Haribon

Haribon is the Philippines pioneer environmental organization. Haribon practically gave birth to the Philippine environmental movement. Hatched in 1972, the organization, and the individuals it trained and nurtured were instrumental in the formation of other environmental organizations in the country.

Haribon Foundation News

  • Back To Basics Farming That Truly Cares

    Back To Basics Farming That Truly Cares

    Despite technological advancements, the fundamental purpose of farming hasnt changed throughout the years. It is meant to cultivate or produce crops that will give and sustain life.

    Today, however, farming has been greatly influenced by the increasing demand for food due to population growth. To cope with this growing need, scientists have developed pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilizers to increase production. While its good for business, we all know that the case isnt the same for the environment.

    A long time ago, farmers used a system that does not utilize harmful chemicals. ...

  • Haribon Foundation Forest Resources Bills Get First Hearing In 17th Congress

    Haribon Foundation Forest Resources Bills Get First Hearing In 17th Congress

    After a year on hiatus, forest policies were deliberated in a recent congressional hearing led by House Committee on Natural Resources chairman Arnel Ty.

    Environmental advocates lobbied for an alternative forest management policy which will supersede the current 1975 Revised Forestry Code. For over two decades, bills on sustainable forest management have been pending at the lower house.

    Known as the Forest Resources Bill (FRB), the revitalized policy seeks to ensure the continued and efficient use of Philippine forest resources for present and future generations.

    The FRB network advoc ...

  • Facts You Need To Know About The Top 10 Birds In The City

    Facts You Need To Know About The Top 10 Birds In The City

    Help us find out where are our city birds this July 15 & 16!

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    1. Eurasian Tree Sparrow

    Legend has it that in the early 1900s, Europeans brought these birds to the Philippines to help them combat loneliness and homesickness. Today, it is the most common bird in the Philippines known as the maya.

    2. Yellow-vented Bulbul

    Easily identified by its yellow bottom, this bird sports a mohawk comparable to that of the infamous hairstyle.

    3. Pied Fantail

    In birding language, the term pied means black and white. Locally known as the Maria Capr ...

  • 6 Things You Can Do To Attract Birds In Your Garden

    6 Things You Can Do To Attract Birds In Your Garden

    Help us find out where are our city birds this July 15 & 16!

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    1. Provide water supply.

    One of the easiest things you can do to attract birds in your garden is to set up a birdbath. It can be made from an old laundry bucket or pots from old plants. It should be shallow enough for birds to bathe in comfort and is placed in an area where birds can hide if they get startled by humans or cats. It also helps to place a flat stone near it to give them an easy way in and out. Most importantly, don't forget to clean it regularly to prevent mosquitoes fr ...

  • Haribon Wins 2017 Energy Globe Award

    Haribon Wins 2017 Energy Globe Award

    Haribons Rainforestation Organizations and Advocates (ROAD) to 2020 forest-restoration movement was awarded as the best environmental project in the Philippines by the Energy Globe during the recent celebration of World Environment Day. It bested more than 2,000 submissions from over 170 countries.

    The ROAD to 2020 is an environmental-conservation movement that aims to bring back the lost Philippine rainforests in the country by 2020.

    It unifies the efforts of different groups that use rainforestation, including local governments, non-governmental organizations, people's organizations, p ...

  • 10 Environmental Organizations You Can Join

    10 Environmental Organizations You Can Join

    We can take the next step and join these organizations that go the extra mile in saving the only Earth that we have.