Hello everybody, this is Group 8 (Team Mabuti!) checking in! Mabuti means “good” in the dialect of Visayas. Over the past two days (14 – 15 May), we have been very busy conducting the survey of coral health in two Marine Protected Areas – the Bingag and Tabalong Marine Sanctuary. During this time, we compared […]
some of us left feeling super excited, some a little worried about what’s ahead of us and others paranoid about what we’ve forgotten to bring along. But after a long day of journeying in the air and the seas, most of us were just really glad to have finally arrived at Dao Diamond Resort. The […]
We finally arrived at the Dao Diamond resort after a 3 hr plane ride, a 30 min bus drive to the ferry terminal and a 2 hr ferry ride to Bohol. After the long journey, we had dinner, met our HNU friends for the first time, and began to plan our respective projects.
With a total of 7 107 islands, and stretching over 1 800 km from north to south, the Philippines is the world’s second largest archipelago country after Indonesia. It is also one of the world’s megadiverse countries, meaning that its biodiversity is nearly unparalleled and it is, in fact, its own biodiversity hotspot. Its terrestrial ecosystems have more […]