New partnership for marine KBAs
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To mark the World Environment Day on June 5, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB) launched a new partnership to help strengthen the protection, conservation and management of marine key biodiversity areas (KBAs) in the Philippines. The Marine Key Biodiversity Areas (MKBA) Project, with P352 million ($8 million) funding from the Global Environment Facility, will be implemented in five sites: Verde Island Passage, Lanuza Bay, Davao Gulf, Southern Palawan, and Tanon Strait.
New partnership for marine KBAs. (2015, June 2). The Manila Times, p. B8.
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Environmental protection; Nature conservation; Environment management; Biodiversity; Financing; Marine parks; Exploitation; Livelihoods; Coastal zone management; Anthropogenic factors; Man-induced effects; Climatic changes; United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB); Global Environment Facility; Mitra, Titon
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