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                    [Title] => Conservation of thresher shark area pushed
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An environmentalist has called on the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and the local government of Daanbantayan to take extra steps in conserving a marine area on Malapascua Island.

[DatePublished] => 2015-01-14 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 588429 [Title] => Diving at Malapascua reserves now costs P150 - Gregg M. Rubio/JMO [Summary] =>

The local government of Daanbantayan has increased the fee for those who want to dive at the reserve areas in Malapascua Island.

[DatePublished] => 2010-06-29 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 557339 [Title] => MECO targets Taiwan tourists for RP sites [Summary] =>

The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in Taipei aims to position the Philippines as the world’s leading adventure travel site in Taiwan and its estimated half a million leisure divers.

[DatePublished] => 2010-03-14 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 538430 [Title] => Prolonged presence of body concerns funeral parlor owner [Summary] =>

The family of Norwegian national Isaksen Knut Aksel who drowned while swimming in Malapascua Island on Christmas Eve is reportedly still in shock and the Norwegian Embassy in Manila still has not arrived at a decision as to what to do with Aksel’s remains, the owner of the funeral parlor in Daanbantayan town said.

[DatePublished] => 2010-01-07 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 467124 [Title] => Lawihan proves viability of barangay-based festivals [Summary] =>

CEBU, Philippines – A bigger and colorful Lawihan Festival is expected next year after it was successfully launched in Malapascua Island in Daanbantayan town last Monday during the feast of the Nuestra Señora Virgen delos Desamparados.

[DatePublished] => 2009-05-14 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 465169 [Title] => Malapascua launches festival [Summary] =>

CEBU, Philippines – A new festival in Cebu will be launched on Malapascua Island in Daanbantayan town on Monday.

[DatePublished] => 2009-05-08 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 401883 [Title] => American to study D'bantayan dive sites [Summary] =>

CEBU - After a British marine biologist conducted research on the famous thresher sharks present in Malapascua Island in 2005, a US student has expressed interest to conduct another research, this time at the dive sites of Daanbantayan town.

[DatePublished] => 2008-09-20 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 80202 [Title] => In Malapascua: Divers shoo away sharks from shoal? [Summary] =>

Illegal fishing and improper diving activities are reportedly driving thresher sharks away from the Monad Shoal, a sunken island near Malapascua where the sharks come for grooming.

And while it was confirmed that certain diving practices are indeed detrimental to coral reefs, divers themselves have put the blame on illegal fishers in the area.

[DatePublished] => 2008-08-19 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 54553 [Title] => Gov’t soon to regulate diving in Malapascua [Summary] => [DatePublished] => 2008-04-07 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) ) )
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