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EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 79 INSTITUTIONALIZING AND IMPLEMENTING REFORMS IN THE PHILIPPINE MINING SECTOR PROVIDING POLICIES AND GUIDELINES TO ENSURE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND RESPONSIBLE MINING IN THE UTILIZATION OF MINERAL RESOURCES Chain Saw Act of 2002 Republic Act No. 9175 Philippine Plant Variety Protection Act of 2002 Republic Act No. 9168 Mt. Kanla-on Natural Park (MKNP) Act of 2001 Republic Act No. 9154 Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act Republic Act No. 9147 National Caves and Cave Resources Management and Protection Act Republic Act No. 9072 Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 Republic Act No. 9003 Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999 Republic Act No. 8749 Implementing Rules & Regulations of the Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999 Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998 Republic Act No. 8550 Animal Welfare Act of 1998 Republic Act No. 8485

Agriculture & Fisheries Modernization Act of 1997 Republic Act No. 8435 The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997 Republic Act No. 8371 An Act for Salt Iodization Nationwide (ASIN) Republic Act No. 8172 Coconut Preservation Act of 1995 Republic Act No. 8048 The Water Crisis Act of 1995 Republic Act No. 8041 Philippine Mining Act of 1995 Republic Act No. 7942 Amendment to the Agrarian Reform Code Republic Act No. 7907 High-Value Crops Development Act of 1995 Republic Act No. 7900 Strategic Environmental Plan for Palawan Act Republic Act No. 7611 National Integrated Protected Areas System Act of 1992 Republic Act No. 7586 Seed Industry Development Act of 1992 Republic Act No. 7308 Tax Laws Incorporated in the Revised Forestry Code Republic Act No. 7161 People's Small-Scale Mining Act of 1991 Republic Act No. 7076 Toxic Substances & Hazardous & Nuclear Wastes Control Act of 1990 Republic Act No. 6969

An Act Creating the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) Republic Act No. 4850 EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 927 FURTHER DEFINING CERTAIN FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF THE LAGUNA LAKE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. LAGUNA LAKE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY RESOLUTION NO. 33 Series of 1996 APPROVING THE RULES AND REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING THE ENVIRONMENTAL USER FEE SYSTEM IN THE LAGUNA DE BAY REGION Lanao del Sur National Parks Republic Act No. 4190 National Water & Air Pollution Control Commission Act Republic Act No. 3931 Prohibition Against Cutting of Trees in Public Roads, Plazas, etc. Republic Act No. 3571 An Act Amending Section Thirty-Six of P. D. No. 705, Otherwise Known as "The Revised Forestry Code of the Philippines" Batas Pambansa Bilang 701 An Act Amending R. A. No. 5474, As Amended by R. A. No. 6145 (Re: Prohibiting the Catching, Selling, Offering to Sell, Purchasing any of the Fish Species Called "Gobiidae" or "Ipon"). Batas Pambansa Bilang 58 Withdrawal of Lead in Gasoline Presidential Decree No. 2001 Small-Scale Mining Law Presidential Decree No. 1899 Amendment to the Revised Forestry Code Presidential Decree No. 1775 Environmental Impact Statement System

Presidential Decree No. 1586 Plant Quarantine Law of 1978 Presidential Decree No. 1433 The Coral Resources Development & Conservation Decree Presidential Decree No. 1219 Philippine Environment Code Presidential Decree No. 1152 Philippine Environmental Policy Presidential Decree No. 1151 The Water Code of the Philippines Presidential Decree No. 1067 National Pollution Control Commission Presidential Decree No. 984 Marine Pollution Decree of 1976 Presidential Decree No. 979 Code on Sanitation of the Philippines Presidential Decree No. 856 Penalty for Improper Garbage Disposal Presidential Decree No. 825 Amending Certain Sections of (R.A. 4850), Otherwise Known as the "Laguna Lake Development Authority Act of 1966." Presidential Decree No. 813 Revised Forestry Code of the Philippines Presidential Decree No. 705 Philippine Fisheries Code of 1975 Presidential Decree No. 704 Revised Coast Guard Law Presidential Decree No. 601

54. Sold. Marcos) Environmental Impact Statement System . and for Other Purposes. 3983 Prohibition Against Cutting of Tindalo. 65 AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. Presidential Decree No. Thereby Maximizing Its Utilization for Socio-Economic Purposes.President Fidel V. 54 CREATING THE PASIG RIVER REHABILITATION COMMISSION EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. Act No. 3572 Guidelines on Biological & Genetic Resources Eexecutive Order No. Act No. 4062 The Fisheries Act Act No. 926 (President Corazon C. 4003 An Act to Protect Wild Flowers and Plants in the Philippine Islands and to Prescribe Conditions Under Which They May be Collected. 2146 Subic Watershed Forest Reserve Law Proclamation No. Beautification. SERIES OF 1999 An Act to Reserve to the Philippine Legislature the Disposition of the Waters of the Public Domain for the Utilization and Development of Hydraulic Power.Areas/Types of Projects Proclamation No. 542 (President Ferdinand E. 247 [1995]) . Akli & Molave Trees Act No.Pertaining to the Preservation. Kept. Improvement and Gainful Utilization of the Pasig River. Providing for the Regulation and Control of Pollution of the River and Its Banks in Order to Enhance Its Development. Ramos Task Force Pawikan Executive Order No. Exported. Aquino) . 274 EXECUTIVE ORDER NO.

No. No.Mun.Central European Environmental Data Request Facility Information Environmental Laws Around the World Worldwide Environment and Natural Resources GATT GATT & The World Trade Organization (WTO) 1994 GATT NEWS NAFTA Full Text of the NAFTA NAFTA Commission on Environmental Cooperation Border Environment Cooperation Commission . Water] DENR Administrative Order No. NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT LAWS WORLDWIDE ENVIRONMENT . O.Proc. 594|Proc. No.Quezon National Park . 03 Regulations for the Conservation of Marine Turtles Bureau of Forest Development Circular No. 2 Preferential Treatment of Small Fisherfolks [15-km.IN GENERAL CEDAR . 192 [1987]) Latest Issuances of the DENR DENR-DILG-LGUs Partnership .Manual of Procedures national environment law regimes worldwide. 08 DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES Reorganization Act of the DENR (E. 740|Proc.

North American Center for Environmental Information and Communication The (U.Free Zone Treaty Austria Environmental Data Catalogue Australia Australian Environment Australia Subjects Environment Australian Wetland Sites (RAMSAR) ERIN Foundation Law .Bangkok Declaration 1976 Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia 1985 ASEAN Agreement on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources 1995 Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon .Len Abrams Argentina Argentina ASEAN Regional ASEAN Secretariat 1967 ASEAN Declaration .S.Mexico) Borderlands Environmental Archives Pacific Region Asian Development Bank Web Site Australian Centre for Environmental Law ECO ASIA Home Page Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Environmental Law in Asia .Environment Planning and Local Government Materials By Topic Environmental Law Queensland's Proposed Environment Protection University of Waikato Law Library Environmental Law .Smoke Secretariat of Tokyo MOU on Port State Control in Asia Pacific South China Sea Informal Working Group Africa The African Water Page .IGC GEF/UNDP/IMO Programme on Marine Pollution Haze .

Central European Environmental Data Request Facility European Centre for Nature Conservation .Atividades Legislativas Senado Federal . dos Recursos Hídricos e da Amazônia Legal Senado Federal .Brazil Ministério do Meio Ambiente.Outros Servidores WWW Brunei Goverment Homepage Environment Unit. Ministry of Development Environmental Resource Information Centre Canada ACJNet Environment Canada Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Canadian Standards Association Contaminated Land and Directors' Liability (1203 April-June 1992) Environment Canada's Green Lane Environmental Controls. A Changing Climate Environment Canada's Green Lane Environment Canada Environnement Canada University of Toronto's BLLL Environmental Law West Coast Environmental Law's Information Base Chile Bases de Datos Chile Information Project Environmental Report Colombia Departamento Nacional de Planeación Medio Ambiente en Colombia Czech Republic Czech Environmental Laws Dominican Republic Dirección Nacional de Parques de la República Dominicana European Union General: CEDAR .

8 1991 Hungary HUDIR.Environment Indonesia BAPEDAL .State Government Organization .Country Profile Indonesia Israel Israel Ecological & Environmental Information System Israel Environmental Law in English Italy Ambiente e territorio .European Environmental Law European Department of Standardization European Union nature conservation legislation Germany Regulations on the Avoidance of Packaging Waste .Forestry Sarawak .Ministries Federal .Environmental Impact Mgt Agency Earth Summit + 5 .Marine Dept Kuala Lumpur Online Malaysian Environmental Quality Council Peninsular Malaysia .Department of Environment Federal .Firenze civica Associazione "Ambiente e Lavoro" ENEA (Frame Home Page) ENEA ambiente di Bologna Informatica e diritto dell'ambiente (IDG-CNR) Italian Society of Ecology Parks in Italy Risorse ambientali Malaysia Earth Summit + 5 . No.1130 May 1991 Regulations on the Avoidance of Packaging Waste .Economic Planning Unit Federal .MOSTE Federal .Malaysia Federal .Country Profile .PERHILITAN National Parks Federal .MOSTE's Conservation & Env. Mgt Division Federal .Supp.Department of Fisheries Federal .

State Ministry of Environment Sarawak .Informazione ambientale e sviluppo sostenibile OCEAN [Organización para la Conservación.Philippines Environmental Management Bureau Foundation for the Philippine Environment National Mapping & Resource Information Authority Philippine Environment Laws .Country Profile .State Ministry of Resource Planning Sarawak .Instituto Nacional de Ecología Messico .Country Profile .Intermediate Technology Philippines Babilonia-Wilner Foundation Department of Environment & Natural Resources Earth Summit + 5 .Department of Environment Mexico Envirotech Online's Mexico Environmental Law Page INE .Singapore Maritime and Port Authority Ministry of the Environment National Parks Board Primary Production Dept .Chan Robles Virtual Law Library Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau Singapore Earth Summit + 5 .Natural Resources and Environment Board Sarawak .Services South Africa M-Web LAW Environmental Southern Africa Environment Page .Sarawak . Estudio y Análisis de la Naturaleza] Secretaría de Medio Ambiente Recursos Naturales y Pesca SIRDS [Sistema de Informacion Regional para el Desarrollo Sustentable] Summary of environmental laws Netherlands Cabinet Du Ministre Lutgen Statistics Netherlands Sector Environment Peru ITDG .

EnvironNet Homepage National Environment Board Office of Environmental Policy & Planning Pollution Control Department Thailand .Servizio WWW El Sistema de Información Ambiental de Andalucía Sweden Swedish Environmental Protection Agency Thailand Department of Environmental Quality Promotion Earth Summit + 5 .MOSTE (US site) United Kingdom Environmental Law on the Web from Information for Lawyers Limited United States United States . Canberra.Country Profile Thailand Environmental Regulations Ministry of Science.Vietnam Alphabetical order[edit]     Aarhus Convention on Access to Information.Technology and Environment MOSTE . Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters.Spain Cientro Informatico Cientifico de Andalucia El Sistema de Información Ambiental de Andalucía . . 1980.Country Profile .A Comprehensive Internet Guide to Environmental Law Vietnam Earth Summit + 5 . 1998 Alpine Convention together with its nine protocols ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources(CCAMLR). Aarhus.

Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage. 1983. 1992.                                 Agreed Measures for the Conservation of Antarctic Fauna and Flora Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Seals [2] [1] Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty [3] Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (ABM Treaty) (ABMT) Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate Barcelona Convention for Protection against Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea. Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-east Atlantic (OSPAR Convention). Nairobi. Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency (Assistance Convention). 1986. Abidjan. 1989. 1981. Convention of the Protection. Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region. 1992. Vienna. Convention on Cluster Munitions Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident (Notification Convention). 1976 Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal. Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological [Biological] and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction) (BWC) Bonn Agreement (environment) Carpathian Convention Framework Convention on the Protection and Sustainable Development of the Carpathians Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety Chemical Weapons Convention China Australia Migratory Bird Agreement Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Seals Convention for Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region. Nairobi. Lima. 1985. Paris. Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region. Vienna. Cartagena de Indias. Biological Weapons Convention (Convention on the Prohibition of the Development. 1989. 1994. Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region. Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Area of the South-east Pacific. Vienna. 1963. and Inland Navigation Vessels(CRTD). 1981. Rail. Basel. 1986. Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons Convention on Civil Liability for Damage Caused during Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road. Vienna. Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Convention on Fishing and Conservation of Living Resources of the High Seas Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Convention on Nuclear Safety. 1986. Geneva. [4] . Nouméa.

Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea Geneva Protocol (Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating. Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents. and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare) International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas(ICCAT). Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea against Pollution. Paris. (CMS). 1992. 1991. Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna. London. Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially As Waterfowl Habitat (notably not a Multilateral Environmental Agreement) Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD). Conventions within the UNEP Regional Seas Programme Convention on the ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movements and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa. Bucharest. 1992. Poisonous or other Gases. FAO International Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources. 1985. Rio de Janeiro. 1969 . Bonn. Helsinki.        EMEP Protocol Nitrogen Oxide Protocol Volatile Organic Compounds Protocol Sulphur Emissions Reduction Protocols 1985 and 1994 Heavy Metals Protocol POP Air Pollution Protocol Multi-effect Protocol (Gothenburg protocol) [5]              Directive on the legal protection of biotechnological inventions Energy Community (Energy Community South East Europe Treaty) (ECSEE) Espoo Convention Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). 1962. 1992.             Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (AND). 1994. 1983. Espoo. (CITES). International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil. 1992. 1991. 1979. Geneva. 1966. 2000. European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR). Geneva. 1992. New York. Washington DC. Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area 1992 Helsinki Convention. 1957. Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping Wastes and Other Matter Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (ECE Water Convention). Rome. Rome. 1954. 1973. FAO International Code of Conduct on the distribution and use of Pesticides. Bamako. Helsinki. Helsinki.

Washington. Rotterdam Convention Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade.                        International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW). Malaysia.  Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area 1992 Helsinki Convention. 1963. Aarhus. Atmosphere[edit] . International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture International Tropical Timber Agreement. 1991 Marine environment – regional conventions[edit]  Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-east Atlantic OSPAR Convention.  Western Regional Climate Action Initiative Topic order[edit] General[edit]  Aarhus Convention Convention on Access to Information.greenhouse gas emission reductions Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 Minamata Convention on Mercury. 1992. 1982. 1998  Espoo Convention Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context. Paris. 1946. 1989. Vienna. Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere. 1992. Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage. Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer. especially as Waterfowl Habitat. Geneva. Public Participation in Decisionmaking and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters. Regional Convention for the Conservation of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden Environment. Helsinki. 1978. Jeddah. Montreal. 1983 (expired) International Tropical Timber Agreement. Rotterdam. 2013. Stockholm Convention Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants Stockholm. 1994. Kyoto Protocol . Ramsar Convention Convention on Wetlands of International Importance. 2001. Waigani. North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty Putrajaya Declaration of Regional Cooperation for the Sustainable Development of the Seas of East Asia. Ramsar. Waigani Convention Convention to Ban the Importation into Forum Island Countries of Hazardous and Radioactive Wastes and to Control the Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within the South Pacific Region. 1971. Espoo. and Under Water Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty 1996 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer. Vienna. Kuwait. (ITTA). Montreal 1987. 1985. 1995. 2003. including the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. 1998. Kuwait Regional Convention for Co-operation on the Protection of the Marine Environment from Pollution. in Outer Space.

Bamako. Montreal 1987. Geneva. 2002. Statement of Intent. Regional Convention for the Conservation of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden Environment.   Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP). Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region (Nairobi Convention). 1992. 1966. 1985. Cartagena de Indias.  Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer. Minamata 2013.  European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (AND). Jeddah. vol.  Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region. Rome. Nouméa. 2 to the 1944 Chicago Convention on Civil Aviation. 1989. including the Kyoto Protocol. 1998. 1989. 1992. . Washington DC. Nairobi. Vancouver.  Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment and Coastal Region of the Mediterranean Sea Barcelona Convention. Geneva. Freshwater resources[edit]  Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (ECE Water Convention).  European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road(ADR).  Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Area of the Southeast Pacific. Helsinki. Stockholm Convention Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants Stockholm. 1980. 1983. Geneva. Bucharest. Lima. Waigani.  Minamata Convention on Mercury. Marine living resources[edit] Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR). 1995. 1978.   Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents. International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW). New York. Montreal. 1991.  Convention on Civil Liability for Damage Caused during Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road. Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region. 1985. Geneva. 1981. and Inland Navigation Vessels (CRTD). World Heritage Convention Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. Hazardous substances[edit]   Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal. Barcelona.     Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea Kuwait Regional Convention for Co-operation on the Protection of the Marine Environment from Pollution.  2001.  Convention on the ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movements and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa. including theMontreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. Vienna. 1992. Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade.  Convention for Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region. Environmental Protection: Aircraft Engine Emissions Annex 16. 1982. Rail. 2000. Canberra. Abidjan. 1946. 1979. 1986. Nature conservation and terrestrial living resources[edit]   Antarctic Treaty. Basel. Kuwait. 1985. Helsinki.   Conventions within the UNEP Regional Seas Programme Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea against Pollution.  Georgia Basin-Puget Sound International Airshed Strategy. Rotterdam. 1972. 1997. Paris.     Agreed Measures for the Conservation of Antarctic Fauna and Flora Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Seals [2] [3] [1] Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT).  Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). 1959. 1981.  Waigani Convention Convention to Ban the Importation into Forum Island Countries of Hazardous and Radioactive Wastes and to Control the Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within the South Pacific Region. Rio de Janeiro. 1976. 1957. 1981. Washington. 1992.   FAO International Code of Conduct on the distribution and use of Pesticides.  Convention for the Protection.

 Protocol on Preparedness. 1963.  International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage(FUND)1971 and 1992. 1982.1984 and 1992. Paris. Nuclear safety[edit]  Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty 1996 Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency(Assistance Convention). Ramsar. See also[edit] . 2000. 1973. London. Vienna. 1979. London. Rome. 1986.  United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea LOS Convention. and Under Water  Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage. 1994.  International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships. Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna. 1969. Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS). Response and Co-operation to Pollution Incidents by Hazardous and Noxious Substances OPRC-HNS Protocol.Marine environment – global conventions[edit]  Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter(London Convention). in Outer Space. 1994.  International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil.   International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties Intervention Convention. (ITTA). London. (CITES). Vienna.  International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC). Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere. 1983. 1973. 1996. London 1973 and 1978. Washington DC. Vienna.  Ramsar Convention Convention on Wetlands of International Importance. Montego Bay. 1972. 1971.   Convention on Nuclear Safety. International Tropical Timber Agreement. Brussels. 1992. 1990. Brussels. 1971/1992. London. International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness. 1994. Bonn.     Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Nairobi. Response and Cooperation (OPRC). 1986. FAO International Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources.  Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident (Notification Convention). especially as Waterfowl Habitat. London 1954. as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL 73/78). Brussels. International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the  Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea (HNS). Vienna. 1962 and 1969.    Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD). 1976. Geneva. 1969.

704 – preservation of optimum productivity of fishery resources through conservation and protection.D.D. requires all mining leaseholders to comply with Pollution Control Laws and regulations and provide for penalties for noncompliance. 1219 – providing for the protection of coral ecosystems. with reference to policies and standards of noise. 331. 330 & P.adopts adequate measures to conserve and regulate the use of water in commercial. 1058 – increasing the penalties for illegal forms of fishing.D.D.D.D. 389 (P. air quality. P. 705) – The Forestry Reform Code . classification of water and waste management. natural source development. 1152 – Philippine Environmental Policy . P. P. updates and raises forestry laws in the country. 1067 – Water Code of the Philippines .defines the general policies on he pursuit of a better quality of life for the present and future generations and mandates the undertaking the environmental impact assessments for all projects. which may significantly affect the environment.laws requiring all public forests be developed on a sustained yield basis.D.D. P.D.codifies. P. such as air and water quality management.D. P.D. 953 – laws on penalizing illegal cutting of trees P. P. P.D. industrial and residential areas. land management.D. 463 – amended the Mining Act of 1936. .D. P. P. 953 & 1153 – laws on tree planting P.ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AND POLICIES Bio 425/426/427 (Environmental Issues and Policies) P.D. It also provides other policy guidelines in water quality and management of water resources.defines the policy objectives and the strategies for the various aspects of environmental management. 1015 – banning the operation of commercial fishing within a distance of 7 kilometers from the shoreline. 1151 – Philippine Environmental Policy . It emphasizes the sustainable utilization of forest resources. water quality.D. 984 – Pollution Control Law P. It launches a comprehensive national program of environmental protection and management. 1586 – defines the framework for the implementation of the environmental impact assessment as the mechanism to reconcile the impacts of development projects on society and the physical environment. and waste management.

P. 8749 – Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999 .D. 1181 (supplements the provision of P. P.prohibits the discharge of oil. destruction.D. manufacture.D. noxious liquid substances.A. 825 – prohibits the improper disposal of garbage P. 979) – Water Pollution Control . 984 – The Pollution Control Law P. P.A.D.D. P.D. P. processing. R.A.D. R.D. P. sale. 7160 – Local Government Code of 1991 -provides that local government should share with the national government the responsibility in the management and maintenance of ecological balance within their territorial jurisdiction subject to national policies and other pertinent provisions of the code. 8550 – The Fisheries Code of the Philippines . 6425 – Drugs R.A 280 – Cosmetics R.provides for a comprehensive air pollution control policy R.authorizes the DENR to establish a program to regulate. 1144 – Control of Pesticides R. aquatic resources and infrastructures caused by pollution for mining operations.A.A – 3720 – Food Additives R. 1198 – reinforces this provision for restoration of mined-out areas to this original condition to the extent possible. 6969 – Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Wastes Control Act . 1251 – imposes fines on tailings and mine wastes and the fund generated is used to pay for the damages to land.D. agricultural crops. control and prevention of vehicular pollution & establishing the maximum allowance emissions of specific air pollutants from all types of vehicle. and mixture that present unreasonable risk and/or injury to health or the environment.A.D. and other harmful substances into the country’s inland and territorial waters. restrict or prohibit the importation. 600 ( amended by P. forests products. 984) – providing for the abatement. use and disposal of chemical substances. 856 – Sanitation Code .places the responsibility in the local government units for he solid waste management in his area of production.

an act providing for an ecological solid waste management program. and for other purposes. and for other purposes.defines the policies of the state in the protection. creating the necessary institutional mechanisms and incentives. conservation and effective management of fisheries stock as well as identifying allowable fishing methods in Philippine coastal waters. 9275. 9729 – also known as the Climate Change Act of 2009..A. R. establishing the framework strategy and program on climate change.an act mainstreaming climate change into government policy formulations. declaring certain acts prohibited and providing penalties. 9003 – The Solid Waste Management Act of 2001.A. . creating for this purpose the climate change commission.A. . R.also known as the Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004 – an act providing a comprehensive water quality management and for other purposes. appropriating funds therefor. R.

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and shore of seas. DENR Administrative Order No. 34 Declare the municipality of Caluya as marine turtle sanctuary. (48K) Covers forestry laws Executive Order 240. 1152 (50K) The Philippine Environment Code DENR Administrative Order No. Presidential Decree 704. (4K) Covers Implementing guidelines on the granting of preferential treatment to small Ministry of Natural Resources fisherfolk relative to the 15K Muncipal Memorandum Order No. 357 Created a council of deputy conservation officers in the province of Tawi-Tawi Ministry of Natural Resources Special Order No. Declares a total ban on exploitation activities related to marine turtles. 06 Water. turtle eggs and its by-products Ministry of Natural Resources Special Order No. Republic Act No. 7586 (NIPAS Act) (29K) Establishment and Management of National Integrated Protected Areas System. 97-38 Covers chemical control order for mercury and mercury compounds. 25 (83K) Implementing Rules and Regulations for Republic Act No. (55K) Covers fishery laws Presidential Decree 705. September 1. Defining its scope and coverage DENR Administrative Order No. Ministry of Natural Resources Administrative Order No. lakes and oceans for environmental protection. 1586 (7K) Establishing an Environmental Impact Statement System. Ministry of Natural Resources Memorandum. gathering and/or disposing marine turtles. 7586 Presidential Decree No. 1 Regulations Governing the collecting. including other environmental management related measures. Ministry of Natural Resources Administrative Order No. Philippine Constitution (Excerpts) (10K) Summarizes areas specific to environmental protection. 7942 (Philippine Mining Act of 1995) (99K) An Act instituting a new system of Mineral Resources Exploration. Republic Act No. streams. Development. Bureau of Forestry Administrative Order No. 97-05 Procedures in the retention of areas within certain distances along the banks of rivers. (37)K Covers Integrated Fishery Management Local Goverment Code (Excerpts) (40K) Presidental Decree 1151 (5K) Covers Philippine Environmental Policy Presidential Decree No. 33 Regulations governing the collection of marine turtle eggs in the province of Tawi-Tawi and reiterating the duties and responsibilities of deputy conservation . 201 Covers the creation of an implementing organization of the Pawikan Task Force to implement the pawikan conservation program of the Philippines. JOA Number 3.Philippine Constitution (202K) The Philippine Constitution specifically protects the environment. 1982 Management Authority over Marine Turtles.

Presidential Decree No. 68 Amends Section 2 of Fisheries Administrative Order No.utilization and conservation DENR Administrative Order No. 01 Deputizing the Provincial Governors. City of Manila Ordinance 7849 (3K) Amends Ordinace 7695 to provide stiffer penalties for improper garbage disposal. June vehicles. 3844. City of Manila Ordinance 7695 (2K) Covers proper garbage disposal. 88 DENR Administrative Order No. 03 Bans use of Highlead Yarding Systems in the Dipterocarp Forests City of Manila Ordinance 7853 (4K) An Ordinace requiring that all Public Utility Vehicles provide trash receptacles in their DENR Administrative Order No. 542 (17K) Covers the creation of the Task Force Pawikan Executive Order No. 10 Deputizing the Governor and ViceGovernor of Tawi-Tawi. 7907 (33K) An Act Amending Republic Act No. 08 Establishment of Certain Islands in the Province of Tawi-Tawi. 96-40 Series of 1996 (429K) Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. Palawan and Antique Marine Turtle Sanctuaries. 6657 (99K) The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law of 1998. Ministry of Natural Resources Administrative Order No. 36. officers and deputy game wardens. 3931. areas critical for the protection of Marine Turtles in the Philippines. 1992 Created the Organizational and Fisheries Administrative Order No. 984 (33K) Providing for the Revision of Republic Act No. Revised Fisheries Administrative Order No. 60 Regulations governing the issuance of fishpond permits and/or leases on public forest lands. commonly known as the Pollution Control Law. Republic Act No. ViceGovernors and Municipal Mayors. 1. 20. Forestry Sector Administrative Order No. otherwise known as the "Code of Agrarian Reform in the Philippines". Municipal Mayor and Barangay Captain of the Municipality of Taganak of the Province of Tawi-Tawi as Deputized Conservation Officers. Ministry of Natural Resources Administrative Order No. 7942 Republic Act No. 76 Management Structure for the Regulations regarding the collecting and implementation of the ENR Sector gathering of marine turtles Adjustment Loan (SECAL) Program. as amended. Executive Order No. Regulations for the Conservation of Turtle. as Conservation Officers Fisheries Administrative Order No. Fisheries Administrative Order No.02. January 13. 1992 Turtle Eggs and Turtle Shells in the Deals with the Annual Allowable Cut . 263(17K) Adopts Community-Based Forest Management as the National Strategy to ensure the sustainable development of the country's forst lands. Ministry of Natural Resources Administrative Order No.

July 14. April 20. 04. 2 Transferring the Administration and Control of Turtles to the Parks and Wildlife Office and for Other Purposes. 1992 Deals with the annual allowable cut computation and tree marking goal determination in the second growth dipterocarp forests DENR Administrative Order No. awards.Philippines Bureau of Forest Development Circular No. Series of 1992 Regulation governing the establishment of buffer zone within forest lands. September 30. Guidelines and/or Criteria to be observed and/or followed in the Selection of Local Government Units (LGUs). Republic Act 8435 Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act of 1997 DENR Administrative Order No. 7076. protection and promotion of the rights of indigenous cultural communities / indigenous people.timber Forest Products. DENR Administrative Order No.16. 8 Regulations for the Conservation of Marine Turtles in the Philippines DANR General Administrative Order No.12. 142. Series of 1991 "Establishing The El Nido Marine Reserves". DENR Administrative Order No. monitoring and evaluationof host NonGovernment Organization in the Conservation of Protected Areas Project DENR Administrative Order No. 1994 Revised Guidelines Governing the Issuance of Certificate of Origin for Logs. 1992 Addendum to DAO 42 which provides the regulations and guidelines governing the establishment and development of IFPs Presidential Decree 1067 The Water Code of the Philippines Republic Act 8371 The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997. 14. 30. Republic Act 8550 The Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998 DENR Administrative Order No. 5. provides for the recognition. Lumber and Non. Series of 1992 Amending DENR Administrative Order No. Series of 1989 Guidelines on the Disposition of Confiscated Wildlife Species. April 01. Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) and People's Organizations (POs) to the Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) DENR Administrative Order No. Series of 1995 Procedural and/or Documentary Requirements. Series of 1995 Guidelines in the selection. DENR Administrative Order No. 3. 13. February 17. Timber.34. 1994 Implementing Guidelines for NonGovernment Organization Assisted Community-Based Mangrove Forest Determination to Second Growth Forest. 7. DENR Administrative Order No.96-12 Prescribes organizational and Management Arrangement of the Pasig . DENR Administrative Order No. DENR Administrative Order No. 1992 Covers the rules and regulations to implement Republic Act No.

and disposition of wilf flora and Administrative Order No. 21. 1994 Additional Requirements in the Issuance of New Sawmill Permits and Certificates of Registration as Lumber Dealers. gathered. Series of DENR Administrative Order No. 8550 Revising DENR Administrative Order No. 95-08 Clarification on the Provisions of the NIPAS Law regarding the modification of boundary of the Protected Area and its Buffer Zone.92-50 the implementation of the Environmental Guidelines on the Disposition of Impact Statement System Confiscated Logs. Providing for the Rules and Prescribes the Guidelines for Community Regulations Governing Narra Resources. to further strengthen DENR Administrative Order No. 1994 Guidelines Governing the Implementation DENR Administrative Order No. September 07. DENR Administrative Order No. Series of 1991 DENR Administrative Order No. Commission. Department of Agriculture Administrative Order No. September 19.92-23 Institutionalizes the Master Plan for Forestry Development within DENR and Defines Functions of Offices for the purpose. 37. Task Force and Special Projects.92-35 1983. Series Implementing Rules and Regulations of 1996 Pursuant to Republic Act No.92-34 Rules and Regulations to Implement Republic Act No.Assisted CBMFM) for the DENR.55.92-36 and Monitoring of the DENR National Covers the Assignment and Supervision of Crime Reporting System. the DENR-Non-Governmental/Peoples' Organization (NG/PO) Desk. Including Renewals Thereof. DENR Administrative Order No. transported.92-37 Guidelines governing the confiscation. 32. Series of 1992. 1994 Creation of an Office to Coordinate DENR Commitments to Inter-Agency Committees. 1994 Amending Section 13 of DAO 58. 35. DENR Administrative Order No. River Rehabilitation Program DENR Administrative Order No.Management (NGO.92-30 Guidelines for the Transfer and Implementation of DENR Functions Devolved to the Local Government Units DENR Administrative Order No. 08. Lumber and Other Forest Products for Public Infrastructure DENR Administrative Order No. 30. Series of 1991 . September 16.92-27 Covers the Management of Mossy Forests DENR Administrative Order No. February 17.98-03 DENR Administrative Order No. 7076 Otherwise Known as "Peoples Small Scale Mining Act of 1991". DENR Administrative Order No. and imported including paraphernalia.36. 1992 acquired. DENR Memorandum Order No. Amending certain provisions of DENR seizure. Series of fauna illegally collected.34. Reforestation Contract Under the Low Income Upland Communities Project (LIUCP) DENR Administrative Order No. DENR Administrative Order No.

93-60 Revised Regulations and Guidelines Governing the Establishment and Management of Industrial Forest Plantations (IFPs) and Management of Residual Natural Forests for Production Purposes DENR Administrative Order No. Series of 1995. etc. 01. DENR Memorandum Circular No. January 26. Series of 1990 Guidelines on the Restoration of Open and Denuded Areas within National Parks and Other Protected Areas within National Parks and Other Protected Areas for the Enhancement of Biological Diversity. January 18. 1994 Implementing Guidelines for the Selection. Series of 1995 Implementing Guidelines of DENR Administrative Order No. DENR Memorandum Circular No.04. DENR Administrative Order No. DENR Memorandum Circular No.96-24 Rules and Regulations Governing the Socialized Industrial Forest Management Program DENR Administrative Order No. Collection and Disposition. 21. July Projects. 1994 Supplementary Guidelines and Instructions on the Implementation of DAO No.92-56 Designation of Pagbilao Mangrove Swamp Experimental Forest as Genetic Resources Area and National Training Site for Mangrove DENR & DILG Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1994. 98-01 Designation of Pagbilao Mangrove Swamp Experimental Forest as Genetic Resources Area and National Training Site for Mangrove Republic Act No. 20.Declaring Dugong or sea cow (Dugong dugon) as Protected Marine Mammal of the Philippines DENR Memorandum Circular No. 8041 An Act to Address the National Water .93-22 Revised Guidelines for Community Forestry Program DENR Administrative Order No.97-04 Rules and Regulations Governing the Industrial Forest Management Program DENR Administrative Order No. 25. Regulation on Forest Tree Seed Production. 60.93-16 Guidelines on the Implementation of the Forestry Sector Project DENR Administrative Order No. Series of 1993 DENR Administrative Order No. Series of 1993 Guidelines on the Establishment and Management of Buffer Zones for Protected Areas DENR Memorandum Circular No. Anent Issuance of Certificates of Origin for Forest Products.93-68 Amendment to DAO No. June 22. DENR Memorandum Circular No. DENR Memorandum Circular No. Contracting. S. 20. Monitoring and Evaluation of NGOs Under the ENR-SECAL Program. 1994 Guidelines for the Prosecution of Illegal Logging and Related Cases DENR Memorandum Circular No. October 7. 95-9. 16. 07. 1994 Delegation of Authority Regarding the Implementation of Foreign Assisted Integrated Protected Area Projects (IPAS). 22.

DENR Memorandum Circular No. Energy and Natural Resources. series of 1940 Modifies the boundaries of Quezon National Park Proclamation No. February 02." DENR Memorandum Circular No. 979 The Marine Pollution Decree of 1976 Presidential Decree No. December 22. 856 Code on Sanitation in the Philippines Presidential Decree No. Series of 1992 and Other Related Guidelines. Renaming it as the Crisis Republic Act No. 02. 1994 Amending DENR Memorandum Circular No. February 17. 825 Provides penalties for improper disposal of . 1994 General Outline for the Formulation of Initial Protected Area Plan. 1994 DENR Divers Who Could Assist in the Conduct of Coral and Fish Survey and Assessment. 32. July 08. Series of 1993. June 10. 26. DENR Memorandum Circular No. 01. DENR Memorandum Circular No. DENR Memorandum Order No. 1994 Adoption of Revised Procedures on the Issuance of Certificate of Origin Forms DENR Memorandum Order No. 1994 Flagship Program for the Indigenous Cultural Communities under the Social Reform Agenda. 2146 Proclaiming Certain Areas and Types of Projects as Environmentally Critical and Within the Scope of the Environmental Impact Statement System Established under Presidential Decree No. 192.A.13. 4190 An Act Declaring Certain Places in the Province of Lanao Del Sur as National Parks Republic Act No. 7586. 3571 An Act which prohibits destroying growing trees. 1987 Providing for the Reorganization of the Department of Environment. 38. 7161 Amends PD 705 by increasing the Forest Charges on Timber and other Forest Products. 29. 04. September 06. Republic Act No. 740. October 18. 45. series of 1913 Sets apart a forest reserve in Atimonan. DAO No. 25. Quezon Quezon Proclamation No. flowering plants and other plants of scenic value in public areas Quezon Proclamation No. 594. 1994 Clarifications on Some Provisions of R. 1995 Creation and Constitution of the National Federation of Multisectoral Forest Protection Committees (NFMFPC) Executive Order No. Otherwise Known as"Guidelines and Procedures in the Cancellation of Reforestation Contracts and Recovery Proceedings. September 22. 1994 Guidelines on the Partial Turn-over of Contract Reforestation (CREF) Projects Qualified for Forestland Management Agreement (FLMA) Issuance DENR Memorandum Circular No. Presidential Decree No. 1586. series of 1934 Covers the establishment of the Quezon National Park Quezon Proclamation No. 34.

possessing. Executive Order No. Presidential Decree No. Fisheries Administrative Order No. Executive Order No. 247 Sets guidelines for the prospecting of . 192 Authorizing the Establishment of the Clark Presidential Decree No. 549 Instructs the National Environment Protection Council to establish an administrative system for the evaluation of environmental impact of projects. selling. Municipality. 1775 Minister pursuant to the 1981 Amends section eighty of the Revised amendments to the Constitution. June 4. 1160 Gives authority to Barangay Captains to enforce Pollution and Environmental Control Laws Presidential Decree No. 601 International Airport Corporation to The Revised Coast Guard Law of 1974 operate and manage the Clark Aviation Complex Presidential Decree No. and for other Purposes garbage and other forms of uncleanliness.1179 Instructions authorizing the National Environment Protection Council to issue Environmental Compliance Certificates. 129 Ban on the taking or catching. 149 Adopting all existing rules and regulations on fisheries Fisheries Administrative Order No.Department of Environment and Natural Resources. 163 Prohibiting the operation of "Muro-Ami" Presidential Decree No. Fisheries Administrative Order No. 708 Reorganizing the Office of the President and Creating the Office of the Prime Presidential Decree No. 446 tetraethyl lead (TEL) in gasoline. City and Province Letter of Instruction No. 125 Rules and regulations governing conversion of ordinary fishpond permits and ten (10) year fishpond lease agreements into twenty-five (25) year fishpond lease agreements and other related matters. 06. 155 Regulating the use of fine meshed nets in fishing Fisheries Administrative Order No. Letter of Instructions No. 144 Rules and regulations on commercial fishing. Philippine Forestry Code (PD 705) Fisheries Administrative Order No. transporting Sabalo (full grown bangus or milkfish) Fisheries Administrative Order No. 1899 Establishes small-scale mining as a new dimension in mineral development Executive Order No. 1992 Covers the implementation of Project CARE Activities After Species Adoption by Each Barangay. 1121 Covers the creation of the National Environmental Protection Council DENR Memorandum Circular No. Mandating the Phase-out of Leaded Gasoline as one of the means of solving air pollution. 2001 Established a program phasing-out Executive Order No. 156 Guidelines and procedure in the effective implementation of LOI No. 1328 Fisheries Administrative Order No.

Forestry Sector Administrative Order No. November 17. 15 Created the Philippine Council for Sustainable Development DENR Memorandum Order No. 29 Fisheries Administrative Order No. and turtle shells in the Turtle Islands. series of 1991 Guidelines for the conduct of Resources Basic Inventory (RBI) within Protected Areas. Bancauan. 1993 Guidelines on the conduct of Protected Area Suitability Assessment (PASA). selling. DENR Memorandum Circular No. 09 Covers the regulation of forest tree seed Fisheries Administrative Order No. Fisheries Administrative Order No. 22. Fisheries Administrative Order No. comprising the Manuc-manucan. Fisheries Administrative Order No. August 03. 23 Regulations establishing a closed season period for the conservation of turtles. and Bancoran Islets in the Sulu DENR Memorandum Circular No. . Fisheries Administrative Order No. 29-1 Amending Sections 8 and 9 of Fisheries Administrative Order No. 09. 29 Rules and regulations governing the gathering of aquatic turtle eggs. 185 Ban on the taking or catching. 188 Regulations governing the operation of commercial fishing boats in Philippine waters using Tuna Purse Seine Nets. Fisheries Administrative Order No. 1992 Covers the delineation of functions and implementation of the Integrated Social Forestry Program after the Devolution of Functions to the Local Government Units (LGUs) DENR Memorandum Circular No. 35. 1992 Requires Timber License Agreement/Timber Production Sharing Agreement holders to prepare and submit a Medium Term Forest Management Plan. 173 Banning the exportation of bangus fingerlings (hatirin) biological and genetic resources Executive Order No. 17. purchasing and possessing. 17. October 15.and "Kayakas" in all Philippine waters. 184 under the National Integrated Protected Guideline on the experimental collection Areas System (NIPAS) of precious and semi-precious corals of the Philippine waters. May 13. Fisheries Administrative Order No. 18 Covers the protection and conservation of turtles in the San Miguel Islands. 10. DENR Memorandum Circular No. 164 Rules and Regulations governing the operation of "Hulbot-Hulbot" in the Philippine waters. Series of 1992 Guidelines on the preparation and submission of maps of areas covered by the National Integrated Protected Areas System. turtle eggs. transporting and exporting of Dolphins. Fisheries Administrative Order No. 1993 Sea Criteria and guidelines for the Categorization of the Protected Areas Fisheries Administrative Order No. DENR Memorandum Circular No. 36 To establish a closed season period for the gathering or killing of marine turtles.

or turtle shell. and Reptiles. 1994 Implementing Guidelines for the . DENR Administrative Order No. 1993 Institutionalizes community organizing as an approach and atrategy in the planning and pImplementation of programs and projects in theDENR. and iInsufficiently known species of Philippine Wild Birds. 24. 15. August 22. 68. DENR Administrative Order No. endangered. August 11. threatened. Series of 1964 Rules and Regulation for the Protection and Conservation of Flora in Public Grounds DENR Memorandum Circular No. 1995 Institutionalization of the Multi-Sectoral Forest Protection Communities Within The DENR System. vulnerable. July 13. December 16. Mammals. Forestry Sector Administrative Order No. 1995 Revised General Guidelines in the Implementation of the Sub-classification of Forestlands and Other Inalienable Lands of the Public Domain. 97-39 Covers chemical control order for cyanide and cyanide compounds. 1991 Establishment of a national list of rare. 1991 Revised Regulations and Guidelines Governing the Establishment and Development of Industrial Forest Plantations (IFPs) DENR Administrative Order No. production. Parks and Wildlife Office Administrative Order No. May 10. September 13. DENR Administrative Order No. to encourage more investors in the IFP program of the government and to accelerate the establishment of industrial forest plantations. indeterminate. 38. 17. DENR Administrative Order No. 60. Forestry Sector Administrative Order No. 1993 Amendment to DAO No. 62. 1. 48. 1992 Prescribes Conditions for the Operation of Sawmills and Mini-Sawmills.turtle eggs. October 15. collection and disposition. May 20. 42. DENR Administrative Order No. Series of 1993.

September 10.Conversion of Timber License Agreements (TLAs) to Industrial Forest Management Agreements (IFMAs). Republic Act No. 6239 An Act to Regulate the Practice of Forestry Profession in the Philippines DENR Administrative Order 96-26. . 1996 Revised Guidelines Governing the Harvest and Transport of Planted Trees and NonTimber Products within Social Forestry Areas.

4 B57 2009 Examines treaty regimes.S74 2009 Useful overview of various courts with jurisdiction over international environmental law. international trade in endangered species (i. dumping of hazardous wastes. Includes brief summaries of dozens of EU legislation. The researcher is usually looking for documents from the major organizations concerned with protection of the environment such as the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).  Documents in International Environmental Law. This is an in-depth guide to researching international environmental law. key concepts. ecosystems. and implementation & enforcement. Since then interest has steadily increased and it is one of the fastest growing areas of international law.Introduction Growth of international environmental law as a separate area of public international law began in the 1970s with the Stockholm Conference on the Environment in 1972. including discussion of cases and the ongoing challenges facing the courts.4. To search for other books or more specific subject. such as commercial/business law. and the Council of Europe. INTL K3583.  International Law & the Environment INTL K3585. and acid rain. Since ultimate responsibility for the protection of the environment remains at the national and local level. International cooperation in the form of treaties. . Current issues of international concern covered by environmental law include ozone layer depletion and global warming.  Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law INTLREF K3585. Getting Started There are many international environmental treatises and this section only highlights some publications that can provide a good introduction. Environmental law is also cutting across other areas of international law. deforestation of Brazil and the Philippines. institutions. marine plastics pollution from ships. destruction of tropical rain forests. groundwater depletion.e. conservation. oil spills.D63 2004 This is a representative selection of essential international environmental treaties and documents.J36 2008 Begins with the development of EU environmental law and the legal basis. agreements and resolutions created by intergovernmental organizations as well as national laws and regulations are being used to protect the environment. shipment of hazardous wastes to Third World countries.K5695 2007 A brief overview of international law with a focus on how international environmental law was formed as well as an analysis of newer topics such as environmental protection as a human right.  International Environmental law in a Nutshell INTL Reserve K3585. the OECD. desertification. transboundary nuclear air pollution (i.  European Environmental Law INTL KJE6242. arbitration. international trade in pesticides. and human rights. trade. nuclear energy. and international case law along with chapters specifically on climate change. protection of wetlands. the European Union. normative development. and much more.e.G87 2007 A good introductory source that covers all the major areas.  International Courts and Environmental Protection K3585 .O94 2007 This non-circulating publication provides 40 chapters grouped by general issues. Chernobyl). try keyword searching such as < montreal protocol > or < pre-cautionary principles > in the library catalog (try our new catalog interface).  Guide to International Environmental Law K3585. ivory trade). analytical tools. municipal laws and regulations related to the environment are increasingly being sought after. trade. basic issues.6.

.  ECOLEX Free database from FAO includes treaties.Treaties Treaties govern many aspects of international environmental law." Documents constituting soft law can often be located on the websites of individual organizations. This section lists many of the most common multilateral treaties and indicates sources for locating treaties generally. national legislation and court decisions. . soft law can be politically influential in setting down objectives and aspirations. updating and ratification information -. and the Forest Principles. status.see our Treaty Researchguide. many environmental treaties. Use the advanced search option to search by jurisdiction.   Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal Convention of Biological Diversity o            Biosafety Protocol (Cartagena Protocol) Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses Framework Convention on Climate Change and Kyoto Protocol International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL 73/78) International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Law of the Sea (LOS) Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAFTA side agreement) Ozone Treaties Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPS) TREATY COLLECTIONS The following resources offer collections of environmental treaties. the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development. There is also an online Glossary of Terms for Negotiators of Multilateral Environmental Agreementswhich is also in print at the Wolff Library.P35 2009defines soft law as "A term used to refer to non-binding instruments or documents which have the appearance of law. The Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law INTL REF KZ1161 ..including treaty indexes.. See EISIL's International Environmental Law page for links to additional agreements. There is another genre of international environmental agreements called soft law. SELECTED ENVIRONMENTAL TREATIES AND AGREEMENTS This list highlights some of the most frequently cited multilateral agreements related to the environment as there are many. Examples of key soft law documents in international environmental law include Agenda 21: Programme of Action for Sustainable Development. For more detailed information on researching treaties -.While not legally binding.

 HeinOnline United Nations Law Collection (Georgetown Law Only) This collection includes the United Nations Treaty Series (UNTS) and it is easy to search. EISIL This website is produced by the American Society of International Law and pulls together international law by topic.  International Protection of the Environment: Conservation in Sustainable Development INTL K3585. Good place to start when you need to know which agreements govern which areas. but it does offer useful search capabilities such as by date. actors. Fortunately. The Status of Treaties is also available and includes reservations and declarations for many treaties. It can be challenging to search.I58 1995 This multi-volume looseleaf set is updated regularly and offers a huge collection of international environmental documents including treaties.A1 I575 1974 This nine volume print looseleaf (updated regularly) is a comprehensive collection of treaties and "soft law.  Environmental Law Instruments (UNEP) This list includes treaties from 1933 with many in pdf format. statements. There are other databases (water events."  International Environmental Soft Law: Collection of Relevant Instruments INTL K3583. very few provide English translations. year of entry into force and many more. While many foreign governments provide their legislation on the internet. . Click on Treaty Locator on the left side to access it. Full text is included and often citation information is provided.I58 1993 While this set has ceased updating. but it includes ratification tables and images from the print series. The environmental section is a comprehensive collection of treaties and includes bluebook citations under "more information" for each treaty. For more detailed information on foreign law research. Try searching theonline catalog using terms such as < environmental code germany > to get useful results. Also has "soft law" documents. water atlas. there are many great sources for foreign environmental law. The Wolff Library has several codes in print. number of signatories. By clicking on the region.  International Environmental Law : Multilateral Treaties INTL K3583. resolutions from multiple bodies. Foreign Statutes and Regulations Locating foreign statutes can be challenging.  United Nations Treaty Collection This database is the electronic version of the United Nations Treaty Series (UNTS). etc) available from theTransboundary Freshwater Dispute Database home page. declarations.  Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators (ENTRI) We can't tell if this database is updated. see our Foreign & Comparative Law Research Guide. state of the environment and other useful information. and much more.  International Freshwater Treaties Databases This resource has nearly 450 treaties from 1820-2002. research.4. The sources listed below have good collections of laws and have been useful in the past. it offers a great collection of soft law documents.  Global International Waters Assessment (GIWA) A draft map divides the world's waters into regions. you can see the major international agreements. You can even search by UNTS citation. The general treaty collections below can be very useful when you need to cite to an official source.

Foreign and International Case Law Access to court decisions varies among jurisdictions. For many countries.4. but still a good resource for African environmental law.C37 Features cases from Canada with annotations. . and Uganda that include court decisions.  International Encyclopedia of Laws : Environmental Law Online This database provides extensive background information on the environmental law of individual countries. When available. Also on Google books with ( Benin-Lesotho & Mali-Tunisia) previews of full text.  Canadian Environmental Law Reports INTL KE3612. Use the advanced search option to search by jurisdiction.C65 1996(infrequently updated) Some of this information is dated.note: for this database.  International Environmental Law Reports INTL K3584.  ECOLEX Great.  ELAW (Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide) The Legal and Scientific Resources section includes some court decisions.  Foreign Law Guide database (Georgetown Law Only) The best source for locating the law for many foreign jurisdictions.I58 1999 This multi volume set (volume 5 published in 2007) includes coverage of international and national tribunals. Many courts provide jurisprudence on court websites and they are often searchable. you must enter your email address and create a user profile). Again. the existence of English translations whenever possible. Useful for finding citations and summaries of statutes and regulations.  Environmental Law Reports INTL KJE6242.  Library Databases (Georgetown Law Only) We subscribe to legal databases for the following countries: India ( SCC Online . You will need to select a region and then a country to see a list of available materials.  ECOLEX This database has some court decisions. Coverage varies between countries. China (ChinaLawInfo). Remember. We suggest selecting "court decisions" and then entering a country name. sometimes periodical literature is a good source for citations or the text of national and international case law.  World Legal Information Institute (WorldLII) The wealth of information here is maintained by several legal research institutes around the world. It does not have translations of foreign statutes. English translations are rarely provided. Each jurisdiction also has an Internet Sources section. and selected references to secondary sources in English. including complete bibliographic citations to legislation.Vietnam. but also try links listed under subject or legislation. there are legislation and case law databases. We suggest clicking on "All Countries" on the left side and then selecting your jurisdiction. It provides the researcher with relevant information on sources of foreign law.A7 E5 Covers annotated cases from the United Kingdom and the European Union. we have included specialized reports that have only environmental cases. China ( ChinaLawInfo). Volume 1 covers very early decisions and volume 4 covers national courts.I58 1995 (updated regularly) Library Databases (Georgetown Law Only) We subscribe to legal databases for the following countries: India ( SCC Online Note: you must enter your email when you use this site and register your name the first time). Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries INTL KQC705. and Uganda.53. Worldlii has legal information from 86 countries. free database from FAO includes national legislation (some translations). Also available on Westlaw (ENV-RPTS).   International Protection of the Environment : Conservation in Sustainable Development INTL K3585.

Coverage: 1975 ‹ present. social sciences. . but also try links listed "Courts & Case-Law". broadcast and online sources. Publishes the current awareness tools.  Academic Search Premier (Georgetown Only) International environmental research can be interdisciplinary and this is a great resource for non-legal academic literature. Search by title. Some even offer RSS feeds or email notifications. see our Using Articles for Legal and Non-Legal Research guide. but covers EU developments. The results will provide information on both print and electronic availability. View the Upcoming Meetings section to monitor international meetings. abstract.  Oxford University Press (Georgetown Only) Online access to journals covering legal. there are legislation and case law databases.S. and linguistics. just search thejournal title (not article title) in the online catalog. or by full text. but results will include articles in many languages besides English.  Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (Georgetown Law Only) This database is an index and doesn't include the full text. For detailed information on all our journal databases and how to search them. medical sciences. education. locate a citation or even the text of a foreign law. abstract.  Greenwire (Georgetown Law Only) A daily news service reporting on the latest environmental & energy politics and policy at state. For many countries. authoritative records of ongoing meetings of various environmental topics. Search by title. However. humanities. it is the best source for locating foreign law journal articles. and ethnic studies.  Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide blog ELAW is a worldwide partnership organization among environmental advocates promoting the environmental movement around the world. Search in English. law reviews.  Kluwer Law International Journals (Georgetown Only) Also known as KLI Journals Online. Note: the Library does not subscribe to all titles that are listed on the Kluwer web site. Earth Negotiations Bulletin and Your Meeting Bulletin which promise to be neutral. You can then locate the full text by searching for the journal title in the library catalog. but need to locate it in electronic format. and other subjects. but you should consider expanding your research to include foreign journals and indexes for more comprehensive and global coverage.  IISD Linkages Daily news source for coverage of international environmental meetings . World Legal Information Institute (WorldLII) We suggest clicking on "All Countries" on the left side and then selecting your jurisdiction. Summarizes from various print. Somewhat business-related. Periodical Literature Journal articles are a good way to obtain background information. This open blog includes information on current issues and policies.  Cambridge University Press (Georgetown Only) Full text access to legal and other journals published by Cambridge University Press. Westlaw and Lexis provide excellent coverage of U. If you already have an article citation. arts & literature. Current Awareness These sources are useful for keeping up to date on recent events in this field and for selecting a paper topic. national and international levels.600 publications on social sciences. regional affairs. Provides full text for over 4. or by full text.

Additional Resources  CIEL . Other Research Guides Want more information about international environmental law? These other research guides may help. There are meeting documents and publications available. WaterLex and FishLex databases. CIEL's publications page links to scholarly papers on the following topics: biodiversity and wildlife.Environment The EU has an active environmental program and this link will provide access to legislation. International Environment Reporter (Georgetown Law Only) This biweekly BNA publication covers international environmental law and policy in the major industrialized and developing nations. and publications. environmental law research. Be sure to visit the European Commission Environment Directorate-General site for additional resources. Organizations  European Union .  Social Science Research Network (Georgetown Law Only) SSRN is a database of working papers and articles accepted for publication (some have since been published) on various subjects including international environmental law. FAO offers FAOLex. and more. and a handy tab of Information by Country. chemicals.S.  United Nations Environment Programme Main UNEP web page with full text publications.  International Environmental Law This research guide is part of the ASIL Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law.  A Basic Guide to International Environmental Legal Research This GlobaLex guide has a useful table of sub-topics with treaties and relevant research websites listed. Statistics. TheEuropean Environment Agency was established by an EU regulation and assists EU institutions and EEA members in making decisions and policies about the environment. Westlaw or Lexis.  OECD Environment There is useful information here organized under tabs such as Publications. human rights & the environment."  Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) In addition to Ecolex. Journal articles will need to be accessed from HeinOnline.The Center for International Environmental Law CIEL is a nonprofit organization working to use international law and institutions to protect the environment.  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change This scientific body reviews and evaluates information produced about climate change. This is a good place to begin your EU environmental research. Also in print in the Wolff Library. Working papers are available for downloading. Locate useful information under "Environmental Topics" and "Data and Maps.  Environmental Law Research Guide This Georgetown guide details U. climate change. reports. and ensure a just and sustainable society. trade & sustainable development. The United Nations Environment Programme in Geneva offers handy links to specific UNEP programs headquartered in Geneva. promote human health. .

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