Stop Illegal Logging in the Philippines
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Over 25% of the Philippines are covered by forests. This percentage has been rising for the past few years, in part due to a government reforestation programme. More than 90% of the Philippines’ forests are owned by the state. One fifth of the country’s forests have protected status, and nearly half are managed by local communities
According to PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 330 PENALIZING TIMBER SMUGGLING OR ILLEGAL CUTTING OF LOGS FROM PUBLIC FORESTS AND FOREST RESERVES AS QUALIFIED THEFT. WHEREAS, public forests and forest reserves are important natural resources of the country which must be preserved and conserved for future generations;
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