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EcoCamps by the SEA: learning and having fun!

Students from Canadian-American School and Ateneo Grade School joined our EcoCamps by the SEA in March and April. They donned masks and snorkels to explore the coral reefs and fishes of Mabini and Tingloy in Batangas and learn about the diverse ecosystems of the Verde Island Passage. They also did a beach cleanup and studied […]

Kapit Sisid: Free Diving for Marine Conservation Update

The SEA Institute is helping implement a pilot project to develop tools and scorecards to monitor local coral reefs. In this two-year project, we will provide a baseline evaluation of two reef systems in the iconic VIP, and work with local communities to help them develop a set of monitoring tools that are relevant to them […]

Kapit Sisid and SEA-VIP promoting Freediving for Marine Conservation

Kapit Sisid and SEA Institute-VIP with our first class of Freedivers for Marine Conservation in Bgy. San Teodoro, Mabini, Batangas. Our first batch of residents, fishermen and boatmen learned safe and effective freediving skills with marine conservation knowledge to help preserve the coral reefs of the Verde Island Passage – the center of the center […]

April 1-2: Paddle in the Amazing Waters of the VIP

Paddle for a good cause, Paddle for Carewell! Paddle in the waters of the A M A Z I N G Verde Island Passage! Sign up now! It’s easy: just go to www.matabungkaybeachhotel.com Studio H20 will be on hand to document the event and SEA Institute VIP will be there to give engaging presentations!

Enroute Magazine – January 2017

Our thanks to Mark Martin and Eurobulk Ltd. for featuring the importance of preserving the Verde Island Passage as their cover story in the January 2017 issue of Enroute Magazine.  Showcasing the amazing photos of Studio H20’s Boogs Rosales.  The VIP is the most biodiverse body of water on the planet! This article discusses how marine conservation organizations such […]