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Training on Bird Identification for Ecotourism and Conservation
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Training on Bird Identification for Ecotourism and Conservation

A critical milestone in our Community-led Mangrove and Migratory Bird Conservation Project unlocked! Last March 9-10, 2024, through the expertise of consultants from the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines, Ms. Nikki Realubit and Karen Ochavo, 15 members of the United Fisherfolk Association of Capiñahan (UFAC) were trained on Bird Identification for Ecotourism and 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...

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...

Presentation at the 2nd National Blue Carbon Symposium
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Presentation at the 2nd National Blue Carbon Symposium

Blue Carbon Initiative Seagrass and mangroves are the coastal blue carbon ecosystems of the tropical regions. With this, the BlueCARES Project, a research project of the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia organized its 2nd National Blue Carbon Symposium, an avenue where scientists and practitioners engage and discuss climate-related issues and initiatives. Mangrove Restoration Oceanus Conservation focuses...

Building a Better World: Mangroves in Minecraft
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Building a Better World: Mangroves in Minecraft

For over a decade, humans have been responsible for over 60% of mangrove loss. It painted a painful picture of the possibility of losing more mangroves and the ability to restore them. However, great efforts in restoration, replanting, and conservation had made these past few years. With this, there has been a slow decline in...