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

  • Obo Manuvus Declare Traditional Lands As Indigenous Community Conserved Area

    Obo Manuvus Declare Traditional Lands As Indigenous Community Conserved Area

    The Obo Manuvus of Magpet, North Cotabato in an elaborate ceremony recently declared their ancestral domain as an Indigenous Community Conserved Area (ICCA). An ICCA is usually a natural area governed by Indigenous Peoples according to their logical and cultural values. In the Philippines, ICCAs are recognized by the government as a way to protect natural areas and ecosystems.

    The ICCA declaration of the Obo Manuvus is an outcome of a project launched by Department of Environment and Natural Resources- Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through ...

  • How Do You Save The Philippine Eagles? First, Empower The Communities

    How Do You Save The Philippine Eagles? First, Empower The Communities

    The Philippine Eagle Foundation receives this year's Eduardo Aboitiz Award for Outstanding Institution for its collaboration with indigenous peoples in saving the endangered national bird.

    Protecting the mighty Philippine eagle is no easy feat, but a decades-old foundation based in Davao City has been on a mission to provide sanctuaries for the critically-endangered national bird.

    The Philippine Eagle Foundation has turned an 8.4-hectare lush forest at the foothills of Mt Apo into a sanctuary for the Philippine eagles as well as other birds, mammals, and reptiles.

    The Philippine Eagle ...

  • Sarangani All Set For First-ever Birdwatching Festival

    Thousands of local and foreign tourists, mostly wildlife and bird enthusiasts, are expected to join the first-ever Raptor Watch Festival on Friday in the coastal municipality of Glan in Sarangani Province.

    Cornelio Ramirez Jr., executive director of the Sarangani Environmental Conservation and Protection Center (ECPC), said Thursday they are all set for the event to be held at the famed Raptor Hill, Barangay Rio del Pilar in Glan.

    Organized by the provincial government of Sarangani, he said the festival is mainly aimed to highlight and raise awareness on the conservation and protection o ...

  • Eagle Foundation, Cleft Lip Doctor Win Triennials

    Eagle Foundation, Cleft Lip Doctor Win Triennials

    Efforts of individuals and institutions who committed themselves to bring change and improve the society were recognized during the awarding of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (Rafi) Triennial Awards yesterday at Bai Hotel in Mandaue City.

    Rafi gave the Eduardo Aboitiz Award for Outstanding Institution to the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF). The category has five nominees.

    The Ramon Aboitiz Award for Exemplary Individual, on the other hand, was given to Dr. Benedict Edward Valdez. The category also have five nominees.

    With the goal to protect the Philippine eagle, which is conside ...

  • Kadayawan Celebrating Davaos Bounty

    Kadayawan Celebrating Davaos Bounty

    As the organizers proudly announced at a pre-Kadayawan event held at Seda Abreeza hotel, aside from the usual street dancing, parade and trade fairs, there are several new and unique events prepared for visitors to enjoy at the festival.

    To highlight Davao's diverse indigenous culture and heritage, the festival will begin with Subang Singdanan and Panagtagbo, depicting the convergence of the city's 11 ethno-linguistic groups.

    The grand street-dancing competition Indak Indak sa Kadayawan, which is often a major highlight of festivals, will be on Aug. 18, while the Pamulak sa Kadayawan par ...

  • Forest Monitor Lizard

    Forest Monitor Lizard

    "You are what you eat." Besides applying to humans, this saying is also true with the iconic Philippine eagle, a unique species and prolific hunter with a distinct diet.

    A critically endangered species, with only about 400 pairs left in the wild, the Philippine eagle continues to survive and thrive in the wild despite the continuing destruction of their natural habitats.

    This underscores the importance of protecting the country's remaining virgin forests, rehabilitating open, degraded and denuded forest, to allow the country's rich biodiversity to thrive and take care of its own, includi ...