Dinagat Islands

Loreto, Dinagat Islands

The Dinagat Islands is one of the most environmentally-significant provinces in the Philippines where endemism of fauna is unique in its region. Animals that are endemic to the province are the Dinagat Cloudrunner and the Dinagat-Siargao Tarsier. The province is highly forested and is considered as a Key Biodiversity Area because of its unique animals and lush rainforests.

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at-Caraga tarsier, has no protection. It is known from a small island that is being extremely heavily mined. Thus, it emerges as a new lineage??"and a new major conservation urgency." They question of just how many Philippine tarsiers exist has been "left sort of hanging" for 25 years until now, according to the researcher.

The newly discovered Dinagat Island and Caraga Region tarsier was first recognized as possibly distinct by the Filipino biologist Dioscoro Rabor in the 1970s, and now is confirmed by the genetic analysis.

Dinagat Islands News

  • Mystical Island Of Dinagat

    The DINAGAT ISLAND are a group of Islands constituting a province in the the caraga region Mindanao. The so- called mystical province.

  • Dinagat Islands Joins Intl Day Of Forest Celebration

    Dinagat Islands Joins Intl Day Of Forest Celebration

    The province of Dinagat Islands joined the world in the celebration of the International Day of Forest through a tree planting activity conducted on March 20, 2018 along Kabisig Highway connecting Mahayahay Junction to Capitol Site in San Jose town.

    This years celebration of the International Day of Forest is anchored on the theme, "Forests for Sustainable Cities, Lets promote a greener, healthier and happier place to live in."

    The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) initiated the planting of 1,010 seedlings of Agoho tree most commonly known as "Pine Tree" and the ...

  • New Wax Plant Named After Inday Sara

    New Wax Plant Named After Inday Sara

    A team of experts in biodiversity named a species of the Philippine Hoya found in the province of Dinagat Islands in Caraga region after City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio.

    In an interview on Thursday, Milton Norman Medina, Director of Biodiversity and Environment Institute of the University of Mindanao, said they discovered the plant species on April 23, 2017, while doing a research in Central Dinagat Islands.

    Medina said they found out that one of the plant specimens they collected near a mining area was new.

    The new specimen, later named Hoya indaysarae, was tested by other experts and ...

  • Dinagat Island Surigao Del Norte

    Swim and hike island hopping experience at the mystical place of Dinagat Island.

  • Travel At Dinagat Island

    Island hopping Duyos Beach, Dinagat Islands.

    By the way For the first time here, It is awesome with that clear green water, The beach is so nice. The people of Dinagat island was nice, kind and friendly.

    The Dinagat Islands are a group of islands constituting a province in the Caraga region in the Philippines, located on the south side of Leyte Gulf.

  • Bats Can Save The Day

    Bats Can Save The Day

    A rare species of fruit bats can be found if you explore the beautiful and gift-given island of Dinagat, most particularly the town of Loreto.

    While the bats live here, it is believed that their population has diminished more than 50% over the last generations.

    Isnt this sad and alarming? The population site of this endangered species is very small, most containing a few more than 200 individuals (some even fewer than 50).

    These unique fruit bats seen rarely around the world, are like heroes and heroines for protecting us from natural villains like mosquitoes that can cause human illn ...