Sea Turtles

Five sea turtle species inhabit the ocean surrounding the Philippines. The Philippines are home to only six freshwater and terrestrial turtle species.

Sea Turtles News

  • Saving Sea Turtles For Ecosystems Services Palawan

    Sea Turtle Conservation in Westcoast Area of Puerto Princesa City and Aborlan, Palawan, Philippines.

  • Guide To Moalboal Philippines

    Guide To Moalboal Philippines

    Youll most likely be starting your journey from Mactan-Cebu International Airport. From the airport grab a white taxi from the taxi rank (located to the right of the airport exit) and head to the south bus terminal in Cebu City. Once there, you will be asked by many bus drivers where you are going and they will help point you in the right direction. Its a little confusing at first but the buses have their destination and route located in the front window. There are two buses that go to Moalboal, one via Birili and one vio Bato. Be sure to get the big yellow Ceres Liner that takes you via biri ...

  • Pawikan Aksidenteng Nakulong Sa Baklad Sa Palawan

    Pawikan Aksidenteng Nakulong Sa Baklad Sa Palawan

    Aksidenteng nakulong ang isang pawikan sa baklad sa karagatang sakop ng Barangay Irong-Irong sa bayan ng Brooke's Point sa lalawigang ito, Huwebes Santo.

    Kuwento ng lokal na mangingisda, hinahango umano niya ang ilang isda sa kaniyang baklad nang mapansin niya ang pawikan na lumalangoy sa loob nito.

    Agad namang tumawag sa mga tauhan ng Coast Guard ang mangingisda kaya agad nakaresponde ang mga awtoridad at ligtas na napakawalan ang pawikan.

    Napag-alamang isang green sea turtle na may 18 pulgadang haba at bigat na 10 kilo ang nailigtas na pawikan. Matapos masuri ng mga eksperto, muli i ...

  • Turtle Poachers Nabbed

    Turtle Poachers Nabbed

    Three live critically endangered sea turtles (pawikan) were confiscated from eight fishermen in a coastal village in Roxas town who were arrested on March 14 for illegal fishing using compressors.

    Police Senior Inspector Ric Ramos, the spokesperson of the Provincial Police Office (PPO) of Palawan, identified them as Julito Trinidad and Alfredo Guerrero, who were the boat captains, Ronel Berial, Jomar Matarong, Arnel Arevalo, Michael Lagahan, Jeffrey Aremala and Eddie Emperial.

    They were arrested by policemen of the Roxas Municipal Police Station (MPS) in the coastal village of Sitio Liga ...

  • Exploring Davao City, Davao Oriental, Occidental Elegantly Wasted

    Exploring Davao City, Davao Oriental, Occidental Elegantly Wasted

    When I found myself booking a plane ticket to Davao City, I immediately contacted Sam and told him he had free rein to basically craft an itinerary for me. I was pretty much open to anything, and he indulged. So heres part and parcel of what happened and where we went. We had our private driver (of Sams choosing) who could take us from Davao City to Occidental and back. While it was tiring, it was such a great experience to see how expansive and beautiful Davao is. I hope you enjoy this little blog post about my Davao adventure which took place October 2017.

  • Mystical Siquijor The Best Experiences On The Island

    Mystical Siquijor The Best Experiences On The Island

    Located at the Central Visayas Region of the Philippines, Siquijor is locally known as "Esla del Fuego", or the island of fire, not because of a raging volcano like I initially thought, but because of its mystical fireflies.