Cagayancillo News

  • Luis Manzano Leads Launching Of WWF Donor Program

    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Philippines on Thursday introduced the Individual Donor Program (IDP) to the public with WWF-Philippines Marine Conservation Steward Luis Manzano at Glorietta 4 in Makati.

    Thru participating in the IDP, people can now directly contribute in the ecological-sustainability initiative of the WWF that encourages the public to funnel their finances to vital and urgent causes such as conservation.

    People can join IDP by visiting WWF booths in selected malls all over the country or by simply going to the organization's website.

    "These donations are directed in go ...

  • WWF-Philippines Ambassadors Marc Nelson Rovilson Fernandez And Iza Calzado Lead 1st WWF Fundraising Hour

    WWF-Philippines National Ambassadors Marc Nelson, Rovilson Fernandez and Iza Calzado shared their passion for the environment with mallgoers and encouraged them to support WWF's Individual Donor Programme (IDP) during the recent Ambassador's Fundraising Hour held in Greenbelt 1, Makati.

    Everyone can now directly contribute to the sustainability initiatives of WWF-Philippines by visiting WWF booths in selected malls all over the country or by going to the WWF-Philippines website at Potential donors can choose to make a one-time donation or monthly donations, which can help ...

  • Tubbataha Reef The Best Diving Destination

    Tubbataha Reef is an atoll coral reef located in the Sulu Sea of the Philippines. It is a marine sanctuary protected as Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park. It is nominated at the New 7 Wonders of Nature.

  • Shark Species And Manta Rays Now Internationally Protected

    Amid news good and bad, environmentalists worldwide rejoiced over a milestone development.

    At their latest meeting in Bangkok last week, parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) voted to increase protection for five species of commercially exploited sharks— oceanic whitetip, porbeagle, and three species of hammerheads (the scalloped hammerhead, great hammerhead, and smooth hammerhead)—as well as two species of manta rays (Manta bistrosis and Manta alfredi). CITES is a multilateral treaty signed in 1973, protecting more than 3 ...

  • New Coffeetable Book Highlights Palawans Tubbataha Reefs

    Palawan's precious coral reefs — the Tubbataha Reefs — became the subject of a new coffeetable book expected to set the Philippines as a model for conservation and a diving hub of choice.

    This, after the Department of Tourism (DOT) launched the coffeetable book on the sidelines of one of the world's leading global travel and trade show, the World Travel Market (WTM) in London earlier this week.

    "The Tubbataha: A National Treasure" coffee table book is published by Marissa Floirendo of the Don Antonio O. Floirendo, Sr. Foundation (AOF) with photos by Maria Teresa "Tet" Lara.

    Presen ...

  • Five Individual Tiger Sharks Identified In Tubbataha Waters

    Five different tiger sharks, with a possible sixth, have been documented and identified since the start of the shark research in the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park.

    Mr. Ryan Murray, LAMAVE's project leader who is currently staying at Tubbataha, also revealed that three of the tiger sharks have been recorded in TRNP since at least 2012. To distinguish between individual tiger sharks, Murray looks for unique features such as scars, bite marks, and color patterns. The images came from videos and photos from the Baited Remote Underwater Video (BRUV) installed this summer and those shared by t ...