Author: Angela Mariz Obsina (Angela Mariz Obsina)

Blue Carbon Citizen Science Training in Lobo, Batangas
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Blue Carbon Citizen Science Training in Lobo, Batangas

Blue carbon is the carbon that is stored in mangroves and seagrass, which are blue carbon ecosystems. For this reason, mangrove and seagrass carbon storage are extremely high. These ecosystems have a great capacity to take up and store carbon in the atmosphere. What a great way to mitigate climate change! Furthermore, participating in citizen...

Mangrove Restoration in Northern Mindanao and La Union
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Mangrove Restoration in Northern Mindanao and La Union

Oceanus Conservation focuses on the blue carbon initiative and nature-based solutions as a way to mitigate climate change. Our mangrove restoration projects aim to restore and protect mangrove forests by working with local communities in the Philippines. Two of our project sites are communities in Looc, Salay, Northern Mindanao, and Aringay, La Union.  Mangroves are...

New collaborations for 2022: Oceanus pairs up with non-profit partners and local communities for mangrove restoration projects
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New collaborations for 2022: Oceanus pairs up with non-profit partners and local communities for mangrove restoration projects

Oceanus conservation is a non-profit organization in the Philippines that focuses on advocating for the protection and restoration of blue carbon habitats. This includes mangrove forests and their surrounding wildlife. We follow nature and science-based solutions and methods for the restoration of these ecosystems. In our projects, we work with the local communities and hopefully...

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...

Ocean Literacy: Launching of Ocean Adventures with Cory Volume 2!
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Ocean Literacy: Launching of Ocean Adventures with Cory Volume 2!

The Philippines is one of the mega-diverse countries in the world with high species endemism. However, there is a lack of ocean literacy and limited access to marine environmental education in most of the educational institutions around the country. In 2020, we started an initiative of creating an educational children’s storybook that tackles the lack...

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