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The magnificent mangroves of panay
Unlike the bamboo or coconut, the mangrove has yet to take its place as a "tree of life " in Philippine lore, despite being ubiquitous, useful and magnificent. If names given to places indicate popularity, mangroves probably ...
- May 8, 2004
Mangroves protect coastal areas from tidal waves, says scientist
If your idea of a perfect vacation spot is a stretch of powder-white sand beach, with a few coconut trees swaying in a breeze, think again. This postcard-pretty coastal area, our idea of a romantic tropical paradise, is a ...
- January 8, 2005
'Kapis' makes comeback in Iloilo waters
First, the good news: two valuable mollusks, the "kapis" (Placuna placenta) or windowpane oysters and "bay-ad" (Placuna sp.) have made a comeback near the shores of Iloilo province. And now the bad news: they may soon ...
- October 12, 2002