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Ocean Defender Tour starts in one of the country’s oldest marine sanctuaries

Press release | July 9, 2013 at 12:08

Apo Island, Dauin, Negros Oriental – The largest ship in the Greenpeace fleet, Esperanza, arrived today in Apo Island, home to one of the country’s oldest community-managed marine reserves, to mark the start of its three week journey from the...

Hope amid devastation in one of the world’s best marine sanctuaries

Feature story | July 10, 2013 at 17:18

Divers from Silliman University, Coastal Conservation and Education foundation, and Greenpeace today surveyed the massive coral damage in Apo Island. The documentation of the reef check in Apo Island is part of the activities around the visit of...

Revisiting Apo

Blog entry by Daniel Ocampo | July 11, 2013

I first came to Apo Island in Dauin, Negros Oriental in the 1990s to accompany several international delegates participating in a study tour on Coastal Resource Management.  Our objective was to show a model marine reserve wherein the...

Hope amid devastation in Apo Island

Image gallery | July 10, 2013

Apo Island marine reserve - an example from the Philippines

Video | October 1, 2010 at 19:30

Apo Island in the Philippines is one of the world's first marine reserves. This protected area has restored a previously degraded reef and is fully supported by the local fishermen.

Apo Island: a 'ray of hope' for the oceans

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 30, 2006

Greenpeace activists display an underwater banner in Apo Island Marine Reserve in central Philippines to promote the urgent need for marine reserves. Apo Island Marine Reserve in central Philippines is a 'ray of hope' for oceans...

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