NFEFI to be Featured on GMA

Negros Daily Bulletin, March 12, 2010

The work of the Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation on the protection and conservation of the Visayan warty pig is to be featured nationwide on an upcoming edition of GMA’s popular environment and wildlife show Born to be Wild. The show seeks to promote environmental awareness in the country.

Born to be Wild host Kiko Rustia interviewing NFEFI curator Dr. Joanne Justo.*

Flamboyant host and adventurer Kiko Rustia and a GMA film team flew into Bacolod today (Thursday) to film the warty pigs in NFEFI’s care, with special emphasis on the four piglets born last Christmas. NFEFI curator Dr. Joanne Justo was interviewed at length about NFEFI’s conservation breeding program for the warty pig, which is critically endangered

GMA cameraman Mong Valenzuela filming a Visayan Warty Pig at NFEFI’s center in Bacolod City.*

The segment is scheduled to be aired on March 18 at 11 PM. It will also be shown internationally through Pinoy TV.*