Native tree seedlings planted near Batangas’ Tingga Falls

July 10, 2021

Batangas City—To help revive the environment in the surrounding areas of Tingga Falls in Batangas City, indigenous and/or endemic tree species were planted yesterday in partnership with Trees for Life Foundation, Batangas City local government and the local community of barangay Tingga.

WPU, MFI launch Adopt-A-Shell

December 16, 2020
Marine life

Western Philippines University (WPU) and Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) recently launched Adopt-A-Shell, a fundraising scheme to help bring back endangered and threatened shell species to reefs in core zones of effectively-managed marine protected areas.

BEST industrial skills trainings resume

September 16, 2020
Social work

After several months’ training hiatus due to Covid lockdowns, vocational industrial skills trainings resume adopting to ‘new normal’ to help members of neighboring communities become employable in the economic recession resulting from the community quarantine measures imposed by government.

Community skills trainings for livelihood generation continue

August 28, 2020
Social work

Observing health protocols due to Covid, Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) has resumed various community-based skills trainings that generate employment and self-employment opportunities for its partner communities.

MFI's native tree nursery named Punlang Katutubo

July 22, 2020

Batangas City — Malampaya Foundation Inc.’s (MFI) native tree nursery at Barangay Cuta, Batangas City has been named “Punlang Katutubo”, a name reflective of the indigenous and endemic Philippine trees it has committed to produce as part of its biodiversity conservation goals.

Isla Verde MPA expansion finally legislated

July 1, 2020

Batangas City — The city council of Batangas finally legislated the expansion on June 29, 2020 of the Pulong Bato marine protected area (MPA) located at Barangay San Agapito of Isla Verde from 14 to 539 hectares. Resolution 163 S. 2020 was unanimously approved to amend ordinance # 13 S. 2002 which declared the area as a fishery refuge and sanctuary in 2002.

Conservation incentives turned-over to Oriental Mindoro partner coastal communities

February 19, 2020

Three (3) conservation incentives were turned-over yesterday, February 18, 2020, in the municipalities of Pola and Pinamalayan as part of Malampaya Foundation Inc.’s (MFI’s) conservation agreement (CA) commitments with the coastal barangays of the province.

El Nido conservation agreements renewed

December 20, 2019

El Nido, Palawan — Two conservation agreements (CAs) were renewed in El Nido yesterday, December 19, 2019, between Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI), the municipal and barangay local governments and several community associations for marine biodiversity conservation partnerships covering barangays San Fernando and Teneguiban.