Lanuza Bay

Lanuza, Surigao del Sur

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

Lanuza Bay News

  • 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 ...

  • Fisherfolk Receive Dive Training To Monitor Protected Seas

    Fisherfolk Receive Dive Training To Monitor Protected Seas

    Leaders of a local fishing community, including community pastor Ronalyn Rivera, earned an open water diver certification in a scuba training geared towards the monitoring of marine resources and protected areas in Lanuza Bay, Surigao del Sur.

    Rivera was selected by the local government of Cortes, along with seven others from the municipalities of Lanuza, Cantilan, and the DENR-CENRO of Surigao del Sur to be part of the open water diver training and certification that teaches underwater navigation using a compass, air conservation, safety and emergency procedures in using diving equipment, ...

  • Woman Pastor Gets Certified For Marine Protection

    Woman Pastor Gets Certified For Marine Protection

    Fisher leaders, including community pastor Ronalyn Rivera, earned an open water diver certification in a SCUBA training geared towards the monitoring of marine resources and protected areas in Lanuza Bay, Surigao del Sur.

    Rivera was selected by the local government of Cortes, along with seven others from the municipalities of Lanuza and Cantilan, to be part of the open water diver training and certification that teaches underwater navigation using a compass, air conservation, safety and emergency procedures in using diving equipment, neutral buoyancy to prevent crushing of corals, and dive ...