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A combined force of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and local leaders of Davao Oriental have joined hands to enhance the environmental protection and preservation of Mount Hamiguitan harboring an enigmatic beauty of dwarf trees.
Source: DENR, local leaders join forces to protect unique wildlife sanctuary in Davao Oriental
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Mount Hamiguitan in Davao Oriental, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is receiving its needed forest protection boost as its communities have engaged in beekeeping of native kiyot, generating sustainable income while protecting the environment.
Source: Mt. Hamiguitan, UNESCO World Heritage Site, gets protection boost
Looking for places that are worth visiting in PH? Here are the attractions in the Philipines that made to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Source: The 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Philippines – Out of Town Blog
On UNESCO World Heritage Site Mt. Hamiguitan, the public can have a rare-sighting of one of the world’s largest carnivorous plants. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources reintroduced these endemic and rare species of Nepenthes also known as “Pitcher Plants,” that can be only found in Mt. Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary in Davao Oriental on…
Source: Some of the world’s largest carnivorous plants are found in the Philippines and on one mountain
Philippines – Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary
What better places to start your historical tour of the Philippines than its renowned world heritage sites? Take your pick from churches to rice terraces, underground rivers and more.
For a landmark to be considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it should prove that it is of “outstanding universal value”, have a cultural, historical and scientific significance, and is legally protected by international treaties. It’s quite a list of requirements but the qualified heritage sites are worth it.
While Italy and China are at the top of the list with the most number of world heritage sites (with 52 and 51, respectively), the Philippines has its own sites to be proud of. If you’re looking for an interesting tour of the country, you might want to try to visit its six world heritage sites and learn more about the Philippines’s rich history:
1. Baroque Churches
There are four Roman Catholic churches in the Philippines which represent a whole new style of baroque architecture that mixes European and local elements.
Read more from source: Get to Know the 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Philippines
A new interactive facility, Mt. Hamiguitan Natural Science Museum, showcases the wonders of this beautiful Unesco world heritage site…
Source: Exploring Unesco world heritage site Mt Hamiguitan and its new natural science museum