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Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act. (Republic Act No. 9147).

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Legislation
Date
2001
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act providing for the conservation and protection of wildlife resources and their habitats, appropriating funds therefor and for other purposes.
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation Biodiversity Biosphere reserves Birds Endangered species Mammals Turtles Amphibians Aquatic animals Aquatic plants Ecosystem preservation Protected area Protection of habitats Ranching/captive breeding Collecting/harvesting Hunting/capture Internal trade International trade Keeping of live animals Research Stock enhancement/repopulation Use restrictions Protection of species
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Abstract

The Act provides for the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife species and their habitats, in order to preserve and encourage ecological balance and biological diversity; it provides, furthermore, for the control and supervision of wildlife capture, hunting and trade; finally it pprovides for supporting and promote scientific research on the protection of biodiversity. The provisions of this Act shall apply to all wildlife species overall, including those living in the protected

Full text
English
Website
www.gov.ph

References - Legislation

Implemented by

DENR Administrative Order No. 08 of 2012 declaring the coastal area of Carmen, Agusan del Norte as critical habitat for marine turtles.

Legislation | Philippines | 2012

Keyword: Turtles, Ecosystem preservation, Use restrictions, Protection of habitats, Marine protected areas, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Joint DENR-DA-PCSD Administrative Order No. 1 Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) pursuant to Republic Act No. 9147.

Legislation | Philippines | 2004

Keyword: Biodiversity, Biosphere reserves, Birds, Endangered species, Mammals, Turtles, Amphibians, Aquatic animals, Aquatic plants, Ecosystem preservation, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Ranching/captive breeding, Collecting/harvesting, Hunting/capture, Internal trade, International trade, Keeping of live animals, Research, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Use restrictions, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX