Australia-funded coral restoration project underway in Zambales  

RESTORATION work is underway in damaged reefs in Iba, Zambales in northeastern Philippines through a P15.3-million project funded by the Australian Embassy.  The Mead Foundation, one of the implementers, said the two-year project will use several best practices for coral restoration for the first time in the Philippines.  “Essentially, we want to help restore coral […]

US provides environmental law enforcement training to Filipinos

THE AMERICAN government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has trained 27 representatives from Philippine government agencies in environmental law enforcement, including  investigation skills on coral reef crimes such as oil spills and coastal pollution. “The rich bounty that the Philippines is blessed with comes with a responsibility of conserving these resources […]