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Every ayan, Negros Occidental. They would stay from April to July, and their presence gives us a feeling of that beautiful summer by the beach with white oceanic birds circling above turquoise waters.
And when they leave, we know that the skies and seas will soon become grey and stormy as the Habagat grows stronger. I am always enthralled by how the arrival and departure of these birds could also match the ups and downs of our internal environments.
Since my last column I have been occupied with the theme of migration. The ecology and behavior of animals traveling long distances over per ...
Early this month, I had the chance to revisit the Coron Island in Coron town, Palawan after I facilitated a planning workshop for the conservation sites of the Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc. in the adjacent municipality of Busuanga.
Coron and Busuanga towns occupy the Busuanga Island, and along with the island municipality of Cullion and other smaller islands and islets, comprise the Calamianes Group of Islands, also known as Calamianes, which has distinct and unique ecosystems and habitats that harbor some single-island endemic species.
It was as if it was still m ...
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Sugbo Turismo to roll out five southern towns as eco-tourism destinations
Five southern towns will be at the forefront of the provincial tourism office's thrust to make Cebu a community-based eco-tourism destination.
Sugbo Turismo Cebu's provincial tourism office, will roll out "The Big 5," which is a cluster of five destinations putting local communities as well as the conservation of natural and cultural heritage at the center of tourism development.
"It will level up the playing field of small-time players, especially local communities who are supposed to take care of their own loc ...
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Negros Island Region (DENR-NIR) has announced that it will spearhead the first synchronized Hornbill Count in the three protected areas across the island next month to mark the 16th year of the Biodiversity Monitoring System (BMS).
On June 1, the BMS/Hornbill Count will kick off at the Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Natural Park in Sibulan, Negros Oriental; June 9, Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park; and June 20, Northern Negros Natural Park.
Negros Island is home to a number of endemic and threatened species, including the endangered Visayan hornbill ( ...
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is monitoring priority wetlands in Western Visayas for the presence of migratory birds following the sighting of a Brent Goose in Hinactacan, Lapaz here last February 4.
It was recorded as the first Brent Goose (Branta bernica nigricans) to visit the Philippines by the DENR's Conservation and Development Division (CDD).
The visit of the Brent Goose was confirmed by bird experts Philip Godfrey Jakosalem and Liza Paguntalan of the Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc. (PBCFI) when they went to the area to validate t ...