haribon is our national bird
Haribon Foundation was created in 1983.
A haribon also known as a Philippine Eagle lays eggs about twice in a year. However there are no evidences on this as it is a critically endangered animal.
Scientific name is Pitecophaga jeffreyi, but yes, it is also known as Haring Ibon or Haribon (hari = king, ibon = bird in Filipino).
Ano ang kumakain sa haribon o agila
tarsier tamaraw monkey-eating eagle/haribon butanding spotted deer tarsier pawikan
It's important to showcase our natural assets. Having the Maya as the National Bird signifies the Filipino Low Self-Esteem Mentality. Its capitalizes on the the success of the the Spanish Rule over the natives or "INDIOS" which is to think lower than they ought to be. Haribon signifies Supremacy, ...we should think Big, as a Nation because of our potentials. And we are intelligent people.
There are a lot of endangered species of animals. Here are some of them which I know. Whales Tigers Pandas Philippine Eagle (Haribon) Hawaiian Monk Seal
The national bird of the Philippines is the haribon or Philippine Eagle. It was declared so in 1995. Prior to the declaration, the maya bird was considered the Philippine national bird.
I recommend that you immediately contact the Philippine government, as this critically endangered National Bird of the Philippines carries a 12-year jail term plus heavy fines should you kill it by default or design. The Philippine Eagle is HIGHLY prized -and protected by law.
There is only one raptor here in the Philippines on the verge of extinction. We call them "Haribon" or "haring ibon" (king of birds) commonly referred to as the Philippine Monkey eating Eagle. A bird of prey unique and endemic only to few island of the Philippines. Most of them are now protected under the care of Philippine Eagle Foundation in Davao Philippines.
Golden eagles have no predators.
Philippine GreensThe Philippine Greens is a group of activists in thePhilippines who formally organized themselves on November 30, 1996, with what they called the "Green worldview" as their basis of unity. The group consisted of political activists who acquired a stronger ecological perspective and environmental activists who acquired a stronger political perspective.The Philippine Greens have focused on environmental issues and have not actively participated in Philippine elections. They based their decision on their analysis that Philippine electoral processes were so corrupt that participation in elections tended to corrupt the contestants themselves and the results often did not reflect the true will of the people.Today, the Philippine Greens continue to focus on environmental issues and concerns. Their members are spread out within other environmental groups in the Philippines and they conduct regular fellowship meetings to share experiences, discuss the current situation, formulate a common stand, and make plans for intensifying and expanding their environmental advocacies.Bantay KalikasanABS-CBN Bantay Kalikasan is an Philippine media organization. It was established by Abs-Cbnto raise awareness in nature and to advocate for preservation of the environment.Bantay Kalikasan (Nature Watch), AFI's environmental arm, started on July 21, 1998. It is a media-based project supported by a multi-sector network of government agencies, private institutions, and non-government organizations. It was launched to serve as a catalyst in addressing the concern over the worsening state of the Philippine environment characterized by air and water pollution, denudation of forests, irresponsible waste disposal and their life-threatening effects. Originally, Bantay Kalikasan started as a radio program in DZMM, addressing environmental problems raised by its listeners.Bantay Kalikasan committed itself to undertake and catalyze initiatives by maximizing media resources to help ensure an actively protected, adequately rehabilitated, and sustainably developed environment. Its current objectives are as follows:Develop and implement strategic environmental projectsRaise public consciousness on environmental issues and concernsProvide a venue for publicizing and addressing environmental issues, problems and similar concernsUrge the effective enforcement of relevant environmental policies and laws.Firefly BrigadeThe Firefly Brigade' is a Philippinescitizen's action group formed in 1999 to work for clean air and a habitable, people-friendly environment in our cities.he fireflies have fled the city because they could not stand its dirty air. All of us cyclists, pedestrians, commuters, even those who ride cars who live, work and raise families in the city may suffer the same fate. We continue to dirty our city's air with polluting vehicles and factories. As a result, we also risk disappearing like the fireflies.Why resign ourselves to this fate? We have a choice. We can fight for clean air and bring the fireflies back.Haribon FoundationThe Haribon Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources, simply known as Haribon Foundation, is a membership organization dedicated to the conservation of Philippine biodiversity. It aims to build a constituency for environmental issues that will prioritize conservation actions on habitats and sites, based on solid, scientific, and socio-economic research. It considers itself the pioneer environmental organization in the Philippines.The name "Haribon" is a concatenation of "haring ibon," in English "bird king" or "king of the birds", referring to the Philippine Eagle, the icon signifying the importance of protecting biodiversity in the Philippines. Its presence is a constant reminder to Filipinos to be continuously involved in taking care of our environment. Haribon started out as a bird-watching society in 1972 which evolved into a nature and wildlife conservation society. In 1983, the society became a full-fledged conservation foundation. It is recognized in the Philippinesand abroad as the pioneer in Philippine environmental conservation. It joins birds and habitat conservation organizations worldwide in a global partnership called BirdLife International, Haribon being the Philippine partner.Sibuyanons Against Mining (SAM)Sibuyanons Against Mining is an environmental advocacy group organized primarily bySibuyanons. It has been fighting for mining moratorium in Sibuyan Island. It aims to protect the island where the world's densest forest flourishes, the Philippine's cleanest river flows and the majestic Mount Guiting-Guiting dwells from future environmental degradation and exploitationEnvironmental Management BureauDepartment of Environment and Natural Resources who is mainly responsible for the implementation and enforcement of RA 8749, otherwise known as the Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999.Its primary goal is to come out with a comprehensive national program to achieve and maintain air quality that meets the National Ambient Air Quality Guidelines for Criteria Pollutants and their emission standards, while minimizing the possible associated negative impacts on the country's economy. Its implementing rules and regulations contain specific requirements that prohibit vehicular and industrial sources from emitting pollutants in amounts that cause significant deterioration of air quality.Kalikasan Partylistis a progressive political party formed to protect the environment and defend the people's welfare. It is comprised of individuals and various sectors which support pro-people, pro-Filipino and pro-environment policies, reforms and programs. It is one of the first green political parties in the Philippines.Partido Kalikasan (GREENS PH)Missions:To achieve genuine sustainable development for the Philippines and ensure sufficient adaptation to the ill-effects of climate changes;To represent the interests of poor communities who are dependent on natural capital for their survival and development in Philippine government; andTo implement and institutionalize the Green Platform of Governance. It is not engaging the May 2013 Philippine national and local elections. 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To ensure a favorable living and working environment by creating conditions which are necessary for the improvement of the quality lifeo obtain maximum social, economic and environmental benefits by judicious planning of human settlements, with due concern for demographic policiesTo identify, avoid and control environmental risks and seek the solution of environmental problems through science and technologyTo broaden the base for an enlightened opinion and responsible conduct by individuals, enterprises and consumers in protecting and improving the environment in its full dimension by eduaction in environmental matters.To promote scientific research and development on national, regional and international level to support and assist free flow of scientific information and to make available the knowledge derived therefrom