Subic News

  • Pet Pawikan Regains Freedom After 8 Years

    Pet Pawikan Regains Freedom After 8 Years

    Here's what happens when humans trifle with the natural order of things.

    "George", a male sea turtle first kept as a pet in Olongapo City, finally swam to freedom at the Camayan Beach Resort here on Tuesday, after spending eight years of rehabilitation at the animal center of the Ocean Adventure theme park.

    Robert Gonzaga, officer in charge of the theme park, said the turtle had to "unlearn" being dependent on human beings for survival, so his eventual release took this long.

    "The problem was that George had become used to being fed and taken care of by humans, so we had to teach hi ...

  • Working To Protect Our Bay And Reef

    Working To Protect Our Bay And Reef

    We are a member of the Reef Check Program, Philippines division, and constantly keep an eye on the health and beauty of the bay around us.

    Over the past 30 years, coral reefs in the Philippines have been slowly dying. The most productive reef areas in the world are now known as some of the most endangered. The good news is, Reef Check has shown that it is not too late! Together we can reverse the decline of the coral reef health and productivity within as little as one year.

    We were one of four locations in the Philippines who participated in the Reef Check Philippines Eco-Action Program ...

  • Mount Balingkilat Travers To Nagsasa Cove

    Credits to the Organizer of this Hiking, Its very worth to reach in the Top of Mt. Balingkilat of Zambales, 14 hours. That's how long it took us too conquer this gorgeous mountain, though for a normal person, it usually takes 4-6 hours to reach the summit and another 4-5 hours to reach Nagsasa Cove.

  • Youth Leaders Conduct Marine Conservation Projects In Subic

    Youth Leaders Conduct Marine Conservation Projects In Subic

    The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Sea and Earth Advocates (SEA) Camp recently convened 25 Filipino youth from across the Philippines at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone for a week-long workshop on environmental conservation. YSEALI SEA Camps, organized by Save Philippine Seas (SPS) in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines, are leadership and environmental training programs that empower youth to take action on environmental issues in their home communities, across the Philippines, and around the ASEAN region.

    During the SEA Camp, participants built their leaders ...

  • Mt Balingkilat And Nagsasa Cove Getaway

    Mount Balingkilat and Nagsasa Cove getaway located in Zambales province.

  • Mt Balingkilat Day Hike December 2016

    Mt. Balingkilat "The Mountain of Thunder"

    Subic, Zambales
    Jumpoff: Sitio Cawag Settlement, Subic Town
    LLA: 14.89 N, 120.11 E (est.), 1100 MASL
    Days required / Hours to summit: 1-2 days / 4-6 hours
    Specs: Minor climb, Difficulty 5/9, Trail class 1-4