Sustainable Development Goals
Life on Land
To protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation is the driving force behind DLSU-D's biodiversity conservation program.
As such, the 27-hectare campus boasts of rich foliage from 1,398 trees belonging to 64 endemic and indigenous species, while a 2018 study found 34 species of birds comprising of eight Philippine endemic species, four migratory species, and 22 new recorded bird species within the sampling area.
Bird species in DLSU-D
Researchers at De La Salle University-Dasmariñas have recently discovered a 65 percent increase in the number of bird species found within campus, as testament to the University’s efforts to conserve and protect its biodiversity.Learn more
Endemic and Indigenous Trees in DLSU-D
As of the first half of 2014, 1,398 trees have been planted within the campus with a total of 64 varieties, ranging from indigenous species like narra, kamagong and ipil ipil; tropical species like the jade vine and canistel; exotic plants like Tree of Heaven and Yellowbell, as well as fruit bearing trees like mango, avocado, sampaloc and langka.Learn more
During the recent Season of Creation celebration, Lasallians were requested to offer plants to build a community PLANTry, which will serve as a repository of plants, to be propagated and freely shared with others. This activity aims that stakeholders will walk together to the path of ecological conversion.