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The declared area does not only protect rafflesia alone but also, other important flora and fauna species that can be found near the periphery of the declared site.
On October 2nd, the Haribon Foundation held its Biodiversity Rocks! concert at the Hard Rock Cafe Makati. The proceeds from the concert will be used toward Haribon's Rainforest Organizations and Advocates or ROAD to 2020 campaign, which aims to bring back the Philippine rainforests using native tree species.
Haribon recently attended a communications and advocacy training workshop in Malaysia organized by a global Partnership of conservation organizations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity.
The planting of exotic trees, further evidenced by photos from our partners in Haribon sites on Panay, have not aided in the protection of our communities.
The International Hornbill Expedition 2013 took place in Malaysia between September 20-22, 2013. Haribon delegate and biologist J. Kahlil Panopio shares his experience with us after visiting the 130 million year-old Belum Temengor Forest complex, where an abundant amount of biodiversity still resides. Finally, partake in your own "digital expedition" of the Philippines itself with Panopio's Prezi presentation entitled "Birding in the Philippines."