MPIF commits P1.5M for Puerto Galera’s Marine Protection, Inspection and Conservation Guardians
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Shore It Up, Metro Pacific Investments Foundation Inc.’s flagship program, is celebrating another year of elevating environmental awareness and conserving aquatic life in coastal municipalities through this year’s Shore It Up Weekend. After commemorating its 10th year, Shore It Up has chosen to revisit and deepen its commitment to Puerto Galera, an old SIU community partner and the center of marine biodiversity. Known as a designated UNESCO Man and the Biosphere reserve and the Number One hub amongst dive enthusiasts in the country, Puerto Galera boasts of over 30 dive sites that have been and are still popular within the diving community. Divers from across the country and the world travel to experience the one-of-a-kind diving experience in this municipality.
MPIF commits P1.5M for Puerto Galera’s Marine Protection, Inspection and Conservation Guardians. (2019, June 9). The Philippine Star, p. 7.
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Environmental protection; Coastal zone management; Biodiversity; Diving; Ecotourism; Environmental restoration; Sustainability; Metro Pacific Investments Foundation Inc. (MPIF); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); Bantay Dagat; One Meralco Foundation; PLDT-Smart Foundation; Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation; Light Rail Manila Corporation
- The Philippine Star