Palawan Island

Palawan

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

  • Whale Shark At Puerto Princesa Palawan

    After encountering dolphins and dugong last week, it's a whale shark this time.

  • Crafts For The Conservation And More

    Crafts For The Conservation And More

    On my last post, I wrote about the Ashy-fronted Bulbul outside Mel's and my shared bedroom window. So why were we in Puerto Princesa in March?

  • Use Eco-friendly Trash Bins Schools Urged

    Use Eco-friendly Trash Bins Schools Urged

    Schools should use garbage bins made of eco-friendly materials, Board Member Marivic Roxas on Tuesday said.

    In a resolution she authored, Roxas asked the Department of Education (DepEd) Region IV-B to continuously promote proper waste disposal and segregation in their respective areas.

    "These [garbage bins] can be by the use of wood, rattan, ethnic and traditional materials or to be more creative, they can combine non-biodegradable materials like recycled used bottles and other combination of materials," she said in a statement.

    The resolution was also furnished by DepEd Division Supe ...

  • A Bulbul Nest At Our Window

    A Bulbul Nest At Our Window

    I love visiting our friends Peter and Indira who live up the hill! They have a beautiful home surrounded by greenery and wildlife.

  • NGO Bares Croc Conservation Plan In Palawan

    NGO Bares Croc Conservation Plan In Palawan

    he Provincial Board has allowed the Crocodylus Porosus Philippines, Inc. (CPPI) on Tuesday to present its research studies and conservation initiatives to protect the saltwater crocodile in identified sites in Palawan.

    The CPPI is a non-government organization that was established in October 2000 to work on the research and conservation of two known species of the large aquatic reptiles that can be found in the country - the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) and the freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus mindorensis).

    Board Member Albert Rama said the CPPI was only permitted to present ...

  • Barangays To Have Own IP Reps Soon

    All 66 barangays of Puerto Princesa City will have their own indigenous peoples mandatory representative (IPMR) by 2020, Councilor Nestor Saavedra said Tuesday.

    Saavedra, the IP representative to the City Council, said IPMRs in all villages will help in raising the recognition and protection of IP rights, and their social, economic, cultural, and political status in the society.

    Saavedra said only 22 of the 66 barangays in the city have IPMRs.

    These are Napsan, Manalo, Bagong Bayan, Simpokan, Tanabag, Marupinas, Tagabinet, Cabayugan, San Pedro, San Manuel, Bancao-Bancao, Tiniguiban, ...