Palawan Island


Palawan Island is the largest island of the Palawan Province, Philippines. The northern coast of the island is along the South China Sea, while the southern coast forms part of the northern limit of the Sulu Sea. This island is very undeveloped and traditional. Abundant wildlife, jungle mountains, and white sandy beaches attract many tourists.

Palawan, the only Philippine island cit ...

ed, is rated by National Geographic Traveler magazine as the best island destination in East and Southeast Asia region in 2007, and the 13th best island in the world having "incredibly beautiful natural seascapes and landscapes. One of the most biodiverse (terrestrial and marine) islands in the Philippines.

The island has had a Biosphere Reserve status since early 1990s, showing local interest for conservation and sustainable development".  Wiki

Palawan Island News

  • City Receives Digital App For Forest Management

    City Receives Digital App For Forest Management

    A science software that provides extensive forest and individual tree analyses had been introduced in the city recently to help in managing its forest ecosystems.

    Erika Svendsen, research and social scientist from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Forest Service (USDA-FS), Northern Research Station in New York, made the introduction during the two-day training on i-Tree Tools and Stewardship Mapping held at the City Hall on March 7-8, 2018.

    "We will adopt this tool for cities in the Philippines," she said, referring to the cities of Puerto Princesa, Cagayan de Oro, General Santos, Tagbi ...

  • We Wanna Live In This Paradise, Palawan VLOG 11

    We are so sad to leave Club Paradise. We wish we can live here. This place feels like home. For our last day, we woke up early to snorkel and we were rewarded to swim with 3 turtles and a school of jacks. After our morning coffee and breakfast, we tried the Club Paradise Relay. Of course, we wouldn't leave without trying this adventurous activity. We climbed, crossed, ziplined and jumped trees to trees using our harness. This activity is open for ages 8 and above. The well trained staff of Club Paradise were there to keep us safe. Finally, we had to leave. The team of Club Paradise serenaded u ...

  • Pangolin Conservation Project Launched

    Pangolin Conservation Project Launched

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Protect Wildlife project recently launched a study aimed at conserving the endangered Palawan pangolin.

    In close partnership with the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD), the study is intended to help decision-makers and wildlife enforcers in formulating sound policies in terms of managing the habitat of the mammal.

    Dr. Florentino Tesoro of the USAID Protect Wildlife said a research study is now ongoing in the province, and its result will be the basis for the protection of the Palawan pangolin (Manis cu ...

  • Rare In Palawan Olive Ridley Turtles Released Into The Ocean Community-Based Conservation Project

    70 Olive Ridley Turtles released into the ocean. A community-based project to save the highly endangered sea turtles here in Culandanum, Aborlan, Palawan, Philippines.

  • Pebble Ordinance To Protect Beaches Filed At City Council

    Pebble Ordinance To Protect Beaches Filed At City Council

    An ordinance that seeks to regulate and control the collection and sale of beach pebbles was filed at the Sangguniang Panlungsod on Monday by Councilor Roy Ventura.

    Ventura said that if his proposed measure is passed, it would be called "Beach Sand Ordinance". He said his goal is to save the beaches of Puerto Princesa from erosion and degradation against the heavy collection of pebbles and other similar resources.

    "This measure is for everyone, even for foreigners who take pebbles as souvenirs from our beaches," he said.

    Ventura said that his proposal is a pro-active measure to conser ...

  • Palawan From The Air II

    In this sequel to our original Palawan from the Air, Matador returns four years later to revisit this paradise in the Western Philippines. Check out the amazing terrain of the Linapacan Islands, the Bacuit Archipelago, and Coron.