20 tons of coastal garbage collected in Lapu-Lapu coastal cleanup

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Close to 20 tons of garbage were collected during the International Coastal Cleanup held in Lapu-Lapu City on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Jocelyn Abayan, environmental management specialist of the City Environment and Natural…

Sharks, Vipers, Pandas get first win in BBC hoops tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 08/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sharks, Vipers, and Pandas earned their first victory in the ongoing Badboyz Basketball Club (BBC) Season 12 at the Alta Vista Country Club sports complex in Barangay Pardo, Cebu City last Saturday,…

Paddlers awed by butandings, dolphins, sea turtles in 227km expedition of south Cebu

Glendale G. Rosal 06/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The 13 paddlers who took on a grueling open-sea expedition successfully completed their mission of paddling 227 kilometers of coastal area in the first “Paddle Forward Cebu Expedition” from June 12 to 16, 2021…

IN PHOTOS: Dolphin watching at the Tañon Strait

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With quarantine restrictions eased, several Cebu residents have started exploring the island’s natural wonders. Some of them even took photos and shared these online to show what nature has in store for everyone.…

Dolphins, orcas reappear in Bohol waters

Leo Udtohan 07/12/2020

TAGBILARAN CITY – Pods of dolphins reappear in the waters off Garcia Hernandez town in Bohol three months after tourism activities were stopped because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Ruel Baguhin, 37, considers the presence of…

Dead dolphins found along Tañon Strait Protected Seascape

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/17/2017

THREE spinner dolphins were found dead, one off Panagsama Beach in Barangay Basdiot, Moalboal town and two in Barangay Montañeza in Malabuyoc, all along the Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (TSPS). Kristina Luz Uy Tapales, TSPS operations head…

Juvenile dolphins die after being washed ashore in Malabuyoc

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/16/2017

Two juvenile dolphins died on Thursday afternoon in Barangay Motañeza, Malabuyoc, southern Cebu after they were washed ashore by strong waves. Erik Ybas, OIC Environment and Natural Resources Office and Municipal Tourism Operations Officer of the Municipality…

Tañon Strait case can challenge oil exploration

Marian Z. Codilla, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/28/2015

The Supreme Court’s recent decision marking a victory for dolphins, whales  and  marginal fisherman in the the Tañon Strait raises questions about other service contracts for oil exploration in the country. The High Court declared as  unconstitutional…

Stakeholders commit to conserve Tañon Strait

Melissa Q. Cabahug 02/13/2015

More than 300 participants have signed the document excluding Dumanjug Mayor Nelson Garcia, who earlier opposed calls to conserve whales, sharks and dolphins, saying these animals are pests. Local government units, the environment department and other stakeholders…

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