Volunteer to protect coral reefs or engage with the community on Malapascua Island.

People and the Sea

Who: People and the Sea.

WhereMalapascua Island, Philippines.

Focus: Coral reef surveying and community engagement projects:

  • Scuba dive and get the chance to see thresher sharks at the world-famous dive site, Monad Shoal.
  • Learn coral reef ecology and how to carry out coral reef surveys.
  • Help establish an ongoing coral reef monitoring and biodiversity assessment programme on 25-30 sites.
  • Create a habitat map of Malapascua’s waters and a usage map of Malapascua’s waters (fishing and diving sites).
  • Make a difference in the community by taking part in community engagement projects.

When: All-year round.

Duration: Divers – 4-12+ weeks / Non-divers – 2-12+ weeks.

Suitability: Over 18s.

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