Tag: climateaction

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 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...

Spotlighting Mangroves in the United Nations Ocean Conference 2022
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Spotlighting Mangroves in the United Nations Ocean Conference 2022

With the onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic, many of the world’s deep-rooted problems arose. Evidently, climate change, pollution, and the health system are just a few of the many issues that the pandemic is highlighting. This require a major structural change and shared solutions that are rooted in the Sustainable Development Goals in order to...

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...

First Smart Buoy deployed in the Philippines
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First Smart Buoy deployed in the Philippines

What is the issue with coral reefs? The Philippines is found within the Coral Triangle, the epicenter of marine biodiversity. Our country along with Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, and the Solomon Islands. The Philippines is home to over 500 species of stony corals. In addition, more than 2,000 marine species are associated with...