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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Meeting Tony Meloto of ‘Gawad Kalinga’

Tony Meloto of Gawad Kalinga

Spent an amazing day at the Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm! Built around a GK village, the farm is the showcase of many projects: ⁃ re-establishing use of the land with plantations, animal farm, etc ⁃ An  ‘incubator’ to support social entrepreneurs who are providing employment for the families of the…

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Day one in the Philippines, meeting with Sikat.

Sikat also works towards sustainable management of coastal resources.

Today I had a meeting with Chito Dugan from Sikat Philippines. Sikat is a ‘non-profit organisation established in 1991 which aims to enhance coastal community resiliency by implementing community-based Coastal Resource Management (CRM) and Disaster Risk Reduction Programs (DRR), and promoting good governance practices.’ It was a very interesting and…

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