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  • For The Love Of Mangroves Pagatpat 2017

    Plant mangrove for life! It is the rallying cry that serves as the springboard for planting more pagatpat (mangrove specie) in the shoreline of Barangay Balaring in Silay City.

    Pagatpat is life because it protects the community from big waves, cares for the inhabitants during the strong habagat, gives sanctuary to the schools of fish and variety of seashells, and screens the garbage from the neighboring places.

    With honor and respect, the residents of Barangay Balaring, the Silaynons, the environmentalists, and the friends of Pagatpat in coordination with the Silay City Government and I ...

  • Manila Standard Celebrates Earth Month With Mangrove Tree Planting

    Manila Standard Celebrates Earth Month With Mangrove Tree Planting

    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 Thrives In Iloilo

    A Man Made Mangrove Forest Thrives In Iloilo

    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.

    Milkfish producer

    Located 11 kilometers north of the capital Iloi ...

  • Tacloban Community Embarks On Massive Mangrove Reforestation

    Tacloban Community Embarks On Massive Mangrove Reforestation

    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 ...

  • I Do To Tree Planting Couples Plant Mangroves Ahead Of Mass Wedding

    I Do To Tree Planting Couples Plant Mangroves Ahead Of Mass Wedding

    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 ...

  • BFAR Eyes More Mangrove Plantations In Masantol

    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 ...