Pursuant to the Department’s thrust on the sustainable development of our natural resources and to generate revenues from the operation of the existing establishments in the form of fees and charges, DENR Administrative Order No. 2000-83 “Guidelines for the Management and Development of Small Islands, Including its Coastal Areas” is hereby amended.
DAO No.2002-02: Establishment and Management of Community-Based Program in Protected Areashot! 10/06/2009
Pursuant to Republic Act No. 7586, otherwise known as the National Integrated Protected Areas Act (NIPAS Act) as implemented by DAO No. 25 series 1992, requiring a management planning strategy of protected areas and providing protection to qualified tenured migrant communities and interested indigenous people; and, EO No. 263 entitled "Adopting Community-Based Forest Management as the National Strategy to Ensure the Sustainable Development of the Country's Forestlands Resources and Providing Mechanisms for its Implementation," this Administrative Order is hereby promulgated:
Pursuant to Executive Order (EO) No. 192, and consistent with the on-going Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) organizational development, the Department, by virtue of its mandate and in fulfillment of the objectives set forth in the Constitution; in accordance with the objectives set forth in Chapter 17 of the Agenda 21 of the United Nations Conference for Environment and Development (UNCED) and relevant sections of Philippine Agenda 21 (PA 21) and of such other international protocols and treaties to which the Philippines is a signatory including but not limited to the United Nations Conventions on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and the Marine Pollution Convention (MARPOL); and in order to provide policy guidance and technical assistance and support the information needs for coastal resource management (CRM), a Coastal and Marine Management Office (CMMO) is hereby established as an Interim administrative arrangement to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the Department in the delivery of services pending approval of congressional initiatives to strengthen the national governement's programs in coastal management.
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 786 of March 19, 1982 and Executive Order No. 192 of June 10, 1987, in order to enhance the economic potential of Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) bred at the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (PWRCC) and meet the objective of the Project to contribute to the upliftment of the socio-economic condition of the Filipino people; and to facilitate development of the Project into a self-sustaining activity, the supervision, operation and management of PWRCC formerly CFI is hereby transferred from the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) to the Natural Resources Development Corporation (NRDC).
Pursuant to Republic Act 9147 otherwise known as the "Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act" and in furtherance of the provisions of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the following guidelines on the trade of captive-bred butterfly specimens are hereby promulgated for the guidance and compliance of all concerned.