Mindoro youths troop to the shores for marine ecosystems learning
Calapan, Oriental Mindoro—Two (2) batches of educational youth camps were completed on August 11, 2023 in Oriental Mindoro for Malampaya Foundation Inc.’s (MFI’s) and partners’ regular engagements with the next generation on environmental stewardship.
Up-skilling tour guides in Coron and Linapacan held
Coron, Palawan-- In partnership with the Coron municipal tourism office, Provincial Tourism Office and the Department of Tourism, a seven (7)-day tour-guiding enhancement training was held with participants totaling 70 from Coron and Linapacan.
Second wave of food aid for Pola bantay dagats released
Pola, Oriental Mindoro- A second wave of food aid to 83 active bantay dagats of Pola, Oriental Mindoro was released, c/o UC38 LLC, to support their continuing enforcement and management of marine protected areas (MPAs) in their coastal waters in the midst of the fishing ban.
Rice provision support to active volunteer bantay dagats and rangers released
Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI) together with the Department of Energy (DOE) released conservation partner communities’ conservation incentives for active volunteer bantay dagats and park rangers throughout north Palawan, Oriental Mindoro and Verde Island Passage sites in June.
School and community-based IECs conducted
Nothing is more important than educating the next generation the importance of management and responsible utilization of natural resources in and around their communities.
More food aid for active bantay dagats in Oriental Mindoro coastal municipalities
Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI) released more food aid for active bantay dagats and members of conservation-partner people’s organizations in the municipalities of Pinamalayan, Gloria, Bulalacao, Naujan, Bongabong and Bansud as disaster relief support from the impacts of the oil spill in the municipal waters of Naujan.
Materials to shield marine protected areas from oil spill provided
Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI) provided materials for marine protected areas (MPAs) in vulnerable locations to serve as buffer to the oil spill on the waters off Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.
Food aid provided for bantay dagats of Pola for oil spill response
Pola, Oriental Mindoro— Bags of food aid were sent to Pola’s 92 active bantay dagats (sea rangers) who were among the first responders to the oil spill that transpired off the coast of Naujan on February 28, 2023.