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  • Apo Reef Above

    Apo Reef is a coral reef system in the Philippines situated on the western waters of Occidental Mindoro province in the Mindoro Strait.

    It is the world's second-largest contiguous coral reef system and the largest in the country.

  • PH Bats For Bigger Funding For Global Biodiversity Programs

    The Philippines has called on United Nations member-countries to adopt a "bayanihan" or "whole of government approach" in mobilizing financing for global biodiversity conservation programs and initiatives.

    Speaking during the recent third United Nations

    Environmental Program (UNDP) Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) workshop in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Occidental Mindoro Rep. Josephine Ramirez-Sato batted for bigger funding for global biodiversity conservation and protection.

    "Recognizing the urgent requirements to address the continued biodiversity loss in the Philippines and parti ...

  • Apo Reef Natural Park Underwater Wonder

    To start with, Apo Reef Natural Park in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro should not be confused with Apo Island, in Dauin, Negros Oriental which I visited in 2016.

    Apo Reef is the second largest contiguous coral reef in the world and the largest one in the Philippines. The Apo Reef Natural Park consists of the three islands; namely – Apo Island, Apo Menor (Binangaan'; and Cayos del Bajo Tinangkapang).

    The largest is Apo Island (22.0) hectares which harbors mangroves and beach vegetations, whereas Binangaan is rocky Iimestone island with relatively few vegetation and Cayos del Bajo (200-300 ...

  • Lubang Island Travel Guide Guaranteed To Be Spectacular Well Preserved And Still Somewhat Mysterious


    Scuba Diving
    Trail Exploration
    Waterfalls Exploration
    Visit Cabra Island
    Trek to Gozar Air Station
    Explore other attractions of the Islands of Ambil, Cabra and Golo

  • Apo Reef A Hidden Gem In Mindoro

    Experiencing the Beauty of Apo Reef

    Apo Reef is located at the coast of Sablayan in Occidental Mindoro, Philippines. It is a popular dive spot because of its magnificent coral reef system. The view captivates your soul and lets you enjoy the serenity of it. You get to relax in its fine white sand with breathtaking scenery and at the same time be adventurous and amazed at the diverse coral species.

    What to Enjoy in Apo Reef?

    Coral Reef

    This is a must visit for divers since this is Asia's Largest Reef System. It's surrounding waters and biodiversity is protected and maintained that i ...

  • Apo Reef Sablayan Occidental Mindoro

    Apo Reef, Pandan Island - Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro...