Sarangani: the dive haven
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Media divers and underwater photographers from Manila, Cebu and Davao were welcomed by Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon, Provincial Tourism Council chair Michelle Lopez-Solon and DOT 12 regional director Nelly Nita Dillera. With one of the country’s most beautiful bays, the province of Sarangani has been proclaimed by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as a Protected Seascape and listed as one of the country’s Key Marine Biodiversity Areas. Its coral resources cover more than 2,293 hectares spread over 20 coral reef areas with about 60 important live hard coral genera, as well as 411 reef species in 46 families. Seagrass cover is placed at 912 hectares, with 11 species in the coastal towns.
Sarangani: the dive haven. (2017, August 6). Philippine Star, p. E6.
- The Philippine Star