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  • Scuba Dive Malapascua Thresher Sharks

    Scuba diving in Malapascua Island with Thresher Shark Divers.

  • When In Bantayan

    Thrice have I visited this island but I still feel that excitement whenever I think of the white sandy beaches of Bantayan. But not until my third visit did I realize that during my last 2 visits, I only limit myself to its white sand beaches. Hence, when the third opportunity to visit the island came, I made sure that we can do some tour of this small paradise. It was never a bore!

    Below are things that you should be doing when you are in Bantayan. Do not limit yourself to the beach. Get up and explore this little paradise that is Bantayan.

    1. Beach Bumming
    Did I say do not limit yours ...

  • Environmental groups slam continued illegal fishing practices

    Environmental groups are slamming the continuing use of illegal fishing practices particularly the Danish Seine Fishing method causing massive destruction of marine species and corals.

    The Philippine Earth Justice Center (PEJC) and Oceana Philippines Inc. said Danish Seine Fishing has the highest exploitation rate among all fishing methods in the country.

    Patrick Cabrera of PEJC said a research conducted by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) within the Visayan Sea showed Danish Seine fishing exploitation rates of 0.7 percent, which is higher than the considered optimum ...