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13 August 2018

READ OUR TECHNICAL PROGRESS REPORT - PALAWAN DEER RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION PROGRAMME - JUNE 2017 - MAY 2018

 



08 August 2018

READ OUR TECHNICAL PROGRESS REPORT - PHILIPPINE COCKATOO CONSERVATION PROGRAMME - SEPTEMBER 2017 -  JUNE 2018

 



16 July 2018

FIRST-EVER CRITICALLY ENDANGERED PALAWAN FOREST TURLE HATCHED UNDER HUMAN CARE

After nearly five years of conservation breeding efforts, the Katala Foundation Inc. (KFI) and Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) have announced the hatching of the first critically endangered Palawan Forest Turtle (S. leytensis) under human care from parents that had been living for years at their assurance colony facilities in Palawan.



28 June 2018

12th KATALA FESTIVAL, NARRA, PALAWAN

Connecting the land and the sea, Katala bridges the gap as the Municipality of Narra celebrates 12th Katala Festival on June 28, 2018 with the theme, "Narra isulong ang KKK: Katala at Karagatan para sa Kinabukasan". As the highlight of the festivity, students and local community witnessed the launching of Katala as flagship species of Narra, Palawan. Around 838 students and teachers participated on the parade wearing Katala headdress and around a thousand headcount was reached till closing. The first ever friendly basketball game was also held and competed by the LGU team and Katala Force joined by local religious sectors, IP, DENR and KFI representative.



 

18-22 June 2018

15th KALABUKAY FESTIVAL, DUMARAN, PALAWAN

Municipal Government of Dumaran, Palawan, Philippines celebrated 57th Founding Anniversary and 15th Kalabukay Festival themed "Sa kinse anyos, ing tawan ta'y lugar para mabue" on June 18-22, 2018. The festivity was graced by the presence of the known song writer/singer who expressed his love for nature through songs, Mr. Joey Ayala. A whole fun day activity was attended by the elementary and secondary students and community members of the municipality. Kudos to the Municipality of Dumaran and its constituents who continually support our shared conservation goals!



SCALING UP PALAWAN PANGOLIN CONSERVATION - DEVELOPING THE FIRST NATIONAL CONSERVATION STRATEGY FOR THE SPECIES

This month the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS), Katala Foundation Incorporated (KFI), Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Philippines, and the IUCN SSC Pangolin Specialist Group held a workshop to develop the first ever national conservation strategy for the Palawan pangolin. This is a critical first step for the endemic species, populations of which are declining rapidly.



17 April 2018

CONSERVATION GROUPS UNITE TO SAVE THE ENDANGERED PALAWAN PANGOLIN

Conservation groups in the Philippines this week joined forces with the government, indigenous peoples groups and key law enforcement agencies to launch the first ever national strategy to save the endangered Palawan pangolin (Manis culionensis), the only pangolin species to occur in the Philippines.



Credit: Whitley Fund for Nature

19 May 2017

INDIRA LACERNA-WIDMANN RECEIVES THE 2017 WHITLEY AWARD PRESENTED BY HRH THE PRINCESS ROYAL

Indira Lacerna-Widmann is the winner of the Whitley Award donated by Notting Hill Preparatory School with her  work "Partnering with prisoners to safeguard the Critically Endangered Philippine cockatoo". The 2017 Whitley Awards Ceremony was held on 18th May at The Royal Geographical Society in London. The Ceremony was hosted by Tom Heap with the Whitley Awards presented to the winners by WFN Patron, HRH The Princess Royal, in front of over 500 guests. Click here for the photos and video of Indira's work.

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