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Swimming with whale sharks? Don’t copy these snorkelers

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CROWDED. A screengrab of a viral video showing snorkelers in Malaysia crowding around a whale shark.

A viral video reminds us why it’s wrong to touch whale sharks and how we can be better stewards of these gentle giants

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 19, 2017) — A viral video of snorkelers crowding around and touching a whale shark has sparked online anger and calls for respect for the gentle sea creatures. Continue reading Swimming with whale sharks? Don’t copy these snorkelers

Thousands of passengers stranded due to Tropical Depression Crising

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The Office of Civil Defense advises travelers not to proceed to seaports after the cancellation of sea trips due to Tropical Depression Crising

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines (Apr. 15, 2017) — About 4,000 passengers in various seaports of Bicol were stranded after sea trips in the region were cancelled due to the weather disturbance brought by Tropical Depression Crising. Continue reading Thousands of passengers stranded due to Tropical Depression Crising