SAMKI: Preserving the Art of Sustainable Fishing

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.

Creature Feature: Philippine Pangolin

A species formerly classified along with the pangolins of other South East Asian countries, the Philippine pangolin or balintong is now identified as a unique and distinct creature endemic to the Palawan faunal region.

Creature Feature: Palawan Santan

The Palawan Santan is a wild flower endemic to Palawan. Unlike its close relatives, the Chinese Santan (Ixora coccinea) or the Indonesian Santan (Ixora javanica), which are bright red and commonly used as ornamental shrubs, the Palawan Santan has a distinct lighter peach tint.

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