Articles in the category Environment (51)

Despite the environmental woes that prompted its six-month closure, Boracay was recently listed among Asia's top 25 beaches rankings of an American travel website.
TripAdvisor ranked Boracay's White Beach ninth among 25 others for the four-kilometre main beach's 'calm, warm waters, gently sloping sand, very relaxing (environment)… possibly the most beautiful beach in Asia.
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Published on 04/03/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Environment, Leisure, Travel
Tags: beaches, Boracay
There's a scene in the 2014 film “César Chavez” where a group of Filipino farm workers gather in a labor camp and fill the night sky with cries of protest. It's a palpable call for justice in the face of violence, but one of the few times in the hour-and-a-half movie where Filipinos are shown on screen.
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Published on 07/09/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Environment, Society
Tags: agriculture, Farm, Institute, research, Rice, Workers
Our group’s kayak guide Jeremy allowed us to bask in the stillness before he pointed out the century-old mangroves that had withstood many a typhoon. He shared the names of some mangroves, including some of the species like pagatpat whose branches would light up with fireflies later that night.
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Published on 22/04/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Environment, Travel
Tags: Bohol, fireflies, guide, kayak, mangrove, Panglao, river, tours
Notices were send to Tina’s Sunset Cottages, Restaurant & Dive Center, Ocean Dream Lodge, Paradise Dive Zone Resort, Corp., Pink & Black Lodging House, Montani Beach Resort, Sabang Inn, Sabang Divers, Mangosteen Restaurant , Dive Dojo, Mermaid Resort Charletan, Inc., Modem Development Company Inc., Captn Gregg, Eddie’s Place Bar & Restautant, Marginor Diner & Snack, and I Dive at Casa Mia.
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The Philippines’ ecological nature is truly blessed by God. Well, it is simply because of the inherent beauty and wonders of one of the country’s finest tourist attraction, dubbed as Apo Island. This one of a kind and truly mesmerizing archipelago is inherently a volcanic island, which is actually 12 hectares with respect to its total land area.
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Published on 20/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Environment, Fauna and flora
Tags: Apo Island, Ecological, marine, Paradise, Sanctuary
The show starts early in the morning. That’s when the spinners break out of the silvery bay of Bais, others chasing alongside our dive boat. We yelp and scream and lie flat on the bow to see them closer, these wonderful dolphins we’ve come for.
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Published on 15/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Environment, Stories
Tags: Chasing, dolphins