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.

The Dinag ...

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

  • Dinagat Islands Travel Vlog (Canon 80D Zhiyun Crane 2)

    There are places that you go to that will make you realize "why did I not visit this sooner?" One of these is DINAGAT ISLANDS.

    Located at the northeastern part of Surigao, these islands don't get much attention from travellers and tourists alike. So we were very blessed to have explored this underrated paradise before commercialization touches it! From its powder-like sand beaches, inviting crystal blue waters and Palawan-like ridges and rock formations, Dinagat Islands is the next best destination to go to if you want the laidback island experience. A combination of Sohoton and Siargao's m ...

  • Duyos Beach In Basilisa, Dinagat Islands

    Duyos Beach In Basilisa, Dinagat Islands

    Two months ago I wrote about Bitaog Beach, an unspoiled white sand beach in Basilisa, Dinagat Islands. Located on the same island 5-10 minutes away by boat from Bitaog is Duyos Beach, also a white sand beach. Duyos Beach Resort is wider than Bitaog Beach. It has a really nice sandbar and has more cottages, a store, videoke machine, a grilling area and comfort/shower room. Overnight stay and tent pitching are allowed in the resort.

  • 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.