Pamilacan Island is situated 12.5 kilometers south of Bohol island. The island is now seen as a success story in community transformation from their destructive, unsustainable hunting practices, to the protection of their precious marine life. The community now consider themselves as caretakers of the sea, using dolphin & whale watching tours and snorkeling to protect their marine resources by pro ...
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Pamilacan Island Marine Sanctuary News
It was my first time in Bohol and the first time in the Philippines.
Ten years ago you could've found many boats with fisherman standing at the front, a harpoon in their hands, scanning the horizon and looking for dolphins to hunt. At the time, dolphin hunting was the only way of survival for the people of Pamilacan Island.
Environmental lawyer and marathon swimmer Ingemar "Pinoy Aquaman" Macarine bucked strong currents on Sunday to complete his swim from Pamilacan Island (not Balicasag Island as reported earlier) to Panglao Island in this province.
He finished the swim despite suffering a sore shoulder after being in the water for almost two hours.
"All of a sudden I had a problem with my right shoulder," Macarine told reporters who covered his swim.
"Was thinking of abandoning the swim because of the painful right shoulder," he said, adding he got it during his intense training.
He had to make quick ...
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Internet connects every single continent and island in the world. But how can everyone connect through the Internet without electricity?
Alicia Dumaran, a 47-year-old housewife living in Pamilacan Island, Bohol, now has the opportunity to enjoy and experience electrical appliances the whole day.
Through WeGen Distributed Energy Philippines, Pamilacan now has electricity to use.
"Napakalaking tulong para sa aming mga mamamayan ng isla na magkaroon ng kuryente dito. Maraming oportunidad ang magbubukas para sa amin," Dumaran told Philstar.com.
Back then, the island only experienced el ...
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