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HAPI Bacolod Leads Tree Planting
March 26 @ 8:00 am - March 27 @ 5:00 pm
According to Global Forest Watch, Negros Occidental lost 164ha of humid primary forest from 2002 to 2019, making up 2.5% of its total tree cover loss in the same time period. The total area of humid primary forest in Negros Occidental decreased by 0.85% in this time period. And from 2001 to 2019, Negros Occidental lost 7.10kha of tree cover, equivalent to a 3.2% decrease in tree cover since 2000, and 2.68Mt of CO₂ emissions.
With the recent massive flooding on some of the catchment areas in Negros Occidental, namely Silay City, Talisay City, Victorias City (which are all part of the Northern Negros Natural Park), we the Humanist Alliance Philippines, International – Bacolod City Chapter would like to initiate a tree planting activity on March 26-27, 2021.