News for November, 2018

Alyza Tan | November 29, 2018

Although Mangroves, seagrass and coral reefs are all productive and important ecosystems, they also represent the most threatened ecosystems globally. In the Philippines, these ecosystems are often conserved as individual habitats, but we must take note that together these three provide more services than an individual or any two of them combined. In addition, these three are not isolated systems, and they actually help and protect each other from disturbance such as pollution and climate change.

Alyza Tan | November 19, 2018

November 12-17, 2018—CCEF participates in the 3rd Shark Summit in Panglao, Bohol

Sharks are important key players in structuring food webs, whether they are at the top of the food chain or at lower trophic levels, yet they are considered one of the most threatened taxa globally. In the recent years, there has been a growing movement for shark conservation in the country ever since the 1st Shark Summit in 2014.

Alyza Tan | November 16, 2018

On November 16,2018, Oceana celebrates its “Year-end Thanksgiving and Recognition of Exemplary Works in Tañon Strait”at Parklane Hotel, Cebu City.

In recognition of its event, “Pasasalamat sa Katauhan” which was hosted by Atty. Antonio Oposa, accomplished Marine Scientists, lawyers, policemen as well as representative members of the local LGUs were awarded with certificates of recognition from the United Nations Environment Programme in appreciation of their exemplary work on protecting and monitoring Tañon seascape.