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The Destruction of Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are the rainforests of the sea: diverse, vibrant, beautiful, and desperately endangered. Anthropogenic fluxes are causing the destruction of these systems. 1. Defining and Understanding Coral and the Coral Reef2. The Destruction of Coral Reefs3. The Negative Effects of this Destruction 1. Defining and Understanding Coral and the Coral Reef In order to […]

Apo Island

The sea life and coral reefs were once devastated by abuses of the fisher-folk. We were able to get the cooperation of the local leaders and convince them to convert the area into a world-class Scuba Diving resort enabling them to earn more revenues and create many new jobs. Today the area attracts divers from […]

Monolithic “Ecoshells” Dome Housing

Low-cost alternative family housing solution MONOLITHIC “ECOSHELL” DOME HOUSING is solar-powered, fire-resistant, earthquake and hurricane-proof, maintenance-free and consumes very little energy. You sponsor a Filipino family and we can teach the construction process, thereby educating the people how to build the dome homes for themselves. We believe this is a viable solution for the people.

The Benefits of Bamboo Plants in the Reforestation Project


Barangay Livelihood Programs and it’s Effect to Global Warming The Philippine Nature Foundation Incorporated’s mission is to finance economically successful environmentally sound projects and turn these programs into realities. Our ongoing research projects monitor the complex biodiversity of the unique Philippine ecosystem. We are constantly developing new and exciting environmental educational programs for the local […]



Eco-tourism (also known as ecological tourism) is a form of tourism that appeals to ecologically and socially conscious individuals. Generally speaking, eco-tourism focuses on volunteering, personal growth, and learning new ways to live on the planet. It typically involves travel to destinations where flora, fauna and cultural heritage are the primary attractions. Eco-tourism is a […]

Reef Forestation

Port Barrera, Tigbao village, Masbate. Photo by Frank Cimatu/Rap

Philippine Nature Foundation Inc. is actively participating in artificial reef programs utilizing Reef Balls, allowing individuals and groups the opportunity to sponsor either an ongoing or a new artificial reef development project on any shoreline or reef system in the Philippines. A reef ball is a designed artificial reef used to restore ailing coral reefs […]