Category Archives: marine sanctuary

Cortes town in Surigao del Sur has country’s cleanest coastline

It’s a sunny morning in the fishing village of Burgos, and the narrow banca is gliding past a maze of fish corrals towards a guardhouse in the middle of lush beds of seagrass. Colored flags flutter in the cool breeze, marking the boundary of the marine sanctuary. In the depths of the clear waters are […]

Hanging bridge

An islet in the anti-mining town of Bacuag in Surigao del Norte has become the latest tourist attraction in the province after the local government unit installed a hanging bridge that connects the mainland to the islet. Visitors can enjoy zip lines and water sports amenities. The islet is part of a marine sanctuary. MindaNews […]

Clown Fish

Clown fish are among the few species found in one of the marine sanctuaries in General Luna, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte, as shown in this picture taken Wednesday (27 September 2017). MindaNews photo by ROEL N. CATOTO