Instead of building more roads that may damage forests, a group of environmentalists and outdoor enthusiasts has started mapping the natural and indigenous trail system that connects the provinces of the Cordillera region.
A chorus of chirps filled the room as one of the Philippines’ top crocodile breeders checked on his wards in an overcrowded ‘Noah’s Ark’ for one of the world’s most endangered animals.
By Michael B. Jaucian
A juvenile Philippine hawk eagle was shot by a still unidentified gunman in a forest in Sto. Domingo town in Albay and died later despite efforts of environment experts to revive it.
By Lu-Ann Fuentes
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus), a bird rarely seen in the Philippines, was identified last June 2 in Saud, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte by volunteers from the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines (WBCP) taking part in a bird-migration research. This is the first time that this bird species was photographed in mainland Luzon.
By Maricar Cinco
Tanay town in Rizal province is taking the lead in the preservation of cloud rats, an endemic species listed as critically endangered, as it embarks on a six-month massive watershed reforestation program.