Articles with the tag "river" (13)

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has suspended the quarrying and crushing plant permits of 11 companies in Rizal. During the hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change on Thursday, DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu enumerated the firms whose Mineral Production Sharing Agreements (MPSA) have been suspended.
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Published on 08/12/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Environment, Legal
Tags: environment, Marikina, mining, river, Rizal
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 Puerto Parrot
Categories: Environment, Travel
Tags: Bohol, guide, mangrove, Panglao, river, Tourism
I had been to the Agusan provinces several times before, primarily to take pictures of the majestic marshlands, but in April this year, I packed my bags for something else entirely. To call it a river cruise is a stretch, although there promised to be lots of hanging around the deck and looking at the sights. But perhaps “exploratory mission” provides a better description.
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Published on 03/03/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Travel
Tags: Agusan, exploring, Mindanao, river
The San Juan River is one of the main river systems in Metro Manila, Philippines, and is a major tributary of the Pasig River. It begins near La Mesa Dam as the San Francisco del Monte River, which officially takes the name San Juan River when it meets with Mariblo Creek in Quezon City. As the San Juan River, it passes through Quezon City, San Juan, the Manila district of Santa Mesa, and Mandaluyong.
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Published on 17/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Fauna and flora
Tags: Quezon City, river, San Juan
The Philippines is not really known for its rivers. Tourists, local and foreign alike, are more drawn to its white sand beaches and clean, turquoise blue waters. But did you know that the country’s rivers are also quite an attraction themselves? If you love anything and everything about rivers, here are the top five longest rivers in the Philippines.
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Published on 16/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: river, Tourism
The Philippines is a tropical country, known to the rest of the world as a place full of beautiful beaches. It offers plenty of options, may it be a short travel outside of Metro Manila or a posh island that racks up the attention of Hollywood stars (Amanpulo, anyone?). Anyone you ask would recommend a great beach to go, either a touristy one or a beach less travelled to. Beaches get all the stars, yet most Filipinos forget that the Philippines is an archipelago, which means water is everywhere.
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Published on 16/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: river
The Pasig River Light was the first light station in the Philippines when it was established in 1642. The first lighthouse tower in the country was erected in the station and first lit in 1846. It was then located on the north jetty at the mouth of Pasig River in San Nicolas, Manila, marking the entrance of the river for vessels cruising Manila Bay, looking to dock on the inland Port of Manila that was then located along the banks of the Pasig River in Binondo and Intramuros.
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Published on 15/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, History, Travel
Tags: Lighthouse, Pasig, river
The sun slowly radiates the whole of Pandan Beach Resort as locals of the coastal municipality began to assemble on the shore. A heavy breakfast was served and signified the start of another exciting day in Antique. The owner of the resort informed us that we will be going to explore the stretch of the Bugang River. I was thrilled because another superb experience will be listed down on my journal.
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Published on 02/02/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Travel, Fauna and flora
Tags: river, spring
Before my trip to Surigao del Sur, I searched and researched several times in the internet on different tourist spots this land can offer to its visitors. And most of my readings from different articles and blog posts are pointing and suggesting to a common and a must-see destination in Surigao. None other than, the Enchanted River of the municipality of Hinatuan.
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Published on 27/01/2018 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Travel, Leisure
Tags: Hinatuan, river, Surigao