About Us

Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines

Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines’ (MWWP) began as a Facebook page in December 2009. It was primarily designed to be an outlet for knowledge and information on marine wildlife in the Philippines, particularly the mysterious and interesting marine animals like dolphins, whales, dugong, marine turtles, sharks, and rays. The Facebook page served as an information hub that contained news, videos, pictures, and other information related to marine wildlife in the Philippines.

In a span of two years, the Facebook page gained considerable support from its followers. Thus, MWWP was registered under the name Marine Wild Fauna Watch of the Philippines, a non-profit, non-stock, conservation organization under the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on September 13, 2010.

Since then, MWWP has been involved in various projects and activities that aim for a better appreciation of the marine environment, its ecological processes, and how it affects us all in the local context.

MWWP continues to use Facebook as the main portal for public education. With this, we invite you to be part of our Facebook network. Let us share our knowledge and passion for marine conservation on MWWP’s Facebook page.

Our Partners

Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines (MWWP) has worked on various talks, researches, workshops, and publications on marine wildlife conservation in the Philippines. On its pursuit in raising awareness among the Filipinos on the conservation and protection of marine wildlife and its home in the Philippines, MWWP has worked in partnership with the following organizations in various projects, some of which were already concluded, while others are still on-going.

National Fisheries Research and Development Institute Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau Conservation International – Philippines World Wildlife Fund (WWF) – Philippines
Earth Island Institute Fishbase Information and Research Group Institute of Environmental and Marine Sciences – Silliman University Tropical Marine Research for Conservation (TMRC)
The Philippine Animal Welfare Society CAPE Foundation Physalus D’Bone Collector Museum
Save Philippine Seas (SPS) Dolphins Love Freedom Butanding Network Balyena.org
Pawikan Conservation Project Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit United Nations Environment Programme-Convention on Migratory Species
Xavier University – McKeough Marine Center      

We would also like to take the opportunity to thank individual and private donors for continually supporting us!