From illegal dynamite fishing to pandemic hardships, the SAMKI fishermen of Sitio Kiminawit face tremendous challenges, but still manage preserve sustainable fishing techniques which are integral to the well-being of our #BluePlanet. Today, we spotlight their organization as the first in a series about our fishing community partners. Click here to read an exciting blog post by our Impact Fellows from Georgetown University.
El Nido Resorts made history as the top winner for Best Branded Accommodation for its innovative and inspirational activities.
When I started working as an Environmental Officer (EO), I have had no first-hand experience in wildlife conservation. I also did not have a formal background in Biology, so you can just imagine how excited and at the same time scared I was with the idea of taking care of a seabird.
Last August 15-19, the Environment Department held its first batch of Nature Interpretation (NI) training this year. As the newest member of the environment team, I was lucky enough to be able to join in on this immediately and learn more about El Nido.
Our Be GREAT (Guard, Respect, Educate Apulit, Taytay) outreach at Palawan State University Taytay marks multiple firsts.
In all my years of doing environment work, I never thought I would have the chance to take care of a baby Palawan Hornbill (Anthracoceros marchei).
El Nido Resorts joined 172 countries and celebrated under the stars during the global 'Lights Off' event. In March 28, from 8:30pm to 9:30pm, guests and staff of Miniloc, Lagen, Apulit, and Pangulasian seized their power in changing climate change. All non-essential lights were switched off for one hour - Earth Hour.
The eastern reef egret (Egretta sacra) sometimes comes off as the bird that can't make up its mind. Not content with being one color, this bird comes in three shades - blue-gray, white, and a mottled somewhere-in-between.
If you spot a flock of black birds with blood-red eyes, don't freak out! They're just Asian glossy starlings (Aplonis panayensis) roosting together for the night.