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A Binding Agreement to Protect Biodiversity in the High Seas: Let the Negotiations Begin

In the early morning hours on Saturday 24th January 2015 the UN General Assembly’s Ad Hoc Informal Working Group on the Protection of Marine Biodiversity Beyond Areas of National Jurisdiction* concluded four days of intense negotiations with a groundbreaking document paving the way for a legally binding international agreement to protect and conserve ocean life in the High Seas. 572 more words

Global Issues

The monkey sanctuary in Calatrava, Negros Occ.

BY: ERROL A. GATUMBATO

I had the opportunity to visit the famous monkey sanctuary in Calatrava town in northern

Negros Occidental sometime last year and, indeed, it has potential for ecotourism if only proper conservation measures, especially in the management of animals, are applied.  611 more words

Conservation Initiatives

Conservation matters to His Holiness

BY: ERROL A. GATUMBATO

The pastoral and state visit of His Holiness, Pope Francis, in the Philippines from January 15  to 19, 2015, did not only focus on issues concerning Christian faith, social justice, equality, and other social and moral concerns, but also touched on matters relating to environment and natural resources.  523 more words

Biodiversity Conservation

Ride to Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is a historical gift to Astronomy. It has a huge gnomon that acts as sundial to tell exact time. It habours huge gadgets that can tell celestial positions and predict events. 76 more words

Cycling

Return of the reds

In a long and often disappointing story for UK conservation, finally some good news. In the north of England, the red is on the rise. 781 more words

Biodiversity Conservation