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  • Loboc River as Inland Wetland

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Bohol aims to conduct an assessment on Loboc river as an inland wetland with the discussion is centered on Importance of Wetlands; Biodiversity Conservation, Climate Change and Environmental Laws.

    This is prompted as the DENR is trying to address the wetland loss and degradation and their importance and conservation, the DENR said.

    It was not immediately known if the said activity was a reaction to the recent flood as a result of the heavy downpour spawned by tropical strom “Seniang” that made this town practically on waterw ...

  • The Amazing Sandbars In The Philippines

    As an archipelago and a tropical country, the Philippines is blessed with a wealth of beautiful and pristine sandbars. From Luzon to Mindanao, tourists can enjoy a large selection of sandbars in this tropical country. While the country’s sandbars are not as popular its world-class beaches, they are increasingly becoming more popular as tourist draws within the Philippines.

    What is a sandbar?

    A sandbar is a pretty deposit of tiny pebbles and sand that have been built up by coastal currents, and are usually located a few hundred feet from the beach or shoreline. There’s no shortage of ...

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  • Virgin Island in Panglao Bohol

    Virgin Island is one of the several islands included in Bohol Government’s jurisdiction. It is located 15-20 minutes away from Panglao Island in the Philippines. This is known to local as the Virgin Island because nobody lives here and the place is not always visited by tourists even though it’s opened to the public a long time ago. Virgin Island is one of the many islands in the Philippines where a big area of the beach sink during high tide and only the palm trees in the middle of the island are visible.

    Known to many locals as the “hidden oasis”, Virgin Island is clearly an attra ...