MFI conservation site Ranzo MPA in Oriental Mindoro wins 2nd at Para El Mar Awards

September 29, 2023
Marine life

Malampaya Foundation Inc.’s (MFIs) partner conservation site Ranzo Fish Sanctuary located in barangay Ranzo, Pinamalayan in the province of Oriental Mindoro landed 2nd BEST-MANAGED MARINE PROTECTED AREA (MPA) at the 2023 country-wide Para El Mar awards, awarded yesterday in Cebu City.  On the other hand, MFI’s other conservation site Maasin Fish Sanctuary in barangay Maasin, Bulalacao in the same province finished 6th place.


December 22, 2022

Malampaya Foundation Inc.’s (MFI’s) marine biodiversity conservation program was awarded an Environment Social and Governance (ESG) award by Unicepta in November as “Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Prevent or Reduce marine pollution.

Malampaya conservation sites in Oriental Mindoro sweep STAR MPA Awards

November 17, 2021

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro—Malampaya Foundation Inc.’s (MFI’s) partner conservation sites in Oriental Mindoro claimed nine (9) out of the Top 10 BEST-MANAGED Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and three (3) out of four (4) SUSTAINED MPAs awards at the recent province-wide STAR (Sustaining MPAs through Awards and Recognitions) AWARDS of Oriental Mindoro.

North Palawan partner MPA conservation sites reap multiple RACE Awards

October 5, 2021

Coron, Palawan—Five (5) partner conservation sites of Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) in the Calamianes region of North Palawan reaped multiple recognitions at the 2021 Recognition Awards for Calamianes’ Enhanced Ecosystem (RACE) Awards run by USAID’s Fish Right project.

MFI-supported Oriental Mindoro community group receives tourism excellence award

September 26, 2021

Oriental Mindoro—Malampaya Foundation Inc.’s (MFI’s) community organization conservation partner Kabisig ng Mangingisda ng Ilag (KAMI) based in Barangay Ilag of the municipality of San Teodoro in Oriental Mindoro was awarded a Local Tourism Stakeholder Excellence Award by the Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro on September 24, 2021.

Pola marine sanctuary lands in the top 10 of PARA EL MAR national awards

September 11, 2021

Forty-nine (49)-hectare St. John the Baptist marine sanctuary located at barangay Puting Cacao of Pola municipality in Oriental Mindoro landed 5th in the top 10 of the Outstanding Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) of the Philippines at the recent Para El Mar awards, which recognizes best-managed MPAs nationwide on a bi-annual basis.

MFI rewards top environmental front-liners in 15x15 awards for its 15th year celebration

December 16, 2020
Social work

In celebration of its 15th year, Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) awarded the Top 15 community conservation partner organizations.

Bulalacao, Coron awarded BEST COMMUNITY-MANAGED MPA at Palawan PEARL Awards

December 11, 2020

Puerto Princesa, Palawan - The 3,468-hectare Bulalacao marine protected area (MPA) in Coron that Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) helped establish in 2014 was awarded on December 10, 2020 Best Community-Managed MPA at the first Palawan MPAs Empowered through Awards and Recognition to Enrich Marine Life (PEARL) awards of the Palawan provincial government.