Apo Island Marine Reserve

Page - September 15, 2006
Apo Island is home to the world's oldest community based marine reserve. The sanctuary was created over 20 years ago and has proven succesfull in sustaining marine life and improving the lives of the islands inhabitants.

Greenpeace activists display an underwater banner in Apo Island Marine Reserve in central Philippines to promote the urgent need for marine reserves. Apo Island is acknowledged internationally as a model community managed marine reserve.