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18 February 2017

STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT BALINTONG: CELEBRATING THE WORLD PANGOLIN DAY

Young Palaweňos learn about Balintong: Celebrating the World Pangolin Day. To call attention about the conservation status of the Palawan or Philippine Pangolin Manis culionensis, KFI had an exhibit, information booth and video showing at the Puerto Princesa Campus of the Western Philippines University (WPU). KFI and WPU are long-term partners in the conservation of threatened wildlife in Palawan.


14 February1 2017

PALAWAN FOREST TURTLE/ PHILIPPINE POND TURTLE PLACES NUMBER 6 IN THE 2017 LOVE SPECIES CAMPAIGN

Katala Foundation Inc. had nominated the Palawan endemic freshwater turtle Siebenrockiella leytensis, also known under the English common names Palawan Forest Turtle, Philippine Forest Turtle or Philippine Pond Turtle to join Wildscreen Arkive’s 2017 Love Species campaign.


27 January 2017

SEVEN PHILIPPINE COCKATOOS FREED IN DUMARAN ISLAND CRITICAL HABITAT

Seven Philippine Cockatoos or Katala as locally called were released back in the wild in Dumaran Island, Palawan. Five of these birds were rescued from starvation during the El Nino 2016 breeding season on Dumaran Island itself and two were from Puerto Princesa City.


October 2016

PHILIPPINE COCKATOO IN THE CITY: A CALL FOR MORE GREEN SPACES AND AN INFORMED CITIZENRY

Over 30 individuals of the critically endangered Philippine Cockatoo were sighted within Puerto Princesa City from August to September 2016. The Katala as locally known were recorded foraging in fruiting trees situated within the last stands of coastal forests in the city proper. This is shortly after this year’s breeding season of the species.


October 2016

READ PFTCP ANNUAL REPORT FOR 2015

The Philippine freshwater turtle fauna is one of the least known in Southeast Asia. Six species of native freshwater turtles are recognized from the country, four of which occur in Palawan. All native species are IUCN red-listed and all are listed under Appendix II of the Convention of International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES).

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