Hinatuan Island

Tagana-an, Surigao del Norte

Hinatuan Island is located in Tagana-an in the Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, Philippines.

Hinatuan Island News

  • Artificial-reef Projects Are We Doing It Right

    Artificial-reef Projects Are We Doing It Right

    With less than 1 percent of the countrys corals in excellent condition, the Philippines, one of the worlds top fish producers, is currently experiencing dwindling fish catch.

    In several occasions, the Department of Agriculture (DA), through the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), had declared fishing moratorium or fish ban to allow the remaining fish stock to replenish fishing grounds.

    Scientists have blamed the massive destruction of the countrys corals to a number of reasons. The destructive fishing methods like the use of trawls, dynamite or cyanide have been identified ...

  • Snippets Of Surigao Del Sur

    September 8, 2016 Exploring Surigao del Sur best tourist spot.

    Tinuy-an Falls
    Enchanted River
    Hinatuan Islands
    Britania group of Islands

  • How To Get To Socorro

    How To Get To Socorro

    When you find yourself along the beach line of red sand, and the red to brown mountain tops that dots the landscape before it kisses the sky - you're finally at the part of Surigao province where mining is second nature to breathing for the locals. But it is also where the jump off to the only place in Surigao province that mining is not allowed. Here is a detailed guide on how to get to Socorro, Surigao Del Norte, and to experience Bucas Grande, and more of what this island has to offer. You can find the details fitting if you're entry point is either from these cities: Iligan, Cagayan de Oro ...

  • Caraga anti mining advocates to join Earth Day commemoration

    Caraga anti mining advocates to join Earth Day commemoration

    Hundreds are expected to join the commemoration of Earth Day here tomorrow as residents in the Caraga Region, in a forum today, expressed their opposition against environmental destruction caused mainly by mining.

    Dr. Maria Natividad Castro, head of secretariat of Caraga Watch, said that delegates from the five provinces in Caraga will converge at the regional office of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) for a protest rally.

    Castro said during the forum dubbed "Local Environmental Issue and Grassroots Responses in Caraga" that mining operations in Caraga continue to displace the live ...

  • Anti mining group reject Nickel Asia as development partner for Guiuan post Yolanda rehabilitation

    Anti mining group reject Nickel Asia as development partner for Guiuan post Yolanda rehabilitation

    Alyansa Tigil Mina, a coalition of more than one hundred organizations that is challenging the current policy regime on mining in the country, is strongly opposing the designation of Nickel Asia Corporation as the lead private sector "development partner" for Guiuan, south of Eastern Samar.

    The Presidential Assistant on Recovery and Rehabilitation (PARR), on January 30, announced four pilot areas for Yolanda rehabilitation??"Tacloban City, Tanauan in Leyte, Guiuan in Eastern Samar, and Biliran. There are more than twenty other areas for rehabilitation.

    Guiuan was identified because of " ...