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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 ...
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 ...
Two of Rainforest Trust's local partners were recognized for their continued commitment to safeguarding biodiversity through community engagement.
This May, the Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) presented Whitley Awards to two members of Rainforest Trust partner organizations. According to the WFN website, "The Whitley Awards champion effective local conservationists from bio-diversity rich, resource-poor countries, who are spearheading innovative work to save endangered wildlife and benefit local communities."
Ian Little of Rainforest Trust's partner Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) was recogn ...
Rasa island, a declared protected area in Narra holds the highest living population in he wild of Red-vented Philippine Cockatoo, locally known as Katala.
The Philippine Cockatoo (or Red-vented Cockatoo) is classified as Critically Endangered, which means that the risk for its becoming extinct in the wild is very high! Once fairly common throughout its range, it has suffered greatly in the past decades from habitat loss and the pet trade.
Once feared to be on the brink of extinction, the Philippine cockatoo, also known as katala, is slowly thriving, thanks to an environmentalist whose work with the iconic bird's remaining wild population in Palawan province won her the "Green Oscars" of the conservation community.
Indira Lacerna-Widmann, director of the Philippine Cockatoo Conservation Program, last week received the prestigious Whitley Awards in London, conferred by Princess Ann, along with six other environmentalists from different countries.
The award from the Whitley Fund for Nature recognizes "effective local conserv ...