Protected species

Protected species refer to plants or animals declared protected under Philippine laws, rules, and regulations. These shall include all species listed under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora and all its Annexes, the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS), those specified under the red-list categories of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), or any plant or animal which the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) or any government agency may deem necessary for conservation and preservation in the protected area. (Sec. 4(ff), R.A. No. 7586 as amended by R.A. No. 11038)

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