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Why Do We Need to Preserve Philippine Native Trees

Why Do We Need to Preserve Philippine Native Trees

Agroforestry
"They are ours. They are our heritage. They are our treasure. They are the crowning glory of the Philippine forest." These powerful words from David Castor, the curator and manager of Negros Forest Park, emphasize the vital importance of preserving the native trees of the Philippines. In a world where environmental conservation is becoming increasingly crucial, protecting these native trees is not just an option—it's an imperative. This article will explore the significance of preserving Philippine native trees and their impact on the environment, biodiversity, and our future. The Slow Food Negros Community Food Talks series, as part of Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2020, brings this crucial issue to the forefront. Slow Food International, a global movement committed to preserving local ...