Five villages in Kudat to experience authentic community-based ecotourism

What is the ‘Alternative Kudat’ or AKCC? The ‘Alternative Kudat CbEt Collective’ or AKCC was conceived in 2016 as a community-based ecotourism (CbEt) initiative to develop supplementary livelihood options for communities, thereby helping relieve the pressure on marine resource use at the Tun Mustapha Marine Park in Sabah, Borneo. Also known as ‘Alternative Kudat,’ AKCC … More Five villages in Kudat to experience authentic community-based ecotourism

A transformational journey with the youth of Palawan

They say that youth are the next generation of changemakers. But do the youth of today wield the traits and skills needed to solve present and future global issues? Read along as I share a reflective account of my experience with inspiring youth leaders of Taytay, Palawan. How do we view the youth? Do we … More A transformational journey with the youth of Palawan

Centralians kick off school year with Coral Triangle Day Celebration and Science Camp

Marc Autencio, grade 11 student of Central Taytay National High School (CTNHS) in Taytay, Palawan, is among the champions of Coral Triangle Initiative-Southeast Asia’s (CTI-SEA) Heroes of the Environment Campaign. As a student leader, he has led his school in its crusade to protect and reforest Taytay’s mangrove forests and promote better management of coastal … More Centralians kick off school year with Coral Triangle Day Celebration and Science Camp

Zamboanga youth learn new skills to protect Coral Triangle in CTI-SEA’s Youth Summit

Zamboanga youth are passionate stewards of the Coral Triangle too! Students from Dumanquillas Bay implemented environmental projects and are determined to take it notches higher. Fifty-eight students from six national high schools in Zamboanga Del Sur and Zamboanga Sibugay – together with their teacher-mentors – finished a technical skills training session during the Youth Summit … More Zamboanga youth learn new skills to protect Coral Triangle in CTI-SEA’s Youth Summit

School-led mangrove reforestation project in Palawan inspires young leaders at the 5th Asian Youth Forum

Youth from all over Asia gathered in Yokohama to propose new strategies to fuel prosperity in the region. The Coral Triangle Initiative Southeast Asia (CTI-SEA) project funded the participation of seven delegates to the 5th Asian Youth Forum (AYF) and the 50th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank at the Pacifico Yokohama from 2-7 … More School-led mangrove reforestation project in Palawan inspires young leaders at the 5th Asian Youth Forum

Locals grow north Palawan’s first coral and giant clam gardens

Locals open the first interactive coral and giant clam gardens in Taytay Bay as they aim to be the next top ecotourism site in Palawan in 2018. PALAWAN, Philippines—Taytay officially launches coral and giant clam gardens in Taytay Bay. This activity encourages people to think about new business opportunities as they protect reefs. Representatives from … More Locals grow north Palawan’s first coral and giant clam gardens

CTI-SEA fisheries expert shares strategies to protect Coral Triangle in UPLB symposium

Dr. Annadel Cabanban, Ecosystems Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) Specialist of the Coral Triangle Initiative-Southeast Asia project, identified strategies on how college students can protect the Coral Triangle during her sharing in a symposium organized by the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) Zoological Society on 20 March 2017. More than a hundred undergraduate students from … More CTI-SEA fisheries expert shares strategies to protect Coral Triangle in UPLB symposium

40 student leaders design local climate solutions for Palawan in CTI-SEA youth camp

Student leaders from Taytay drafted environmental projects that will contribute to a climate-resilient future for their municipality. Jude Mark Mayang, a grade 10 student leader from Bato National High School in Taytay, Palawan has been experiencing the impacts of climate change in their village and yearned to do something about it. “It’s a serious threat … More 40 student leaders design local climate solutions for Palawan in CTI-SEA youth camp

Announcement: Winners of the Climate Whiz Quiz Contest

After several rounds of fierce competition, we have now picked, through a manual raffle, the six lucky winners who have clinched their way to the top! These lucky six have tirelessly answered the #ClimateWhiz challenges and have exemplified what it really means to be a #ClimateWhiz. This earns them our awesome Coral Triangle goodies! Grand prize winners: … More Announcement: Winners of the Climate Whiz Quiz Contest