PALAWAN PHILIPPINES: Sometimes called the Last Frontier, this province in the Southern Philippines is known for its virgin forests, beautiful beaches, rich marine life, is home to flora and fauna that can be found nowhere else on earth. In fact, the Palawan Seas account for about 36% of the Philippines’ coral reef and supplies 40% of the country’s fish production.

Founded in 2006, the Save Palawan Seas Foundation (SPSF) is a non-profit organization that aims to create workable and sustainable livelihood alternatives for communities in Palawan, Southern Philippines, that are both economically and environmentally sound. SPSF accomplishes their mission in partnership with the local government, non-government organizations, and private individuals who share the foundation’s vision.


A better quality of life for all who rely on the marine and aquatic resources of the Province of Palawan while maintaining the delicate balance and harmony with nature to make sure that the circle of life continues far into the future for the coming generations to derive provisions from, appreciate, and experience the amazing richness and diversity of the Philippine marine life.


To create workable livelihood alternatives for coastal communities, which are economically rewarding and environmentally sustainable and to develop effective conservation and management strategies that will facilitate the long-term sustainable use of the marine and aquatic resources of the Province of Palawan.


Sustainable Livelihood

Community Building

Environmental Initiatives


SPSF works with various organizations in initiatives geared toward shared goals such as community building and environmental conservation.