ASEAN heritage parks - updates

Rappler's latest stories on ASEAN heritage parks


Camiguin treasure now an ASEAN Heritage Park

Nov 08, 2015 - 4:12 PM

The Mt Timpoong Hibok Hibok Natural Monument becomes the 8th ASEAN Heritage Park in the Philippines the DENR says

ASEAN HERITAGE PARK. Environment ministers from ASEAN name Camiguin's treasures, including Mt Hibok-Hibok, as an ASEAN Heritage Park. Photo of Mt Hibok-Hibok from Wikipedia

Tubbataha named PH’s 7th ASEAN Heritage Park

Nov 05, 2015 - 6:12 PM

The Philippines has the most ASEAN heritage parks

MARINE LIFE. The Tubbataha experience shows how marine life is sustained. Photo courtesy of the ASEAN Center for Biodiversity

PH most lacking in funds, staff for conservation in ASEAN

Mar 03, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Protected areas in the Philippines are underfunded and understaffed by 324 and 540 respectively says a new study

MOUNT PULAG. One of the highest-earning protected areas in the country, Mount Pulag in Benguet, is threatened by pressures like growing number of visitors, trails and roads. Photo by Jodesz Gavilan/Rappler

Aquino ratings, military on Abu Sayyaf, ISIS beheading | The wRap

Nov 17, 2014 - 7:24 PM

The Aquino administration’s ratings recover after a record low The Philippine military puts pressure on the Abu Sayyaf after a deadly encounter ISIS beheads a US aid worker and 18 Syrians

Tubbataha, Mt Hamiguitan 'most treasured' parks in ASEAN

Nov 17, 2014 - 11:17 AM

The declaration by ASEAN environmental ministers brings the number of ASEAN Heritage Parks in the Philippines to 7 out of the total 35

Mt Makiling named ASEAN Heritage Park

Oct 04, 2013 - 12:11 PM

The legendary mountain is the 33rd ASEAN Heritage Park and the 5th in the Philippines

MOUNTAIN OF LEGEND. Mount Makiling, now an ASEAN Heritage Park, is associated with the legend of Maria Makiling, a beautiful fairy who guards the mountain. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Mangroves are PH’s best shield vs climate change

Oct 02, 2013 - 7:46 PM

But the original 500 000 hectares of mangroves has whittled down to 100 000 hectares or less due to coastal development land conversion and reclamation

GEMS. A mangrove sanctuary in Bohol thrives under an ecotourism program

Call for entries: ASEAN Heritage Parks logo design contest

Jun 05, 2013 - 1:25 PM

Deadline of submission is on July 31 2013