Author: Oceanus Conservation

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Restoring abandoned fishponds in Cagwait, Surigao del Sur

Mangroves are a salt-tolerant plant that occurs within the coastal belt. They are among the most productive ecosystems on earth. It is known for its numerous ecosystem services critical to environmental health and human well-being. Mangroves have great potential to lessen the adverse effects of climate change and mitigate the harm natural coastal hazards cause to...

Project Update: Prioritizing Conservation Efforts in Busuanga, Palawan
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Project Update: Prioritizing Conservation Efforts in Busuanga, Palawan

On 29-30 January 2024, the Embassy of Canada through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) paid a monitoring visit for the pilot project initiated by Oceanus Conservation – Prioritizing Conservation Efforts: Mapping Biodiversity Hotspots in Marine Ecosystems in Busuanga Island, Palawan. The two-day event consisted of a presentation of the survey results to the...

We were featured in Grid Magazine!
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We were featured in Grid Magazine!

Just in time for Wetlands Day this February 2, 2024, Grid Magazine featured Oceanus Conservation and our continuous efforts to showcase the beauty of mangrove ecosystems across the Philippines! Blue carbon restoration also encompasses other coastal wetlands that store carbon such as seagrasses and tidal marshes. Despite the importance of mangroves in the Philippines and...

Navigating Towards a Sustainable Future: Highlights from the 17th National Symposium on Marine Science
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Navigating Towards a Sustainable Future: Highlights from the 17th National Symposium on Marine Science

Last week, Batangas State University played host to a pivotal event in the field of marine science – the 17th National Symposium on Marine Science, organized by the Philippine Association of Marine Science (PAMS). This year’s theme, “Saving Our Seas: Restoring marine systems for people and nature,” resonated deeply with over 500 attendees from various...

Meet these 16 women restoring the Earth
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Meet these 16 women restoring the Earth

On International Women’s Day, the Global Landscapes Forum announces its fourth annual list of climate leaders from around the world  Our very own Co-founder, Frances Camille Rivera, has been recognize as one of the 16 women restoring the Earth! Check out the blog below:  BONN, Germany (8 March 2023) – As humanity lurches from one...

Days in the Field: A first-hand account on environmental volunteering and internship experience
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Days in the Field: A first-hand account on environmental volunteering and internship experience

“When you take care of the land, the land takes care of you.” This is Andrew’s testimony about his engagement with the local community on mangrove conservation for Oceanus Conservation—GLFx Mindanao Chapter’s base NGO. Andrew was inspired to join the organization since he views working in conservation as both an honor and a privilege. He...

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...