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Saving Bohol’s unknown underwater treasure: Danajon Bank

Seaweed farming seen as “a practice that greatly reduces the human impact on the ecosystem” and a sustainable method to live off of Danajon Bank

GMA News Online – By Michael Logarta – April 16, 2013 6:05pm

The International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP) has teamed up with Project Seahorse to launch a conservation campaign to save the endangered natural treasure, Danajon Bank.

Danajon Bank, an enormous 90-mile reef system located in Bohol, is an extremely rare geological formation. Composed of two sets of large coral reefs, it is the Philippines’ only double barrier reef and one of only six

documented double barrier reefs in the world. The “center of the center” of marine biodiversity, it is considered one of the most important marine ecosystems in the entire Pacific Ocean.

Sadly, Danajon Bank is relatively unknown not only to the