Protecting the Tañon Strait

Editorial 02/17/2015

Dumanjug Mayor Nelson Garcia said he was misunderstood when he said that whale sharks and dolphins should be killed because “they were parasites”  responsible for the shrinking fish supply in the Tañon Strait. The mayor said this…

Irreplaceable natural heritage

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/19/2015

In 1998, then President Fidel V. Ramos proclaimed it a protected seascape. It is counted as one of the irreplaceable natural heritage in the Philippines. Located between the islands of Cebu and Negros, the Tañon Strait Protected…

Boljoon town to decide: Sandy shore or reclamation?

Marian Z. Codilla 12/15/2014

Boljoon  town council set to support  DPWH coastal project and excavation of Ili Rock for ‘public safety’; Seascape to have 20-meter-wide pavement   The Boljoon municipal council will decide today whether  to proceed with a reclamation project…

The net

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 07/27/2014

Not too long ago, the wife and I spent a weekend at my sister and brother-in-law’s beach property on the western side of the island. We took a long, winding road that crossed the mountains, passing by…

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