2021
It’s a rare move for wildlife officials to give up hope on a plant or animal, but government scientists say they’ve exhausted efforts to find the ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 more birds, fish and other species ... Fish and Wildlife Service declared them extinct. — The Philippines ...
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Dapitan City officials undergo environment laws orientation

Sun Star 29 Sep 2021
The topics discussed include the following. Revised Forestry Code of the Philippines; Chainsaw Act; Denro Duties and Functions; Wildlife Act; The Extended National Integrated Protected Areas System Act; Warrantless Arrest and Inquest Proceedings, Preservation of Evidence and Case Build-up; Mining Act; and Minahan ng Bayan. (SunStar Zamboanga) .
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Proudly Davao

Sun Star 23 Sep 2021
Among these are waling-waling, durian, and the Philippine Eagle ... Philippine Eagle ... Part of the proceeds will go to the conservation of the Philippine Eagle and other endangered wildlife animals under PEF’s care ... It has also grown to become the chocolate capital of the Philippines.
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