Category Archives: Conservation

Calling Water District – Water Leak at Katmon St., Brgy. Binincahan

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Rare Eagles released in Sorsogon

SORSOGON, Sorsogon—The Energy Development Corp. Bacon-Manito Geothermal Project or BacMan released two Philippine Serpent Eagles and a Philippine Hawk Eagle into the wild in celebration of World Environment Day on Wednesday. The eagles, an endangered species, were released in EDC’s … Continue reading

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Butandings return to Albay-Masbate-Sorsogon waters

LEGAZPI CITY – After three years of irregular presence, the giant whale sharks, or butandings as they are fondly called, are back in the Almasor (Albay-Masbate-Sorsogon) area, though for how long is never quite certain. The gentle giants, which are … Continue reading

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Oslob’s tuki tour operators to visit Donsol

By Carmel Loise Matus Cebu Daily News 7:52 am | Thursday, April 19th, 2012 Oslob and Cebu tourism officials will go to  Donsol in Sorsogon province next month to see for themselves “best practices” in whale shark tourism. “Although they … Continue reading

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Donsol’s Biggest Catch

Saturday, 17 March 2012 18:00 Roderick L. Abad / Special Features Writer DONSOL, Sorsogon—The Philippines, being an archipelago, sits atop vast natural resources. Be it by land or water, it’s endowed with a plethora of flora and fauna of different … Continue reading

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Too many tourists in Donsol

BY AMER R. AMOR VERA Files Fourteen years after the discovery of a large pod of whale sharks or butanding in Donsol, Sorsogon, people around the world continue to troop to this small fishing town to swim with the whale … Continue reading

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Lessons from Donsol

By Amer R. Amor, VERA Files Posted at 01/29/2012 10:30 PM | Updated as of 01/30/2012 12:42 AM What other towns can learn about whale sharks (First of two parts) It was an image Butanding Interaction Officer (BIO) Allan Amanse … Continue reading

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