Category Archives: Conservation

Donsol’s mangroves: Conserving nature’s resources

By Gregg Yan (The Philippine Star) Updated January 15, 2012 12:00 AM MANILA, Philippines – Three very different creatures are known to converge in the municipality of Donsol in Sorsogon: the most celebrated of course, are the whale sharks– largest … Continue reading

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Stop feeding whale sharks in Oslob

By Carmel Loise Matus Cebu Daily News 9:01 am | Saturday, January 7th, 2012 WHILE a divers organization said it was all right – and even beneficial – for fishermen to feed whale sharks in Oslob town, an environmentalist has … Continue reading

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Govt., private sector step up protection, conservation measures for whalesharks

PIA Press Release Tuesday, December 06, 2011 by Irma A. Guhit SORSOGON CITY, Dec 6 (PIA) — Protection and conservation efforts for the whalesharks or butanding in Sorsogon got another boost from the government and private sector following the gathering … Continue reading

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Sorsogon water district to go after illegal water connections, replacement of low-end water meters

by May L. Jumamil LEGAZPI CITY, August 30 (PIA) — Pursuing its goal to provide round-the-clock water supply for the City, Sorsogon City Water District (SCWD) will intensify its action to minimize if not eradicate leakages, illegal water connections and … Continue reading

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Philippine Army to establish a Bayanihan Eco Park in Donsol

by Irma A. Guhit Donsol, Sorsogon. Taken from Wikipedia, courtesy of TheCoffee. SORSOGON CITY, AUGUST 23 (PIA) — Twelve entities have pledged support and commitment to the 903rd Infantry Brigade Philippine Army‘s initiative to establish a Bayahihan Eco Park at Sitio … Continue reading

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Orosipon – Mga Banig na Gibo sa Karagumoy

As usual, the author took another opportunity to talk to her grandmother, who hailed from San Isidro, Bacon, about her experience in the old days. According to her, San Isidro was well known for the Banig (a woven mat made … Continue reading

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Sorsogon City government targets power consumption reduction, strengthens climate change strategies

by Irma A. Guhit SORSOGON CITY, August 2 (PIA) — The city government here is set to implement strategic measures to lessen the effects of climate change and address the issue on power reduction and consumption. Mayor Leovic R. Dioneda … Continue reading

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DENR V conducts orientation on integrated coastal management for LGUs of Sorsogon

by Irma A. Guhit SORSOGON CITY, JULY 25 (PIA) — A total of 60 participants attended the two-day orientation training here this week at the Tentyard Hotel on the Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) for Local Government Units in the province … Continue reading

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Power firm to spearhead National Greening Program in Sorsogon

by Irma A. Guhit SORSOGON CITY,July 19 (PIA) — Forging manpower and resources for a Green Philippines, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Energy Development Corporation (EDC) will spearhead the call of government for a National Greening … Continue reading

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House approves on 3rd reading bill protecting marine ecosystems, coastal areas

By Cynthia D. Balana Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines—The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure establishing marine protected areas (MPAs) and preserving existing ones in all coastal towns and cities nationwide Deputy Speaker Lorenzo … Continue reading

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