On November 16,2018, Oceana celebrates its “Year-end Thanksgiving and Recognition of Exemplary Works in Tañon Strait”at Parklane Hotel, Cebu City.
In recognition of its event, “Pasasalamat sa Katauhan” which was hosted by Atty. Antonio Oposa, accomplished Marine Scientists, lawyers, policemen as well as representative members of the local LGUs were awarded with certificates of recognition from the United Nations Environment Programme in appreciation of their exemplary work on protecting and monitoring Tañon seascape.
A dance intermission number was presented by the University of Cebu Dance Company, including a presentation with a song specially dedicated to Tañon Strait.
Certificates of Appreciation were also distributed to selected public and private sectors, including the local LGU, PNP region 7 and CCEF (Coastal Conservation and Education Foundation).