ELECTRIFICATION OF SELECT OFF-GRID AREAS IN NORTH PALAWAN UNDERWAY
Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI), Prime Energy Resources Development and the municipal government of Linapacan, Palawan yesterday signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for partnership in the solar micro-grid electrification of select areas in the municipality.
Palawan Youths enjoined for the environment
One hundred thirty-eight (138) youths from the municipalities of Taytay, El Nido, Linapacan and Coron participated in Environmental Youth Action Camps held in various locations in the province in November.
Oriental Mindoro provincial government renews MOA with MFI
Calapan, Oriental Mindoro—Malampaya Foundation Inc. (MFI) and the Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro renewed their memorandum of agreement (MOA) for partnerships in various programs covering marine biodiversity conservation, socio-economic improvement programs, disaster relief and others.
Locally-extinct Philippines' true native Tridacna gigas giant clams now present in El Nido and Coron
Malampaya Foundation (MFI) and Western Philippines University (WPU) recently transferred and restocked locally-extinct Philippines' true native giant clam Tridacna gigas in select strict marine protection zones in El Nido and Coron, Palawan. The transfer of adult and juvenile clams of the said species aims to expand the presence of the hatchery-grown giant clam species, declared locally-extinct in the 1980s, to support its long-term survival and presence.
MFI conservation site Ranzo MPA in Oriental Mindoro wins 2nd at Para El Mar Awards
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.
New and expanded Marine Protected Areas in El Nido, Palawan launched
El Nido, Palawan—Three (3) marine protected areas (MPAs) were inaugurated yesterday at Teneguiban’s covered court in El Nido, Palawan by the local government of El Nido, barangays San Fernando and Teneguiban and Malampaya Foundation Inc (MFI).
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.
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.
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.