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Since it was founded in 1961, WWF has become one of the world's largest and most effective independent organizations dedicated to the conservation of nature. It has reached this status through a constant record of conservation achievements. WWF now operates in around 100 countries, supported by nearly five million people worldwide.

WWF Philippines News

  • Sea Turtles Find A Haven In Hamilo Coast

    A haven for sea turtles is located only 90 minutes away from the bustling Metro Manila cityscape. SM's premiere ecotourism development Costa del Hamilo combines comfortable urban living with nature and adventure, giving guests the chance to see a miracle of life – sea turtles hatching only a few steps away from their rooms.

    Exactly 46 Olive Ridley hatchlings emerged from their nest on the morning of February 5, 2017. Lucky guests were able to witness the hatchlings rush their way across the sand and into the sea. WWF-Philippines representatives, President and CEO Joel Palma as well as Cos ...

  • The PPTST Story

    Partnership Program Towards Sustainable Tuna (PPTST) is a program organized by WWF-Philippines in coordination with the local government and other civic society groups in order to build an association for tuna fishers and to train the fishers about sustainable tuna fishing.

  • Donsol 2017 On The Trail Of Whale Sharks

    Like many divers, I have been on the trail of whale sharks. From Malapascua to Ticao Island, Apo Reef (Occidental Mindoro) and Sogod Bay, I took Travel Dive Connect where there was the possibility of a whale shark encounter in the wild. I had imagined such encounter to be one of those gasp-inducing wow moments. And, true enough, it was.

    Donsol 2017 – which I now call "my best dive trip, so far" – was my lucky turn, a first encounter with whale sharks that's also a bitter-sweet glimpse of an idyllic municipality built around ecotourism.

    Donsol, Sorsogon, dubbed as a "prime example of ...

  • Republic Cement WWF-PH Ink 2nd Phase Of Catchments And Communities Project

    Recognizing that water is fast becoming a scarce resource, Republic Cement takes a step further to protect and enhance water supply by partnering with World Wildlife Fund (WWF)-Philippines in the second phase of their "Catchments and Communities Project" which aims to develop a Morong Watershed Sustainability Plan.

    The project, which began in 2015 with a study on the impact of urban and commercial development on the water balance of Morong, Rizal, will use the results of the first phase to engage local government units and stakeholders to commit to a strategic framework that will ensure the ...

  • One For Mother Earth

    Making a difference in this world can be achieved in different ways; in fact it can even be done in an hour.

    With that in mind, by the time the clock struck 8:30 p.m., it was lights out at Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan in participation of Earth Hour last Saturday, March 25.

    There at the resort's beachside outlet, Azure Beach Club, guests comprised of corporate clients, select VIP guests, friends from the media as well as travel industry partners joined in on the celebration with the switch off led by Nicolas Fidele, the resort's director of fun.

    Guests were entertained by fire danc ...

  • The Mindoro Story

    WWF-Philippines has worked with the local government, park rangers, and tribe community to protect Apo Reef, Tamaraws, and the Tawbuid tribe. Together, they prove that humans can live in harmony with nature.