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.
To wind down after a day full of adventures around El Nido, the resorts offer a variety of evening entertainment.
I've encountered some guests who have the impression that the wildlife experience at El Nido Resorts will be similar to that of a zoo - caged animals that you can visit at your leisure. It's actually the complete opposite.
The jacks or giant trevallies (Caranx ignobilis) are the beloved and iconic residents of the Miniloc house reef.
Our Be GREAT (Guard, Respect, Educate Apulit, Taytay) outreach at Palawan State University Taytay marks multiple firsts.
Today's Be GREEN participants come from Grades 4, 5, and 6. Their teachers introduce us and they greet us with an enthusiastic, "Good Morning, po!" They are ready for class.
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.
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.
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).