Protect the pawikan, says Albay Gov. Al Francis Bichara


Albay Gov. Al Francis Bichara is disheartened by the death of a pawikan in Bula, Camarines Sur.

On Facebook, Bichara shared a photo from na online news site showing the dead pawikan, or leatherback turtle, entangled in a rope.

The destruction of the environment contributed to this tragic event, which was why he called on the residents of his province to do their part and prevent a similar incident from happening again.

Discipline is needed to protect nature, he added.

Let no further harm come to them!

“ LOOK: A 200 kilogram leatherback turtle or “pawikan” was found dead and entangled with a rope, along the shores of Bula, Camarines Sur. | 📷 DENR Bicol



Let’s do our part not to let such incidents happen again. Let’s help preserve the environment. Discipline is key,” Bichara posted.