Category Archives: Conservation

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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Whale sharks and tourism

By Angel Alcala WHALE sharks, the largest plankton-feeding fish in the worldmeasuring up to 13.7 meters in length, are now recognized for their potentials in tourism. They have been the main tourist attraction in the town of Donsol, Sorsogon (in … Continue reading

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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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