EL NIDO, ONE OF THE MOST DIVERSE ECOSYSTEM IN THE PHILIPPINES. El Nido is a municipality and managed resource protected area in the province of Palawan in the Philippines. According to CNNGo, it is the Best Beach and Island destination in the Philippines for its “extraordinary natural splendor and ecosystem.” El Nido is named after the edible nests of swiftlets, found in the crevices of its limestone cliffs. El Nido, being one of the most diverse ecosystem in the country, is protected for its unique flora and fauna, and pristine geologic formations. (Photo by Jasper A. Espejo)