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.
Multiple awards won by MFI conservation partner sites at USAID RACE
Coron, Palawan—Five (5) partner conservation sites of Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI) located in the municipalities of Coron and Linapacan were awarded at the 2023 USAID Recognition Awards for Calamianes’ Enhanced Ecosystem (RACE).
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.
Support to Tubbataha inked
Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI) signed an agreement with Friends of Tubbataha (FOT), a foundation established to support fund-raising for the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, among the country’s UNESCO World Heritage site, located in east Palawan.
Registered fisherfolks of oil spill site Naujan given food aid
More than 600 registered fisherfolks of Naujan, Oriental Mindoro were provided food aid support yesterday by Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI) to help bridge the effects of the oil spill from a tanker that sank within the municipality’s waters on February 28, 2023.
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.
Conservation agreements in El Nido renewed
El Nido, Palawan- Conservation partner communities barangays Teneguiban and San Fernando renewed conservation agreements (CA’s) with Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI) yesterday at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Protected Area Office (DENR-PAO) in El Nido, Palawan.
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.
MFI Chairman's 2022 Report
The year 2022 showed steady recovery from the impacts of Covid lockdowns, especially for some of our socio-economic improvement programs. Our marine conservation partnerships likewise continue to make consistent progress with regards to conservation management and biological improvements. However, as I deliver this report today March 15, 2023, we are in the midst of supporting oil spill response in south Oriental Mindoro which has negatively impacted some of our conservation sites in the province, particularly in the municipality of Pola, where thick sludge landed from the spill site of the sunken oil tanker.
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.
MFI mobilizes to support oil spill response in Oriental Mindoro
Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI) deployed clean-up materials to Pola, Oriental Mindoro to support the oil spill response in the areas affected by the pollution from the sunken vessel RDC Reield off Naujan carrying 900,000 liters of industrial oil from a manufacturing facility in Limay, Bataan.
PCSD-MFI Partnership Renewed
Puerto Princesa, Palawan—Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) and the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) renewed its partnership for north Palawan yesterday, February 7, 2023 at PCSD’s office in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
MFI MARINE BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION PROGRAM WINS ESG AWARD
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.
Food support incentives to bantay dagats and park rangers distributed
Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) distributed its usual food incentive support to volunteer bantay dagats (sea rangers) and national park rangers (Malampaya Sound and El Nido protected area) in its conservation sites in Batangas city, Oriental Mindoro and north Palawan.