Month: August 2022

The Oceanus Experience: The Intern Life by Avelyn Domingo
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The Oceanus Experience: The Intern Life by Avelyn Domingo

As a European Studies student with a budding passion for the environment, diving into a world of environmental and marine biology jargon was jarring. I remember hearing about Oceanus a year prior when I worked with Grounded PH and Oceanus’ collaboration for the Grounded Radio podcast episodes of Ocean Adventures With Cory and There Are...

Mudcrab livelihood
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Mudcrab livelihood

With your help, we can start with 1,000 sqm area for crab fattening livelihood with the fisherfolk of Bgy. Dapa surrounding dense mangrove forests in Siargao Island, Mindanao.

Mangrove Restoration in Salay, Misamis Oriental
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Mangrove Restoration in Salay, Misamis Oriental

One of the main projects of Oceanus Conservation is to support the UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration 2021- 2030. Oceanus aim to restore and protect mangrove forests by working with local communities in the Philippines. One of our project sites is the Salay Mangrove Association in Looc, Salay, Misamis Oriental. Salay Mangrove Association is our...

Cory, the coral!
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Cory, the coral!

Cory, the coral, is a new ocean storybook for Filipino children that we created which is the first of its kind to be bilingual too! We currently have 3 Filipino languages and 3 international languages, thanks to the help of various volunteers! The Philippines lies in the center of the Coral Triangle. The Coral Triangle...

Community-based mangrove restoration
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Community-based mangrove restoration

Mangrove ecosystems are valuable both economically and ecologically and provide many ecosystem goods and services. Typhoons and conversion to aquaculture ponds are the two most common type of disturbance that affected this ecosystem for a long time. In the last  5 years, the restoration efforts of mangroves are increasing, however, due to the National Greening...

Wetland Restoration awardee by the Global Landscapes Forum and Youth in Landscapes Initiative!
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Wetland Restoration awardee by the Global Landscapes Forum and Youth in Landscapes Initiative!

After a competitive application with 220 applications across 54 countries, six young restoration stewards are chosen to lead different restoration activities all over the world. Over the course of one year, Camille Rivera, the co-founder of Oceanus Conservation is an ambassador for Wetland Restoration in her local community. Her project is “Community-based mangrove restoration in...

Smart Buoy for Coral Reef Health
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Smart Buoy for Coral Reef Health

Real-time technology is now within reach these days. Our team deployed a real-time temperature sensor in the Municipality of Lian, Batangas which is an in-kind grant to monitor temperature changes that will affect coral reef health in the area. This is the first smart temperature buoy deployed in the Philippines for coral reef temperature monitoring!...