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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.


17 May 2017

CONSERVATION LEADER FROM THE PHILIPPINES WINS 2017 WHITLEY AWARD (a Press Release from Whitley Fund for Nature)

HRH The Princess Royal will tomorrow present a Whitley Award, a prestigious international nature conservation prize worth £35,000 in project funding, to Indira Lacerna-Widmann at a ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society, London, in honour of her work to safeguard the Critically Endangered Philippine cockatoo.


05 May 2017

PALAWAN ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER IS FINALIST FOR INT'L AWARD (a news article from Palawan News)

A Palawan conservationist and environmental leader has been included in the shortlist for the prestigious Whitley Fund for Nature Award (WFN). Palawan conservationist Indira Lacerna-Widmann, who heads the Katala Foundation, has been picked from among the 169 hopefuls around the globe and is now part of the six finalists for what is dubbed as the ‘Green Oscar’ awards.


03 March 2017

KATALA CELEBRATES WORLD WILDLIFE DAY

Katali, the Philippine Cockatoo mascot and Bako, the Palawan Forest Turtle mascot, highlighted the festivities in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan in celebration of the World Wildlife Day 2017. Katala Foundation organised the mascot performances along with face painting and coloring that were such a hit during the half day celebrations at the Capitol Grounds.



20 February 2017

DUMARAN YOUTH CELEBRATES BAKOKO (TURTLE) DAY

For the past five years, KFI in collaboration with the local government of Barangay Dumarao are celebrating Bakoko Day during the annual Foundation Day of the village. The day is dedicated to the Palawan Forest Turtle Siebenrockiella leytensis which is still relatively common in the wetlands of the village.

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