MCP cooperates with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources on implementation of the CMEMP (Coastal and Marine Ecosystem Management Plan) and hosts and facilitates DENR staff training in scuba diving, monitoring methodology and statistical analysis.
The Municipality of Zamboanguita. MCP operates under the auspices of the LGU of Zamboanguita, and lends manpower, consultancy, practical and technical assistance to the Bantay Dagat, People’s Organisations and the local government units.
The Municipality of Siaton. MCP operates under the auspices of the LGU of Siaton, and lends manpower, consultancy, practical and technical assistance to the Bantay Dagat, People’s Organisations and the local government units.
Through a memorandum of Agreement, Silliman University aids MCP in carbon analysis and soil sampling of mangrove areas under rehabilitation and encompassed by Blue Carbon accreditation efforts initiated by MCP.
Zoox is a close partner and is an organisation offering mentorship and individually tailored internships for individuals seriously interested in a professional career in marine conservation. Zoox is highly recommended and have project locations in the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand. If you are interested in their programs, please mention you saw Zoox mentioned here.
Rufford Foundation The Rufford Foundation support MCP in creating alternate livelihood and mangrove conservation projects in South East Negros.
PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) was established in 1966, and is today the largest scuba training and certification agency worldwide offering a wealth of diving courses, many of which are freely available for our volunteers in marine conservation.
Project AWARE was founded in 1989 and is a non-profit organisation and movement initiared by PADI, who still to this day support the organisation. Marine Conservation Philippines encourage divers to contribute to Project AWARE, and enter some of effort into the collaborative database of conservation activities hosted by Project AWARE.