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.
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Around 200 forest guard volunteers in the city will converge on Wednesday, November 22, for the Bantay Bukid Panagtagbo at Davao City Recreational Center (DCRC) to reorient them on their role as vanguards of the environment to ensure that all concerns are addressed.
Chinkee Golle, acting executive director of Interface Development Interventions (Idis) said during the Kapehan sa Dabaw on Monday, November 20, that these forest guards are deployed in different areas in the city to monitor and ensure the safety of the environment.
Today, she said that these Bantay Bukid will be wearing the u ...
Gomanan, where the metal tools are forged.
The Gomanan or forge is central to the culture and traditions of the Bagobo-Tagabawa. From this forge, where blacksmiths make their farm tools and weapons, the Bagobo Tagabawa of Mt. Apo carved their living as farmers, forest harvesters, and hunters.
"In all, a Gomanan is more than just an instrument, it represents a way of life and cosmology that is unique to the Bagobo-Tagabawa of Mt. Apo," reads the Culture-based Conservation Publication 03 of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples, the Sinab'badan kag Tugal'lan Ka Sibulan, Cemex, and ...
Residents of Talaingod town in Davao del Norte province found a Philippine Serpent Eagle (Spilornis holospilus) along a road under construction on Thursday afternoon, November 9.
In a Facebook message, Jill Majaducon, 31 told Davao Today that her husband Beldion Majaducon found the eagle around 2 pm in Sitio Indangan, Barangay Sto. Nino.
"Nagtrabaho pa sila sa karsada, nag-aspalto ug nakita nila nga naglingkod sa daplin (They were working on a road construction when they saw the bird by the roadside)," she said.
Majaducon said the bird is still in their custody as of press time. She ...
Davao-based environmentalist, artist, photographer and educator Ricardo N. Obenza Jr. continues a lifelong advocacy for the environment. Now 72, his unique approach centers on developing a personal connection of nature. Ric Obenza uses all available opportunities to educate the people of Davao City about the environment, especially through the experience of planting and tending native trees and getting to appreciate trees nature through art. He says that when a child plants a native tree, as the tree grows, there grows the childs love for the environment.
At an early age, Ric started painti ...
The network of conservation centers for various birds of prey in Asia has appealed to the regions youths and students to initiate more efforts to improve the biodiversity in the region.
"More so of the well-being of the human race, not only of the raptors and other endangered species," said Toru Yamazaki, the president of Asian Raptor Research and Conservation Network (ARRCN).
Yamazaki said the conservation of the environment is deeply intertwined with the conservation of the endangered species and, more important, on the conservation of the human race.
"We cannot deny that the destru ...
The Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) is set to build a new satellite breeding facility in a 23-hectare donated land in Compostela Valley province.
Dennis Salvador, PEF executive director said the new facility will provide a secluded breeding area not only for the Philippine Eagle, but for other endangered raptors as well.
"Given current threats to captive populations such as disease outbreaks and natural calamities, this new asset will help address our plans to secure and isolate breeding populations," Salvador said in a statement on Thursday, October 26.
The 23-hectare parcel ...