Over a ton of giant clams confiscated in Taytay, Palawan

Around a thousand kilos of empty shells of giant clams, locally known as “Taklobo”, were seized by law enforcement authorities, yesterday, in Brgy. Casian, Taytay, Palawan. After receiving reports from an informant, the PCSD Enforcement Team, PNP Taytay, and MAO of LGU Taytay went in a joint operation, around 10 a.m., to confiscate the giant continue reading : Over a ton of giant clams confiscated in Taytay, Palawan

PPSRNP park rangers take capacity building course

Forty-two staff of Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (PPSRNP) are taking a week-long capacity building training at Sitio Sabang, Oct. 13 to 18. The training course is designed to equip participants with enough knowledge of environmental laws and cases, criminal procedures, technical skills, and other disciplines necessary for a forest ranger to obtain. DENR-CENRO continue reading : PPSRNP park rangers take capacity building course

Five municipalities join forces to protect marine waters of southern Palawan

Municipalities of Aborlan, Narra, Sofronio Española, Brooke’s Point, and Bataraza signed an agreement to join forces in battling illegal fishing within their municipal waters, through the establishment of a network called Southern Palawan Initiative Dedication for Environment Protection and Management (SPIDERMAN), yesterday, during the MPA Summit 2019 at Citystate Asturias Hotel Palawan. Through this Memorandum continue reading : Five municipalities join forces to protect marine waters of southern Palawan

PCSDS and partners bring together researchers from around the globe

About a hundred researchers and scientists from around the world are coming together in Palawan to participate in the International Conference on Biosphere and Sustainability 2019, starting tomorrow until Friday, at Citystate Asturias Hotel, Puerto Princesa City. The conference, which has started in 2014, has been an avenue for researchers and students to exchange studies continue reading : PCSDS and partners bring together researchers from around the globe

Assessment team enters the west mouth of Ille Cave

Assessment team recommends reclassification of Ille Cave

Assessment team recommends reclassification of Ille Cave Assessment team of Ille Cave in El Nido, Palawan recommended the reclassification of the cave from Class I to Class II, which proves that selected portions of the cave can be opened for experienced cavers or guided educational tours. PCSD Resolution No. 15-522, passed in 2015, enlisted Ille continue reading : Assessment team recommends reclassification of Ille Cave