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protected area

A term defined by the Convention on Biological Diversity (1993) as a geographically defined area which is designated or regulated and managed to achieve specific conservation objectives.
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The filing of the case at the Department of Justice (DOJ) for violation of environmental laws in a protected area pursuant to Republic Act (RA) 7586, or the National Integrated Protected Areas System Act came after various stakeholders in TSPS reaffirmed on November 15 their commitment to protect and conserve the territory in Dumaguete City.
It would bring 92 new areas, including six internationally-recognized natural sites, under the protection and management of the country's landmark National Integrated and Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act.
Using the example of an MPA in Fiji Islands, Mark Hay, one of the two authors of the study and a professor at Georgia Institute of technology, said in a statement Monday: "The marine protected areas that are enforced in the Fiji Islands are having a remarkable effect.
Chamber of Environmental Engineers (EcMO) President Baran Bozoy-lu spoke to Cumhuriyet on Monday, explaining that protected areas will be stripped of legal safeguards in order to open them to construction.
In February last year, the ministry had asked the states to submit the proposals of their protected areas for final notification of the ESZs.
Protected areas are a vital link to meeting the challenges of development in one of the world's most dynamic regions.
It also emerged after the Monday meeting that Biser Dachev, Head of Bulgaria's Executive Forest Agency, and Boycho Georgiev, Head of the Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water in the Black Sea city of Burgas, will be dismissed over failure to react to tip-offs about irregularities with protected areas.
Our paper emphasizes that creating and strengthening indigenous lands and other protected areas can offer an effective means to cut emissions while garnering numerous additional benefits for local people and wildlife," he added.
We also observed large number of ducks in December,' said Ricardo Natividad, NLNP protected area superintendent.
The protected areas documentary series was narrated and conceptualized by Legarda, directed by Brillante Mendoza, and produced by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
The project will also support the creation of new protected areas, the consolidation of the existing ones under the Amazon Protected Areas Program (ARPA), and support mechanisms for long-term financial sustainability of the Brazilian Amazon protected areas system.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court was requested on Saturday to order demarcation of about 250 protected areas in the country, such as national parks, game reserves and wildlife sanctuaries, which might be threatened in the wake of extensive development work carried out under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

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