Lanuza Bay

Lanuza, Surigao del Sur

Lanuza Bay encompasses the municipalities of Lanuza, Cantilan, Carmen and Cortes in Surigao del Sur.

Lanuza Bay News

  • Haribon Foundation, Philippine Reef Status Calls For Urgent Attention

    Haribon Foundation, Philippine Reef Status Calls For Urgent Attention

    The Great Barrier Reefs condition is worsening. Philippine coral reefs are bound to the same fate unless we do something about it. Urgent words and warnings. Is there a way to stop our oceans from warming? What can we do?

    Over the recent decades, divers and scientists have witnessed firsthand the alarming damage to the reefs that are vital to the health of the Philippine seas.

    Last year, a team of divers and marine biologists recorded the occurrence of coral bleaching on the reefs inside and outside of 19 marine protected areas (MPAs) in Lanuza Bay, Surigao del Sur.

    "Corals were bleac ...

  • A Quick Guide To Lanuza

    A Quick Guide To Lanuza

    If there was a place that I never want to leave from, it would be Lanuza. Almost not a secret anymore, this little surfing paradise on the east coast of Surigao del Sur has been the stuff of tales from soul surfers around.

    Quite the opposite of Siargao with its white sand beaches and almost unbearable number of tourists, Lanuza is a romantic, pebble beach surf paradise with numerous breaks to choose from within walking distance of its poblacion.

    Every first week of November, the local government of Lanuza holds an annual surfing festival where surfers from different parts of the Philippi ...

  • Surigao Town Cited For Marine Protection Conservation

    Fisherfolk of this coastal town have been guarding their rich marine sanctuaries and fishing grounds with utmost dedication.

    No wonder this once virtually unknown town gained national prominence when it received a national award for a sustainable coastal-management competition, besting other finalists in the country.

    Endowed with 56,000 hectares of municipal waters, which is much larger than its 13,059-hectare land area, the residents commitment to safeguard their marine-protected areas (MPAs) made the town the countrys first grand winner of the Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan 2016, ini ...

  • Forest Governance Project Or FoGoP

    Forest Governance Project Or FoGoP

    Effective conservation of forests is possible with strengthened governance mechanisms. Local communities must also be empowered with technical knowledge, platforms, and skills to establish forest monitoring programs and more effectively contribute to forest management and land-use planning processes.

    Through the establishment and strengthening of community networks and between cross-national networks, the Forest Governance Project or FoGoP aims to enhance information sharing and empower non-state actors in advocacy of issues concerning forest conservation. The project will be implemented ov ...

  • The Birth Of The Philippine Professional Surfing League

    The Birth Of The Philippine Professional Surfing League

    The Philippine Surfing Championship Tour (PSCT), the country's premier professional surfing tournament recently announced the birth of the Professional Surfing League which will commence on the third week of September this year.

  • DOLE Grants P200K Rice Capital To Fisher Group

    The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has awarded an assistance amount of P214,000 to be used as capital for rice trading by the fisher community group Nursiha (Nurcia, Sibahay, Habag) in Lanuza Bay, Surigao del Sur, under a livelihood proposal developed with the assistance of environmental group Haribon Foundation.

    Composed of 28 volunteer fisher folks, Nursiha developed and submitted a livelihood proposal earlier this year under the guidance of Haribon, in collaboration with DOLE. Using DOLE's project proposal template, community organizations such as Nursiha were taught how to ma ...