Marco Polo Plaza Cebu staff plant mangroves

PR 06/10/2018

A team from Marco Polo Plaza Cebu recently planted 2,000 mangrove propagules in a coastal area in Barangay Luyang, Carmen town, northern Cebu. The hotel partnered with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources through DENR Carmen…

‘Rescue, restore, revive’ the mangroves of Cordova

Irene Sino-Cruz 03/04/2018

SHORE IT UP The eco-tourism efforts of Cordova town on Mactan Island received a boost with the implementation of the multi-million peso Mangrove Propagation & Information Center at its 278-hectare mangrove area in Barangay Day-as. The municipality…

Bridge contractor told: Don’t cut down mangroves

Futch Anthony Inso 12/06/2017

NO mangrove trees will be cut to pave the way for the construction of the third bridge or the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) that will connect Cebu City to Cordova town. Eduardo Inting, Asst. Regional Director for…

Province to spearhead ‘Run to Plant’ mangroves in Danao

Rosalie Abatayo 09/06/2017

FIFTEEN thousand mangrove propagules are set to be planted on the shoreline of Barangay Guinsay, Danao City, during the 3.3-kilometer Run to Plant program of the Cebu provincial government on Saturday, September 9. Romel Kirit of the…

Mandaue council beefs up ordinance against cutting of mangroves

Dominic D. Yasay 01/31/2017

THE Mandaue City Council amended its Local Fisheries Code with more stringent provisions and penalties against the cutting of mangrove trees in the city. The amendments now prohibit the cutting, damaging and conversion of mangroves to fish…

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…

DENR urged to remove mangroves

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/11/2015

One more voice is calling for the removal of mangroves planted on seagrass beds along the coast of Bantayan town, northern Cebu. William Villaver, Cebu Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO), urged the Department of Environment…

DENR told to stop planting mangroves in seagrass beds

Marian Z. Codilla 09/17/2015

The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry– Bantayan chapter called on the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to stop planting mangroves in seagrass beds in Bantayan town. In a resolution, the CCCI-Bantayan said the DENR mangrove-planting…

EMB discounts presence of oil spill remnant in Medellin waters

Marian Z. Codilla 05/20/2015

There are no traces of oil and grease in the shoreline of barangay Daanglungsod, Medellin town, northern Cebu, according to results of an inspection done by a team from the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB). The inspection came…

More mangroves threaten Cordova’s ecosystem

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/23/2014

There should be no more planting of mangroves in oil spill-affected areas in Cordova town, Cebu, a university professor recommended yesterday. Resurrecion Sadaba, a faculty member of the Division of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences…

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