CENRO Lipa through the Conservation and Development Section conducted a Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) on April 23, 2021 at the Tourism Bldg. at Anilao, Mabini, Batangas in line with the celebration of the International Earth Day with the theme: Doing Our Fair Share to Restore the Earth and in promotion of the activities and programs under the Green Fins.

Topics discussed during the said CEPA were as follows: importance and objective of the celebration, definition, classification and effects of marine debris, importance of data form and recording and the activities and programs under the Green Fins.

Moreover, certificates and IEC materials in the form of cloth face masks with printed Green Fins campaign taglines/ messages- โ€œSave our Reefsโ€ and โ€œI Dive for Changeโ€ were given to the participants of the said activity.

We would like to extend appreciation to the volunteer partners and sponsors that made this clean up possible:

LGU Mabini- Tourism Office

LGU Mabini- Agriculture Office

Anilao Scuba Dive Center (Active Green Fins member)

Saltitude Dive & Beach Resort (Active Green Fins member)

200 Bar Dive Shop (candidate Green Fins member)

Anilao Awari Bay Resort

Anilao Photo Academy

Bubblemaker Dive & Beach Resort

Isla Water Sports and Resorts, Inc.

Stella Maris Liveaboards

Anilao MACRO Spotters Association, Inc.

Philippine Coast Guard- Mabini

Bantay Dagat

Community Fish Landing Center

Be informed further that all the precautionary measures and safety protocols re: COVID-19 threat were properly practiced and observed during the said activity.