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A Review of the Multi-Sectoral Forest Protection Committees in the Philippines
country was also at its highest, averaging 270,000 hectares annually. By the early 1980s only about 10 million hectares of the country’s original forests of 27 million hectares remained (Boado 1988).… Expand
Vulnerability of Communities to Climate Variability and Extremes: The Pantabangan-Carranglan Watershed in the Philippines
Condition and trends of ecosystem services and biodiversity
The sub-global assessments show that several ecosystem services are in fair to poor condition and declining. Despite some gains in the provisioning of food, water, and wood, the capacity of… Expand
Chapter 11 Integrating disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation: Initiatives and challenges in the Philippines
The Philippines is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world as far as climate-related and other forms of disasters (e.g., earthquake and volcanic eruption) are concerned (World Bank and… Expand
Building institutional resilience in the context of climate change in Aurora, Philippines.
- Liezl B. Grefalda, J. Pulhin, +8 authors M. Inoue
- Business, Medicine
- Environmental research
- 24 April 2020
The role of local government units (LGUs) in disaster resilience is crucial for a hazard-prone country such as the Philippines. Although the country has its own institutional framework on disaster… Expand
Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change of selected community-based forest management areas in Oas, Albay, Philippines.
173 Condition and Trends of Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity Main Messages
Landscape Fragmentation, Ecosystem Services and Local Knowledge in the Baroro River Watershed, Northern Philippines
Landscape fragmentation, the breaking up of land use type into smaller parcels, is damaging watersheds worldwide. Without addressing its causes, landscape fragmentation can permanently destroy… Expand
Fostering Climate Change Mitigation Through a Community-Based Approach: Carbon Stock Potential of Community-Managed Mangroves in the Philippines
Abstract The importance of mangroves has been well documented in the literature. Of recent interest is the capacity of mangroves to trap atmospheric carbon into their biomass and help mitigate the… Expand
Knowledge, Risk Attitudes and Perceptions on Extreme Weather Events of Smallholder Farmers in Ligao City, Albay, Bicol, Philippines
Smallholder farmers in the Philippines, whose survival and livelihood largely depend on the environment, constantly face risks and bear the impacts of the changing climate. This paper explored how… Expand