FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where is your office located?


We don’t have a physical office. We can’t afford it :(




How many full-time employees does SPS have?


Zero. SPS usually has two to four project-based staff working on different projects, based in different parts of the Philippines.




Can I do my internship with SPS?


If you are open to output-based internships, then yes! Please email us at info@savephilippineseas.org. We are looking for seatizens who can help us with campaigns, such as researchers, writers, bloggers, graphic designers, and illustrators.




How do I request for an interview?


Please email info@savephilippineseas.org with the following information: If it is an interview via email, please include the following: - short introduction about yourself and the media outlet you are representing - your intention for the interview - questions - deadline For articles published in a printed magazine or newspaper, please send us a hard copy of the publication.For articles published in a website, please send us the link to the article so that we can share it with our social networks. If live/video/radio/TV interview, please include: - short introduction of yourself and the media outlet you are representing your intention for the interview - questions (please note that we reserve the right to decline answering questions not -discussed beforehand, especially if irrelevant to SPS) - date, venue, and call time for the interview - suggested attire (if applicable)




How do I invite you to participate in our events or give a talk at our event?


SPS does not have any full-time staff, so we do not always have the human resources to speak in different events. Please email info[at]savephilippineseas[dot]org the following: - short introduction about your event - short introduction about yourself/your group - date, time, and venue of event - what type of participation you’d like from us, e.g., exhibit, booth, speaker, co-organizer, etc. (if as a speaker) what topic you would like us to discuss and time limit - resources/equipment you can provide - other relevant requirements from us We request that the inviting party provide support for our transportation and accommodations (if applicable), and a donation to SPS.




Can I invite you as a sponsor or partner?


We have very limited resources and cannot provide any financial support for events. We can partner by giving advice, sharing details of your event on our social media accounts if relevant to our cause, and providing a resource person if schedule permits.




Can we hold fundraisers for you or hold an activity in support of your initiatives?


Of course! But before you start your fundraiser/activity and use our name and/or logo, please email us at info@savephilippineseas.org about your initiative, so that we know about it and can support you, too.




How can I volunteer? What can I do to help?


If you are open to output-based volunteer work, please email us at info@savephilippineseas.org. We are looking for seatizens who can help us with campaigns, such as researchers, writers, photographers, bloggers, graphic designers, and illustrators. If you have sample works, send it along with your CV. The best way to help us right now is through fundraising and by using our toolkits. You can also help by: - sharing or retweeting our posts - reporting environmental violations to authorities - changing your daily habits to eco-friendly ones - donating to SPS




Can I report violations to SPS?


We urge you to first approach your local government unit and national government agencies about your concerns.




Can SPS stop an illegal activity in my community?


We believe that protecting our natural resources is the duty of each citizen. We encourage you to report violations to authorities and to actively protect your coastal and marine resources.




How can I donate?


You may deposit your donation to: Account Name: Philippine Seatizens, Inc. Bank account number: 1430146735 Bank: Banco de Oro Branch: SM Pasig Branch Address: G/F SM Supercenter Pasig, Frontera Verde, C5, Brgy. Ugong, Pasig City SWIFT Code: BNORPHMM We also have a BPI account, but the account details are upon request. Send us a message on info@savephilippineseas.org. You may also donate through PayPal via info@savephilippineseas.org / savephseas@gmail.com.





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