Essay On The Importance Of Wildlife Conservation In The Philippines

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According to Abhay R. Joshi, “Wildlife conservation is the practice of protecting endangered plant and animal species and their habitats.” Wildlife conservation is one of the environmental programs which promotes sustainability in the planet as Joshi also stressed that “Among the goals of wildlife conservation are to ensure that nature will be around for future generations to enjoy and to recognize the importance of wildlife and wilderness lands to humans.”

Wildlife conservation is encouraged, advocated and carried out by non-profit organizations. Some of the organizations are Haribon, World Wide Fund, and Philippine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation. These organizations have various ways in promoting and doing wildlife conservation. Generally, the methods used by these organizations agree with the common notion of people towards wildlife conservation (“Latest News from Haribon”). Haribon Foundation is the first environmental organization in the Philippines founded in 1972. “Nature conservation through community empowerment and scientific excellence” is the mission of the foundation. One of the remarkable things that they are doing is preventing the extinction of Philippine Eagle by educating the community and monitoring the current state of the habitat of
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One of them is the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF). Some believe that hunting destroys nature but RMEF has a different view on hunting. The RMEF believes that “Hunting is Conservation”. They believe that through hunting, animals would be protected. The funds used for conserving the environment comes from the revenue generated by trophy hunting. Basically, hunters will pay in order for them to be allowed to hunt and this money will be used for preserving the environment (“Hunting Is

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