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Oslob’s friendly whale sharks can be harmed by unregulated tourism PDF Print E-mail
Source: Inquirer News

 

Friendly whale sharks swim up to bancas in Oslob town while fishermen hand-feed them baby shrimps. Since August, the phenomenon has been drawing a steadily growing number of tourists, both local and foreign, to Oslob, 117 kilometers south of Cebu City. “We earn more acting as tourist guides than catching fish,” said 34-year-old fisherman Jeffrey Cuerda.  READ MORE ».