Today is November 29, 2020
Today is November 29, 2020

Action for Nature and People

Environmental Agenda Learn more about the issues
that FPE ardently strives
to address.
Biodiversity What it is, why you should care, and what you can do to help conserve it.
Indigenous Communities Know more about the FPE’s projects for sustainable IP community development.
Climate Change Understand the issues to take
a stand against the world's
greatest threat.
About the Foundation for the Philippine Environment

FPE is a dynamic, relevant, and growing organization leading actions in biodiversity conservation and sustainable development toward healthy ecosystems and resilient communities. FPE commits to build constituencies and capacities for the environment, promote responsive policies and actions for biodiversity conservation and sustainable development and effectively manage the endowment fund.

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Latest News

The Economics of Nature: Using Natural Resource Valuation to Strengthen Conservation and Resilience

How much does the environment cost? Answering this question is quite contentious, given the debate on whether nature can be assigned a monetary value. The contention against the “financialization” of nature is primarily grounded on potential abuse by polluters, especially those with the capacity to pay for their destructive activities even if the damage done is irreparable (Ouma et al., 2018). The discussion on economics cannot be completely ignored in conservation though, given its impact to the livelihood of the community.  READ MORE

2020 National RAC-Partners-EAP Meeting

In order to better respond to the intensifying crisis on climate and biodiversity, FPE decided to adopt the theme: #Climate and Biodiversity Crisis: Realities, Reflections, and Actions for its major CSO consultative event held every two years—the National Regional Advisory Committee (RAC)-Partners-Experts Advisory Pool (EAP) Meeting.  READ MORE

Understanding Climate Rationale and Developing Climate Change Portfolio with and for CSOs: The FPE Experience

The FPE has successfully initiated the learning sessions on climate financing and climate rationale as well as inputs to crafting of project portfolio on climate change for submission to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) as its seeks accreditation as a Direct Access Entity. Through a series of CSO consultations on GCF in 2019, FPE gathered a total of 157 people from National to Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao islands. One hundred thirty three (133) leaders representing 111 CSOs discussed about climate rationale and how does one differentiate “traditional” biodiversity conservation initiatives to factor in the new realities brought about by a changing climate.  READ MORE

Impact Stories

Dolphins and Fisherfolk Sue for the Right to Live

The dolphins seemed more comfortable, swimming, gliding and leaping, when a group of NGOs visited their habitat in the Tañon Strait in May 2008. It was not so six months previously, when the dolphins and other marine mammals, assisted by environmental lawyers, went to court to sue intruders to their habitat.  
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