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An area within a building that meets the fire protection requirements specified by code and provides a means of escape to the exterior of the building in case of emergency.
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This is a landmark moment that should help deter the that of prohibited acts, especially in ecologically critical areas, such as our protected areas,' Oceana Philippines Vice President Gloria Estenzo Ramos said in a statement.
The Senate on Monday approved a bill that expanded the number of protected areas in the country.
But small marine protected areas (MPAs) that have been established to allow coral reefs and associated fish species to recover from the ravages of overfishing could actually be, unwittingly, making things worse, a study found.
Sources at Climate Change Division on Wednesday said ZSP has no mandate to carry out breeding of animals, however, it has conducted research and survey of wild animals during the last three years (2013-15) which also included animal data collection of protected areas in collaboration with provincial wildlife departments for scientific management of resources.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The government is preparing to open up protected areas to construction by downgrading their status, the Cumhuriyet daily has reported.
SOFTENING its stand on the declaration of the extent of eco- sensitive zones around national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and other protected areas, the Environment ministry has indicated its willingness to give a free hand to the states in deciding "development" in the ESZs.
The Asia Protected Areas Partnership will be co-chaired by the government of Japan as the first country co-chair and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature.
They span over the Urban Development Act, the Forestry Act, the Black Sea Coast Urban Development Act, and the Preservation of Nature Act in order to prevent destruction of dunes in protected areas on the Black Sea Coast.
2010 the National Council of Protected Areas (CONAP) rejected the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) on the grounds that "Manabique tip can not be a site for a liquefied gas plant because it is a recovery area and conservation area for endangered species " The new EIA presented with support from the Government contemplates moving the location by around 500 meters.
The study makes specific recommendations for incorporating protected areas into overall strategies to reduce emissions of greenhouse gasses from deforestation and degradation (nicknamed REDD).
Tabaranza said the conduct of regular biodiversity monitoring system, finalization of a protected area management plan, and the declaration of NLNP as protected area under the National Integrated Protected Areas System (Nipas) Act should be done to protect the lake and park.
Senator Loren Legarda enjoins the public to watch the sixth episode of the documentary series Our Fragile Earth: Protected Areas of the Philippines, featuring the world-renowned Ifugao Rice Terraces, on January 13, 2018.

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