Verde Passage: protecting a world hot spot

Posted on July 16, 2005 - 4:54pm :: ISD-Philippines | Nature
By Ira P. Pedrasa July 15-16, 2005 | BusinessWorld TF! Editorial Comment: Ecosystem-based conservation strategies seek to situate environmental management and biodiversity conservation within the context of nested ecological systems defined by the linkages, interconnections and interdependencies that characterize a given area. Conservation biology provides a scientific framework for a holistic approach that acknowledges the interaction of people and nature as part of the solution to sustainability. In the article below, an interesting partnership between business and civil society is working to protect part of the Philippine's unique heritage of biological diversity in a marine corridor.