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Philippine Photo Favorites: Part 2 – On the Road

by Jeepney Projects on September 9th, 2012

Here we continue Ian’s photographic journal of his favorite images, from the hundreds of photos he took on the Jeepney Projects trip to the Philippines last year. In part two of we see the many forms of transportation they enjoyed that made the trip a journey… More…

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Philippine Photo Favorites: Part 1 – The Eagle

by Jeepney Projects on August 11th, 2012

Ian Austin took hundreds of photos on the Jeepney Projects trip to the Philippines last year. Here are a few favorites of our favorite bird… More…

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Field Notes from Dr. Bo

by Dr. Bo on August 12th, 2011

Dr. Bo shares news from the Philippines on his activities with conservation, wildlife management and work with Philippine Eagles… Hi David, The video docu we made on the Philippine eagle has been accepted for airing on our Knowledge Channel, a cable TV affiliate of ABSCBN network. Im attaching here a film clip… More…

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Searching for the Philippine Eagle, Part 2

by Peter Barto on July 1st, 2011

Morning once again came way too early up on Mt. Kitanglad. Our group’s night had been a bit restless, with a wayward bat deciding to forego it’s echolocation skills and spend it’s time whizzing past our sleeping bags, ramming into the walls of the lodge, and basically making a nuisance of itself (I was not especially pleased when it temporarily landed on my head, but had been alert enough to be… More…

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Can Ecotourism Save the Philippine Eagle?

by Ian Austin on June 1st, 2011

Conrad Cejoco is the young and energetic vice-mayor of Bislig, a city of about 110,000 people on the east coast of Mindanao. Until recently, Bislig was also the center of operations of one of the largest paper mills in the world, a paper mill that operated in a sanctuary for the Philippine Eagle… More…

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Searching for the Philippine Eagle, Part 1

by Peter Barto on May 20th, 2011

This must be like finding the proverbial needle in a haystack, except this haystack was drenched in mountain rain. What were the chances we were going to spot a rare bird in this dense, mountain rainforest? Standing in heavy mist for hours, staring with ever-weakening eyes through binoculars and spotting scope, hoping every flash of feather might be our noble goal – it was becoming apparent that… More…

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Totally Wired

by David Tomb on May 4th, 2011

One of the pleasures of of travel is that there is often unexpected delights. That bowl of spicy crickets is another story. On our route through Cagayan de Oro on Mindanao to Mt Kitanglad where the Philippine Eagle dwells, I had a double take moment as we past some astonishing urban scenes… More…

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Video of Injured Eagle at PEC

by Peter Barto on January 18th, 2011

A clip of the eagle brought into the Philippine Eagle Center the day before with a gunshot wound. Roberto “Dr. Bo” Puentespina had to amputate part of his wing, and the bird will need to stay at the Center for the rest of his life. Beautiful animal. Sorry for the crummy audio – I needed to whisper… More…

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Looking for the eagle in the Philippines…

by Jeepney Projects on January 9th, 2011

David and Peter are traveling in the Philippines, looking for the great Philippine Eagle. Peter has his Blackberry, and is sending in bits of information on their adventure via Facebook and Twitter. More…

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