Mangrove Trees News
Once again, employees of Manila Standard Publishing Inc., and Kagitingan Printing Press Inc., participated in their tree planting project, dubbed "Adopt a Tree: Mangrove Planting Activity." This sowing, the seventh in the ongoing series, was held at Brgy. Balibago, Calatagan, Batangas, on April 27, 2017.
In line with the celebration of Earth month and with the company's strong dedication and efforts to protect and sustain the environment, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) champions of Manila Standard (MS) have planted, this year, over 1,000 mangrove propagules across 20 hectares.
A man-made mangrove forest in Leganes, Iloilo province, is now becoming a magnet for birds, a variety of spawning fish species, mud crabs and other marine wildlife.
The 15-hectare Katunggan Park in Barangays Gua-an and Nabitasan, which used to be fishponds, is now thickly covered with mangroves.
From being an abandoned, underutilized and unproductive fishpond, proponents of the project reverted the area into a mangrove forest for climate-change mitigation and adaptation—and later a tourist and learning destination.
Located 11 kilometers north of the capital Iloi ...
A community in Tacloban City is eyeing to plant 18,000 mangrove trees every year to reforest its coastal area and raise the income of fishermen.
Japan-based Organization for Industrial, Spiritual and Cultural Advancement and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources have forged partnership to set up a permanent mangrove nursery.
Paraiso village chief Jan Michael de Veyra asked residents to help protect the mangrove forest in their community.
The project helps people realize the value of mangrove not only in protecting communities from big waves, but also in reviving the mari ...
Sixty-nine couples who are set to tie the knot on Valentine's Day planted mangroves on Friday at Barangay Tuburan in EB Magalona, Negros Occidental.
This is one of the requirements of the local government before the mass wedding on February 14.
According to Mayor Marvin Malacon, he wanted to have a town ordinance requiring couples who plan to be part of the mass wedding to participate in mangrove planting.
"We are currently experiencing climate change and we want them to be part of our solution to battle climate change," Malacon said.
This is the first time that they require couple ...
In a bid to further protect the coastal areas in this town, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) plans to plant more mangroves along the portion of the Pampanga River here.
BFAR representative Arlyn Morales met Friday with Mayor Danilo Guintu of this town to discuss the possible areas where they can plant the aquatic trees.
She said that Masantol has been one of the usual beneficiaries in BFAR's Mangrove Rehabilitation Program due to its coastal location, particularly in its left bank portion.
She explained that mangroves are essential in protecting the shoreline from ...
After learning from previous "failures," the head of the Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau, an attached office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, hopes to improve the implementation of the agency's massive forest rehabilitation program.
Over 300 local officials and representatives from coastal areas all over the Visayas region are gathered in Cebu City for a two-day symposium to develop climate-adaptive and resilient communities by producing more mangrove plantations.
DENR-ERDB director, Dr. Henry Adornado, told reporters that the event, hosted by the Climat ...