Northern Samar

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  • Northern Samar Adventure

    Video compilations of my Northern Samar Adventure together with my friends where we explore the hidden beauty of the province.

    Biri Island Rock Formations
    The historic Capul Island
    The Veriato Falls and
    The majestic Tarangban Falls
    With Tacloban City side trip

  • Biri Initiatives Coral Restoration Project

    Biri Initiatives Coral Restoration Project

    In 2011, Richard Ewen, a long-term resident of the Phiilippines, decided to open a dive centre at the resort he had built on Biri Island, Northern Samar, in the Philippines. Unfortunately, when his business partner, David Parker, went for some exploratory dives, he found that all was not well with the local coral reefs.

    Realising the immediate danger to the local ecology, and the livelihoods of the local villagers who relied on the marine environment for their survival, Richard immediately set about undertaking an initiative to repair the damage and educate the local population as to how be ...

  • DENR 8 Outlines Activities For Month Of The Ocean

    DENR 8 Outlines Activities For Month Of The Ocean

    The significance of conservation, protection, and sustainable management of Philippine coastal and marine resources will be highlighted in the nationwide celebration of Month of the Ocean this May, a report from the DENR 8, based here said.

    DENR 8 Regional Director Leonardo Sibbaluca told Manila Bulletin that this year's celebration, which is anchored on the theme "Tayo at ang Karagatan," promotes the undeniable significance of the ocean to human well-being.

    It will also show the functions and services provided by the ocean and its ecosystems such as coastal protection, fisheries product ...

  • DENR Returns Two Turtles To Sea In Northern Samar

    DENR Returns Two Turtles To Sea In Northern Samar

    Two turtles where released back to the sea in a town in Northern Samar, according to a report released Friday by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) regional office.

    DENR Regional Director Leonardo Sibbaluca told Manila Bulletin that its field office in Northern Samar released the green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Bobon town.

    Sibbaluca said that based in the report from Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) in Northern Samar, one of the turtles was found ashore in Barangay Magsaysay, Bobon, by a resident and turned over to local authorit ...

  • Biri Rock Formations Travel Guide The Fascinating Natural Monuments Of Samar

    Biri Rock Formations Travel Guide The Fascinating Natural Monuments Of Samar

    Being stressed and angled for minutes, my elbow pit had started to feel uncomfortable. My palms were itching too, yet I couldn't let go of my grip. I could also feel my calf and feet trembling, but resting them is not among the choices.

    For some reasons, commuting was pretty difficult on that part of Samar on Holy Week. I was hanging at the back of the jeepney, breaking a leg, while on my way to Allen from Calbayog's Maguino-o Pier. Since I shared a space of the narrow metal extension with another passenger, my torment did not end there. I had to maintain a firm clutch to survive that trip. ...

  • N Samar Town Marks Agta Festival In Honor Of Sto Nino De Bobon

    N Samar Town Marks Agta Festival In Honor Of Sto Nino De Bobon

    More than 3,000 people witnessed this year's "Agta Festival" held this town in honor of Sto.Niño de Bobon.

    The yearly festival is held every January 8 with the batch members of the Bobon Central School year 1979-1980 and Bobon National High School year 1983-1984 as this year's "hermanos and hermanas."

    Susana Coloma, municipal tourism officer, said that the concelebrated mass was presided by Catarman Bishop Emmanuel Trance with co-celebrant Msgr. Gaspar Balerete, parish priest and was joined by other Catarman clergy and visiting priests.

    Seven "tribes" joined in this year's "Agta Fest ...