• In the News


    Marine conservation, 'voluntourism', scientific research, coral reef decline, the Philippines - they are all subjects that frequently find themselves the subject of mainstream media articles. And so are many other topics that relate to our work at People and the Sea.

    We feel that such articles are significant, most notable for the information they disseminate, and the awareness raising influence they carry. On this page we have posted or provided links to relevant news articles that prove informative reads.

    Please browse through and enjoy.

    A boatman pushing the traditional bangka into the beach

People and the Sea – Progress Update (2015 Activities)

Report detailing the conservation and volunteer activities for 2015 in the Philippines

The latter half of 2015 has seen the implementation in the field of a project that had been researched for over 2 years. In a little over four months, People and the Sea has created a sound platform from which to fulfil the objectives that had been set (see Executive…

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Our Crowdfunding Campaign…

An expedition volunteer in the Philippines enters the water to collect valuable scientific research data

Wow! We are truly left speechless! In the space of just two weeks we reached our total! Huge Thanks to all those who contributed – your support means so much to us. With our departure to the Philippines approaching quickly, we have a lot of work to do. Rest assured…

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Philippines Field Visit Update

Gawad Kalinga support People and the Sea

  So, after a really long trip (see the previous post!), have finally arrived at Cebu. Had just about enough time to have a check-in and have a shower, than I was out to make a start on the meetings organised over the next week. Lunch was with the Regional…

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Tourism Workshop

Its been a busy week! But just like to say Thank-You to all those involved in the Tourism Workshop held last weekend in Nice. Was a great weekend, with enthusiastic people and great ideas. Provided a valuable opportunity to share our project with others within the travel industry…

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In defence of ‘voluntourists’

Guradian article defending volunteer tourism

Ignore the cynics, charity schemes do great work and can benefit both the volunteers and the communities they serve

Debate: Beware the ‘voluntourists’ doing good

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What CAN we do?

the hummingbird tale, a lesson in the benefites of collaborative community projects

Social and environmental entrepreneurship is not a always an easy path. Every day I meet at least one person commenting on my efforts with this “what’s the point?” attitude. No matter how enthusiastic I am, no matter what solutions I offer, no matter how successful the examples I show them,…

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