Tag Archives: Mt. Bulusan

Mt. Bulusan’s steam-driven explosion causes ash fall in 3 towns of Sorsogon

​SORSOGON CITY — Bulusan Volcano in Sorsogon unleashed some fury, spewing a dark gray ash column yesterday afternoon which blew over three municipalities of the province, regional disaster officials said. Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) Bicol Director Raffy Alejandro, who … Continue reading

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Where Can I find These Mountains?

While looking for relevant articles in the net, I found a web page about the mountains in Sorsogon: Mount Bulusan (5,134 ft / 1,565 m) • 3 summits • Mount Bulusan is a 5,134 ft / 1,565 m mountain peak … Continue reading

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Residents do not want a geothermal plant in Irosin, Sorsogon–ICAG

IROSIN, Sorsogon—In the 1990s, the locals successfully blocked attempts of the Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) to put up a geothermal power plant in the area, Irosin Coalition Against Geothermal (ICAG) Chairman Dr. Precy D. Gante told the Business Mirror … Continue reading

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It’s more fun in the waters of Sorsogon

ONE major destination in our three-province romp across the Bicol region (the others are Albay and Camarines Norte) is the province of Sorsogon, known for its whale shark (butanding) sightseeing tours. Event organizer Bernard Supetran and I just had a … Continue reading

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Completion of Ariman-Bulusan road to boost Sorsogon tourism

by Irma A. Guhit SORSOGON CITY, June 23 (PIA) — The P20 million allocation coming from the national government to upgrade two road sections in the municipality of Barcelona manifests President Aquino’s thrust for infrastructure development to boost tourism industry … Continue reading

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Bulusan natural park: A conservation success story

There are many conservation success stories in the Philippines. Most of them are unknown. Bulusan Volcano Natural Park in Sorsogon is one of those unknowns. The natural park in south central Sorsogon province is a 3,673 ha nationally protected rainforest … Continue reading

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Int’l science organization to conduct needs assessment for disaster preparedness

by Irma A. Guhit Sorsogon City, April 4 (PIA) — The Earthquake and Megacities Initiaitive (EMI) will conduct here today a one day- workshop on capacity needs assessment for disaster risk reduction preparedness and response for the province of Sorsogon … Continue reading

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