The Masungi Crisis

“The Masungi Georeserve is not just one of the international leaders in sustainable tourism and home to hundreds of species of flora and fauna, it has also been fundamental in ensuring the reforestation of the southern Sierra Madre range…“ “This is how the DENR should do it.” Then Environment Secretary Gina Lopez declared these words …

Masungi as first line of defense and last hope

‘The world-class level of work that Masungi puts into conservation and the protection of our country’s biodiversity is unparalleled’ The Masungi Georeserve has, in recent years, become a household name. It is the proud home of beautiful limestones etched into the mountains of the Sierra Madre, and of flora and fauna, some of which are …

Last Stand in the Sierra Madre

Co-authored with Joy Reyes. In a span of 3 weeks, 5 typhoons entered and ravaged the Philippines, leaving hundreds of thousands displaced, hundreds dead, and even more affected because of the floods and inundation, power outages, and water shortages, among others. There is a connection among all these typhoons and their effects on the country, …