RASA ISLAND WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
Rasa island, a declared protected area in Narra holds the highest living population in he wild of Red-vented Philippine Cockatoo, locally known as Katala.
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Rasa Island Wildlife Sanctuary is the home of the Philippine Cockatoo and Palawan Forest Turtle
The Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) on its August 2, 2013 regular meeting has voted “temporary” approval for the 15MW coal-fired power plant in Palawan with condition to relocate the site away from the flight path of the Philippine Cockatoo. The council further ruled that proponent must secure the needed endorsements from the municipal and provincial councils. The PCSD’s decision not to endorse the unconditional clearance of earlier executive committee meetings prioritizes the survival of the Philippine cockatoo, a critically endangered species for which 25% of its global population is found on Rasa Island Wildlife Sanctuary and the mainland Panacan