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Transcript Biodiversity

 All
species, no matter how small it is has an
important role to balance the ecosystem
 In
the Philippines, its coral reefs, holds
300,000km2 diverse species.
 Our
rainforest are home to 102 species of
amphibians, 254 species of reptiles, 179
mammals, 20,940 species of insects, 548
species of birds, 15,000 kinds of plants.
 They
are efficient use to make medicines,
clothes and foods.
Biodiversity, short for biological
diversity, is the term used to
describe the variety of life found
on Earth and all of the natural
Genetic diversity
2. Species diversity
3. Ecosystem diversity
Benefits of biodiversity
Can be a skin ointment, antibiotics, anti-cancer
The wild species are an important reservoir of
genes that aid farmers in empowering food crops
and livestock.
Provides foods, shelter and clothes.
Control pests, recycle water, reduce flooding and
control erosion.
Alteration and destruction of ecosystem
Farming practices
Hunting, killing and exploitation of animals
Introduction of new species
Water pollution and atmosphere
Failure to account for the value of biodiversity
If our Earths biodiversity gets too damaged we could lose
our fresh water causing larger water restriction, our reefs
and our Alpine Areas. There would be more bushfires and
effects our lives, home and property.
It damage spread Tropical diseases and parasites. There
will be a large spread of weed, pest and bugs. It will
damage or destroy our coastal areas and beaches. There
will be a loss of rainforest and jungles.
Loss of biodiversity appears to impacts ecosystem as much
as climate change, pollution change and other major
environmental forms of environmental stress.
“Loss of biological due to species extinctions is going to have
major impacts on our planet, and we better prepare
ourselves to deal with them,” by Bradley Cardinate
Methods of preventing extinction
The zoo-botanical garden approach
The species approach
Ecosystem approach
Acts/Republic Acts and Implementing Rules and
Act No. 2590 (1916) An Act For The Protection Of Game
And Fish.
RA 7308 An Act to Promote and Develop the Seed
Industry in the Philippines and Create a National Seed
Industry Council and for Other Purposes
RA 7586 National Integrated Protected Areas System
Act of 1992
DAO 25, s 1992, NIPAS Implementing Rules and Regulations
 RA
7611 Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP)
for Palawan Acts
 RA
7900 High-Value Crops Development Act of
 RA
 RA
7942 Philippine Mining Code
8371 Recognizing the Rights Of Indigenous
Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples
Presidential Decrees
PD 1433 Plant Quarantine Decree of 1978
PD 1586 Environmental Impact Statement System
Executive Orders and Implementing Rules and
EO 192 Reorganization of the DENR
EO 247 Guidelines on Bio-prospecting
DAO 20,s 1996 Implementing Rules And Regulations On The
Prospecting Of Biological And Genetic Resources
 Proclamation
 Proc
No. 926 Establishing Subic Watershed
Forest Reserve
Administrative Orders
24, s 1991, Shift in Logging from the Old
Growth (Virgin) Forests to the Second Growth
(Residual) Forests
2, s 1993, Rules And Regulations For The
Identification, Delineation And Recognition
Of Ancestral And Domain Claims
Biodiversity has a big function to the
balance of ecosystem as well as to the needs
of human, but because of the unlimited
wants off human, the change of climate, the
innovation of technology, the pollution, and
the industrial site affects the number of it.
They become extinct as the modern time
passed by. The local government made a law
to protect it, but the most effective
protection is comes from human.
Don’t buy Bad souvenirs
Save our Forest by buying “ good” wood
Buy Sustainable Seafood
Protecting Areas
Preventing Species Introductions