Panglao Protected Seascape

Panglao, Bohol

Panglao Island Protected Seascape protects 387 hectares of mangrove area from any form of development that would jeopardize the survivability of the mangrove forests found on the 8,740-hectare Panglao Island located within five barangays in the municipalities of Dauis and Panglao.

Panglao Island Protected Seascape News

  • Adventure-Filled And Romantic Destinations For Your Next Diving Getaway

    Adventure-Filled And Romantic Destinations For Your Next Diving Getaway

    If you are planning your next romantic weekend, incorporate scuba diving into your holiday to help spice it up. Living in a tropical country surrounded by blue seas, we naturally love spending time underwater, discovering a unique and strange world. But with scuba diving, youre going to explore wonders seldom seen while sharing such excitement with your special someone. Thats why we want to introduce to you these 5 islands, where youll find your time is well spent through an underwater adventure, magic and romance.

  • May Is Ocean Month

    May Is Ocean Month

    As the country celebrates the Month of the Ocean this May, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-7 has arranged activities relevant to the protection and conservation of the diverse coastal and marine resources in the region.

    Mario Aragon, Conservation and Development Division, disclosed the deployment of the autonomous reef monitoring structure (ARMS) this month to Panglao, Bohol during a discussion arranged by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) last May 4.

    According to the website of NOAA FISHERIES, ARMS is a device designed to mimic the structural complexity ...

  • Tarsiers, Spiders And Sea Turtles The Perks Of Island Life

    Tarsiers, Spiders And Sea Turtles The Perks Of Island Life

    From North Luzon we travelled back to Manila, where we stayed again at the hostel with the rooftop lounge. After a cab ride, a flight, another cab ride, a bus ride and a ferry ride, we finally made it to Malapascua Island, just north of Cebu in the evening the next day.

    MALAPASCUA ISLAND

    Malapascua Island is an island about 10km north of Cebu. It is very small, maybe 3km by 1.5km. The island became popular in the 1990s, mainly as a dive destination. There are several local dive sites around the island with coral gardens and coral walls as well as a few dive locations close to Malapascua, ...

  • Nature Adventure At Mt Isarog National Park

    Mt. Isarog is a stratovolcano and is 1,966 meters above sea level. Located in Camarines Sur, Philippines, Mt. Isarog is considered as Southern Luzon's highest forested peak. This is the site of Mt. Isarog National Park. Six municipalities and a city have territorial jurisdiction of Mt. Isarog National Park. These are Calabanga, Tinambac, Ocampo, Tigaon, Goa, Pili, and Naga City.

    Mountain climbers and backpackers will enjoy trekking on Mt. Isarog's slopes for a nature adventure. The best time to visit Mt. Isarog National Park is during the dry months of January to April. The temperature may ...

  • Bohol Series Dolphin Watching And Visiting Virgin Island In Panglao

    Bohol Series Dolphin Watching And Visiting Virgin Island In Panglao

    EXPLORING PANGLAO

    In order to appreciate the beauty of Panglao, one must muster a curious and adventurous heart, as its glory extends not only above water, but also under. I am personally excited to explore the island. By 6 in the morning, we were on our feet, watching the sun rise at Alona Beach, ready for our first activity??"dolphin watching.

    I didn't have the time to watch the dolphins at Majuyod during my visit to Negros Oriental. I know, sad, but on the bright side, another reason to come back! LOL So getting a second chance to watch dolphins migrate from one place to another had t ...

  • In Search For The The Big Blue Whale A Balyena Org Volunteer Experience

    In Search For The The Big Blue Whale A Balyena Org Volunteer Experience

    So I been wanting to do this for a long time.To volunteer for a Non Governmental Organization. Since I'm a mermaid I followed quite a number of most Philippine based NGO for marine conservation such as Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines, Greenpeace-Ph, Save Philippine Seas,Oceana-Ph, Ocean Conservancy and Balyena.org, I been supporting their cause even by just sharing post online as form of information dissemination.

    Last year I really really wanted to join Balyena.org's Humpback Whale Expedition in Southern tip of Philippines- the Babuyanes Island for summer season. I send my volunt ...