Mangroves have the ability to grow where no other tree can, thereby making significant contributions that benefit the coastal ecology.
Local kids in Cateel, Davao Oriental enjoy the cool waters of Aliwagwag Falls, its stunning cascades a poignant reminder of nature’s fragile ecosystem when it was affected by the onslaught of supertyphoon Pablo (Bopha) in 2011.
“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature. As longs as this exists, and it certainly always will, I know that then there will always be comfort for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances may be. And I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.” ― Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl
“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.” ~Rachel Carson
Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone. ~Paul Tillich Turtle Sanctuary, Punta Dumalag in Davao City Update: This old tree has now fallen, set adrift and washed away in another shore, a remarkable driftwood with memorable stories to tell.