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‘Butanding’s visit in Legazpi shortened by dirty water

LEGAZPI CITY—They could have stayed longer at this city’s waters, but noises and contaminated water could have driven away the nine gentle giant whale sharks locally known as butanding to find a better haven. Tourism officials believed the whale sharks … Continue reading

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Exhausted fishing ground in Sorsogon turns into thriving fish reserve

JUBAN, Sorsogon—Until the late 1990s, illegal fishers exploded dynamite in this 110-hectare fishing ground, which resulted in the devastation of fish and their natural habitat, said Jenny Gabito, a local government technologist. But the town had shifted its energy in … 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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