Lloyd Yosoya | September 24, 2018

The Diving and Resort Travel (DRT) Show, largest diving expo network for diving enthusiasts, underwater photographers, marine conservationists, and other underwater world lovers, made its 4th stop in the Philippines last September 7 to 9, 2018 in SM Megatrade Hall. The show gathered different exhibitors to include the Coastal Conservation and Education Foundation, Inc. (CCEF), with Marine Wildlife Watch Philippines (MWWP), to promote marine biodiversity conservation and marine protected areas (MPA) in the Philippines.

Michiko Je Bito-on | June 25, 2018

CCEF celebrated Arbor Day last June 24 at Labogon, Mandaue City. A mangrove planting activity took place in cooperation with the Mandaue City Environment & Natural Resources Office, Mandaue City Agriculture, Department of General Services, City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO), MCC, Mandaue City Cooperative, selected companies and accredited POs and NGOs. Representing CCEF were Bernadetta Lasula- HR and Admin Officer, Pablita Toyong Huerbana- Admin and Accounting Assistant and Jacob Vince Toyong Huerbana- volunteer.

Pablita Toyong-Huerbana | May 23, 2018

“Ang Sugbu usa ka magtitiging kalibutanhong dakbayan ug may hinimbang kalikupan kansang lumulupyo luwas, himsog, ug adunay makiangayung kahigayunan alang sa kalampusan ug kamaya”

Michiko Je Bito-on | January 25, 2018

Oceana hosted a “Law Enforcement and Science: Restoring Filipino Fisheries” at the Seda Hotel Vertis North, Quezon City.

Al Jiereil Lozada | November 09, 2017

The meeting with CLEAR-7 started with reports from various Agencies and Local Government Units. In Cebu City, various issues were raised out such as lack of enforcement, lack of personnel, intrusion of
commercial fishing vessels on municipality waters. Similar reports were heard from other areas. One of the guest speaker was from the Republic of Bangladesh Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Md. Nazrul Anwar. The speaker spoke of his learning here in the Philippines. He also presented of an overview of the fisheries sector of his country.

Michiko Je Bito-on | November 08, 2017

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in coordination with the Tañon Strait Protected Seascape- Protected Area Management Bureau (TSPS- PAMB) hosted the Research Forum- All About Tañon Strait at St. Mark Hotel, Camputhaw, Cebu City.

Of primary importance to the event is the sharing of research products, on-going studies and pipeline research relating to Tañon Strait.

Increasing human activity at Tañon Strait has affected the behavior of dolphins, among other creatures.

Aileen Maypa | September 27, 2017

As CCEF scales up with its coastal resource management initiatives in Siquijor Province, the capacity of local government partners including the Province, are also expected to increase. We are currently implementing Project SUSTAIN (Strengthening and up-scaling through trainings, alliance building, institutionalization and networking of MPAs) in Siquijor Province through the support of UNICO Conservation Foundation in Australia.

Michiko Je Bito-on | September 26, 2017


Aileen Maypa | September 08, 2017

Coral reefs are home to tens of thousands of fish and marine organisms that we depend on for food, livelihood and employment. However, to date, coral reefs are threatened from both the negative impacts of climate change and human disturbance. Sharp declines in the abundance and biomass of commercially important reef fish species (target species) were documented in MPAs situated in the eastern side of Siquijor Province with more than 90% coral damage, after typhoon Pablo (Maypa et al. 2013, Maypa et. al. 2014) .