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A symbol of true Filipino chivalry
KABAYAN MAKES A PITCH FOR
VICE-President Noli ‘Kabayan’
strongly encouraged everyone to embark on a campaign to support the
preservation and propagation of endangered natural resources of the
such as the Philippine eagle (Pithecopa Jefferyi) and the
rainforests, among others.
At the launching of the
Week, spearheaded by the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) at the
in Cubao, Quezon City, Vice President De Castro intimated that he
believes that the coming generations richly deserve to enjoy and
the country’s natural resources in the same way that we who came before
enjoyed and benefited.
With this aim in mind, the Vice
reminded his audience that no matter how high or low one’s status is in
the private or public sector, one can do his share in the crusade for
of the environment and natural resources.
On a personal note, Vice
Castro reiterated his continuous support for all the efforts for the
and propagation of the Philippine Eagle despite the tragic accidental
his adopted eaglet and namesake Kabayan last January 8, 2005.
The Vice President admitted
that he was
terribly saddened with the tragic ending that befell his adopted eagle
was the first to be released into the wilds after more than two years
captivity but this misfortune only served to encourage him to intensify
support in PEF’s efforts
Ang Philippine Eagle ang
buong katapangan ng mga Pilipino sa ating hangaring alagaan at
mga nanganganib na likas na kayamanan ng bansa gaya ng mg agilang Pilipino at mga
The Vice President believes that, like
him, each one has a role to do in the preservation of world-class
treasures like the Philippine eagle.
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