Balogo Fish Sanctuary

Romblon, Romblon

Balogo Fish Sanctuary and Mangrove Forest is located in Calatrava, Romblon. Balogo Fish Sanctuary rests at the foot of a section of the Burburanan Forest, some of the last primary forest on Tablas Island. The fisherfolk organization actually manages the sanctuary and runs a mangrove nursery which they use for regular mangrove plantings in the forest surrounding the coral reef.

Balogo Fish Sanctuary and Mangrove Forest News

  • Balogo Fish Sanctuary And Mangrove Forest

    Balogo Fish Sanctuary And Mangrove Forest

    Balogo Fish Sanctuary rests at the foot of a section of the Burburanan Forest, some of the last primary forest on Tablas Island. That combined with the efforts of the local fisherfolk people's organization means conditions are good for ecosystem regrowth in a marine ecosystem where decades of destructive fishing and natural stresses have left the coral reef in poor condition.

    The fisherfolk organization actually manages the sanctuary and runs a mangrove nursery which they use for regular mangrove plantings in the forest surrounding the coral reef. Swing by their office (known locally as the ...

  • Saving Pasacao As Summer Capital

    As the Philippine tourism bandwagon went full speed to portray the country as a fun place, one coastal town in Camarines Sur has been left behind.

    Blessed with long, uninterrupted seashore, a bird-watching area, a rock islet amid clear seawater, and rich coral reefs at a fish sanctuary, Pasacao is just getting by at the peak of summer while tourism destinations elsewhere in the province are hosting hordes of visitors year round.

    Mayor-elect and outgoing councilor NiƱo Tayco cites several factors why the town, 38 kilometers southwest of Naga City, is unable to live up to its title of "su ...

  • Green Groups Laud Romblon Mining Ban

    Environmental groups welcomed Romblons declaration of an indefinite moratorium on metallic mining in the province, calling the move a milestone for the provinces ecological protection and conservation.

    Romblon is a province composed of islands which are endowed with rich natural resources and biodiversity and this issuance will definitely be one of the milestones for its protection and conservation, said Alyansa Tigil Mina national coordinator Jaybee Garganera.

    Mining as we know is a disputed economic activity that not only paves way for the destruction of the islands, but also puts the ...