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Biodiversity Conservation Strategies

The Watershed Perspective in Forest Resource Conservation

Posted on February 19, 2014

Another relevant approach being pursued in the efforts to protect and conserve biodiversity is resource management on the watershed scale. The watershed perspective is integral to the environmental protection and conservation agenda because of the scope of its biogeographic area and the value of the interconnected ecological services that such areas provide.

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Taking a Stand: Strategies for Biodiversity Conservation

Posted on February 19, 2014

The growth in awareness about the serious and immediate dangers that threaten the Philippines’s abundant natural treasures is serving as the perfect compliment to the recognition and acclaim that this precious biodiversity has been receiving from within and outside the country. In light of this growing concern, the conservation agenda is being reflected more and more in local and national-level decision-making.

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Marine Protected Areas

Posted on February 19, 2014

As an archipelagic country, the Philippines has a significant portion of its biodiversity hosted in marine and aquatic territories. This makes the marine protected area (MPA) system of especially significant value.

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2011: The New Conservation Areas in the Philippines Project (NewCAPP)

Posted on February 19, 2014

More recent efforts utilizing updated and increasingly relevant approaches have also been made in assigning “priority conservation area” status in Philippine territories. These are designed to complement the country’s established protection systems such as the NIPAS Act of 1992 and the strategies set by the 2002 PBCPP, which still stands as the framework legislation for protected areas management in the country.

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2002: The Philippine Biodiversity Conservation Priorities

Posted on February 19, 2014

In 2002, the FPE, in collaboration with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau (formerly the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau or PAWB), Conservation International Philippines (CI Philippines), and the Biodiversity Conservation Program of the University of the Philippines Center for Integrative and Development Studies (BCP-UPCIDS), published a Final Report entitled, “Philippine Biodiversity Conservation Priorities.”

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