Latest News for: Philippines wildlife


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.

A robust response to halt illegal wildlife trade in the Philippines

Manila Bulletin 09 Sep 2021
The efforts of our multi-agency partnerships under the Philippine Operations Group on Ivory and Illegal Wildlife Trade or POGI was recognized during the 5th Asia Environmental Awards by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for its achievements in addressing IWT and ...

Leyte businessman yields agarwood

Sun Star 26 Aug 2021
... Decree 705, or the Forestry Reform Code of the Philippines, and violation of Republic Act 9147, otherwise known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act.

KUWTT: LPP wants Pacquiao as standard-bearer | Aug. 24, 2021

The Manila Times 24 Aug 2021
The Labor Party of the Philippines (LPP), also known as the Workers and Peasants Party (WPP), on Monday declared that it wants Sen ... Diokno said the central bank, in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund Philippines, the World Bank, and industry associations, will conduct vulnerability assessments and stress testing exercises with volunteer banks.

BSP, stakeholders seek better engagement

The Manila Times 23 Aug 2021
During the recent general membership meeting of the Bankers Institute of the Philippines, BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno said the central bank, in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund Philippines, the World Bank and industry associations will conduct vulnerability assessments and stress testing exercises with volunteer banks ... .

Sen. Villar pushes for more protected areas under E-NIPAS

Manila Bulletin 17 Aug 2021
They are the Strict Nature Reserve, Natural Park, Natural Monument, Wildlife Sanctuary, Protected Landscapes and Seascapes, Resource Reserve, and Natural Biotic Areas. Other categories are established by law, conventions or international agreements, which the Philippine government is a signatory ... Hamimguitan Range Wildlife SanctuaryDavao Oriental.

Govt moves to protect Mt. Mantalingahan

The Manila Times 07 Aug 2021
Among the species of animals that can be found in Matalingahan are the Philippine cockatoo, the talking mynah, the blue-naped parrot, the Philippine pangolin and many other highly endangered wildlife ... The Protect Wildlife Project of USAid targets to conserve around 750,000 hectares of biologically significant sites.

Trafficking for traditional medicine threatens the Philippine porcupine

Mongabay 28 Jul 2021
Endemic to Palawan and neighboring islands, Philippine porcupines can grow up to (66.5 cm or 26.18 inches) long, and are mostly nocturnal and solitary animals ... Though Philippine porcupines are relatively nocturnal, wildlife cameras in Palawan’s Victoria-Anepahan Mountain Range have captured some porcupine activity in the early mornings.

12 key environmental issues left unmentioned in Duterte's final SONA, according to group

Manila Bulletin 27 Jul 2021
At least 39,498 hectares (ha) of reclamation in Manila Bay and other coastal areas in Philippines remain in place despite Duterte’s claims of stopping corrupt reclamation projects ... P250 billion, or P50 billion a year for the past five years, is the estimated value of wildlife poached.

Masungi Georeserve in Philippines: natural ecologically clean spot

Korea Times 21 Jul 2021
A bamboo air house is situated in the middle of a long bridge at Masungi Georeserve in the Philippines ... This natural setting is home to numerous wildlife, including rare animals such as hornbills and long-tailed monkeys as well as native species such as the Philippine hawk-eagle, many of which are endangered due to habitat loss.

As humans close in on their habitat, crocodiles in the Philippines snap back

Mongabay 20 Jul 2021
Growing up, the most dangerous encounter my family had was when a croc snatched our pet dog.” While coexisting with crocodiles is a part of life in Balabac, the southernmost island in the Philippine province of Palawan, wildlife experts are urging locals to take extra precautions during the breeding season.

Do-Bohol the fun with AirAsia’s Allstars at Your Service

Journal Online 17 Jul 2021
After the spectacular feature in one of the best islands in the world, Boracay, AYS Season 2 will now take you to the 10th largest island in the PhilippinesBohol ... Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary, Chocolate Hills, and Loboc River are just some of the famous tourist destinations in Bohol.

DENR seeks a stronger legal framework against illegal wildlife trade in the PH by adding ...

Manila Bulletin 16 Jul 2021
And to further secure Philippine wildlife from illegal trade, DENR is eyeing to augment the existing laws ... Antiporda added that another way to enhance the implementation of the wildlife act is by deepening the public’s knowledge about the issue of illegal wildlife trade in the Philippines.
photo: WN / RTayco
Sheep and goats roaming around a wide area at a zoo. Taken on May 2017.

COVID or not, ‘the desire to eat wildlife’ continues in Asia

Al Jazeera 14 Jul 2021
In April and May of last year, a few months after the pandemic began, global animal rights group PETA began visiting wet markets known to sell wildlife in Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, the Philippines, Indonesia and China ... “You can no longer see exotic wildlife for sale openly at wet markets in China.