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Gaining recognition for community-based organisations at Zambales Mountains IBA, the Philippines
Sales of tree seedlings from communal nurseries set up by forest dependent families in the municipality of Mangatarem, in the east of the island of Luzon, The Philippines, have provided enough income to meet daily needs, while helping with the reforestation of the Zambales Mountains Important Bird Area. more...
Livelihoods and conservation in the Philippines
The Mount Hilong-hilong Important Bird Area (IBA), one of the last tracts of lowland rainforest in the northeast of mainland Mindanao in the Philippines, is the home of the globally threatened Philippine Eagle, and of the indigenous Mamanwas and Manobos. more...
Conservationists recognised in splitting of Philippine Hawk-owl complex
A new paper co-authored by BirdLife proposes that the hawk-owls of the Philippines form a complex of seven species from different islands and island groups, including two that have not previously been described at any taxonomic level. These two undescribed species have been given scientific names honouring two conservationists and long-term supporters of BirdLife International. more...
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BirdLife International (2013) Country profile: Philippines. Available from: http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/philippines. Checked: 2013-05-23