Since 1979, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources has been working tirelessly through the Tamaraw Conservation Program to manage and protect tamaraw core habitats, while engaging local communities to partake in conservation efforts.
Their mission is to save the Tamaraw from extinction by addressing the various factors that pose threat to its population and habitat.

Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc. (PhilBio)

PhilBio’s mission is to enhance and enable the conservation of the Philippines unique and threatened environment, biodiversity and natural resources into perpetuity, through the establishment of integrated biodiversity conservation and development programs, that include improved dissemination of knowledge, management practices and the active participation and collaboration of relevant stakeholders, particularly those who are dependent upon the natural resources of the region.

Philippine Reef and Rainforest Conservation Foundation Inc.

Danjugan Island is a lush 43-hectare island and marine sanctuary located off the
Southeastern coast of Negros Occidental. What once used to be a threatened and over-fished area is now a protected sanctuary with a dazzling array of marine and terrestrial life. Today, the island serves as an outdoor classroom for students, a research area for conservationists, and a haven for tourists eager to experience nature at its purest.
Danjugan Island is a project of The Philippine Reef and Rainforest Conservation
Foundation, Inc.

Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands

The principal objective of the SCPW is to promote the wise use of wetlands in the Philippines by 1) facilitating linkages and networking among wetland advocates locally and abroad; 2) engaging in wetland conservation activities; 3) providing a forum and technical assistance on wetland-related issues; and 4) complementing wetland management activities through research, training and CEPA (communication, education, participation and awareness).

Community Centred Conservation (C3)

Community Centred Conservation (C3) Philippines is recognized as the national and international expert in dugong and sea turtle research and conservation.
They engage communities in the local conservation area (LCA) process, protecting key biodiversity areas in the country, and have a track record in coastal and marine ecosystem management, forest protection, and rehabilitation and community empowerment.

C3 Philippines established its first field station in the Calamianes islands in 2011, focusing on conserving one of the last strongholds of the endangered dugong


Philippines AirAsia is the official airline partner of Eco Explorations. They help make the vision of Eco Explorations come to life by bringing the team to different destinations of the Philippines to be able to do research and development work in different communities in the country.


KayakAsia is the official kayak partner of Eco Explorations. By insisting on travelling with human-powered kayaks as far as we can, we minimize carbon footprints. Aligned with our values, KayakAsia contributes to community and eco projects to take care of the places we paddle in.

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