Study finds degraded Laguna ecosystem, more forest cover in Palawan

DEFORESTATION and pollution have degraded natural resources in Laguna de Bay but found some improvement in southern Palawan’s forest cover, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) reported, citing the outcome of a valuation exercise on environmental assets. esults of the Philippine Wealth Accounting and the... READ MORE
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Philippines Releases Results From Preliminary Ecosystem Accounts

The Philippines' WAVES team (Phil-WAVES) held a series of consultative meetings to release the initial findings of the Laguna Lake Basin and the Southern Palawan experimental ecosystem accounts. The results called for an urgent need to strengthen national as well as local policies and enforcement of environmental laws and... READ MORE
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Natural Capital Accounting: Going beyond the numbers

Here are some facts that you might not know:Over the last 60 years, Guatemala has lost almost half of its forests, much of it due to illegal logging.Built-up area around Lake Laguna in the Philippines has more than doubled between 2003 and 2010.The mining sector accounts for 10-15 percent of total water use in Botswana.  Do... READ MORE
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