MADAGASCAR: AntananarivoProv.: R.S d'Ambohitantely, 24 km NE Ankazobe, disturbed transitional mossy forest
, 1450 m, 18[degrees]10.1'S:47[degrees]16.6'E, S.M.
According to the book 'Biodiversity and Natural Resources Conservation in Protected Areas of Korea and the Philippines,' Mount Pulag is 'a largely mountainous landscape of pine forests, mossy forests
, grasslands, and cultivated and residential areas,' and home to endangered animals and vegetation.
She said 2,500 ha of pine and mossy forests
along the Halsema Highway also needed protection.
Pulag is a pristine mossy forest
preserve and watershed that is home to plants and animals not found in other parts of the Philippines.
Each management zone will define the metes and bounds of mountain settlements and vegetable gardens, to set them apart from the dwarf bamboo grasslands and pristine mossy forests
, which are home to rare species such as the greater dwarf cloud rat (Carpomys melanurus).
The programme is set in the timeless watercolour landscape of mossy forests
, lazy rivers and sunny meadows that is the idyllic home of Little Nutbrown Hare and his father, Big Nutbrown Hare.
Pulag, the lush and enchanting greens of our mossy forests
, and the majestic beauty of our ridges, falls, plateaus, and peaks.
The Cordilleras boast of dipterocarp, pine and mossy forests
. Dipterocarp forest can be found round the foothill margins of the Cagayan valley.
A 12-page booklet took special aim at the environmental issue, contrasting mossy forests
with the smoke-spewing plants that produce galvanized steel, and reminding readers that nearly 40% of that material is virgin.
Data from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) indicated that in 1988, 1,281,607.36 hectares of land in Sierra Madre are covered with forests composed of 51 percent open forests, 39 percent closed forests and 10 percent mossy forests
According to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Mimaropa Office, although most of the forested area in Sibuyan consists of lowland forest, the island has a full range of gradient forest in the Philippines consisting of mangrove, lowland, montane, mossy forests
, heathland and grassland.