I prefer Environmental Planner. An environmental planner for me is a facilitator of change, for the planner considers the limitations of nature with the needs of developing the built environment while providing information to make empowered decisions by the community. Also, the planner is a scientist, artist, and activist that mixes technical knowledge of planning methodologies, with the art of negotiation, and with a passionate advocacy for change. There is no other job that I know of that has the opportunity to affect so many lives, except maybe for the Office of the President.
I traveled to Mindoro island to make a map, and I got more than gps tracks and points when I came down from the mountains. This was the story about my journey through the forests of the Mts. Iglit-Baco National Park, to the Magcawang Ranger Station, the Tamaraw Conservation Program amidst social, and environmental challenges,Continue reading “The Tamaraw and The Tamaraw Rangers Who Protect Them”
This is a low resolution copy of the protected areas in the Philippines using data from the World Database on Protected Areas platform.