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  • Endangered Bird Species Cockatoo

    Endangered Bird Species Cockatoo

    Penal authorities, village leaders, and conservationists renewed a memorandum of agreement designed to protect the critically endangered Philippine cockatoo or "katala" inside the Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm.

    The covenant covers the conservation, protection, management, and preservation of the bird species known nesting and foraging grounds in 10 barangays in Puerto Princesa City.

    "Perhaps, unknown to our knowledge, the lowland forest of Iwahig is the third most important habitat of the katala," said Indira Dayang Lacerna-Widmann, chief operations officer of the Katala Foundation Inc.
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  • Iwahig, 10 Villages Commit Anew To Conserve 'Katala'

    Iwahig, 10 Villages Commit Anew To Conserve 'Katala'

    The Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF) and 10 villages in Puerto Princesa City signed Friday a new agreement for the fourth year of implementation of the biodiversity conservation of the Philippine cockatoo or "katala."

    The conservation pact for 2019 is a renewal of commitment of the IPPF and the barangays to conserve, protect, manage, and preserve the known nesting and foraging grounds of the critically endangered katala (Cacatua haematuropygia).

    Indira Dayang Lacerna-Widmann, chief operations officer of the Katala Foundation, Inc. (KFI), explained the signing of the memorandum of agre ...

  • Success Seen In Katala Conservation Efforts

    Success Seen In Katala Conservation Efforts

    A non-government organization that has conducted decades of conservation work on the Palawan Cockatoo or Katala, a critically endangered bird species found only in Palawan, has expressed optimism they will be able to have the bird finally removed from the international list of critically endangered birds this year.

    Indira Widdman, chief operations officer of Katala Foundation, Inc. (KFI), said during Wednesday's 12th Katala Festival held in Narra, Palawan they will conduct next year an assessment of the bird's population, together with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature ...

  • 15th German Ambassadors Cup Tees-off For The Katala Foundation

    15th German Ambassadors Cup Tees-off For The Katala Foundation

    The German Ambassadors Cup (GAC) 2017, organized by the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (GPCCI) together with the German Embassy in Manila, was a great success with a record number of 106 players.

    Staged for the 15th time and played this year at the Manila Southwoods Golf and Country Club, the invitational charity golf tournament assembled entrepreneurs representing the German-Philippine trade and industry, leaders from the Philippine government and members of the diplomatic corps.

    Having joined the GAC, sponsors and individual players supported the Palawan-based ...

  • Philippine Cockatoo Festival 2017 In Palawan Island

    Philippine Cockatoo Festival 2017 In Palawan Island

    Wild Bird Club Malaysia (WBCM) was invited by Wild Bird Club Philippines (WBCP) to attend the 11th Katala (Philippine Cockatoo) Festival. This Festival celebrates the Critically Endangered Philippine Cockatoo and it is done near the site of the largest remaining wild population of this species, hosted each year by the Katala Foundation, Inc. WBCM was represented by Ms Yeo (Josephine) and Mr Andy Lee. We booked AirAsia flight departing Kuala Lumpur on 28th June, Wednesday night at 9.30pm (at our own costs). Our flight to Manila was delayed by an hour and we reach Ninoy Aquino International Airp ...

  • Pagtatanim Ng Malunggay Batas Na Sa Isang Bayan Sa Palawan

    Pagtatanim Ng Malunggay Batas Na Sa Isang Bayan Sa Palawan

    Ginawa ng batas dito sa bayan ang pagtatanim ng malunggay hindi lamang para maging mas malusog ang mga residente ngunit upang mabigyan din ng sapat na pagkain ang mga ibong Katala o Philippine Cockatoo.

    Sa tala ng mga awtoridad, mula sa 25 piraso noong 1998, ngayon ay hindi na bababa sa 300 na katala ang namamalagi sa lugar dahil hitik ang mga puno sa bunga.

    Nakipagtulungan na din ang lokal na pamahalaan sa mga residente upang siguraduhin na walang manghuhuli sa mga ibon.

    Dahil sa pamamalagi ng mga katala sa isla ng Rasa na sakop ng bayan, taon-taon nang idinaraos ng lokal na pamahala ...