Forestry expert says cutting mature tree more sustainable

CONTRARY to popular belief, cutting mature trees for timber is sustainable, said a forestry professor of the University of Wisconsin in the United States (US). Dr. Scott Bowe of the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology of the University of Wisconsin said sustainable use of forest resources considers not only environmental protection but also social

Flying foxes live in Dalaguete forest

THE southern town of Dalaguete is not just Cebu’s vegetable basket. Its remaining forest patches provide home to three species of bats, aside from three endangered bird species. Lisa Paguntalan of the Philippine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc. (PBCF) said the Dalaguete forest serves as habitat to the golden-crowned flying fox, little golden-mantled flying fox and