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Beach Forest Restoration, Boracay Women’s Response in Climate Crisis

Posted on November 18, 2020

In the face of adversity, it takes courage to stand up and fight against what may seem impossible. Changing the norm has never been easy, and this is especially true for the BWPC, or the Boracay Women Producers Cooperative, where the majority of their members are women. Yet somehow, their actions, no, perhaps it is this organization itself, have become the catalysts to a brand new change in the island of Boracay, hailed as the gem of tourism in the Philippines.

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: Consultancy Services for Crafting a Conservation Management Plan for the Gigantes Group of Islands, Carles, Northern Iloilo

Posted on April 29, 2020

The formulation of the participatory 5-year Gigantes Island CMP, as well as the Unified Marine Protected Area Management Plan, the Sustainable Tourism Management Plan, and the Cave and Cave Resources Management Plan shall be participatory, literature review of previous and existing plans, previous studies, and existing policies at the barangay level to the provincial levels, as appropriate.

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Balinsasayaw Twin-Lakes Farmers Association, Inc. (BTLFAI) awarded grant by FPE

Posted on January 6, 2020

On December 23, 2019, the Visayas Regional Operations (VRO) of the Foundation for the Philippine Environment represented by its Regional Operations Manager, facilitated the first release of the PhP100,000 grant award to the officers of the Balinsasayaw Twin-Lakes Farmers Association, Inc. (BTLFAI). The BTLFAI was recognized as a performing people’s organizations in Visayas which sustained the conservation and management of the Balinsasayaw Twin-Lakes Natural Park located in Barangay Enrique Villanueva, Sibulan, Negros Oriental

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FPE CEO visits Mt. Nacolod Local Conservation Area in Southern Leyte

Posted on January 6, 2020

On December 17, 2019, Dr. Renato D. Boniao, Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation for the Philippine Environment (FPE), together with the Visayas Regional Operations staff, visited Mt. Nacolod in Southern Leyte to have a first-hand understanding and experience of the realities and conservation actions in the area.

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Gigantes Island, Visayas: TAKING GREAT STRIDES FOR BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Posted on December 9, 2019

Local legend has it that Gigantes, a unique group of 12 islets located within the Visayan Sea, one of the most productive fishing grounds in the country was once inhabited by giants. One can only imagine how these behemoths might have walked along the white beaches, waded along the pristine waters, and watched the sunset behind the different rock formations, which can still be seen in this present day and time.

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Increasing the Reduction of Hazards and Threats through Preparedness and Alternative Indigenous Technologies Along the River Systems of Allah and Safali Rivers (I-RePAIR): Filipino ingenuity towards resilience

Posted on December 9, 2019

The Philippines ranks #5 in the list of countries most affected by hazards caused by an ever-changing climate. According to the Climate Risk Index (CRI)1 for 1998-2017, the country ranks very high in terms of exposure to climate risks and hazards (Eckstein et al., 2019). Several communities along the Mindanao River basin bear witness to this.

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