Lapu-Lapu City News
The need to protect our environment has taken the limelight as local authorities have started to promote the island of Cebu as one of the eco-tourism sites tourists can visit. Protecting the environment ensures the survival of flora and fauna endemic to the area.
Hilutungan Marine Sanctuary
Cebu is blessed with numerous natural tourist spots that have attracted local and foreign tourists. While some of these tourist spots have become too commercialized, there are still a number that have remained relatively undeveloped. One of these places is the Hilutungan Marine Sanctuary.
Marine Sa ...
Yesterday, 125 scuba divers, free divers and mermaids (in costume) collected a total of 103.5 kilograms of garbage and 43 crown of thorns, under the waters of Mactan during the fourth Dive Against Debris (DAD) at the Crimson Resort and Spa.
Diver Jai Genilza said that harvesting the crown of thorns is important because it kills corals.
"They are uncontrollable and they are considered pests," said Genilza.
Meanwhile, an organizer of DAD noted fewer garbage collected by divers this year.
Lapu-Lapu acting Vice Mayor Harry Don Radaza said they credit the improvement to the constant ...
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Diving Pescador Island and Moalboal, Cebu, Philippines.
The Philippines has 7,107 islands and a good number of these islands can be considered paradises for nature lovers. Cebu has its share of these hidden Edens with some of them made into marine sanctuaries. One of these islands is Caohagan Island.
Caohagan Island hosts the Caohagan Island Marine Sanctuary, which is located along its coastline. Due to this, the waters around the island are rich in marine life. To ensure the protection of the area, coastal patrolmen are tasked in monitoring the waters. These patrols were organized by the residents of the island.
The marine sanctuary was cre ...
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