Two green sea turtles rescued in City of Naga 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/05/2019

CEBU CITY—Personnel from the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) in Argao rescued two green sea turtles, locally known as pawikan, in Tinaan, City of Naga. This development was posted on the Facebook page of the…

Another pawikan found dead in Olango Island

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The endangered green sea turtle species, locally known as pawikan, has just lost another member. A lifeless adult green sea turtle was discovered in the waters off Barangay San Vicente, Olango Island on…

Green sea turtle rescued, released back to the sea

Immae Lachica 03/13/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — A 30-year-old, female green sea turtle was released back to the sea on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 off the shores of Barangay Maribago in Lapu-Lapu City. Shelumiel Purisima, forest ranger Cebu City Environment…

Green Sea Turtle washed ashore in Lapu-Lapu City

Norman V. Mendoza 02/17/2017

A weak Green Sea Turtle was found by fishermen at the shores of Sitio Lupa in Barangay Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City past 2:00 p.m. on Friday The fishermen decided to turn over the sea turtle to Crimson…

Wounded green sea turtle released back in the wild

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/17/2014

An adult female green sea turtle which was rescued earlier with four gunshot wounds in  Bato, Toledo City last Sunday was found ‘fit and healthy’ and was released to the wild. Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (TSPS) Assistant…

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