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It’s a story that almost defies belief: A man leaves Mexico in December 2012 for a day of shark fishing and ends up surviving 13 months on fish, birds and turtles before washing ashore on the remote Marshall Islands some 5,500 miles (8,800 kilometers) away.
By Edwin Fernandez
A Philippine eagle recently found injured in a remote village in North Cotabato has died, a provincial environmental official said Monday.
Why are these wildlife species being kept as pets? A total of 32 assorted birds and a juvenile monkey – a long tailed Philippine Macaque – were rescued from a private residence in barangay Kotkot, Liloan town last September 6, and brought to a wildlife facility to stabilize their condition. “They were caged. Most likely [...]
By Tonette Orejas
Despite a ban, bird hunting has resumed in the globally important habitat of migratory waterfowls in Candaba town, Pampanga province, a volunteer reported on Sunday.
By DJ Yap
The critically endangered Philippine eagle, the national bird, may be soaring across mountain ranges not only in Mindanao but also in Luzon and the Visayas, conservationists said Thursday.
By Redempto D. Anda
The plan to build a 15-megawatt coal-fired power plant adjacent to the protected island of Rasa off the town of Narra, home to a critically endangered bird species, got the nod on Friday from the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD), overriding the opposition mounted by conservationists.
THE Naval Forces Central rescued an endangered bird locally known as “kalaw.”
Not unlike some among their human counterparts, male blue tits lose interest when their mates’ beauty starts fading, staying out longer and neglecting their offspring, a report said Monday.
When flamingos, storks, pelicans and other migratory birds undertake their long seasonal flights, they risk their lives winging their way through the endless power grids that cover the world.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
Visitors to the Northern Police District (NPD) headquarters in Caloocan City may be surprised to be greeted at the entrance by the most unlikely hosts at this time of the year—big white birds.
A PROMINENT Cebuano literature icon’s book on birds earned him another award to add to his collection over the weekend.
In a species of hawk, males dress themselves up as females to gain a sneaky advantage in the mating game, according to an unusual study published Wednesday.
By Miko Morelos
A biologist overseeing the Las Piñas-Parañaque bird sanctuary intends to have one of Metro Manila’s last natural reserves recognized by an international monitor as part of a route migratory birds use in East Asia and Australia. Including the sanctuary—the Las Piñas- Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area—in the East Asian-Australasia Flyway Network could help the [...]