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Cleopatra's Needle in Palawan declared critical habitat

Nov 22, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Cleopatra s Needle Forest Reserve CNFR one of the oldest and most diverse forests in the country now has additional protection

SHROUDED IN FOG. Cleopatra's Needle in Palawan. Photo courtesy CS

Baguio lawmaker faces charges for forest reserve destruction

Apr 13, 2016 - 12:27 PM

To build a road to the property of Baguio City Representative Nicasio Aliping Jr nearly 300 pine trees were uprooted and hundreds of saplings were damaged in Mount Sto Tomas a forest reserve and watershed in Benguet

INDICTED. Baguio Representative Nicasio Aliping Jr gives a speech at a campaign rally. Photo from Rep Nicasio Aliping Jr's Facebook page

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