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She goes by the title "Chief Mermaid," but don't be fooled this mermaid has a lot more to offer than just rainbow hair and a glitter tail.
Anna Oposa is a marine conservationist who heads Save Philippine Seas (SPS), which aims to protect the country's coastal and marine resources through information, communication, and education campaigns and community-based projects.
Now 31, Anna was only 23 when, upon learning of poachers destroying coral reefs off the coast of Cotabato in 2011, she co-founded SPS and dove headfirst into sea conservation.
"SPS began as a social media campaign in May ...
The melting of the polar ice caps, frequent and stronger typhoons, the thinning of the ozone layer--these are just some of the telltale signs of Global warming. It is no longer a myth or a conspiracy theory, that?s why more and more individuals are doing their fair share in helping stem the tide. Speaking of tides, here are some organizations dedicated to save Nemo, Dory, and other sea critters.
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A report on a US-based company that allegedly imported shells, corals, and other endangered marine wildlife from the Indo-Pacific region, which included the Philippines ...
The Diving Resort and Travel (DRT) Show 2018, dubbed as the largest dive exposition in the Philippines, opened at the SM Megamall Megatrade Hall on Friday.
The DRT Show is held in seven cities every year and is considered as the "most important event" in the Philippine diving industry, which is making its mark as an ideal dive destination in Asia.
"This is in line with the Department of Tourism's (DOT) vision to develop and promote the Philippines as a premier diving and business hub in Asia," DOT Undersecretary Arturo Boncato Jr. said during his keynote speech.
In an interview, he to ...
After the victorious inclusion and uplisting of several shark species in the Appendices of the 12th Conference of Parties of the Convention on Migratory Species last 23-28 October 2017 in Manila, shark conservation continues to gain momentum in the Philippines.
On November 13-14, 2017, Save Sharks Network Philippines (SSNP) launched Pating, Saan ka Pararating?, the 2020 Conservation Roadmap for Sharks and Rays in the Philippines (2020 Roadmap) in Pasay City, Metro Manila. Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines, Save Philippine Seas, and Greenpeace Southeast Asia leads the current campaign ...
The 12th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP) to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) will kick off on Monday at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Manila.
Over 900 delegates from 124 countries are taking part in the event to come up with measures to protect and conserve endangered migratory wild animals.
A total of 35 species, all threatened with extinction, have been proposed for listing under the Appendices of the CMS, five of which are proposals coming from the Philippines.
With the Department of Environment and ...
Twenty-four-year-old Kenny Glenn Silud has always been interested in marine conservation, starting with small projects in their coastal community in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City when he was still a Sangguniang Kabataan chairman there.
He started with My Little Seahouse, a mini library that he set up in their barangay hall where kids aged six to 10 years old can learn about the ocean and marine animals.
My Little Seahouse is among 19 marine conservation projects by young Filipinos that were funded by the United States Embassy. The projects were conceptualized during the Sea Camp, a s ...