Philippine Eagle Foundation

The Philippine Eagle Foundation focuses on the great Philippine Eagle not only to recover its dwindling populations but also to protect its forest habitats and ensure the sustainable use of the forests' bounties for the people.

Along with saving the eagle and the many animals that share its forest home, the Foundation looks forward to helping fulfill the dreams and aspirations of th ...

e millions of marginal income families who also rely on the forest to survive.

Philippine Eagle Foundation News

  • Coming To The Rescue Of The Endangered Philippine Eagle

    Coming To The Rescue Of The Endangered Philippine Eagle

    Can captive breeding and community-based conservation save this great raptor?

    The Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi), endemic to the Philippines and one of the worlds largest and heaviest eagles, continues to face the threat of extinction due to ignorance and deforestation.

    "At least one Philippine eagle is killed every year because of shooting," laments Jayson Ibanez, research and conservation director of the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF), a non-government organization based in Davao City in southern Phillippine. Ibanez says that deforestation due to timber poaching and slash- ...

  • Keeper Of The Eagles

    The Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) in the past decades have been working hard in preserving the raptor it is named after.

    However, the conservation efforts of PEF would not be successful without the help of the people who work tirelessly day and night to uplift the status of the great Philippine Eagle.

    One of them is Eddie V. Juntilla, PEF senior animal keeper. He has been with PEF the last 30 years helping out the rearing of the eagles throughout their lifecycle -- from the day they are born to the day they are ready to mate to the day they lay an egg.

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  • Wildlife Is Here

    Wildlife Is Here

    In an effort to educate the public of the rich biodiversity in Davao Region and in Mindanao, the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF), in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Davao and SM Lanang Premier, staged an interactive exhibit at the mall's cinema hallway.

    Opened for viewing on March 8, the interactive exhibit features nine charismatic species of wildlife including Lina's Sunbird, Pit Viper, Sailfin Lizard, and Water Monitor.

    In an interview with PEF's Research and Conservation Director Jayson Ibanez, he explained the importance of caring for th ...

  • Agencies Launch Info Drive To Protect Davaos Rich Wildlife

    The Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR XI), other government and private organizations have embarked on a series of campaign activities on understanding and protecting the Davao Regions wildlife.

    The activity is in line with the UN Wildlife Week held in March 3 to March 9. PEF director for research and conservation Jason Ibanez said the advocacy is an alternative activity for the youth to keep them away from the gadget-base lifestyle.

    "We have evidence that too much exposure to gadgets are stressful to children so we are trying to ...

  • PEF Hosts United Nations Wild Life Week Celebration

    PEF Hosts United Nations Wild Life Week Celebration

    The Philippine Eagle Foundation is hosting the first United Nations Wild Life Week Celebration in Davao City. The weeklong celebration commenced on March 3, Saturday.

    "This is essentially a part of the global celebration or commemoration of the signed anniversary of CITES or Convention on International Trade for Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora," said Jason Ibanez, research and conservation director of the Philippine Eagle Foundation during the Connect Science, Health and Wellness press conference at Sm Lanang Premier on Friday.

    He said this is this is the main international l ...

  • Skills Program For IP Forest Guards Proposed

    Skills Program For IP Forest Guards Proposed

    The Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) together with its partner agencies is currently drafting a training standard or curriculum for a proposed skills program that aims to properly train and equip indigenous people in guarding the forests.

    Jayson Ibanez, research and conservation director of PEF said the creation of the "forest guarding program" under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) will help provide a better life for IPs in the uplands apart from providing them effective ways of environmental conservation.

    "It started with the desire to provide practical ...