Symposium tackles mangroves for coastal defense

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/19/2016

THE importance of mangroves as primary defense against the effects of typhoons and storm surges was emphasized yesterday during the symposium dubbed as Mangrove for Climate – Adaptive and Resilient Communities, attended by at least 200 participants…

Cousteau visits PH, calls for conservation of Tañon Strait

PR 09/24/2016

OCEANA senior advisor Alexandra Cousteau visited the Philippines from Aug. 29 to Sept. 11 and met with Cebu local officials, civil society, business leaders and media to help promote Oceana’s campaigns against the twin bane of uncontrolled…

Loyalty, silence for Banacon’s ‘patron’

Leo Udtohan 06/03/2016

The death of drug lord Rowen Secretaria, alias Yawa, might have been a cause for celebration for the Cebu police, but the residents of Banacon Island in Getafe, Bohol have nothing but tears over the loss of…

Fishers protect, earn from mangroves

Marian Z. Codilla 12/11/2015

ANY lingering trauma over Supertyphoon Yolanda is overshadowed by the thrill of a scenic boat ride through a mangrove forest that survived one of the most destructive typhoons in the country. A blue-feathered long-beaked migratory bird perched…

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