"Although people living near a protected
area may benefit from long-term conservation, studies have also shown that protected
areas sometimes deny people access to resources they depend on," said Gerkey.
The UK Government has backed plans by Ascension Island to designate over 150,000 square miles of its waters as a fully protected
no-take Marine Protected
Area (MPA) closing the off-shore area to any fishing activity and safeguarding important marine habitats for future generations.
As the 'center of the center' of marine biodiversity in the world, it is high time that our biologically significant protected
areas be given the highest priority and protection they deserve, to ensure that our national treasures continue to sustain the current and the future generations of Filipinos," said lawyer Gloria Estenzo Ramos, Vice President for Oceana Philippines.
The law amends the previous version of the law, Republic Act 7586, or the National Integrated Protected
Areas System (Nipas), which promotes and strengthens the management of protected
areas in the Philippines, and to protect and conserve the country's rich biodiversity against various threats.
11038, or the Expanded National Integrated Protected
Areas System (Nipas) Act of 2018, the protected
areas have been put under the control and supervision of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through its Biodiversity Management Bureau.
The huge gains in the number and size of protected
areas made in the last decade have to be matched by improvements in their quality, as pointed out by UN Environment head Erik Solheim.
Landscapes must also be linked with protected
natural areas that facilitate safe movement.
However, liability may also ensue if the discrimination has a disparate impact on a protected
Can anyone identify any rights protected
by the First Amendment?
86-272 does not provide guidance as to whether delivery by a company in its own vehicles will comprise a protected
activity under Federal law.
Any user has to be correctly identified through a multiple series of passwords and other identification codes in order to enter any protected
Additional reliability and repair improvements resulted in less down time of the countermeasure system protected
aircraft and an estimated $1.2 million to $1.8 million reduction in total ownership cost per aircraft.
She's not protected
? Christmas and Jesus seem to be disappearing rapidly in many arenas.
The packager lets recipients view and work with protected
files in the files' native applications.
Huge tracts of delicate coral gardens and soft-coral forests off the coast of Alaska will be permanently protected
from fishing gear that targets groundfish and shellfish by scraping the seafloor.