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Thumbnail Roundtable Discussion on Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Urban Setting was conducted by the Biodiversity Management Bureau on May 29, 2018, at the Microtel by Wyndham, UP Technohub, Quezon City. It aimed to (1) raise awareness on the City Biodiversity Index and its importance in assessing biodiversity in urban setting; (2) provide a venue for sharing expert opinions on biodiversity in urban areas and efforts at mainstreaming into development planning and practice; and (3) initiate discussion towards...
2018 Philippine Eagle Week
Friday, 01 June 2018
Thumbnail 2018 Philippine Eagle WeekJune 4-10, 2018 Theme: “Ipagdiwang ang Pagkakaisa para sa Malayang Agila” Every June 4-10 of each calendar year, we celebrate the ecological importance and social significance of the Philippine eagle through the Philippine Eagle Week (PEW). Twenty years after Presidential Proclamation No. 79 was signed into law declaring the observance of the PEW, we reflect back on these years of continued collaboration with our fellow champions in Philippine eagle conservation. From its...
World Migratory Bird Day 2018
Friday, 11 May 2018
Thumbnail The year 2018 marks a new start for World Migratory Bird Day as it now unifies the planet’s major migratory bird corridors, or flyways, namely the African-Eurasian, the East Asian-Australasian, and the Americas flyways. Furthermore, to make celebrations even more successful and relevant to bird supporters all over the world, WMBD will now have two peak celebration days in the year - the second Saturdays of May and October - and can in addition still also be celebrated all around the year,...